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Does The Methylprednisolone Dosepak Take Away The Pain Of A Herniated Disk
Prednisone for pain: Prednisone is a temporary solution to help with an acute flare of your back pain. Some people who have herniated disk do not have pain and others have it chronically. When there is a flare or a worsening of pain, this can help but will not permanently make the pain go away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Methylprednisolone (medrol) is a steroid. It's in the same family as Prednisone but is a bit more potent. Medrol is used to treat a variety of acute and chronic inflammatory conditions such as asthma, gout, and rheumatoid arthritis. Medrol like other steroids have many side effects especially if used long term. Common ones: weight gain, ...Read more
I have herniated disks and I'm taking methylprednisolone and for the pain I'm taking acetaminophen - code #4 twice a day, can I take it 4 times.
T&C#4: Sure T&C#4 can be used every 6hrs. I would not use it more often than every 6hrs though ...Read more
What are the side effects of Medrol pack? Does it work to take care of inflammation in the low back due to a herniated disk? Please help
Potentially: A Medrol dose pack is basically a regimen of oral steroids, usually taken for anywhere from a 6-15 day course. Steroids are very potent anti-inflammatories and so can help inflammatory conditions such as a radiculopathy secondary to a herniated disc. The effectiveness, and also the time they last vary tremendously. Steroids can cause multiple, severe side effects but usually more in chronic use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Taking methylprednisolone for herniated disc and it says im more prone to infections.How likely am i and will that stop when im off the pack?Thanks
I was given methylprednisolone 4mg dospak yesterdayy and i take generess 28 fe chewable tablets, will there be any interactions?
Methylprednisolone 4MG Dospak 21s were prescribed for double ear infection for a period of 6 days. Is my immune system lowered with this small dosage?
How long does it usually take for an epidural steroid injection to alleviate the pain of a herniated disk?
Had tsi yesterday for 2 pinched nerves, herniated disk on2 level injections, takes 7-1o days before the pain with go away if it works.What are my option?
Injections for HNP: If injections work, and 3-5 per year keep you out of the or, keep it up. But if you only get a week or two relief, time to try something else. Mckenziept is an option, nsaids, other nerve pain meds. Failing that, if it is hnp, have discectomies--outpatient surgery with excellent results for leg pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best non-narcotic pain med. To take for herniated disk?My doc says only a narcotic will help but i refuse to take any cause i'm a x-addict
NSAIDs: I understand your trepidation. You may want to discuss nsaids with your physician. Thee are drugs like Ibuprofen and naproxen. Of course like all drugs they are not without side effects like GI ulcers, rectal bleeding.Etc. Talk it over with your physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Herniated disk is also known as Bulging disk. Herniated disk is a medical condition in which the gel like disk between the bones of the spine squeezes out of its center position. Because nerves run in the spine right next to the disk, a herniated disk can compress a nerve and cause symptoms such as low back ...Read more
Wear and tear can cause degeneration in the vertebral column, and cause discs to deteriorate. The supportive basket, nucleus fibrosis develops small tears. A bulge is minimal perhaps a few millimeters, and is clinically insignificant, but additional disc displacement such as protrusion or herniation may compress ...Read more
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