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Actron Pain Medication
No: No. You will probably need an opioid based pain reliever. ...Read more
Pain meds for a failed MFx (extremely painful ossification unde patella and trochlea): neither codeine nor oxycontin helped. How about ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen)? Or?
Both are different: Both are totally different, the former is in the NSAID class and the latter in the opioid class. Both have side effects that are class specific as well. So the answer is it depends some people do well with nsaids and there's with opioids. One has to look at what is being treated. Talk to your md. ...Read more
Pain mgmt: Solaraze gel is an anti-inflammatory used in the management of pain. sun avoidance is recommended and allergic reactions may occur. ...Read more
Could pep truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) be taken with other pain killer medcine like ibuprufen?
Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) safe use: Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) , can be safely taken with the common non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) ,ibuprofen. However you should not exceed the recommended daily amount suggested by the manufacture. Most NSAIDS with chronic use can cause gastric distress. This effect is not unique to Truvada (emtricitabine and tenofovir) use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Dilaudid IV more potent ( stronger ), faster effect than Dilaudid po. ...Read more
Which pain reliever medications can be given via IV for headache in viral meningitis case? Orally taken tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen not helping much.
It depends.: Both medications are Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and similar in their mechanism of action. Ibuprofen usually goes to work more quickly, but meloxicam only needs to be taken once daily. In general, ibuprofen is more useful for acute pain like headaches and injuries, while meloxicam can be better for chronic problems like arthritis. Some people just respond better to one of them. ...Read more
Have shingles no rash...unbearable..sharp stabbing pain taking anti fungal/600 gabapintin 4x day..tylonal / codene lidocaine/menthol gel...no relief?
Taking Ms Contin (morphine) for chronic pain. I'm allergic to it. Can you suggest an alternative pain medication other than oxy, perc, vicodin?
Herbs: Medicinal cannabis if it is legal in your state is an alternative to narcotic pain medications. Also eating a more alkaline diet my help. Acupuncture. Deep meditation. There are various herbs but this is not my specialty. Recommend following up with a pain management specialist and/or homeopathic specialist. There are also doctors of natural medicine possibly in your area. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer