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Doctor insights on: Norgesic Combination Agent For Pain

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Which med is more powerful for pain ketorolac or lortab?

Which med is more powerful for pain ketorolac or lortab?

Both are different: Both are totally different, the former is in the NSAID class and the latter in the opioid class. Both have side effects that are class specific as well. So the answer is it depends some people do well with nsaids and there's with opioids. One has to look at what is being treated. Talk to your md. ...Read more

Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Norgesic (Definition)

Norgesic is a combination agent for pain which is a ...Read more


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Is canabis cream effective for muscoscelatol pain relief?

Is canabis cream effective for muscoscelatol pain relief?

It depends: I'm not aware of any controlled trials etc looking at topical cannabis creams for musculo-skeletal pain which as you might realize encompasses many different conditions. I have authorized medical cannabis for over 10 years. I would predict it generally has about a 1 in 3 chance of being effective. When oral cannabis helps the creams seem to work I would estimate in over 50% of the cases. ...Read more

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Which med is more powerful for pain: ketorolac or lortabs?

They are different m: Ketorolac is an antiinflammatory and lortab is a narcotic. Both can be effective in the treatment of pain. Which one is more powerful can depend on the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Which drug is more effective for pain - tramadol or dihydrocodeine?

Which drug is more effective for pain - tramadol or dihydrocodeine?

It depends: A patient's response to medications for pain is variable. These medications are not the same and work differently on the body. There is no answer to this other than a physician supervised trial. ...Read more

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Is ativan (lorazepam) also used as a pain reliever?

No: No Ativan (lorazepam) is a sedative, tranquilizer, anti anxiety medication used for breakthrough anxiety as needed. It is not approved to treat pain. ...Read more

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Is nubain pain medication effective?

Is  nubain pain medication effective?

Yes.: A comprehensive description of Nubain is found on wikipedia: http://en.Wikipedia.Org/wiki/nubain. ...Read more

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When is solaraze gel prescribed for pain management?

Pain mgmt: Solaraze gel is an anti-inflammatory used in the management of pain. sun avoidance is recommended and allergic reactions may occur. ...Read more

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I'm taking Amitryptyline, Neurontin (gabapentin) and Naproxen for severe back pain and spasms. Is it safe to take methocarbamol as well?

I'm taking Amitryptyline, Neurontin (gabapentin) and Naproxen for severe back pain and spasms. Is it safe to take methocarbamol as well?

Yes: watch for sedation though. Don't drive until you know how sleepy you will get with the combination of Neurontin (gabapentin) and methocarbimal. ( assuming you take the amitryptyline at bedtime. ...Read more

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What is a stronger pain medication zefron or hydrocodone?

What is a stronger pain medication zefron or hydrocodone?

Zofran (ondansetron)?: I'm assuming you mean zofran (ondansetron) which is actually an anti-nausea medicine. These pain pills can cause nausea and vomiting as a side effect. Talk about it with your doctor. ...Read more

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Opiate withdrawal: what medication & dosage should be used for pain and side effects?

Opiate withdrawal: what medication & dosage should be used for pain and side effects?

See your doctor!: Opiate withdrawal should be overseen by your doctor, who will help you tailor medications to your specific situation. It is not possible to say what medication or dose should be used by any individual. The answer depends on what kind of opiate you have been taking, in what dose, and for what reason. Your underlying state of health is also important. See your doctor, and best wishes for success. ...Read more

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Is esgic (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) an effective pain reliever other than for headaches?

Yes: Esgic, (acetaminophen butalbital and caffeine) also known by the name Fioricet contains butalbital (a barbiturate), caffeine and acetaminophen. It can help for pain other then headache. You have to be very cautious with barbiturates however. They can cause significant CNS depression. And if used too often can cause rebound headaches. It would be safer to use Acetaminophen or an NSAID alone. ...Read more

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Does a non narcotic pain reliever such as relafen (nabumetone) show up in a drug test?

No: I'm sure a test exists because one was needed during drug development. But I do not know of any reason to test for an NSAID like Relafen (nabumetone) unless suspected as overdose. ...Read more

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