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Why might people abuse pain medication?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Abuse pain med: This is because they use the medication not for the pain relief but for the euphoric effects - the false sense of well being-.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

How can I stop abusing pain medication?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Abusing pain med: Please seek help from pcp, addictionologist, psychologist and possible psychiatrist. If you can do it alone then "cudos" to you. More than likely you will need help.

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