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How do you become addicted to painkillers?

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Asked: 2018-03-23 14:23:40
Its like everyone has an identical story when its about painkillers and getting addicted. As of yesterday I started prescription painkillers that my long-time and trusted doctor gave to me. At this point though Im hestitating to take the prescription I dont want to become addicted.


Answered: 2018-03-24 23:57:16

I think that if you take then as your doctor said to you'll be okay. It's still possible to become addicted, but its less likely


Answered: 2018-03-24 01:35:05

I wish that I never became addicted to painkillers... Im out of it now but that was hard times.


Answered: 2018-11-10 15:18:48

So here is my experience and I hope this helps. So I had a pinched nerve and required pain medication until my surgery. So for about two weeks i was on muscle relaxers and pain pills, went into surgery and then they put me on more. Four weeks later was when i noticed a difference. I was becoming more mobile and healing nicely from surgery when i realized i stopped taking them because my back was healing pretty nicely. I noticed that my arms started to hurt and I didn't feel right. Right away i knew the difference of the feeling when i started taking my meds again. Instead of the pain going away, i felt... more carefree or happy. Oh and let me tell you when i took one before drinking, oh my God that was good stuff. So fastforward 2 weeks when my doctor decided i was all healed from my surgery. I damn near flipped a table to hear i wasn't getting my pills. But you know what, i told my doctor about my worries and he told me he is going to have the ween me off. Not going to lie,i felt ashamed, i felt like my character was attacked until he told me that feeling is common. He explained to me how this can be normal after surgeries and i had to make a choice. Was i going to try to keep taking pain pills for no pain or make efforts to get off of them.


Answered: 2021-08-27 15:23:42

just keep taking as many as possible and when you get the nod, stop til you wake back up, then carry on. if you start turning blue, you're overdoing it. if it doesn't work, and you don't get addicted, just call the manager at the pharmacy and demand a total refund.

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