Skip to content
Non-codine pain medicines
scutter posted:
My doctors keep prescribing medicines that contain codeine or warn against taking if allergic to codeine. Any suggestions for medicine that can just be taken after surgery or general illness? I am a heart patient and take several heart related medications.
annette030 responded:
Are you allergic to codeine?

I would trust your doctors to prescribe what you need after surgery.

Take care, Annette
peskypain responded:
Many people who may be sensitive to just fine on more of the morphine based medication like Morphine itself (MSContin or MSIR), Dilaudid, or other meds like Fentanyl, Opana or Nucynta.

I can seeing needing a pain medication after a surgery...but what "general illness" are we talking about?

What do you need surgery for?

Featuring Experts

Peter Abaci, MD , is certified in anesthesia and pain management by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Abaci received his undergraduate educat...More

Helpful Tips

I have been on the same pain medication with no change and all of the sudden I can't stay awake and am losing weight. Has anyone else had ... More
Was this Helpful?
2 of 13 found this helpful