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 10 months 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 FudinJeffrey Fudin Staff answered 10 months ago

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