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Can A Doctor Prescribe Lortab For Severe Arthritis In The Knees
Many Options: Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease primarily affecting the joints. There is a very wide range of Disease Modifying antiRheumatic Drugs (DMARDs) available for treatment. There are older, less specific, but still effective DMARDs such as plaquenil, (hydroxychloroquine) sulfasalazine, leflunomide and methotrexate. NSAIDs and prednisone to treat flares. There are many newer biologic DMARDs like Anti-TNF agents. ...Read more
Arthritis is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...Read more
Possibly: Lortab is hydrocodone with acetaminophen(tylenol). It is an narcotic painkiller and it can be used for this purpose if indicated. Usually it is best to try non-narcotic medication first if possible due to the potential for side effects and dependency problems however in the right patient it can be helpful. ...Read more
My Knee Been Hurting Alot My PCP Prescribed Norco (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) 10/325 Prn. It Ain't Helping. My (L) Knee Hurts on The Both Sides Do I Need A Pain Mangement Doctor.
Not necessarily: Have you seen an orthopedic surgeon yet? If not, that might be a good option. ...Read more
I have fatty liver disease. I also have severe knee and back arthritis. I need pain relievers but my doctor said I cannot use them. Can I use any?
Listen to your Dr: Fatty liver disease without evidence of cirrhosis is usually not a contraindication to analgesics. However if there is evidence of advanced liver disease (cirrhosis) or significant inflammation of the liver(steatohepatitis) analgesics like Tylenol(acetaminophen) and NSAIDS(ibuprofen, Aleve, (naproxen)Advil) need to be avoided or used in reduced dosage. Follow your physicians advice. ...Read more
I have a diffuse and dull pain above my knee cap. The doctor said it's an inflammation and he prescribed diclofenac10 days. What can it be? Arthritis?
I have severe pain and swelling in my feet knees and elbow but its not arthritis gout blood clot lupus sickle cell or wnything the dictors can find..W?
What kind of pain: Are you still having pain in your knee? Opioid medications such as oxycodone generally help with post surgical pain but only for a finite amount of time. If you had surgery in september and are still in pain, then medication is not likely the solution. Speak with your doctor about other options or get a second opinion. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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