How Long is Too Long on Pain Meds?
- Asked by Myrtle1975 in Anaheim hills
- 3 years ago
One Dr. on this site said that most of his patients were off of their pain meds in 2-3 days post op. I am one week post op and my pain is still severe. In fact, I am about to ask my Dr. for a third refil on Vicodin. Could I be overdoing it? Thanks
Pain meds after cosmetic surgery
Your goal should be "tolerable discomfort" not "pain free." Without knowing your situation or what you had done, you should probably begin to back off the narcotics now.
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