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