How does oxycodone differ from hydrocodone? How powerful is fentanyl compared to morphine? A working knowledge of opioids is important for clinicians who treat patients with chronic pain. Opioids include:
An online dose equivalent calculator can be used to determine equivalent analgesic effects for different opioids. A compelling visual comparison of opioid strengths can be found here. More information from Quest Diagnostics about prescription opioids can be found here.