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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Addiction: you have to have it, what ever it takes to get it.. It means "whatever" ,

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
Are you taking it: More often than prescribed? Are you taking larger amounts than the recommended dosage? Do you feel like you need it even if the pain is not severe? If ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
35 years experience Pain Management
You Change......: Addiction is a psych diagnosis. It sounds like physical dependence to a drug, but it goes a big step further. Example: you go to a friend's (relativ ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Younus
30 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on past: Addiction to pain meds is common in people with past or current history of addiction and a family history of addiction.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Addiction: Depends on the substance the person is addicted to, for example Antabuse (disulfiram) or Campral for alcohol addiction.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Prescribing for Addi: Careful documentation, close monitoring, limit quantities prescribed, frequent followup visits, closely working with other professionals in managing t ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Balminder Mangat
46 years experience Addiction Medicine
Medication: Addictive Disorders are way too powerful for any individual to fight all by himself claiming victory. Percocet.. means Opioid Addiction at the momen ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
ADHD: There are several, but you need a valuation by mental health professional first, to confirm the diagnosis.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Omobola Oji
32 years experience Family Medicine
None.: There are no medications for food cravings. Staying away or trying sugar alternatives might help.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Laipple
43 years experience Psychiatry
Why take chances?: Therapy alone may do the trick, but, since the medicines have little to no risks, it behooves you, if you can afford them, to hit your addiction with ... Read More
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