Doctor insights on:
How Do I Know If I Am Starting To Get Addicted To My Chronic Pain Medications
Dependency: Addiction is a disease/ psychological and behavioral syndrome. Loss of control over drug, compulsive use, continued use despite harm to the user or others. On the other hand physical dependence is induced by opioids followed by withdrawl symproms when the medications are stopped abruptly. The later is more of side effect of the pain management and not a problem leading to discontinuation of meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would drs.Perscribe methadone 4 drug addicts when they use it for chronic pain patients? Just another addiction 2 get addicted too!
Because it is : Long acting drug , people can achieve a higher degree of stability. Supposedly, they would not or could not be stable without some medicine added from the outside. However, you are right, the physical dependence is maintained. Is that really important if a person is functioning better? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I need to talk with a compassionate physican about severe chronic pain and drug addiction and how to get the care i need i was in a car that was struck by a train 12 yrs ago and I have many problems with my back now. I didn't become addicted to pain meds
Frustrating: Exhaust your non-narcotic options first, with nsaids, acetaminophen, topicals, neuroleptic, snri and a tca as appropriate. Most providers think an opioid meds will cause relapse, but truth is your under treated pain is much more dangerous. Cd history is often presumed drug seeking, but actually this means u r twice as likely to have chronic pain issue. Find someone trained in both cd&pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How can I safely get off my pain medications? What are the effects of withdrawl?What can be done for chronic pain?
Hi! I have EDS classic and get chronic pain sometimes at random, predominantly due to lots of activity during the day. The pain is usually in my legs, but can be in my arms. The pain will continuously get worse until I take medication. Other options?
Extened Release: When considering medication for chronic pain i prefer to use long acting or extended release medications over the short acting medications that can be used for acute pain. Extended release medications include morphine, opana, exalgo, nucyenta, fentanyl, oxycontin, methadone. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- How do i know if i am becoming addicted to my prescription medication?
- How do i know if i am addicted to ativan?
- How do i get my period to start?
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- How do i know when my period will start?
- How do i know if i ve started my period?
- How do i know if my cervix has started to dilate early?
- I realized i am an enabler how do i learn to say no to my addicted loved one
- Talk to a pain management specialist online for free