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Why does my lower ab hurts? Yesterday i thru my self to the floor it felt like i streched something and it felt like it was getting hot it continúes
Muscle strain: Sounds like you have strained one of your abdominal muscles. The muscle(s) need time to heal. Try some ice on the area for the rest of the day, 20-30 minutes three times daily and then switch to heat tomorrow. Anti-inflammatory medications and tylenol (acetaminophen) can help with the pain. See your doctor if the pain is still present in a week or if it begins to worsen. ...Read more
Hei. I use oxycontin because of cronic pancreatitis, and I heard about me-contin, what is it and what's the different to oxycontin?
See below: Do you mean ms-contin? Both MS-Contin & Oxycontin are time-release formulations. Ms-contin is morphine; Oxycontin is oxycodone. Caution is advised for MS-Contin in pancreatitis. Both can cause biliary spasm. Oxy is 1-2 times as potent as ms-contin. Both have high addictive potential. Both can cause nausea, constipation, respiratory depression, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Am oxy neo and oxy contin from a car accident, is there anything else good for pain these meds leave me dozy all the time, been on them for 18 months?
A possibility: The Buprenorphine patch (Butrans) is indicated for severe and moderate pain. It can be very effective in my prescribing experience. One big advantage is the actual amount of drug delivered to the body is very low. If you are experiencing dependence on oxy products, treatment with Buprenorphine film or tablets under the tongue can be very helpful. Talk to a local physician about these options ...Read more
My wife suffers from trigeminal nerve
Malk happened a year ago .It was happening for several days and then go away for several months ..And now contin?
Trigeminal nerve: The most common form of paroxysmal orofacial pain is trigeminal neuralgia. Typically, a pain attack is accompanied by tic-like cramps or involuntary spasms of the facial muscles ("tic douloureux"), and often leads to a complaint of muscle pain. See a neurologist for evaluation, tests, imaging and treatment. ...Read more
No: Although ultimately from the same base substance, these are two different drugs and there is specific testing for each. ...Read more
Normal dose: There is no such thing as a normal dose. There is a notion of "clinically accepted dosing" but this also variable. The correct way to look at this - is this dose effective - if yes then its fine, if no they it needs to be adjusted. ...Read more