Are there any strong liquid pain meds available that would effectively manage pain after breast reduction?

Im due for a breast reduction soon and am very worried about pain management as I'm unable to swallow tablets. I also happen to have a low pain threshold. Are there any strong pain meds available in liquid form? I am bases in South Africa by the way.

Doctor Answers 2

Breast Reduction

Hello  and thank you for your question. There are a number of alternatives available in a liquid form. If you are having surgery I would encourage your surgeon to consider using an appropriate amount of local anesthesia to keep you comfortable during the procedure. This assumes you are not allergic to a local anesthetic. Following this I would ask for a liquid alternative available in South Africa. Best Wishes Theodore T. Nyame MD  Harvard Trained Plastic Surgeon

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Liquid medications are available

It is possible to write most of the available pain medication narcotic products in liquid form. Just ask.

Gary Lawton, MD, FACS
San Antonio Plastic Surgeon
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