Re: Failed surgery 18 y.o chronic pain
starburst, most surgeries do not end in success. I used to take lyrica and it did not help me. I prefered and now taking gabapentin(neurontin) which is a mild pain killer - that means it helps some but it is not enough. I am trying to think what else could help you. I do not know if to offer you to take diazepam(valium)that works for nerve pain but I have heard it is very addictive but also ms contin is addictive and any narcotic pain medication so what can you do? you need to function and go to work you are too young.
So diazepam is one option. There is another option that really helps the pain in case you cannot sleep is clonazepam(also helps the pain) you can ask your doctor about it.
Let me know what you think.