A 46-year-old female asked:
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is the combination of meloxicam and gabapentin long term safe and a way to manage pain from a bulging c5 with a degenerative disc pinched nerve?

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Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
Decision difficult: Long term meloxicam has many side effects- stomach bleeding,BP & kidney problems & many more. Talk to your doctor to consider cannabis- CBD oil which has no complications & gives good relief. Gabapentin levels have to be checked in blood. Check drhoffman.com
Answered on Jul 5, 2018

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