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If some medication is medically prescribed to relieve physical or psychological pain, it can in fact be a source of addiction.


Different categories of medication:

  • Antidepressants;
  • Antipsychotics;
  • Anxiolytics and sedatives;
  • Sleeping pills and hypnotics;
  • Mood stabilizers.

Consuming medication that is not prescribed directly to us by a doctor or no respecting the instructions and dosages indicated by the pharmacist has dangers. Addiction to medication occurs sometimes by physical symptoms when stopped. The necessity of doses increase to obtain the same effects (tolerance) is progressive but highly marked.


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Source : Toxquebec 

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