My DH was given this when he messed up his rotor cuff??
The ER doc was told he was on Morphine every 12 hrs Percocets for BT pain ( up to 2 every 4 hrs to 6 hrs) and he still gave him this as well as Dilaudid /rx for Dilaudid 4 mg was every 4 hrs
When we saw our doc he was so upset as Hubby is non insulin diabetic and apparently these ( doc said ) should not be used by Diabetics as well not more than for a week or 2 at a time ,,,,,,,,,,,,,as they can lead to ulcers in tummy.......
However my hubby SAYS they work and does take the occasional one when shoulder is bad ........
IMHO and others .....ppl with Chronic PAIN do not get a " high" from their meds it goes to the pain and for me the Oxycontin just barely touches it ...........Addicts take it to get that high and thats why CP ppl have problems at times getting the proper pain meds to help them be able to function and have some relief ........
I wish you all the best with your hubby.........lyn
May be wrong about some of info if I am plz do correct me BUT this is what our doc told us ........
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