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Can I use an essential oil for pain? I am taking 50 mg

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Can I use an essential oil for pain? I am taking 50 mg tramadol 3 times a day
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: 200 mg transadone. 40 mg Simvastatin and I also take losartan
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I don't do well with most pain pain medications. We have just found out I can take Tramadol
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 2 months ago.

Hello and welcome to JA. Dr Saleem here. Will be answering you shortly

Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 2 months ago.

Yes there are options available for pain relief in form of essential oils like lavender oil, peppermint, ginger oil etc.

Its safe to use them however the efficacy might not be as good as an opioid like tramadol.

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Expert:  Dr.Saleem replied 2 months ago.

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