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Doctor insights on: Itchy From Pain Killers

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Why are pain killers causing me pain?

Why are pain killers causing me pain?

Question unclear: Not enough info to properly answer. Some pain meds like narcotics can cause abdominal pain due to their effects of decreasing bowel movement. Almost all pain meds, if used regularly, can cause rebound increase in pain when you stop. Perhaps you could provide more information? ...Read more

Analgesic (Definition)

An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more


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How might i get prescribed pain killers?

How might i get prescribed pain killers?

Why?: Pain meds that are strong cover up cancer pain. You should have a diagnosis rather than get rid of pain without a diagnosis. Once you know why you have pain, a doctor will want to increase use of tools at their disposal to address that pain. ...Read more

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What are the newest pain killers on the market?

Newest pain meds: Most of the new ones are abiuse deterrent or resistant. HysinglaER, ZohydroER (hydrocodone), embeda (morphine), Butrans (buprenorphine) ...Read more

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Should i be concerned if someone used to snort pain killers?

Should i be concerned if someone used to snort pain killers?

Yes: Taking medication in a way that is not described as always cause for warning. Snorting pain killers is pretty much the same as snorting other illicit drugs and should be treated similarly. ...Read more

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How can pain killers kill pain?

Opioids-Mu receptors: Opioid work on specific receptors in your brain called mu receptors and dull the individuals experience of pain. Nsaids work more by decreasing inflammation. Neuromodulators like Gabapentin work on another neuro-receptor called gaba. Methadone works on mu receptors and nmda receptors. And theres more, so make sure you have the right diagnosis by someone experienced in treating pain. ...Read more

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Will pain killers damage my liver?

Will pain killers damage my liver?

Pain killers & liver: Contingent what type of pain medication you are taking for your problems. For example narcotic pain killers do not harm the liver. But Tylenol, (acetaminophen) can cause serious liver damage in high doses. ...Read more

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Do pain killers work for earaches?

Ear ache: Pain killers work for every pain so they can be tried. Would suggest seeing your doctor to find cause of pain. http://patient.info/doctor/otalgia-earache ...Read more

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Why do pain killers make you drowsy?

Why do pain killers make you drowsy?

Drowsy: Medications are processed through the blood supply, which passes through the brain. Pain signals from the brain to the injured body part are interupted (simplistically). Those same medications are often anelgesics, so the brain tells the body that story as well. These often go hand in hand, hence the undesirable side effect. ...Read more

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Can pain killers affect ur erection?

Depend...: Non-narcotic pain killers would not affect erection in general; narcotic ones may to some. So, let personal experience guide you. But we have to individualize the condition based on the history, physical findings, and tests as needed before drawing a conclusion and giving an advice. But for someone of 27, i would like to remind: overindulgence and obsession have destroyed many people's life. ...Read more