Many people suffer from back pain. Opioids are the most commonly prescribed medication for back pain. Opioids in low doses can be helpful, but higher doses are not so helpful. High doses of opioids can lead to nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and diarrhea. Withdrawal symptoms may start after the person stops use. Opioid dependence and overdose are very possible. Short-term backpain can easily be treated with ibuprofen, rest, and maintaining regular activity. Chronic backpain can be treated in other ways along with or without medication such as exercise, therapy, and psychological therapy. When coming off opioids, it is important for you to be supervised by a doctor. if you are using opioids, follow all instructions even if the pain is not improving.