The Price Of Pain
Drug addiction. The lawsuit claims that both Dent and McMahon became dependent on painkillers -- at one point, the latter man was taking as many as 100 Percocets per month. Then ... Take Toradol, which is usually used for post-operative pain relief.
Former Player: ‘The NFL Is A Cult’
WASHINGTON (CBSDC/AP) — Former NFL player-turned-actor Terry ... broken bones and fed pills to mask the pain instead. Toradol, which players called a “full-body numb-er” and “the current game-day drug of choice of the NFL” was prevalent enough ...
NFL and pain: Fleeting glory, bodies past repair
The curtain concealing pain in the NFL ... many players seek extra medicinal assistance -- from anti-inflammatories to sleeping pills to Toradol injections to painkilling narcotics. "That's one of the reasons there can be problems with prescription drugs ...
Ketorolac Ophthalmic (Acular)
Ketorolac is in a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Ketorolac works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body ... the directions on your prescription label. Using the medication for longer than ...
The NFL's Secret Drug Problem
Legit pain needs legit medication ... drug-tested players for narcotics since 1989, "and the levels don't have to be excessive." The players I spoke to burst out laughing at Birch's comments, particularly in response to being tested. "Test for narcotics ...