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What is a good medication for pain from arthritis when hydrocodone and percocet do not work?

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Dr. Brian Nichol
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
several options: Nsaid medications (ibuprofen, celebrex..), Acetaminophen (tylenol), Cymbalta (duloxetine) as well as some topical medications (voltaern gel, pennsaid) are all options. Discuss these with your physician.
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Arthritis pain: You have osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis? For oa-use pain patch, joint injection, pt, acupuncture ; joint replacement by orthopedist, if pain is debilitating. For ra, see rheumatologist for steroids, Methotrexate ; disease modifying agents. Thanks.

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