10 doctors weighed in:

Should i try alternatives to narcotics for pain relief?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Ultram

Nsaids, tylenol, (acetaminophen) ice, heat, rest, stretching.

In brief: Ultram

Nsaids, tylenol, (acetaminophen) ice, heat, rest, stretching.
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1 comment
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Acupuncture too.
Dr. Mark Moran
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: Options

Many non narcotic meds are available.
Muscle relaxants, anti inflammatories, nerve calming meds, topical creams, numbing meds, and otc meds. I would address the cause of the pain with the appropriate med. Don't use a muscle relaxant for inflammatory pain.

In brief: Options

Many non narcotic meds are available.
Muscle relaxants, anti inflammatories, nerve calming meds, topical creams, numbing meds, and otc meds. I would address the cause of the pain with the appropriate med. Don't use a muscle relaxant for inflammatory pain.
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Dr. James Henning
Anesthesiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: NSAIDs

Including Aspirin + acetaminophen.

In brief: NSAIDs

Including Aspirin + acetaminophen.
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1 comment
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Acupuncture is another alternative.
Dr. David Sherer
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

In brief: Yes

Nsaids, ultram, therapy, meditation, counseling, guided imagery, hypnosis are a few.
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