There have been many questions about different options other than narcotics for severe non-cancer chronic pain. I try to address this question as complete as I can in the following paragraphs:
o You may wonder why you don’t see their advertisement on TV, if they are more effective. One reason is the cost. These medications are old; their price is so low that the manufacturers do not have much of profit and therefore no advertisement!
Dr. Ramin Safakish, anesthesiologist and pain interventionist, is a full time pain interventionist in Allevio Pain Management.