When u can't take Advil, motrin, or naproxen, and tylenol (acetaminophen) has stopped working, what can be done for chronic joint pain.

New Medication. For chronic pain, the pain impulses can be centralized to the spinal cord and central nervous system. Researchers are finding that medications like Neurontin (gabapentin) may be effective for chronic joint pain. You will have to see a knowledgable pain physician.

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