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Can You Get Addicted To Ibuprofen
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
Which medicine?: Opiate pain relievers frequently cause physical dependence. The difference between dependence and addiction is often confusing. Dependence means that if you stop the medication abruptly, you'll have withdrawal symptoms. Often this is nausea, diarrhea, sweating, misery, and is temporary. Addiction is a psychiatric diagnosis and, although similar has different meanings. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Especially if you do not smoke.Get a more detailed answer ›
Yes: Lorazepam can be addictive and can be very unsafe to withdraw from. While it is safe to withdraw from narcotics, benzodiazepines have to be carefully weaned to avoid seizures. Lorazepam can be a very safe and effective medication but it can definitely be addictive. Be cautious and share any concerns with your prescriber. ...Read more
Caffeine addiction: Yes, you can become addicted to the caffeine in coffee. One of the hallmark symptoms of caffeine withdrawal is a migraine-like headache that responds well to nsaids and/or caffeine. However a modest amount of coffee is considered safe for most people and is a part of culture in the usa. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Orajel: The ingredients in orajel are not addictive. That is not to say that an individual may become dependent on using it unnecessarily. It is intended for short term use. If you or anyone else has a continuing dental problem, it should be evaluated and treated by a dentist. Orajel merely numbs the area, it does not remove the cause of the discomfort. ...Read more
Xanax (alprazolam) addiction: Any long term and inappropriate use [by black market or by bad docs] leads to addiction. Any med that is used wrongly to treat symptomatically instead of using a good med that treats the cause of a disease may lead to addiction. No benzodiazepine is allowed by law to be used for months, but a lot of docs use it for years to falsely calm patients instead of treating the cause of problems. ...Read more
Addicted?: Addiction is an unlikely occurence in persons without a history of previous addiction or substance abuse issues. Other predisposing factors include a family history of addiction(alcoholism, etc) and certain psychiatric conditions. There is no known way to avoid addiction other than not taking the medication. ...Read more
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