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Is taking Dilaudid safe for severe knee pain post knee replacement surgery?

My husband had knee replacement surgery 1/12/16. He is in terrible pain. The knee is swelling. He is using the machine as told and walking with a walker as told.We are icing it 20 minutes every hour. What else can we do? Is it normal for this must pain? He is taking Dilaudid 8mg every 4 hours.
Mon, 23 May 2016
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For severe pain in knee after surgery take some pain killer like osteonac-th or biozobid-plus along with calcium supplements like shalcal or toscal-gem. Do hot water fomentation over the affected area.
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Is taking Dilaudid safe for severe knee pain post knee replacement surgery?

For severe pain in knee after surgery take some pain killer like osteonac-th or biozobid-plus along with calcium supplements like shalcal or toscal-gem. Do hot water fomentation over the affected area.