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[THR] Leahs Sloooww but steady recovery

Discussion in 'Hip Replacement Recovery Area' started by Leahdp, Feb 20, 2019.

  1. Leahdp

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    I am out of my tramadol and because timing with the dr I will not get my dose tonight. I have different doses, smaller, from the past I will have to make due with. I hate being dependent. I told the nurse that I want off of it and when she talks to the dr about refilling it to please tell her that is my goal. I am hoping the withdrawals are not to bad. I am pretty sure I don't need it anymore. I have back and knee issues but I think a lot of my issues was my hip and with the thigh pain gone it is time to try. Wish me luck. From what I have read this is not going to be fun and I am a bit scared.
     
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    Thank you Mojo333 but I am taking 200mg extended release once a day so that will not help.
     
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    Sorry:blush:
    I do hope you don't have a bad time of it.
    You can do this!
    We are on your side.:friends:
     
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    Hi @Leahdp
    Good luck! We're here for you as you move forward.
    Wishing you comfort and a peaceful rest of the week!
     
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    :hi: Just wanted to pop in and see how you were.
    Hope you haven't had any ill effects transitioning of the meds.
    Hope you are having a good weekend @Leahdp :roseshwr:
     
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    My mother went through a very similar experience. She's 83 and pretty fragile so she had a pretty rough time. If you have family or a good friend close by it will help get through the transition phase. It's sad that you have to through this but once it's out of your system you'll feel so much better. And we're always here if you need to chat. Stay strong, you can do this! :yes!:
     
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    Thanks guys. The Dr prescribed 10 pills and I have an apt Tuesday to discuss how I will get off the meds.
     
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    That's great and happy to hear you're doing ok!
    @Leahdp
     
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    I was on 200mg extended release. She switched me to 100 mg extended release for a month, then 50 mg twice a day then 50 mg as needed then she will instruct me how to to finish. Tonight is my second day of 50% reduction to 100mg and I am feeling it. I was tired all day. Now my legs ache, are restless and having a burning sensation in arms. It's not to severe. Wish me luck.
     
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    Hi Leah,
    Wishing you luck.
    Stay in touch so we know how you're doing.
    We care.
    @Leahdp
     
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    Best of luck! :friends: hang in there.
     
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    Hang in there @Leahdp , brighter days really are ahead. :SUNsmile: Keep the faith and we are here for you!
     
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