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Diclofenac Vs Naproxen Back Pain
Somewhat different: Meloxicam is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug that taken long term may require a proton pump inhibitor such as prilosec to prevent G. I. Problems such as ulcer. Arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) contains diclofenac, also an N SAID but also misoprostil an older drug to protect the G.I. tract. You should try diclofenac separately without and Mexican to see which is better. Long term u need pump inhibitor separately. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Both are good and : Can be used together. If you have any stomach issues, tylenol (acetaminophen) will be the better choice although advil offers an anti inflammatory effect & pain relieving effect while tylenol (acetaminophen) only works as pain reliever. Also, with any kidney disease or if you are on blood thinners, tylenol (acetaminophen) is your choice of medication. If you have liver disease, you may not be able to use either. Then check with your pcp. ...Read more
Is ketoprofen better than arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) for low back pain and osteoarthritis?
They are basically : The same. One may work better than the other but make sure you take it with food so that it doesn't upset your stomach ...Read more
Both are good: Both Aleve (naproxen) and Advil (ibuprofen) are anti-inflammatory medications and either can be used to treat arthritis pain. Aleve only needs to be taken 2 times per day (every 12 hours) where as Advil can be taken 3 times per day (every 8 hours). Do not take them both together but try them both separately and see which is more effective for you. ...Read more
No real difference: Both are nsaids and both have the same mechanism of action. Motrin (ibuprofen) tends to be shorter acting and needs to be taken every 4-6 hours while aleve (naproxen) is longer acting and needs to be taken every 12 hours. Both will work for the knee pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sciatica pain 8wks severe muscle spasms thigh and calf no foot reflex. what pain relief?. codeine,naproxen tramadol paracetamol endep (amitriptyline) no effect
Would indocin (indomethacin) be better than ibuprofen, diclofenac, or meloxicam, for pain relief in moderate to severe oa in knee, and spine? Thanks!
Not really: All of those are anti-inflammatory medications. One may work better for one person and not the other. Which ever one gives you the best relief is what you should use. Remember all of them can cause stomach and kidney problems if used excessively. Use the minimum amount necessary and if you use them frequently be sure to let your doctor know. ...Read more
I am experiencing chest pain or discomfort (quality: sensation of tearing pain) (better by: nsaids (ibuprofen, naproxen, etc.)) (side: left) (seve...
Although it is: highly unlikely that a 32 year old woman would be having a cardiac issue from the description of your symptoms, it cannot be fully evaluated over the internet. It would be prudent to go to a health care facility for a thorough evaluation. ...Read more
Chronic back, ribs, joint pain responds to paracetamol, naproxen or ibuprofen dramatically. Does that mean inflammatory pain? Ra, anticcp, hla b27 -ve
Possibly: Non-steroidal medications like Naproxen and Ibuprofen work both as anti-inflammatory drugs in addition to analgesics (pain relievers).Acetaminophen is mainly an analgesic with little effect if any on inflammation.Being in your early 30's, osteoarthritis is less likely unless you've had joint injuries. Many causes of back/joint pain not related to arthritis. See an orthopedic doc or rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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