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What pain killer should be given to my father for leg pain ?

Dear Doctor , My father is 68 yrs old and suffers from severe kind of leg pain. Both his legs got amputed from above knees, due to a train accident, 35 yrs back. He was on proxivon till now but, due to recent ban on that drug, its really hard for him to bear the pain. I was just wondering if, you can advise any other strong pain killer. He tried Ibuprofen, ponstan but not working really. Please advise me at Thanks Priya
Asked On : Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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you can try with paracetamol 1000mg ,can be repeated 3/4 times
you can add tramadol 50mg with it 3 times if needed
get a medical check up
diabetes etc to be ruled out
if neuropathic pain continue with nervigen p 1 cap 2 times
hope your father gets relief
Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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Thanks Doctor. Thanks a lot for your kind reply.
Answered: Mon, 11 Apr 2011
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