A 43-year-old member asked:
Could you tell me what form of narcotics can be used in the treatment of schizophrenia?
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psychiatry 20 years experience
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Anesthesiology 30 years experience
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A 39-year-old member asked:
What type of narcotics should be used in the treatment of schizophrenia?
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Internal Medicine 17 years experience
None: Narcotics are used for pain. Schizophrenia does not involve physical pain. So, if just schizophrenia, narcotics should not be used. Of course, a schizophrenic can have other conditions that cause pain, including trauma. For that, it depends on the type of pain but again, narcotics are not used in the treatment of schizophrenia.
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Last updated Jun 3, 2015
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