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Dr. Robert Lowe
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Painful Joints (Definition)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in ...Read more


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I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and everynight around 930pm I have a fever that last about 1-2 hours. I take Methotrexate, Plaquenil, Prednisone and Soma.

I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and everynight around 930pm I have a fever that last about 1-2 hours. I take Methotrexate, Plaquenil, Prednisone and Soma.

Nightly fever: Medications like benadryl can raise your temperature through anticholinergic activity. With all those immunosuppressive agents on board I'd run this by your doctor. You may need to get some cultures drawn. ...Read more

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Degenerative arthritis back, leg muscles ache, lower back pain. Elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic, what medwill help. On soma?

Degenerative arthritis back,  leg muscles ache, lower back pain. Elbows hurt to touch, knee bone on bone, re diabetic,  what medwill help.  On soma?

Let me explain: It sound you have more than one problem, you have what it look be arthritis, diabetes and complications involved those two, my advice to go to your family doctor and have him do complete physical and treatment plan. Good luck. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: carisoprodol?

Please describe the medication: carisoprodol?

Muscle relaxant : A mild prescription muscle relaxant which is modestly useful in managing minor musculoskeletal conditions, but often must be taken many times daily. ...Read more

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What is carisoprodol for?

What is carisoprodol for?

Muscle relaxant: Carisoprodol, a muscle relaxant, is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relax muscles and relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. ...Read more

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Where can I buy carisoprodol?

Prescription: It is a prescription. You must have a doctor's prescription for it to get it from a pharmacy. If you get it without one, you are breaking federal law. Beware. ...Read more

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Is carisoprodol addictive?

Yes: This chemical converts into a chemical known as meprobamate, which is addictive.We could have a long discussion as to addiction vs habituation but bottom line is: avoid long term use if possible. ...Read more

Dr. George Rust
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Carisoprodol (Definition)

A mild prescription muscle relaxant which is modestly useful in managing minor musculoskeletal conditions, but often must be ...Read more


Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

Arthritis is the progressive ...Read more