Overuse of painkillers
can make headaches worse, so try non-drug remedies first
Driving while taking painkillers
can cause drowsiness which can make driving dangerous as your reactions will be slower than usual.
If you find yourself reaching for an over the counter (OTC) painkiller
regularly, it maybe time to limit yourself.
Interior Minister Lieutenant-General Shaikh Rashid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa ordered a probe into the use of painkillers
in the health sector.
The total bill for painkillers
across the country last year came to a staggering pounds 442m, up from pounds 410m in 2009/10 and pounds 384m the year before.
In addition to counseling, most people addicted to painkillers
require a medication such as methadone or buprenorphine during both detoxification and maintenance therapy.
can potentially lead to dependency and addiction after prolonged use,[sup.
In this study, the researchers followed older adults who regularly took one of these painkillers
He feels that patients get addicted to painkillers
either to get on with their daily life or other times because they are afraid of pain.
The leaflet covers areas including the safe use of medicines in managing pain, how different OTC painkillers
work, and the importance of reading pack instructions.
hold of dangerous' painkillers
after they were wrongly put through his family's letterbox.
1 (BNA) Men who regularly take over the counter painkillers
are twice as likely to suffer hearing problems than those who don't, a study has shown and wich was published at the ''the Daily Mail".