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Mako Robotic Arm TKR ONE WEEK

Joint Replacements | Last Active: Dec 8, 2019 | Replies (28)

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@ellerbracke

@contentandwell : briefly: You and perhaps someone else mentioned that ibuprofen is as effective as opioids for pain control. This is an urban legend, let me assure you. Ibuprofen, as well as any strength tylenol, or aspirin, merely put useless chemicals in my system. Aleve (used to use Celebrex on occasion) works to some extent, almost to the same extent that Oxycodone does. I just sort of found out by other people on this post that I probably never started out with the proper high dose of 10 mg, so I was semi-content with 5 mg, and gave up on it way to soon. Will remember this for my next (yeah, right, not happening) TKR.

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@ellerbracke I never would quote from an unreliable source but perhaps it was naproxen sodium that I read was almost as effective. It was a couple of years ago. I never was able to take that. When I did I felt like my stomach was being ripped apart.
JK

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