• Pain medication that works for bone and nerve pain from tumor invasion

    Asked by Naturegirl on Monday, January 9, 2012

    Pain medication that works for bone and nerve pain from tumor invasion

    3 Answers from the Community

    • Whatatrip's Avatar

      I can't speak to bone pain but I do have nerve pain from the tumors' locations. I finally gave in and went to a pain management specialist and found that a combination of Fentanyl (a patch worn for 3 days at a time) and Dilaudid helped take the edge off my pain. If you're willing to try a couple Rx's at a time, you may find decent relief. (I personally hated having to make the change from homeopathics to mainstream medicine, but I sleep better now)

      about 9 years ago
    • tylerman28's Avatar

      I took NORCO and Oxycotin for my pain relief. It seemed to do good. As I progressed through my chemo treatments, the tumor shrunk and the pain went away almost completely. I was able to get off the meds, but I did feel a little withdrawl from having to take them so often for a long period of time. I was glad to be less medicated though.

      Once you find meds that work for you, be sure to stay on schedule with them. I experienced "pain attacks" when I would get up in the mornings because I went a long time (through the night) without taking any meds (since I was asleep).

      about 9 years ago
    • RuthAnne's Avatar

      My doctor was/is talking about putting me on Lyrica. I used to use oxycontin, but I didn't want to be on opioids at this point. Now I use Tramadol.

      about 9 years ago

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