Open Access Editorial

How Do Long Term Oral Pain Killers Enhance Pain and Promote Chronic Pain?

Received: 01 August 2022;  Published: 04 August 2022;  doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2203032


Oral pain medicines are routinely used to treat pain and chronic pain. Recent evidence shows that many of these medicines actually increase chronic pain when used over several weeks. Patients should be encouraged to find alternative pain treatments and avoid oral medicines for pain.