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What is Prescribed medication addiction?

What is Prescribed medication addiction?

  • Prescribed medication addiction: An uncontrollable desire to use prescribed medication in a manner or frequency not prescribed. Drugs such as painkillers are prescribed to treat such things as pain but patients may become physically dependent on the drug and continue to obsessively use it even after the condition it was prescribed for has resolved. Frequent use leads to an increased tolerance to the drug so higher and higher doses are required to achieve the desired euphoric feeling.

Prescribed medication addiction: Introduction

Types of Prescribed medication addiction:

Broader types of Prescribed medication addiction:

How serious is Prescribed medication addiction?

Complications of Prescribed medication addiction: see complications of Prescribed medication addiction

What causes Prescribed medication addiction?

Causes of Prescribed medication addiction: see causes of Prescribed medication addiction

What are the symptoms of Prescribed medication addiction?

Symptoms of Prescribed medication addiction: see symptoms of Prescribed medication addiction

Complications of Prescribed medication addiction: see complications of Prescribed medication addiction

Prescribed medication addiction: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Prescribed medication addiction.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Prescribed medication addiction.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Prescribed medication addiction: Psychiatrist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Prescribed medication addiction.
Treatments for Prescribed medication addiction: see treatments for Prescribed medication addiction

Name of Prescribed medication addiction

Main name of condition: Prescribed medication addiction

 

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