A 53-year-old female asked:
Must exinef be weaned off or can you just stop ? i have used it for a year for a herniated disc(back)
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 9 years experience
Your question is not as easy as yes or no. There is no physiological withdrawal from medication, so that is not an issue. I am not sure why anyone would use this medication for a year. See your doctor
Answered Mar 02, 2021
Anesthesiology 19 years experience
No need to wean, just stop, at the end of the day its in the same family as ibuprofen/nsaids
Reviewed Mar 03, 2021
Last updated May 4, 2021
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