Can tincture used for pain after heart surgery instead of opioid?

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Can tincture used for pain after heart surgery instead of opioid?


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Answer - HelloMD Dir. of Operations

Hi there! This is not an uncommon question in the HelloMD Community.

The bottom line is that you should speak with your surgeon and/or cardiologist to express your interest in taking cannabis to manage your post-surgical pain; this will ensure you have no unpleasant interactions with other medications you may be taking.

Dr. Perry Solomon discusses this exact issue at length in this article: