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What medications are common following a total knee arthroplasty?

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suzanne66 4 Aug 2010

Total knee arthroplasty is the medical term for a total knee replacement (TKR)
After surgery you may be given a number of different medicines.
These could include:
1.Antibiotics: This medicine helps prevent or treat an infection.
2.Anti-clotting medicines: This type of medicine is given to help prevent blood clots from forming in your legs.
3.Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine: This family of medicine is also called NSAIDs. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medicine may help decrease pain and inflammation (swelling).
4.Pain medicine: You may be given medicine to decrease or take away pain.

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lindagail1965 4 Aug 2010

id say suzzane has this one right

lindagail1965 4 Aug 2010

suzanne... sorry free discount card

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