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A 45-year-old female asked:

Can a doctor prescribe oxycontin for lyme disease for the joint pain?

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Dr. Alejandra Moscoso-agosto
Specializes in Family Medicine
Probably yes: A doctor can prescribe what they deem most appropriate to address the pain in a patient. That decision depends on multiple factors (medical history, allergies, previous response to particular medications, etc) and is made on a case-by-case basis.
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