Good luck with your appointment tomorrow. Let us know how it goes.
As for your question, I would stick with your rheumy for now and talk to them about your pain. They are also very knowledgeable about pain medication - only because their specialty is with rheumatic diseases and they're all associated with a lot of pain. So your rheumy will know what to prescribe for you that won't interact badly with your lupus or other meds. That's my opinion on it anyway. If you find that you aren't getting the care you need from your rheumy involving your pain, then investigate another specialist. But it's always tricky making sure everyone knows what you can and can't take. just be really careful okay!
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