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Dr. Bac Nguyen
23 years experience Family Medicine
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amanda Patsfield
14 years experience Pharmacology
Not a simple answer: It depends on which medications you are on at the moment. If it is 3 medications for pain control , then it my not be the best course of action. If i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Pain medication: Narcotic pain medication should be used for short periods after an injury or surgery, days to a week or two. Try to use less pain meds every few days ... Read More
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37 years experience Psychiatry
Addict and pain: Do not use more than prescribed! but bad doctors make their patients become addicted. If good doctors do not see you improving, they automatically as ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
I am sorry to hear: That. The safest way is to enlist the help of the doctor that prescribed the medicine. If you prefer a different doctor, there are pain doctors who ca ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Best advise: Will come from current prescriber who is also aware of the condition currently being treated. Pregabalin is a controlled substance also in some countr ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Teicheira
36 years experience Pain Management
There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Charmoy
36 years experience Dentistry
Two ways: Pain medication can work at the site of the pain like a anti inflamation medication or at the central nervous system like the opioids. Depending on th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Yes and No: Sometimes all of the pain goes away, sometimes only some of the pain goes away. Different kinds of pain may respond to different kinds of medications ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Pain medication.: Several reasons - your pain has worsened or you have become tolerant to the medication (basically too used to it). In the former you have to be re-eva ... Read More

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