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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, sulfasalazine, leflunomide and methotrexate. NSAIDs and prednisone to treat flares. There are many newer biologic DMARDs like Anti-TNF agents. ...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
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,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?
I have a very bad swollen knee from gout....my doctor won't prescribe a pain killer, will a doctor here prescribe for me?
Painful swollen knee: 33 year old gentleman with a painful swollen knee. The most effective agent to treat an acute attack of gout are the Non Steroidal Anti-inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDs) like Naproxen and Alleve. You need a full exam from a physician to rule out other causes of a painful swollen knee such as septic arthritis. If you are seen by a physician you will probably either have a CT or have your joint aspirated ...Read more
I have arthritis which causes serious pain on both my knees My doctor suggested to lose weight Should i do cycling?Will it make my pain worst? Age 45
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