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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

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Dr. Robert Kent
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: RSD, or

Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently.
Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well.

In brief: RSD, or

Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently.
Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well.
Dr. Robert Kent
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Dr. David Teicheira
Pain Management

In brief: Ask for help

You need to be referred to a pain management specialist for this.
There is no one medication or treatment for everyone.

In brief: Ask for help

You need to be referred to a pain management specialist for this.
There is no one medication or treatment for everyone.
Dr. David Teicheira
Dr. David Teicheira
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