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Old 05-29-2006, 09:20 PM   #5
Join Date: Sep 2005
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wolfmarket HB User
Re: Is prescribing 3 different pain meds common practice?

To reiterate, more than 2 PAIN meds is unusual. One long acting, one short acting for bt.

Some PM Docs will add a muscle relaxant to the mix.

Another thing I'm seeing some of, although still rare, is a long acting med combined with a short acting med with Actiq thrown in for extremely horrific bt.