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Nonsteroidal Anti Inflammatory Gel For Finger Joints
Hypertrophic changes of iliac bones, hip osteoarthritis bilaterally. What's a good non nsaid anti inflammatory to use for pain and inflammation?
When do they use traction for cervical spondylosis? Using flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) trigger pt injectns, ultram, diclofenac gel, lidocaine gel, moist heat.
It help a lot: An MRI study on the effects of neck traction was performed in 2008, 35 of 36 subjects. During traction subarachnoid protrusions were reduced in 25 of 35 subjects or 71%. Disc height measurement during traction using digital calipers and measuring to 100th of a millimeter indicated an average posterior disc expansion of 19.02%. Increases in range of motion were noted post traction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which anti-inflammatory is more effective for hallux pain - voltaren, exxiv (etoricoxib), ipobrufen, arthrotec, (diclofenac and misoprostol) other? Uric acid is normal, no swell.
I have arthritis of first metatarsophalangeal joint of big toe. Will voltaren (diclofenac) help for this? Can't take oral nsaids
Voltaren (diclofenac) is : A non steroidal anti-inflammitory medicine(nsaid).Get a more detailed answer ›
One or the other: It`s unnecessary and not advisable. Oral NASAIDS get into most tissues-local sprays are local but with some small systemic absorption. Don`t do both. ...Read more
Which anti inflammatory is best for immediate pain relief that lasts...ibuprofen 800mg or meloxicam 15mg?
Depends but meloxica: meloxicam takes about 4-5 hours to reach a max in your body. Ibuprofen takes about 2-4 hours. But meloxicam stays in your system long about 15-20hrs. Ibuprofen stays in your system for about 2-4 hours for the first dose. I like naproxen it takes about 60 min for peak effect and lasts about 12-17 hrs. But don't take any of these if you are pregnant ...Read more
Which is better: Naproxen or Voltaren (diclofenac) for trigger finger (thumb) treatment? Want least side effects but effective inflammation treatment.
Naproxen v Voltaren (diclofenac): That's like asking if Batman is better than Superman! Both Naproxen & Voltaren (diclofenac) are NSAIDs. For that matter, so is Ibuprofen. It's just that Naproxen & Ibuprofen are available w/o prescription in States whereas Voltaren (diclofenac) requires prescription. Because they're all NSAIDs, they function exactly the same. For each drug, risk & benefit varies depending upon dose. In the end, only you can decide which 4u ...Read more
Yes but: Yes but just reducing the inflammation and swelling is considered temporary treatment for many diseases causing inflammatory arthritis and long term use has many mild to serious side effects. A Rheumatologist should follow and diagnose a person with inflammatory arthritis taking prednisone. ...Read more
I have ulcerative colitis in remission. Can I use topical Voltarol gel containing Diclofenac for a painful hamstring strain?
Yes: You should be able to use the transdermal anti-inflammatories without too much of a problem. These medications commonly caused your Tatian of the G.I. tract but not if transmitted through the skin ...Read more
Chronic back, ribs, joint pain responds to paracetamol, naproxen or ibuprofen dramatically. Does that mean inflammatory pain? Ra, anticcp, hla b27 -ve
Possibly: Non-steroidal medications like Naproxen and Ibuprofen work both as anti-inflammatory drugs in addition to analgesics (pain relievers).Acetaminophen is mainly an analgesic with little effect if any on inflammation.Being in your early 30's, osteoarthritis is less likely unless you've had joint injuries. Many causes of back/joint pain not related to arthritis. See an orthopedic doc or rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which is more affective pain management of a gouty foot flare-up, Naproxen or Celebrex (celecoxib)? (along with Colchicine) Allipurinol already prescribed.
Probably naproxen: Naproxen has been used for many years to treat acute episodes of gout-colcichine has been used longer but has more side effects if pushed.Celebrex (celecoxib) is an N SAID too but used more for having less gastrointestinal side effects. So the person who knows best with your history is the prescribing. Doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why not?: Are NSAID's helpful in fibromyalgia? Dr. Shah of NIH has shown tender points to be anoxic, ischemic, replete w. reactive substances; ala inflammation. FM sufferers have elevated substance P in spinal fluid. FM pain loci match tendon insertions & hurt upon mechanical pressure. Tendonitis? Concept of FM as a cognitive disorder is theoretical; as is idea that is not, in part, a peripheral neuropathy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which type of anti inflammatory drugs would be the most effective for treating my arthritis back pain? I've been diagnosed with arthritis, and i'm in constant pain along my spine. Are the newer anti inflammatory drugs a safe choice to relieve my symptoms,
NSAID: Not all anti inflammatory medicines are the same. Celebrex (celecoxib) (a cox-2 nsaid) has less GI side effects than Motrin and other nsaids. Naprelan is also an NSAID with less GI side effects. There are also NSAID patches (flector) and ointment preparations (voltaren gel) that i prescribe for patients with high blood pressure and/or GI ulcers/bleeds in which oral NSAID could be harmful. Best of luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Trigger thumb- used 500mg Naproxen 4 a wk. Still somewhat swollen & lock/unlock. Use longer? Diclofenac gel b4 that. Any option instead of cortisone?
Kidney and stomach: These are the two areas most affected. Nsaids can cause erosion of the stomach lining and lead to ulcers and bleeding. They can also cause acute renal failure, especially if taken in large doses. If everything looks fine after an overdose then there shouldn't be any long-term problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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