Have you used marijuana or opiates to treat pain? oxycontin 60mg every 12 hours and 15 mg oxycodone 5 times a day for break thru pain.
Can anyone please let me know who I can speak with about my marijuana allergic reaction? Or atleast that’s what I think it is. I was an avid smoker from 21-26 when something suddenly changed and I started having chest pains, and headaches,a nd my throat would start feeling tight. Now for someone who really has chronic pain, marijuana was my pre-prozac, my pain killer. Only to have this happen. I am 43 now and haven’t smoked in years, instaed I take a heavy narcotic for my pain. I would love to find out if I am truly allergic.
The best choice for pain relief is, of course, determined by what's causing fentanyl (Duragesic), meperidine (Demerol), oxycodone, which is.
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But even short-term use of the opioids poses problems. One of the major ones is the mundane but essential matter of having regular bowel movements.
But in most cases, the usual strategy is to start with analgesic pain-relieving drugs that are often better known by brand names because they are sold over the counter: acetaminophen (Tylenol), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), naproxen (Aleve), or even that oldest of standbys, aspirin.
Here are 4 natural herbs for pain relief you likely haven't heard of: It is so effective that it could even replace oxycodone (Oxycontin) and.
This plant is known elsewhere in the world as an aphrodisiac. It can be made into a tea by boiling the flowers and flower heads, or wine for pain-relieving effects. Though considered a weaker painkiller among the natural plants with this ability, it can be especially useful for relieving muscle spasms, migraines, menstrual cramps, and tinnitus (ringing in the ears).
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“The action of the substance was weaker than that of opium, but free of the side-effects, and medical practice showed that in some cases lactucarium produced better curative effects than opium.”
They don’t require a prescription, and some are even considered weeds that grow on roadsides.
Their use for chronic pain relief, however, is a bit more controversial. Demerol (meperidine); MS Contin (morphine); OxyContin (oxycodone); Ultram (tramadol).
Additionally, some patients report that opioid medications give them a feeling of euphoria shortly after they start taking the medication. This is because some opioids affect the area of the brain that controls feelings of pleasure.
Opioids are prescribed to treat debilitating pain. That is, your doctor won't prescribe an opioid if you've had lingering back pain for a few days. In fact, doctors often prescribe opioids to cancer patients or as a postsurgical pain reliever. Their use for chronic pain relief, however, is a bit more controversial.
Opioids are a misunderstood class of pain medications.
I have taken both morphine and Oxycodone for chronic pain relief and I have found morphine to have a lot of side effects vs the Oxycodone.
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