My Dr says suboxone is fine knee replacement and they can give me fentanyl

QuestionsCategory: Opioid DosingMy Dr says suboxone is fine knee replacement and they can give me fentanyl
Catherine asked 1 year ago

Is fentanyl appropriate with suboxone to treat re-re knee replacement?  Having knee replacement again because an accident pushed the parts to the right.

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Jeffrey Fudin Staff answered 1 year ago

Yes. This is commonly done and generally works well as an INPATIENT immediately following surgery.  It is not appropriate in the home setting.