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www.reference.com/article/prescription-narcotic-pain-medications-4351e4040c99a911

Codeine, fentanyl, morphine, oxycodone and tramadol are narcotic pain medications. Vicodin, Demerol and Dilaudid are also pain medications, according to MedlinePlus. Narcotics work by binding to brain receptors, therefore blocking pain.

www.reference.com/article/common-narcotic-pain-medications-7e019ae7e7b17867

Some common narcotic pain medications include codeine, hydrocodone, mepiridine, morphine and oxycodone, notes MedlinePlus. Other narcotic pain medicines include fentanyl, hydromorphone and tramadol. Doctors recommend these drugs only when pain is severe and does not res...

www.reference.com/article/non-narcotic-pain-relievers-bfcc2c13d8bb2227

Effective non-narcotic pain relievers include antidepressants, pain relief creams, skin patches, and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as aspirin. The best option is ultimately dependent on the type and level of pain experienced by the patient, explains WebMD.

www.reference.com/article/suboxone-narcotic-cc9b593f8af2cd68

Suboxone is a narcotic opioid used to treat heroin, morphine or other types of opiate dependence, according to Drugs.com. The narcotic chemical in Suboxone is called buprenorphine hydrochloride. Buprenorphine hydrochloride is accompanied by naloxone, a chemical added to...

www.reference.com/article/ambien-narcotic-a4138ca0de9c5306

Ambien is not a narcotic; it is a hypnotic drug used for sedative properties, according to Drugs.com. Ambien is a brand name for generic zolpidem, which is used to treat insomnia. This drug releases chemicals that alter alertness to help an insomniac fall asleep and sta...

www.reference.com/article/naproxen-narcotic-c57c29e4c68792c3

WebMD explains that naproxen is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug, not a narcotic. It acts to block the body's production of natural chemicals that produce inflammation. Naproxen is used to treat a wide variety of painful inflammatory conditions, such as arthritis ...

www.reference.com/article/symptoms-pain-pill-addiction-e9e5b34748c534e1

Someone may be addicted to painkillers if he takes different dosages than those prescribed by a doctor, thinks about his medication often and obtains painkillers from other sources, according to WebMD. Other warning signs include long-term use of the medication and chan...