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Husband two weeks into diagnosed facial shingles. Now he is experiencing severe nerve pain near ear. Question? How frequently do you recommend pain pills. He has been getting 500mg x 3 every five hours for the last 18 hours?

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No allergies he takes a list of meds, metformin, levothyroxine,mirtazine, tamsulosin, centrum silver, magnesium

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Age 93, had pneumonia in Dec and ulcer removed from trachia

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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer, I shall be consulting you today.

Could you please tell me the name of the pain medication that he is taking?

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Doctor: Medicaldoctor, Doctor replied 1 month ago

The dosage varies with every painkiller. Different painkillers have different doses.

So if you can tell me the name I would be able to advise you accurately.

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