If you ever start taking them as a recreational past time, or abuse them, then you will pay for it in the long run, cramps, headaches, depression, diarhia, vomiting, and more! What it all boils down to
is, there is a reason they say to
one every 6 to
8 hours AS NEEDED, for pain..... this is to help you from becoming dependant upon them, and also helps them do their job more efficiantly.