i have been in severe pain from osteo arth since 1998. have been on morph for many years. now my pain is much worse in ankles, knees,both shoulders,with both shoulders frozen. today i couldn't even make it to bathroom due to pain in trying to get there. is tranadol safe to use as breakthrough pain. i am 69 yrs old, overweight, just got over lymphoma cancer and also take synthroid, prozac,glimperhide,fishoil, and cinnimon caps. i also have heel spurs and shoulder spurs.
Tramadol would not, NOT, not be the medication for your additional pain. With the many medical and health issues you are dealing with at present, I would go up on the morphine, but only with the approval of your internist and, I think I would talk to my pharmacist regarding drug interactions. Immediate Release morphine 10 mg might be your best bet for breakthrough pain. Talk it over with your healthcare providers. Wishing you good luck with your health issues.
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