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Pain Relief: When to Use Which Painkiller

Are you baffled about when you should use which painkiller? Analgesic drugs like paracetamol, ibuprofen and aspirin all have a place in certain situations. Click through to find out when you should use each of them for pain relief!

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Prescription drug abuse is dangerous and can lead to addiction and overdose. Painkillers (opioids), CNS depressants, and stimulants are the most commonly abused prescription drugs. Check out the infographic.

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Heroin Detox & Opioid Withdrawal #Infographic #Health
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Heroin Detox & Opioid Withdrawal #Infographic

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What to Do When Painkillers Don’t Work

For managing chronic pain, opioid drugs may not be the answer. Here are ways to find relief without relying on a prescription.

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Prescription for Change - this video discusses the history of opioids that led to the current addiction epidemic. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2016/12/03/prescription-opioid-addiction.aspx

This infographic, courtesy of Addiction Rehab, provides comprehensive information on Naloxone, an Opioid antagonist used to reverse the effects of Opioid (i.e., morphine and heroin) overdosed.

This infographic, courtesy of Addiction Rehab, provides comprehensive information on Naloxone, an Opioid antagonist used to reverse the effects of Opioid (i.e., morphine and heroin) overdosed.

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New Views on Opioid Equivalency- good to know since I am allergic to most/ all of the left side of this diagram. Here's to hoping I never get seriously injured!

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