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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 does narcotic drugs make some people hyper?

Why does narcotic drugs make some people hyper?

Paradoxical Effects: Some individuals have what are called "paradoxical reactions" to opioids or other central nervous system depressive medications, leading to excitement or stimulation. These reactions are more common with smaller doses of the medications, and sound consistent with what you are describing. The reason for paradoxical reactions is unclear. ...Read more

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What are some of the most common narcotic drugs?

What are some of the most common narcotic drugs?

Narcotic drugs: Firstly the use of therm narcotics implies illegality. The proper term is opioid medication. Most common are morphine derived ( hydro morphine, oxymorons etcc), Codeine derived(hydro condone, oxycodone etc, ), fentanyl products, burprenorphine, methadone. ...Read more

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What's the best way to get off pain medications without narcotics?

What's the best way to get off pain medications without narcotics?

Activity: Mild to moderate activity is always beneficial especially if it can address some of the underlying causes of the pain. There are non-narcotic meds that can substantially reduce the transmission of pain signals to and in your brain. You should probably see a pain specialist and discuss your goals. Don't rely entirely on passive therapies such as interventional pain procedures or chiropractic. ...Read more

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Can you tell me more about narcotic pain medications actually aggravating the pain?

Can you tell me more about narcotic pain medications actually aggravating the pain?

This can happen in : Two ways. One, you actually increase the number of mu receptors by chronic use of opioid medications and making you have an increased sensitivity to pain along with developing a resistance to the opioid effects at current levels, always needing more. Or, second, you can develop opioid induced hyperalgesia, which is an acute reaction to opioids leading to exquisite pain that gets worse with dosing. ...Read more

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Can you recommend a medication that can actually help me sit still (no narcotics) and stay still?

I cannot: Without knowing what you are asking i will be unable to answer this question. Why do you need to sit still? ...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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Is Ultram pain medicatin a type of narcotic?

Ultram, or tramadol: Works on the same receptors, the mu receptors, but is not a true narcotic. It is considered a narcotic-like pain medication. It can be extremely helpful treating pain and does not have the same abuse potential as narcotics. Hope this helps! ...Read more