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31-05-2016 17:26 #31
31-05-2016 17:33 #32
For those commenting on never using oxycodone. .. used correctly. .. it really helps.
Especially for kids who feel the pain and can't get it under control.
Please don't scare others about the use of it. It can be an excellent medicine to alleviate pain.
31-05-2016 17:37 #33Senior Member
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Regarding the oxycodone...please be careful giving advice you are not qualified to give. Yes, oxycodone is an opioid (narcotic). But for short periods, at the correct dose, it provides EXCELLENT post-operative pain relief in many situations, and is used extensively by Surgeons/Anaesthetists. It is not "highly addictive". Are you worried that, after recovering from surgery, your 5-year-old would obtain large quantities of oxycodone illegally and abuse it? See how ridiculous that sounds? And you said you'd rather use Pain-Stop instead...this contains codeine, which IS also an opioid/narcotic.
Post-operative analgesia (pain relief) should be what we call "balanced". It usually consists of regular paracetamol, and then "as needed" anti-inflammatory such as ibuprofen (Nurofen) or diclofenac (Voltaren), and an opioid (codeine, oxycodone, morphine, etc). Sometimes tramadol (an "opioid-like" drug) is used, but not post-tonsillectomy as it causes vomiting in many patients.
I would prescribe oxycodone over codeine in most instances, as codeine is VERY constipating.
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31-05-2016 17:38 #34
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31-05-2016 17:53 #35
31-05-2016 18:41 #36
And yes ...we avoid codeine for that reason too as DD has chronic constipation due to low motility. Caused by her syndrome.
Actually oxycodone is light relief in comparison to some stuff she's had post open heart surgery! !!
Thank you bringing common sense into this thread!
31-05-2016 21:07 #37Senior Member
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My daughter had her tonsils, adenoids and nose done a few months ago and pain stop was the perfect solution to her pain levels for the first few days and then we just switched to Panadol keep fluids up and make sure they eat, our surgeon said for the week after as long as they could tolerate it then let her eat it.
You will be surprised how quick they recover, I certainly was
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31-05-2016 21:59 #40
I thought she would sleep a lot a but she just had little naps then would start chatting again. She was eating ice cream within an hour of waking up.
So just remember if it's all going bad in recovery it passes quickly!
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