Posts Tagged ‘painkiller addiction’

Genes May Play a Role in Predicting Painkiller Abuse

We all know that these powerful pain relievers put users at a high risk for addiction and abuse, but some people are more at risk than others. For the study, researchers looked at 121 pairs of twins to determine the role of genetics in people’s reactions to pain meds. What they found was eye-opening. Researchers […]

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Prescription Drugs Can Mean Relapse

If you’re like most people, you probably don’t even attempt to decipher the warning labels that come with a prescription or medicine bottle. But if you’re a recovering addict, you need to pay close attention to what you’re taking so you won’t be caught unaware. The hard work of rehab and the progress of recovery could be at risk depending on the medications your doctor prescribes.

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