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Can a doctor prescribe lortab for severe arthritis in the knees?
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Dr. David Tuckman
Surgery - Hand Surgery
In brief: Not usually
This is a narcotic which is not typically used to treat arthritis due the habit forming side effects.
Anti inflammatory medications are typically used.

In brief: Not usually
This is a narcotic which is not typically used to treat arthritis due the habit forming side effects.
Anti inflammatory medications are typically used.
Dr. David Tuckman
Dr. David Tuckman
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Yes
Although for chronic treatment, it's not an ideal therapy and can make things worse.
I typically only use it as a last resort and in very select situations.

In brief: Yes
Although for chronic treatment, it's not an ideal therapy and can make things worse.
I typically only use it as a last resort and in very select situations.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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