Pain Medication and Addiction

The management of chronic pain can involve the use of potentially addictive medications. Not every patient needs a chronic narcotic medication for their pain. In those that do, there is a risk of addiction with these medications. This risk varies in individuals and this variation is likely due to a …

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Pain Medications

I have been working as a nurse practitioner specializing in pain management since 2005, and although many new medications have come along in the past 8+ years, nothing has changed in terms of the types of medication that are used to treat acute and chronic pain. Pain medication is typically …

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