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Would oxycodone relieve nerve pain? Particularly pudendal neuralgia?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes and No
Short answer is that any opiate or narcotic, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine etc, will help just about any pain.
But one develops rapid tolerance to such drugs and in time they become less effective. Most all neuralgias are much more effectively treated with more "nerve specific" meds like Gabapentin and carbamazepine.

In brief: Yes and No
Short answer is that any opiate or narcotic, oxycodone, hydrocodone, morphine etc, will help just about any pain.
But one develops rapid tolerance to such drugs and in time they become less effective. Most all neuralgias are much more effectively treated with more "nerve specific" meds like Gabapentin and carbamazepine.
Dr. Joseph Roosth
Dr. Joseph Roosth
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Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
A lot of pain issues overlap with myofascial patterns and thus are treatable and curable. See my New View file and began Acupuncture and MRT. IMO opiates will help burn the disease into the tissues and Gabapentin/antiseizures will just slow the burn-in process. Needles will help to cure the tissue disease.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Better choices
As was said there are better options than percet.

In brief: Better choices
As was said there are better options than percet.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
Gynecology
In brief: Not great
Recent studies have shown that chronic use of narcotic pain medicines could actually worsen pain by triggering and increasing inflammation.
Resources: http://www.advancedreconstruction.com/meet-the-doctors/dr-elkwood-md/ www.pelvicpain.org www.pudendalhope.info http://www.oswego.edu/~msheppar/isc325/spuninfo/physician.html

In brief: Not great
Recent studies have shown that chronic use of narcotic pain medicines could actually worsen pain by triggering and increasing inflammation.
Resources: http://www.advancedreconstruction.com/meet-the-doctors/dr-elkwood-md/ www.pelvicpain.org www.pudendalhope.info http://www.oswego.edu/~msheppar/isc325/spuninfo/physician.html
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
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