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What medication can provide pain relief for a broken arm?

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Dr. Aj Rastogi
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In brief: Multiple Meds

A broken arm can result in pain due to musculoskeletal damage along with possible nerve involvement.
Typically alleve/motrin work well in addition to ice, casting, elevation, and rest. If pain is severe and resistant to above medications, you can utilize a narcotic (i.e. Percocet). Discuss with your pcp or orthopedist/sports medicine physician on other options for pain control.

In brief: Multiple Meds

A broken arm can result in pain due to musculoskeletal damage along with possible nerve involvement.
Typically alleve/motrin work well in addition to ice, casting, elevation, and rest. If pain is severe and resistant to above medications, you can utilize a narcotic (i.e. Percocet). Discuss with your pcp or orthopedist/sports medicine physician on other options for pain control.
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