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Is there any other form of pain medicine that's non adictive which works as well as vicodin? I have a decentigrating knee and nerve damage. Ib profin and tylonal just doesn't cut it. I am currently taking vicodin perscribed by pain dr. But I heard that it c
Local therapy: There is a little evidence that supplements like chondroitin and glucosamine may help a little, and local anesthetic patches like Lidoderm might be helpful as well. Capsaicin cream can also help reduce the pain. Anti-inflammatory meds work, but you have to take prescription doses (ibuprofen 400-800 mg three to four times daily or naprosyn (naproxen) 500 mg twice a day) regularly for good effect. ...Read more
Not really better: "Sleepy" over-the counter medicine contains a sedating antihistamine, so it may be slightly more effective at drying up runny nose and might make it a little easier to fall asleep compared with daytime cold medicine. Sleep is very important for the body to heal properly. Over the counter medicine treats only symptoms to help you feel better, they do not shorten the disease course at all ...Read more
Yes: Many medications are available; most nonsteroidals are made chemically. ...Read more
I've been on a reduced carb diet for reactive hypoglycemia for a few years but now more hypo episodes, is there any medicines that can help? Non diabetic
No: In my 35 years of practice, I have never seen a case of reactive hypoglycemia. The disorder doesn't exist, if you're overweight the symptoms are a natural response to your glucose level returning to normal. A glucose tolerance test (if you've had one) is not and never will be a valid diagnostic test for hypoglycemia. Don't waste your money o GTT or any fad diets of treatments. Lose wt if heavy. ...Read more
I have a subcutaneous cyst on my back due to wrong diagnosis leading to wrong medicine. Is there a non-surgical cure. I can send pics for more clarity?
My 3 1/2 years daughter has severe eczema, she normally use medicines. What can she use for every day, non medicine?
Petroleum jelly: Daily lubrication with petroleum jelly and/or coconut oil can help with the dryness and itching. Bathe every other day. Avoid use of personal care products and clothing detergent with scents and dyes. Wear soft fabrics such as cotton. More about eczema: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/conditions/skin/Pages/Eczema.aspx ...Read more
Depression treatment: Alternative treatments for depression include exercise, eating a healthy diet, therapy, herbal supplements (5 htp, same and st john's wort). I can't really say there is one particular treatment that is the best. Often for severe depression a combination treatment of medication and therapy is beneficial. If you are having suicidal thoughts it is recommended that you seek medical help immediately. ...Read more
Do over-the-counter medicines like decongestants labeled as "non-drowsy" make sleeping more difficult?
Can bacterial vaginosis go away on its own or with non-medicine remedies? Developed bad reaction after first dosage (agitation, tingling, tremors).
Yes it can: Bacterial vaginosis is not really an infection but rather an overgrowth of normal anaerobic vaginal bacteria. The vagina can correct itself. There are more than one medication that can be used to treat it. If you had a bad reaction to one you can ask for an alternative ...Read more
NonDept of Transport: A DOT drug test is a drug test the Department of Transportation (DOT) requires for businesses in the business of transportation. Businesses not regulated by the DOT can pick and choose which substances they check for (a non-DOT drug test). ...Read more
32yrs, 5'10, 165lbs. Considered healthy, non-smoker, drug or alcohol user. Feb 2nd I broke my m#5 in the "middle shaft". No fusion/non-union still, what now?
Stimulate: Try a bone stimulater.Get a more detailed answer ›
Advil (ibuprofen) type meds: Medications such as advil (ibuprofen) or excedrin are otc non-prescription options that can reduce migraine pain. Some have found benefit via supplementation such as magnesium (would discuss with your family doctor first to make sure you don't take too much). ...Read more
Off label: Situations which are non-fda approved. Virtually any cognitive loss or condition which affects intellect. For stroke-caused dementia, perhaps donepezil or galantamine (galantamine hydrobromide). For ms cognitive changes, both donepezil and rivastigmine fail, but maybe galantamine (galantamine hydrobromide) helps here. Parkinson's dementia very different from alz, and Exelon patch likely best. Head trauma hard to decide. ...Read more