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What are side affects of long term narcotic use?

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Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management

In brief: Long term opioid use

Long term opioid use has few side effects - it does have problems.
Constipation, lack of benefit, suppression of hormones in particular sex hormones, dose escalation etc..- all these can also compound the problems.

In brief: Long term opioid use

Long term opioid use has few side effects - it does have problems.
Constipation, lack of benefit, suppression of hormones in particular sex hormones, dose escalation etc..- all these can also compound the problems.
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
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