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A 35-year-old female asked:

Is it dangerous to keep taking pain killers with codeine every night to help me go to sleep?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Joseph Jeu
Family Medicine 44 years experience
Not Good: Narcotic pain killers are meant for the relief of severe pain. Using them for anything else poses major risks of overdose and dependency. Not good.

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Last updated Dec 15, 2012

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