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Can trazodone treat leg pain?

Can trazodone treat leg pain?

No: Thre is no known indicaiton for trazadone to treat leg pain. One cannot state that it didn't make the pain go away but it is not recommended for this use and no known documentation to me that it releives leg pain. Discuss this with your treating physician. Very interesting if it is used for your of if it was effective. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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What medications can treat restless leg syndrome?

What medications can treat restless leg syndrome?

Depends on type: If intermittent:iron, levodopa, ropinarole, pramipexole, cabergoline, tramadol or opiates, benzodiazepines. If daily: ropinarole, pramipexole, gabapentin, tramadol or opiates. If not responding to treatment with those: gabapentin. ...Read more

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Can I use cymbalta (duloxetine) to treat my chronic phantom limb pain?

Can I use cymbalta (duloxetine) to treat my chronic phantom limb pain?

Phantom pain: Yes, you can. However, try to avoid any narcotics to control your phantom pain. Because the narcotics, such as lortab, morphine, tramadal etc, will decrease your endorphine production from your brain and spine by negative feeding back, which will make you sensative to the pain. Acupuncture is an appropriate way to control phantom pain by increase endorphine and and by balancing pain out. ...Read more

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Could olanzapine be used along side amitriptyline to treat nerve pain ?

Could olanzapine be used along side amitriptyline to treat nerve pain ?

Recommended: and used in many chronic pain disorders. There is no problem in taking those drugs together and often recommended. They work on separate nerve receptors and do not affect each other. However, always ask your doctor for more information about your individual situation and always present your current drug list. ...Read more

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How can lower leg edema be treated?

How can lower leg edema be treated?

Swelling: Or edema, has several very different causes and because of that- different treatments. Water retention due to cardiac issues needs to be treated medically, vein problems can be addressed by compression hose and elevation, lymphatic swelling needs compression via stockings and lympedema pumps. ...Read more

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What doctor can treat leg pain without medicine?

What doctor can treat leg pain without medicine?

Any PCP, Orthopod, -: chiropractor, Don't takt or ask pain meds. Get therapy with PT. ...Read more

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How can I treat arthritic leg pain?

It depends: It depends on the cause and severity of the pain. Is it back, hip, knee or something else? See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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How can you treat restless leg syndrome? Stretching dosent work

Restless legs: Syndrome and plmd are treated with Dopamine agonists such as ropinirole (approved in rls) or pramipexole. There are many reports in the literature of exacerbation of these symptoms by antidepressants (e.g.Zoloft). If tests reveal that iron levels are low iron supplementation may be prescribed. See sleep specialist for evaluation and management. ...Read more

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Sotalol-- can it cause leg or ankle pain?

Sotalol-- can it cause leg or ankle pain?

Yes: According to the drug literature pain can occur in 2-7% cases depending on dosage. I would not change any medication that your doctor prescribes before talking with them first. In that way you can also find the cause. ...Read more

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How can one treat restless leg syndrome?

How can one treat restless leg syndrome?

Help: I refer quite a few people to www.Rls.Org and www.Rlshelp.Org. Behavioral treatments are first line, including avoiding medications know to worsen and ruling out medical issues that can cause. Then there are a number of medications that a doctor can prescribe. ...Read more

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How to relieve extreme leg pain possibly caused by lupus, vericose veins, restless leg syndrome, or fibromyalgia?

How to relieve extreme leg pain possibly caused by lupus, vericose veins, restless leg syndrome, or fibromyalgia?

Need more specifics: First you need to see a doctor and get a specific diagnosis then the appropriate treatment can be prescribed. ...Read more

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What pain med can i use to relieve sciatica, radiculopathy?

What pain med can i use to relieve sciatica, radiculopathy?

Several choices: Although Nucynta, an opioid, is approved for diabetic nerve pain, many other choices work well. Gabapentin, Lyrica, Horizant, Grailse, Cymbalta, Savella, (milnacipran) and even a potent muscle relaxant such as tizanadine, or Amrix. If pain mainly localized, could try a Lidoderm patch. ...Read more

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Left leg &foot pain redness swelling warm to touch. Use flector patches cymbalta (duloxetine) morphine tizanidine &norco 4 chronic arthritis &back pain. Causes?

Left leg &foot pain redness swelling warm to touch. Use flector patches cymbalta (duloxetine) morphine tizanidine &norco 4 chronic arthritis  &back pain. Causes?

Leg modification: Complex regional pain syndrome. It is difficult to explain and to understand. Usually follows a major injury, operation, foreign materials to fix a fracture, etc. Has a sympathetic component (this is why the increased temperature and redness) unilateral sympathetic nerve block might help along with hot.Cold, tens, physical therapy, spinal stimulator. Prevention of bone loss is indicated. ...Read more

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Can anxiety cause arm and leg pain? Similar to muscle pain and cramps

Muscle pain and: cramps can be due to low magnesium or the side-effect of statin medications. Please see your doc. After that you may want to supplement w/magnesium. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Low back pain in morning and restless legs at night. Can low back pain cause restless legs? If so, how can this be treated?

Usually not: The presence of low back pain is usually not felt to be directly related to the condition of restless legs syndrome. That being said, I have seen patients who have back pain and the pain itself seems to aggravate or worsen there leg symptoms. And in those cases, testing their back can help their restless legs. ...Read more

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