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Doctor Prescribe Lortab Arthritis 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 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 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
Everyone Gets It: Just takes time. Usually the normal version of arthritis happens usually in people in their 40s or older. Degenerative means wear and tear over time, usually in one joint or multiple joints of the body. You can't stop it however you can slow it down or control it better with medications, injections, physical therapy to strengthen joints and even stem cell therapies to slow it down. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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