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Caffeine detox leg pain?

Caffeine detox leg pain?

Let me help you: You decide to eliminate coffee and similar stimulants from your diet, you may go through caffeine withdrawal. One symptom of withdrawal is muscle aches and pains. You can manage the symptoms with Ibuprofen or acetaminophen. Soothing tense muscles with hot water jets or a hot compress may also alleviate muscle pain. ...Read more

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Can caffeine boost pain relievers for other than headaches?

Can caffeine boost pain relievers for other than headaches?

Usually yes: But you need to know what the cause of you pain is rather that just taking pain meds for no reason. Get rid of the cause and stop the need to treat the pain, . ...Read more

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Muscle pain in right cafe?

Muscle pain in right cafe?

IF THERE HAS BEEN NO: Trauma, if you are not on birth control, smoke, inactive, recently sitting around for prolonged periods of time, and calf not red and shinny, hot, it is unlikely you have a blood clot. Muscle pain in the calf is common. Ibuprofen and/or tylenol (acetaminophen) should help. If any of the above symptoms are present though, please see your doctor or go to urgent care please. ...Read more

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Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an effective pain reliever? Please advise!

What type of pain?: Where is it located.? how long have you had it? .............need more info. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an NSAID?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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Is fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an NSAID?

No, Rx: Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine): butalbital (50 mg) acetaminophen (325 mg) caffeine (40 mg). Acetaminophen (Tylenol) is not an NSAID. Hope it helps. ...Read more

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Can too much caffeine cause abdominal pain & where?

Too much: Caffeine can cause dehydration and secondarily severe constipation and abdominal pain that can vary from low central to left sided abdominal pain to pain thru out the abdomen. Like everything else moderation is best. ...Read more

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I have chronic headache, neck and back pain. Is 30 Fioricet (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) per month too many to take?

Neck Pain: To answer you question-"No. But it could be habit forming. Better get and read my book "Stop Your Neck Pain and Headaches Now." 103 pages of golden information. ...Read more

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Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an effective pain reliever other than for headaches?

Yes: Esgic, (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) also known by the name Fioricet contains butalbital (a barbiturate), caffeine and acetaminophen. It can help for pain other then headache. You have to be very cautious with barbiturates however. They can cause significant CNS depression. And if used too often can cause rebound headaches. It would be safer to use Acetaminophen or an NSAID alone. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can PMS pain make other pain seem worse?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can PMS pain make other pain seem worse?

Pms: Most likely, especially muscle and joint pains, but temporary. ...Read more

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Can fibromyalgia pain require narcotic pain medication?

Can fibromyalgia pain require narcotic pain medication?

Rarely: Opioids are a last resort and are only considered an option if all traditional medications have failed. ...Read more

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Does caffeine affect chronic pain conditions?

Does caffeine affect chronic pain conditions?

It usually helps: In my practice, with my patients, I have found that caffeine usually enhances the effects of other medicines used to treat pain conditions. I have regularly seen this benefit for tension headaches, migraine headaches, and chronic pain conditions. While it is certainly possible that heavy consumption of caffeine may lead to rebound pain, occasional use is generally helpful. The research agrees. ...Read more

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Does nicotine withdrawal cause pain in lower stomach?

Does nicotine withdrawal cause pain in lower stomach?

Not commonly: but some bowel spasm and irritable bowel symptoms (cramping, constipation alternating with diarrhea) may occur with nicotine withdrawal. If these are severe or troublesome, use of nicotine replacement therapy in tapering doses would help. ...Read more

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Back pain pain management. Any help/thoughts?

Dr. Brian Le Dr. Le
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Back pain pain management. Any help/thoughts?

Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include physical therapy, exercise, medication, accupunture, chiropractic therapy, injection ... If your pain persists, you should seek help from a pain management doctor. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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Can caffeine -coffee cause a headache?

Can caffeine -coffee  cause a headache?

No: Caffeine does not directly cause headache, too much of the substance can trigger “caffeine rebound.” A caffeine rebound headache occurs from withdrawal of caffeine after a sufferer continually consumes too much of the substance. ...Read more