All pain is not the same in cancer.
Different types of pain requires different medications:
Anti-inflammatory medications – paracetamol, ibuprofen
Opioids – morphine, oxycodone, fentanyl, hydromorphone, methadone
Neuropathic agents – pregabalin, gabapentin, amitryptilline
Most times it is a combination of these drugs which would help.
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