You can consult your oncologist who will prescribe pain relief medications or refer you to a pain specialist.
2. Do opioid analgesics used to treat cancer pain cause addiction?
People who are prescribed opioid analgesics for pain relief do not get addicted to them.However, they do become physically dependent and may experience withdrawal symptoms if the opioid analgesic is withdrawn suddenly. Most people easily stop using the opioid analgesics once the cancer is cured.