... with the names but one I've heard him talk about one "Oxy"? I believe. Anyway... He says that he tapered himself off of these kind of pills that he was on for 5+ years. The whole detox is fairly recent. He does strenuous work on a daily basis and complains about back pain and all kinds of joint and muscle aches. I feel harsh for telling him to take a tylenol or an aleve. I know he wants stronger but I'm afraid he'll slip back into his old habit
31 Mar 2011
It is very likely that if your loved one started taking an opiate pain killer again, he/she would slip back into abusing them. It is best to stick with tylenol, ibuprofen, or naproxen (Aleve) for the pain. He may even benefit from a stronger nonsteroidal anti inflammatory (NSAID), similar to ibuprofen and naproxen, but something stronger. He would have to discuss this with a doctor in order to get a prescription for this type med. They are non narcotic and not addictive so they shouldn't be a problem as far as his/her addiction issues.
Hope this helps,
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
Hi, I'm new to the forum and plan to start detox next week. I've read through many posts but still have a few questions. Five years ago I ...
7 answers • 13 Oct 2009
Hello everyone. Let me begin by saying that my wife and I are both addicts. Like many,I have been reading the post the past couple of years as a ...
3 answers • 26 May 2011
hi, I have a question if anyone can help. I have had a terrible pain medication addiction for over 3 years now and have decided I want my life back. ...
2 answers • 11 Sep 2011
I am terrified to stop my 3 year tramadol addiction. I am so far gone that I fear dying. I am taking
... 20+ 50mg. pills daily. Is that too much to detox on my own?
4 answers • 22 Feb 2012