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Table 1 Pain control protocol for total joint arthroplasty

From: Risk factors for liposomal bupivacaine resistance after total hip or knee arthroplasties: a retrospective observational cohort in 237 patients

PreoperativePostoperative
 InpatientOn discharge
Celecoxib PO - 200 mg
Pregabalin PO - 50 mg (<65yo), 25 mg (>65yo)
Acetaminophen IV – 1000 mg once
Celecoxib PO - 200 mg daily
Pregabalin PO - 50 mg BID (<65yo)
MS Contin PO – 15 mg BID (<65yo)
Acetaminophen IV – 1000 mg q8h (1st 24 h)
Acetaminophen PO – 650 mg q6h (> 24 h)
Oxycodone PO – 5 mg q4h PRN pain 1–3
Oxycodone PO – 10 mg q4h PRN pain 4–6
Morphine IV – 2 mg q4h PRN pain 7–10
Patient-controlled analgesiaa
Percocet PO - 5/325 mg q4-6h PRN
Celecoxib PO - 200 mg daily (2 weeks)
Pregabalin PO - 50 mg BID (<65yo) (2 weeks)
MS Contin PO – 15 mg BID (<65yo) (2 weeks)
  1. apatient-controlled anesthesia was provided at the discretion of the anesthesia department and was not offered to all patients