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Know I have drug problem. My question is i took way fewer pills today than normal&they r severely effecting me and I don't know why? Narcotics&benzos

Know I have drug problem. My question is i took way fewer pills today than normal&they r severely effecting me and I don't know why? Narcotics&benzos

This mix is: dangerous. Because of how long it takes to fully eliminate drugs from your system- today's drugs are added to the drugs or metabolites that remain in your body from previous use. ...Read more

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Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


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Why do strong narcotics have no reaction to some ppl unless given stronger doses? If i take such drugs i feel nothing, not even the high others feel

Why do strong narcotics have no reaction to some ppl unless given stronger doses? If i take such drugs i feel nothing, not even the high others feel

Several possible: Reasons for opiate resistence include over saturation (tolerance), unique source of the pain, emotional issues, etc. Try to work with your ohysicians to tinker with drugs, dosages, schedules, adding in psychotherapy and other non-drug interventions like accupuncture, meditation, massage, exercise, diet, hormones, etc. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What do doctors do to prevent "drug seekers" from getting their narcotics?

What do doctors do to prevent "drug seekers" from getting their narcotics?

Drug seekers: Most physicians now do urine drug testing, opiate contracts, and monitor for any abusive behavior. Most states allow doctors, pharmacists to access the prescription drug monitoring programs for monitoring multiple prescriptions. A proper history and physical can diagnose most pain problems for which a short term opiate may be prescribed. There is limited role for opiates for chronic noncancer pain. ...Read more

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How does one ask a PCP for pain mgmt. narcotics without seeming to be "drug-seeking." A follow-up to my INCREDIBLE pain post?

I think appropriate: approach would be to give clear details about the level, quality & location of pain. Explain how medications to date have worked - side effects, how well pain was reduced & for how long. There is a lot of pressure now a days for doctors not to over-prescribe narcotics. Thus, you doctor may wish to ensure that non-narcotic avenues have been pursued prior to moving toward narcotics. See you have > ...Read more

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Is Coumadin (warfarin) a narcotic drug?

No: It is a medication that helps prevent blood from clotting in a way that is dangerous to the patient. It needs to be closely monitored with lab tests to be effective but is in no way addictive. ...Read more

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Dr. Gary Lipscomb
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Alfentanil (Definition)

Alfentanil is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more


Alfenta (Definition)

Alfenta is a drug that increases narcotic effects which is a ...Read more