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Is It Best To Take Cannabis For Acute Or Chronic Pain
Can't say: I have had patients who have tried it. We don't have medical marijuana in my state of georgia so I have little experience. I once had a patient from south georgia who got into trouble with the police for taking it for his severe juvenile idiopathic arthritis. He claimed it helped him a lot. You might talk with your physician if you are in a state that allows medical marijuana. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is the best treatment for costochondritis if I cannot take anti-inflammatory medications due to chronic kidney disease?
Creatine.: Creatine in doses of 1000 to 5000mg daily has been shown to increase muscle mass, muscle size and muscle energy stores. Creatine must be taken with lots of water throughout the day, and doses must not exceed 5000mg daily to avoid impairment of kidney function. The dose can be taken all at once, preferably after exercise to facilitate ATP store replenishment in the muscles after exercise. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Addiction: Dependency is more common and also tolerance. Addicition is a more serious issue as you lose control of how you use the medication ...Read more
How long is is safe to take anti-inflammatory drugs for ongoing
pain and tension in neck and shoulders?
What is the best longterm treatment for drug induced GERD and epigastric pain if someone take meds for chronic conditions,&name of drug please?
Chronic muscle pain unk etiol. I need help to find a cause and pain relief protocol needed as it is severe, what can be done?
M any possibilities: Chronic muscle pain can come from many sources, the most famous of which is fibromyalgia. Unfortunately, there is no test to prove this diagnosis but instead you doctor needs to rule out the other suspects first. If this does end up to be fibromyalgia, avoid narcotic-based pain medications in your protocol. They do little for this type of pain. ...Read more
Is hydrocodone an anti-inflammatory in addition to pain reliever? Can i take it if i'm allergic to tramadol?
Yes and No: While it is possible for you to take a pain medication (opiate) and clenbuterol, the bigger question is it safe? Probably not safe. The drug clenbuterol is banned from the fda and has been listed as a banned substance by many organizations due to the side effects and performance enhancing effects. Side effects include increased heart rate, muscular tremors, headaches, nausea, fever, and chills. ...Read more
What would u say is the best medication for fibro type symptoms is with the least side effects? Also does chronic pain or fibro ever just go away
The best is you.: The best medicine is to work on becoming well. Normalize your sleep, eating, exercise, learn to breathe through the pain, and seek joy in the moment. Surround yourself with loving positivity, and learn to separate who you are from the way your body feels. You can make pain go away, but since we do not know what causes the conditions, we have no cure. Your mind is the most powerful medicine. ...Read more
Is it reasonable for a doctor to recommend somebody with severe chronic pain syndrome to move to a warmer climate?
Yes: The reason why elderly people tend to be “snowbirds” , is that they feel better in warm weather. In my observations, it is the combination of cold and fluctuating air pressure but causes increased pain. Warm climates, such as the desert, have less changes in both temperature and air pressure. We are all familiar with people that can predict a storm coming by increased joint pain. ...Read more
If ibuprofen is no longer working to reduce the pain from a toothache, would dihydrocodeine be a good alternative?
What is a natural alternative to the medicine lyrica (pregabalin) as it is used to treat chronic pain?
Not Available: To my knowledge, there is no equally similar natural alternative to lyrica (pregabalin). Supplements that may aid in treating problems that Lyrica (pregabalin) may also be beneficial include: vitamin e co-enzyme q10 fish oils nonetheless this list does not mimic lyrica (pregabalin)'s mechanism of action or potential effects. ...Read more
Hi, Is it safe to be taking lesuride (Levosulpiride) daily or for a long term. Please help. can it help in an angina!
Uncertain: There are no really long term studies on this issue. One report found it being safe for up to a few months but safety is unknown when taken for years. As with any medication, you should take the lowest dose for the shortest duration whenever possible. The prudent approach would be making sure that you are being followed by the prescribing doctor on regular intervals. ...Read more
Suppresses vertigo: Meclizine suppresses the sensation of vertigo. It can be used to improve the symptoms of vertigo, but has the unfortunate side effect of slowing improvement during vestibular therapy. It can be used to improve severe symptoms, but should be avoided prior to therapy in order to get maximum benefit. ...Read more
I'm on prednisone for an allergic reaction to something unknown. I also have chronic leg pain. What is safe to take besides Tylenol?
NSAID is ok: You may also try NSAID with the understanding that your stomach will more likely to get upset because of the prednisone . Taking OTC antacid medication may help reduce the side effects. There are also topical (Rx) NSAID available as well. I am puzzled as to what kind of allergic reaction you are taking prednisone for. ...Read more
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