Pain Medications Topic Guide

Pain Medications Pain Medications: The effects of pain medication are different for each person. Pain also varies in tolerance as well from person to person. There are several different pain medications such as NSAIDS, acetaminophen, and narcotics. The most commonly prescribed narcotics are Narcotic pain medications can lead to physical addiction. Symptoms of physical addiction to narcotics include
  • flu-like symptoms,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • diarrhea,
  • bone aches,
  • feeling like you are "crawling out of your skin,"
  • goose bumps,
  • chills,
  • tremor, and
  • difficulty sleeping.
These symptoms are all medical concerns and should be treated medically.

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