I Think I'm Addicted to Pain Killers

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    I've been struggling with this addiction

    for years. I get a script that suppose to last a month but in two weeks I'm out. Then I go through withdrawal and do it again. The worst part I need the pills for real pain, I don't take them to get high I just can't stop taking them once I have them.
    Lostwindows Lostwindows
    36-40, M
    Jul 11, 2014

    i have been taking painkillers

    because i suffer with server back pain and headaches about 2 months ago i took 3 painkillers because 2 just wasn't helping the pain. taking 3 helped but it became a habit of taking 3 every 3 hours instead of 2 every 4 hours if i went without them i would start to be grouchy and...
    sademptynothing sademptynothing
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 16, 2014

    Anybody who wants to talk about this,

    please message me. I am very interested in addiction, and want to learn how to help people with addictions. Those of you who see this clearly already recognize the problem...please get help.
    Profclouseau Profclouseau
    18-21, F
    Sep 25, 2014

    Was Solpadine Now Panadol

    i was on solpadine for 5 years,when i stopped i had the worst migraine everi went on to panadol as its weaker and not an opiate,but i still need at least 4 a daycan anyone help with thisMartin
    Animall98 Animall98
    May 20, 2012

    I occasionally get bad back pain,

    and I started taking pills to help me sleep at night. Now, I can hardly get to sleep without them anymore. Sometimes it can be a challenge even after taking them.
    terribletaytor terribletaytor
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Jul 14, 2014

    Oxycodone.... Hydrocodones Cool Older Brother.

    I am addicted to perscription pain killers, I tried heroin but honestly I like being able to measure my high in pill form rather than the hit or miss of actuall H. I havent done any for a few days and my body is screaming at me.   I hate my life right now, I hate myself...
    vacantsoul vacantsoul
    10 Responses Dec 3, 2008

    Think You're Addicted But Have Issues With Saying You Are Powerless Or Will Always Be An Addict?

    I thought I would throw my 2 cents in. I found a book, after attending therapy and 12 step meetings and finding they don't work (well, therapy can work, but 12 step definitely didn't) because I still wanted to act out, I still felt ****** about myself and my life and I still...
    missingmoment missingmoment
    2 Responses Apr 13, 2011

    I am 21 years old I started taking Percocet,

    oxy & supradol everyday when I was 19. I did not have a proscription, I started out at 1 0r 2 a day I was a functioning addict I graduated my highschool ( which was a little late because I had two children in high school ) no I did not use pregnant . After about a year of...
    Ddeeanna Ddeeanna
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 25, 2014
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