There are three categories of breakthrough pain that patients who are long-term narcotics users may experience.
Medications are categorized by delivery method and by the different types of medications.
Because breakthrough pain starts and peaks quickly, there's a balance to getting the fast-acting medication to treat it just right.
NSAIDs are a popular medication for treating pain and inflammation, a common cause of back and neck problems.
The powerful effects of narcotic pain mediations, or opioids, require patients take care to avoid accidental overdoes, dependence, and other side effects.