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People who regularly suffer from back pain may heavily rely on drugs to relieve their pain, relax muscles and reduce inflammation. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen and naproxen are usually tried first. NSAIDs actually sabotage your body's own healing efforts by accelerating arthritic degeneration. If NSAIDs don't bring any relief, your doctor may prescribe stronger painkillers. These potent prescription drugs can be addictive and cause withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking them. As a last resort, steroid drugs or injections may be administered to the affected area to reduce inflammation.
Earlier this week, I told you about six ways to help prevent the agony of back pain. In most cases, lower back pain clears up quickly, but for some people the pain can linger and develop into a chronic condition, which can easily lead to drug dependency.
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People who regularly suffer from back pain may heavily rely on drugs to relieve their pain, relax muscles and reduce inflammation. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as ibuprofen and naproxen are usually tried first.
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By Kirriemuir Herald
This news story is based in part on a recent editorial published in the British Medical Journal, which discusses the rising use of opioid painkillers and the risk of death associated with these types of drugs.
Opioids are a class of drugs that include morphine, methadone and codeine. They can be addictive and may produce withdrawal symptoms if their use is suddenly stopped. They are commonly used for the treatment of cancer pain, but this editorial focused on their rising use for the treatment of chronic pain not related to cancer.
The authors mostly focused on North America and discussed trends in the prescription of opioid painkillers for chronic pain, as well as trends in opioid-related deaths. They also made recommendations for policy changes in North America that they said will reduce the number of these deaths.