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Non Codeine Pain Medication
An_223732 posted:
I'm in need of a pain medication stronger than OTC to manage several carpal tunnel syndrome. I am allergic to codeine and derivatives. Any recommendations of something that can be used short term but won't leave me lethargic and knocked out?
_swank_ responded:
If you want something stronger than OTC then you're going to need a prescription from a doctor. Since you'll have to make an appointment that will be a great time to ask about different medications.
Kelly_30 responded:
Lidocaine ointment might help with carpal tunnel. But you need a prescription for the ointment. It is a local anesthetic that numbs localized pain. Best of luck. ~K.

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