Post surgical pain treatment - adults

Postoperative pain relief

Pain medications

After surgery many types of pain medications can be used such as opiates or narcotics, local anesthetics, and anti-inflammatory medications. Depending on the procedure and clinical situation, a single medication or combination of medications may be used.

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Your Role in Controlling the Pain

Patient Controlled Anesthesia (PCA)

Epidural Pain Control

Pain Pills or Shots