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Is it possible to have a manic episode triggered by lortab or other narcotic pain medication?

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Dr. Paul Pancner
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Drug Use

Narcotic medication can induce a euphoria that can be similiar to a manic episode of depression.
However, when the effects of the med wears off, so does tge euphoria. You won't experience the same effects unless you would take more of the med, while mania tends to cycle regardless of environmental triggers. There are a number of other differences as well.

In brief: Drug Use

Narcotic medication can induce a euphoria that can be similiar to a manic episode of depression.
However, when the effects of the med wears off, so does tge euphoria. You won't experience the same effects unless you would take more of the med, while mania tends to cycle regardless of environmental triggers. There are a number of other differences as well.
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