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Methyprednisone Can Be Used For Soulder
Possibly : Trazodone is an antidepressant medication. It tends to be very sedating and is often taken at bedtime. There are other antidepressants used today to help with pain such as Cymbalta (duloxetine). Historically the older antidepressants such as Elavil were used to help reduce pain. Some people do derive benefit from Trazodone in combination with other meds for pain relief. ...Read more
Etodolac: Prescribed for: Etodolac is used for the treatment of inflammation and pain caused by osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. It is also used for treating soft tissue injuries, such as tendinitis and bursitis, and the treatment of menstrual cramps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Bv is a synergistic infection involving gardnerella and a number of other bacteria. It is treated with Metronidazole oral or intravaginal treatment. Tinidazole and Clindamycin are alternatives. Oral and intravaginal probiotics containing lactobacilli can help. Amoxicillin is not used to treat bv. ...Read more
Can Buspar (buspirone) be used for Fibromyalgia? Can it be used by itself or with another med? Thanks.
Maybe, BUT: There are few drugs which seem to help in fibromyalgia, and these are Lyrica, Savella, (milnacipran) Cymbalta, and perhaps gabapentin, and Effexor. Buspar has not been studied, and in my experience, has shown little value in treatment of fibromyalgia, but could help some pts. But would prefer the "tried and true" bunch above. ...Read more
Several things: Eliminate dairy and wheat from the diet. Give probiotics and cod liver oil. Use lotions like aquafor or calendula or jojoba oil or one called schmoove (see www.Franzcenter.Com). Chinese medicine can do a lot to balance the skin and help the GI tract...Eczema is associated with food allergies in many cases. I have also had great succes with homeopathy. Find a practitioner near you. ...Read more
Myasthenia gravis?: Myasthenia gravis can be treated with prednisone.There are several therapies available to help reduce and improve muscle weakness. Medications used to treat the disorder include anticholinesterase agents such as Neostigmine and pyridostigmine, which help improve neuromuscular transmission and increase strength. Immunosuppressive drugs such as cyclosporine, and azathioprine may be used. Surgery to. ...Read more
Yes, it can be used: Meloxicam specifically hasn’t been studied in gout, but its drug class meloxicam is in have been shown to be effective to reduce pain and swelling during gout attacks. Note: they treat the symptom of pain but not they do nothing for the underlying cause - the gout itself. If you use it for gout, loop your doctor in; longtime use can erode the stomach and gut lining, leading to ulcers and bleeding. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: True spasticity as opposed to "muscle spasm" usually occurs secondary to a disorder or trauma, such as a spinal cord injury (sci), a brain injury, a tumor, a stroke, multiple sclerosis (ms), or a peripheral nerve injury. Treatments may include, preventative measures, therapy, positioning/orthotics, oral medication, injectable medication, and in some cased surgical intervention. ...Read more
What?: What infection? Specifically. Identifying the infection then finding the right medication to treat it is the way medicine works. ...Read more
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