For those of who are suffering from painful spree of FIBRO, I am sure the doctors would have suggested you one form of the pain killer or the other. i am curious to know what all pain-killers do you all , use to combat pain.
I have asked several pain specialists, and a couple of general practitioners, about this "need creep" and this just is not true for the legitimate pain patient. There may be some sedation when first treating writhing pain with opioids, but once you reach the right therapeutic level, you can stay there for years without needing a higher dose.Be careful with strong painkillers. Once you are addicted to codeine based drugs your mind and body can start to create more pain in order to get the drug. I know it may sound crazy but I know from first hand experience.
Now I get by with ibuprofen and a kick of caffeine to get it working a little faster.