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Is Toradol A Narcotic Painkiller
A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more
Narcotics are: Narcotics are addicting for some folks.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long after stopping Suboxone does someone have to wait before narcotic painkillers become effective?
Yes: There are several options available that are non narcotic. Options range from aleve, celebrex, (celecoxib) vioxx to toradol. These are nsaids (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs). You should check with your healthcare provider to see which one is most appropriate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to be immune to narcotic medications ? I got injured and was given a morphine drip but no response. But Toradol worked wonders?
No real immunity: You can be intolerant to narcotics (getting bad reaction or an allergy). You can be insensitive ( when a higher dose than usual is needed for an effect) or an error could have occurred where there was no morphine in that drip! Fortunately, with the Toradol, all was well. ...Read more
Methadone best alt. To narcotic painkiller to ask md for from pain due to pegasys/ribavirin treatment?
No: Ribavirin and pegylated interferon cause many many nasty symptoms, but pain is not a prominent one of them, and there is no need for opioids. I have treated over 1000 people who were getting this treatment, and i myself went through this treatment 7 years ago (and it was a success). No narcotics should be needed or used. If you are having severe pain, something else is causing it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm an addict foremost. Is there anything for pain in between nsaids and narcotics? Tordol works but why can it only be used sparingly?
Stomach: Toradol is just a strong nsaid; try tylenol (acetaminophen) with aleve, they work by differing mechanisms. If you have chronic pain problems you may benefit from a low dose of suboxone. Pain issues can be pert of a spectrum of mood problems and may be linked to addiction and mood. Also the snri class of antidepressant is good for pain. Cymbalta at 30 mg is not addictive and indicated for arthritis. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can cathejell lidocaine c gel be usd for tooth with exposed nerve sudden pain? If yes then how? I have no painkillers atm its 5am im suffering badly
Probably: My guess is you've found your way onto the internet to access health tap. You can also access all sorts of pain killer lists. There are so many i would not know where to begin. Start by reading about 'analgesics'. You'll probably be up all night reading. Good luck ! ...Read more
Acute vs. chronic: Acute pain can often be treated relatively quickly if right medication and right dose are used. Sometimes the medication cannot provide complete relief of pain. It may reduce but not eliminate pain completely. There is no quick fix for chronic pain. If you use acute medication for chronic pain you won’t get any relief. Chronic pain medication used from different angles and often need a team work. ...Read more
Extremely common.: Back pain is one of the most common symptoms leading people to see a physician. If is mild to moderate, see if a topical anesthetic (OTC), stretching, rest, and a bit of time will take care of it; if you can not tolerate the pain, perhaps try acetaminophen or ibuprofen OTC as long as you tolerate these meds. If severe or persistent, visit the doctor. ...Read more
Go to ER, call 911: Typing something to an online bulletin board is not what to do when you are in trouble. Calling 911 and/or going to an er or urgent care is what you do when you are in trouble. If you took too many at one time, it is already far too late for any help - you got better or you didn't. If you are taking too many chronically, you may need a detox. Talk to your doctor about a referral to a program fast. ...Read more
Loaded question: Why would you take them if you don't need them? All medicines have side-effects, some of them lethal. Taking a medicine for no reason isn't smart at all. NSAIDs can cause problems like stomach ulcers & kidney failure. Narcotics can cause respiratory depression and death.Tylenol (acetaminophen) can cause liver failure-and death. Don't use medicines you don't need. Period. ...Read more
Is it ok to take painkillers if I am on pronololo 80mg slow realese for aniexty? Everyday i take 1?
Consult with doctor: You are under the care of a physician who has prescibed you medications.. The physician needs to monitor you if you are going to take additional meds, something that no one can do over the internet. Please discuss your needs with your physician and treat the cause of the pain rather than the symptoms. Feel better soon... ...Read more
Mostly GI: Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Less serious side effects include: •upset stomach, mild nausea or vomiting, diarrhea, constipation; •mild heartburn, stomach pain, bloating, gas; •dizziness, headache, drowsiness; •sweating; or •ringing in your ears. ...Read more
No and No: Toradol should only be for very short periods of time (5 days max)due to it's side effects, particularly the stomach and bowels in general and bleeding particularly. Adding alcohol tremendously increases the risk of all of these complications.It should not be used for minor or chronic pain. ...Read more
Not opioid analgesic: Is a rather unique analgesic drug that is indicated for moderate to moderately severe pain. Although it binds to mu receptors, tramadol is not technically classified as an opioid analgesic. Instead, it is classified as a centrally acting synthetic analgesic compound and, therefore, is not a scheduled narcotic drug. ...Read more