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In contrast to physical dependence, which is an expected consequence of extended opioid use, addiction involves the aberrant use of a substance. Addiction is characterized by the “Four C’s”:• Continual use despite harm• Craving• Compulsive use• Control that is impairedGiven the limited availability of health-care providers during this pandemic, communicating with your physician needs to be clear and concise so that they can amend your medical treatment plan, as necessary.