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Cramp Tabs Medication
No on 2 counts: Statins don't cause leg cramps and potassium doesn't cure them. Statins can cause generalized aching and reduction of dose is usually all that's required to correct that. Sometimes switching drugs is needed. Leg cramps are very common and generally related to overstretch and overuse. Stretching and warm-up exercises done daily helps most people. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some options: Warm bath, heating pad, exercise & acupuncture are excellent for pms / period cramps. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or black cohosh with dr ok. Sipping chamomile & green tea can dissipate pain. Ginger helps w nausea. ...Read more
Menstrual cramps?: Consider omega- 3 fatty acids or magnesium (supplementation or through diet) with dr ok. Discuss use of herbal like black cohosh with your dr. Sipping chamomile, ginger & green tea can dissipate pain. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol & salt. Warm bath, heating pad & acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Get gyn eval – check magnesium & iodine levels & to rule out underlying pathology. ...Read more
See your gyn: And get properly diagnosed and there are many meds you can take short term to help prevent and treat cramps, no need to suffer, if you were loler or have finished your child bearing you could have an in office tubal and then an emdometrial ablation to get rid of your periods all together. ...Read more
Depends...: It depends what variant of ibs you have. If due to sibo (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) then antibiotics like xifaxan (rifaximin) may help. If you're female with severe diarrhea-associated ibs, consider Lotronex under the prescriber's program. For constipation-variant disease, Amitiza & Linzess are effective & well-tolerated. Frequency, timing, & duration of symptoms? Bleeding? Sure you have ibs? ...Read more
Hi, I've been having diarrhea for a few days now paired with cramps and pain going through to my back, also triggered everything I eat or drink. What could be the cause and what medication can I use?
Diarrhea in area: Check with your local dr. They know the causes in your part of the world. I do not. ...Read more
Several: There are several options to treat painful periods (dysmenorrhea). Typically, start with nsaids (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Motrin and naproxen. If those don't work, can try lysteda. It is a newer medication used for 5 days during your cycle. If those do not work, often using birth control to make periods shorter and lighter will treat the pain. ...Read more
I'm on medication(lanzoprazole 2x a day) , and I have bad cramps and soft stool often, could these be related?
I have not got any stool out for 18 days. Have taking lists of medication and nothing but strong cramps puches and only a bit of sand and clear luquid?
Which medication /tablets are good for patients who have suffered mild stroke and often get muscle cramps?
That would depend: on the CAUSE of the muscle cramps. Before. starting any medication, it is first important to have a medical exam and blood tests to determine what the cause may be. Not all muscle cramps need to be treated with muscle relaxants or other medications. Sometimes massage/stretching or replacement of fluid/electrolytes may be all that is necessary. It would be good to also check your thyroid levels. ...Read more
My period cramps are getting worse. I took medication and its not helping. Its crippling, what should I do?
See your doctor: Menstrual cramping is a very common complaint among young women your age. You should schedule an appointment with your obgyn to discuss these issues. Based on your visit, options including nsaids, birth control pills, or even a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud can be offered for your painful menstrual periods. This is a very common problem that can be solved with one visit to your doctor. ...Read more
I woke up with a cramp in the middle of my spine and was diagnosed with shingles but the medications aren't helping, was I misdiagnosed?
Lifestyle mods: Watch out for spicy and acidic foods (lemons, oranges, tomatoes). Don't gorge at meals - eat smaller, but more frequent meals. Avoid exercise and lying down right after eating or drinking. Avoid alcohol (can cause stomach irritation), caffeine and tobacco. If it's not improving on it's own, it's something you should see your doctor about. Good luck! ...Read more
Naprosyn, (naproxen) heat: Other remedies for menstrual cramping can include naprosyn (naproxen) started a day or two before the bleeding begins. Heating pads or a heat patch worn under your clothes may also help relieve cramps. Dramamine or benedryl may help with nausea, but might make you sleepy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Need gyn eval: Your condition requires gyn eval. Could try simple progesterone withdrawal treatment. Give progesterone for 10 days then stop. Should have period. If not then hormone testing in order. Best to see and discuss with your gyn provider. Need a thorough history and exam done prior to discussing possible tx or eval options. ...Read more
Is there any over-the-counter safe medication or food that would help leg cramping for a diabetic patient? Thank you.
Find the cause: Before any kind of treatment recommendation can be made the cause of the cramping must be determined. ...Read more
Dear sir, if stomach cramp do not be fine by medication . Is there any procedure for treat. Becuz i ate mebeverine for 3 years but i'm not fine.
Check out these: Links. Get reassurance from your dr that your symptoms are not serious and could just be related to ibs and possibly gastritis.Take care! http://www.medicines.org.uk/guides/mebeverine%20hydrochloride/irritable%20bowel/mebeverine%20135mg%20tablets. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/irritable-bowel-syndrome/ds00106. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gastritis/ds00488. ...Read more