This video helps answer the question: Can I become addicted to pain medications?
Addiction is probably interesting because one can become dependent on pain medications, meaning the body needs more and more pain medications and that’s something that only the physicians who are trained to prescribe these medications can try and avoid.
Now, addiction is a little different because it involves the behavior of seeking these medications. So, whether one will become addicted to these medications, we only have something to do with how they typically respond in another circumstances.
The answer is many people have the potential to become addicted to medications.
It takes a physician who can prescribe them safely to prevent that from happening.