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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

When doctor prescribes a narcotic painkiller, not to worry about addiction

When the doctor prescribes a narcotic painkiller, dont we…
The concern about painkillers and addiction is actually one of the biggest myths about pain management when it comes to serious diseases like cancer. When someone is in serious pain, pain medication functions differently in the body than when someone who's not in pain takes it. In fact, drug addiction is specifically defined as dependence on opioid medications to satisfy physical, emotional, or psychological needs rather than to deal with medical problems.