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Have severe and chronic back pain. Prescribed Morphine. How effective is Tramadol or GabaBentine?

Sep 2013
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I have severe, chronic Doctor gave me Morphine 15mg SR. I've been on this for a month or so, it seems
there is a magnification of pain, I can really function at all, I was considering to ask about Tramadol or GabaBentine?
Don't know what do?

Question is mainly about effectiveness of pain medication?
Posted Sat, 16 Nov 2013 in Medicines and Side Effects
Answered by Dr. Het Ram Bishnoi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Pain management drugs.

Detailed Answer:
Hello, XXXXX,
Thanks for the query to H.C.M. Forum.
Let me explain you about morphine .
This is most potent and effective pain killer.
Why not effective?
You became addictive of morphine (15 mg S R ) .
Only option either increase the dose or get rid off this drug.
Tramadol is also opioid analgesic but less potent than morphine .
Gabapentine is Neuropathic pain reliever, mainly uses in Neuropathic pain.
In my opinion consult a psychiatrist and get his opinion .
Good luck.Dr. HET
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