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Drugs commonly used to treat chronic pain

As a Pain Doctor in Jersey, Dr McClymont can prescribe medications as these are often used to treat chronic pain as they can help considerably. They can have significant side-effects so the drugs need to be carefully introduced taking into account the potential pain relieving benefits versus the side-effects.

A list of the most common drugs used, depending upon the pain level, is given below.

Mild pain

Moderate pain

Severe pain

Nerve pain

Nerve pain is difficult to treat and often doesn't respond to conventional painkillers. This type of pain is frequently described as a burning or shooting pain. Please click on this link for patient information leaflets on the medications listed above for nerve pain.

Useful Links

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