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My hubby was prescribed every single one of these drugs. He refuses to take them because of what he read about them. And because after he had a car accident where he broke his neck and some other injuries they loaded him up on pain medications and
My hubby was prescribed every single one of these drugs. He refuses to take them because of what he read about them. And because after he had a car accident where he broke his neck and some other injuries they loaded him up on pain medications and Neurontin. The pain medication eat a hole in his intestine. If he goes to the Dr they try giving his all these strange medications. If you read about them they have strange side effects. Like could alter your mind permanently, you should not father/mother children after taking the medication, and many more things. He suffers with the pain and sticks to smoking marijuana because it works and doesn't have side effects.
Pain medications are also slowly killing my mother in law's liver. The Tylenol (additive to her pain meds) also put her in a coma for over 2 weeks. We thought she was going to die.
I personally have never been on anything other than birth control for very long. I refuse to take Advil when I have a headache even.
What drug can you not "mother or father a child after taking?" I know my US Pharmacopeia, and I have yet to see this one.
Prescription drugs are serious things. But, some people can't live without them. Sadly, some people don't feel they "got their money's worth" if they don't leave the Dr.s office with a prescription.
As for me, my migraines are so severe, I have tried virtually every form of "natural remedy" and they all failed and cost me thousands and thousands of dollars. Of course, about 50 different pharmaceuticals failed, too. We finally hit on a combo that works, most of the time, and keeps about 60=75% of the pain muted. It's the best we can do. I don't like taking half dozen different meds every day, but I couldn't function without them. (If ANYONE suggests "willow bark" "feverfew" "Chiropractic&quo t; or "Acupuncture" ; (all of which I have used, to no avail) to me, I will personally find you and.... never mind....
Some of us don't have the choice but to take prescription drugs. Some people are lucky. My father hasn't taken a prescription drug in over 30 years. He's been blessed with very good health, that and a fear of doctors. (Although he always claims to be ill. Weird.)
But, to answer, no, I have no lasting effects from the 150+ prescription drugs I have taken in my life. Everyone will have side effects from time to time, but I've taken more than my share of prescribed drugs and I have no lasting effects from any of them. The migraines started when I was a child, and then I had taken nothing but vitamins and baby aspirin.