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What can be done if oxycontin is ineffective in treating the pain in my leg from a broken fibula?

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Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 18 years experience
Re-evaluation: Oxycontin is not typically prescribed for a fibula fracture as it is a strong, long-lasting narcotic pain med. If your pain is not controlled with ice, elevation, splinting, and narcotic pain meds, you should be re-evaluated by the er or your orthopaedist.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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