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Pain Centre

12 August 2010

Can painkillers be addictive?

Yes, they can, which is why doctors limit the painkillers people may take. Many people become addicted to painkillers which are available over the counter.

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Yes, they can, which is why doctors limit the painkillers people may take, even in postoperative care. Many people become addicted to painkillers which are available over the counter.

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Links:
Arthritis Foundation of South Africa
Multiple Sclerosis South Africa
The South African Society of Physiotherapy

 

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