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Iam having my knee replaced for the secondtime.morphine

demerol adavan were originally given...
Iam having my knee replaced for the secondtime.morphine demerol adavan were originally given to me for pain control the problem is my system goes into overdrive and icant sleep t then creates other problems
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Dr Subbanna MD
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Neuro Doctor :

Hi, this is Neuro Doctor, an American Board Certified Neurologist with vast clinical experience, and I am very glad to help you with your question.

Neuro Doctor :

Could you tell what is your exact question for me?

Neuro Doctor :

I hope you are not encountering any technical problems in properly accessing this chat or in posting your messages here. Please take your time and when you can properly access this chat please type the answer in the below box and then hit the “Reply” button, or the “Enter” button on the keyboard.

Customer:

is there subsitute meds of similar strength that i could request

Neuro Doctor :

Yes

Neuro Doctor :

There are many other options for controlling joint pain

Neuro Doctor :

First let me ask this, what other meds have you tried?

Customer:

morphine demerol atavan

Neuro Doctor :

Okay I see

Neuro Doctor :

You haven't tried nerve pain pills like Gabapentin, Pregabalin, Duloxetine etc for pain control, agree?

Customer:

no

Neuro Doctor :

Okay, nerve-pain pills like Gabapentin, or Pregabalin, or Duloxetine, or Amitriptyline can also help with severe joint pain, so this is one option

Neuro Doctor :

these are quite effective for pain control

Neuro Doctor :

They should not induce annoying system overdrive, sleep problems etc

Neuro Doctor :

Are you considering them?

Neuro Doctor :

Do you want to learn more options too?

Customer:

yes what ever works

Neuro Doctor :

Okay sure I will provide some more options

Neuro Doctor :

I am typing them I will post them here soon

Neuro Doctor :

just one sake, almost done

Neuro Doctor :

One of these pain relieving patches or creams from the below list can also help considerably;

Lidocaine anesthetic pain relieving skin patches - to apply over the painful joint

Flector nonsteroidal pain relieving skin patches - to apply over the painful joint

Capsaicin pain relieving skin cream - to apply over the painful joint

Voltaren pain relieving skin cream - to apply over the painful joint

Neuro Doctor :

A course of oral steroid like Prednisolone too can help in relieving this severe pain

Neuro Doctor :

And none of the above should cause the side effects you are concerned

Customer:

thank you

Neuro Doctor :

You are very welcome!

Neuro Doctor :

I hope they help you significantly!

Neuro Doctor :

Do you have any further questions?

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