Pain Medications

United States
August 11, 2009 3:21am CST
Well I had my surgery Friday.....everything went smoothly at hospital...got sent home with out crutches or anything to help me walk................gave me pain medications and it is not working except to put me to sleep.....I see doctor tomorrow should i request stronger pain medication or suffer with pain???????
5 responses
@Capsicum (1444)
• United States
11 Aug 09
First what is it that they have you on ? Most pain meds will put you to sleep the first few days of use . Getting a stronger pain med will do the same .It could also have grave side effects to you. If you have ever been a addict ,I would not recommend asking for something stronger. It could lead you into a whirlwind of trouble.
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• United States
11 Aug 09
I am on Percocetsonly other i have been on is vicodine and lortab...................lortab works pretty well for me. no i am not addicted
@Capsicum (1444)
• United States
11 Aug 09
Then you should ask for the lortab, knowing that it works for you.No seance in suffering. My remark on addiction was not to be cruel ,just a question.I wish ,I was more like you.I personally have to suffer through pain because of this. Hope you feel better soon and have the proper meds you need.
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• United States
11 Aug 09
Request the medication but be careful. When my grandfather had surgery and took his pain medications, he didn't hurt anymore but he also couldn't stand up right. You should ask the doctor for the medication and then information about it.
• United States
11 Aug 09
what they gave me was Percocets....they just make me sleepy..........i have to have help getting up when trying to stand up after taking one
@caver1 (1765)
• United States
12 Aug 09
Definitely discuss this with your Dr. He/she will be able to help decide if you need something stronger. Knowing that another pain med has worked well for you may help in determining what you need to take.
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• India
11 Aug 09
Some doctors recommend physiotherapy to relieve pain. Did you try that? Ask your doctor about it, if it can help. All the best
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@Thoroughrob (11750)
• United States
11 Aug 09
I would talk with the doctor. Maybe they did not think you would have so much pain. I am glad things went good. I hope that the pain gets better for you soon.
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