Tag: Chronic Pain

Topical compounded pain medications

Many patients have chronic pain in their muscles, joints, or skin. For these patients, topical pain medication can be an effective alternative to oral medications. Oral Pain Medications Oral medications must first pass through all organs including the stomach, liver, brain, heart, & kidneys. In the end, only a small amount of the medication makes…

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Ketamine infusion for chronic pain

Ketamine is one of the oldest medications around. It has potent psychoactive effects including hallucination and sedation. Because of the sedative effects, ketamine is widely used as an anesthetic. Psychiatrists also use ketamine to treat severe depression that has not responded to other treatments. In the field of Pain Medicine, ketamine can be used to…

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