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.