Opioids or narcotics (morphine or codeine) has been widely used to treat pain for post-surgical patients.

These are main good option to relief pain however as opioids side effects your brain and body and some patients may have side effects such as nausea, vomiting, breathing difficulty and constipation.

These are the side effects will slow down your recovery and make you bed bounded and have difficulty to eat and walk.

Local anaesthetics have been widely used by surgeons and dentist for many years and these medication works to numb your nerve sensation on the surgical site with lesser risk of unpleasant side effects.

  • Increase in pain
  • Fever, chills, sweats
  • Bowel or bladder changes
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Redness, warmth, discharge or excessive bleeding from catheter site
  • Pain, swelling or a large bruise around the catheter site
  • Dizziness, lighteadedness
  • Blurred vision
  • Ringing, buzzing in your ears
  • Metal taste in your mouth
  • Numbness and/or tingling around your mouth, finger or toes
  • Drowsiness
  • Confusion

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Q: Do I need to take other pain medication other than this?
A: Individual response to pain its different and your doctor will prescribed other medication to
manage your pain after surgery.
Do take medication as instructed by your doctor.

2. Q: How long does the medication lasts?
A: It will last 2-5 days and the duration is determined by your doctors

3. Q: How does the medication deliver
A: Kindly avoid cold or hot therapy near or at the surgical site and avoid contact with water for
the pump and follow your doctor instruction

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