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Takin a lots of pain killer (norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) kepra, metformin, stool softener) have a constipation and rash on the face. What shoul I do to help my skin?

Takin a lots of pain killer (norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) kepra, metformin, stool softener) have a constipation and rash on the face. What shoul I do to help my skin?

Side effect: Rash could be side effect of one of the meds. Try to remember time frame of when rash started and if it corresponded to starting one of these meds (like kepra). Talk to your doctor about it as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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Mineral oil for constipation, can it induce labor?

Mineral oil for constipation, can it induce labor?

Not likely: Mineral oil is relatively mild when used as directed and not in excess or for prolonged periods of time. ...Read more

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What is the most powerful pain killer?

What is the most powerful pain killer?

There are many: There are many type of pain killers it depends upon the type of pain your trying to eliminate. Most dental pain is caused by localized inflammation in a particular area do to infection or trauma to a specific area. If your trying to eliminate pain from the central nervous system then you need something in the codiene family. Otherwise the nsaids work fine. ...Read more

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Is taking a broken pain killer dangerous?

Is taking a broken pain killer dangerous?

If it's long acting: Pain medication like ms contin (morphine) or Oxycontin then yes, you shouldn't take it. If it's regular release, you can if you were desperate. ...Read more

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What exactly is the fastest pain killer ever known?

Not a good question: For what purpose, for what indication, how administered?
And why? ...Read more

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What is the most potent pain killer ever synthesized?

What is the most potent pain killer ever synthesized?

The human brain: In traumatic situations (after a car accident) people report that they did not feel pain, until help arrived. The unconscious brain goes into action and numbs the pain, possibly to insure survival as much as possible. Hypnosis activates this unconscious mechanism in helping people manage chronic pain. It can be used for migraines, back pain and dental work. ...Read more

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Is there really a thing such a chronic bck pain and taking pain killer forever?

Depends: You are very young to have chronic back pain. Physical therapy would be the best initial treatment. You may need to see a doctor as there are other ailments which you may have that can be treated. ...Read more

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Pain killer causing itching?

Pain killer causing itching?

Yes: Nausea, itching, sedation, and constipation are the most common side effects of opioid medications. ...Read more

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Swelling from medicine pain killer?

Swelling from medicine pain killer?

Swelling: Opioids (if that is what you are taking) can cause fluid retention. If this is general swelling then it could be an adverse reaction or allergy - I would have your doctor check it out. ...Read more

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Side effects of pain killer named endopar?

Side effects of pain killer named endopar?

Must be other nation: Do not recognize the brand endopar. Can you write its generic name? You must be from a country outside the states, where brand names differ. ...Read more

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Is morphine the highest degree of pain killer?

Morphine: Morphine is the gold standard and even today most medications are compared to morphine. However there are other medications that are more potent. ...Read more

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What's an effective prescription pain killer?

What's an effective prescription pain killer?

Vast array: Maybe you could narrow the scope of your question by indicating severity and type of pain. Take care. ...Read more

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What can people do about pain killer addiction?

generally yes: Neurochemistry of addiction and physical dependence are different. You need to start with a very truthful conversation with yourself as to why you are taking these medicines really. If it is for actual pain relief, and you are getting some degree of relief and improvement of function, they may be appropriate. Once you understand why you are taking them, have an honest conversation with your md. ...Read more

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Most preferred pain killer/natural home remedy?

No such thing: The best one is the one that works the best for you. ...Read more

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Sever pain in my arm after a pain killer injection?

Sever pain in my arm after a pain killer injection?

Arm pain: A simple injection in the arm should not produce severe pain. Please have it checked out to make sure you are not developing crps. ...Read more

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Advice some pain killer, can b taken during periods.?

Advice some pain killer, can b taken during periods.?

Combo meds: Anti-inflammatory meds are typically the most useful agents to combat the pain of menstral cycle symptoms. But if otc nsaids do not giving you the relief you need, try mixing them with acetominophen products taken at same time. They work by different mechanisms and can have additive benefits. If still problematic, ask you doc for some toradol (stronger nsaid) to be taken for only few days/period. ...Read more

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How long does a hydrocodone pain killer relieve pain?

How long does a hydrocodone pain killer relieve pain?

3-4 hours: Hydrocodone is relatively short acting, and with severe pain it may be as short as 2-3 hours. Doctors often prescribe it for every 6-8 hours, but it almost never lasts that long, although the tylenol (acetaminophen) in it might. ...Read more

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Which pain killer is recommended for my severe headache?

Which pain killer is recommended for my severe headache?

Headache severe: You can take Acetaminophen but in my practice, Ibuprofen usually helps migrain-type headaches. If migraine is causing your headaches, a neurologist can prescribe alternate medications either to prevent it or treat it. ...Read more

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What pain killer can I take for worsening shoulder pain?

What pain killer can I take for worsening shoulder pain?

Shoulder Pain: Most common causes of shoulder pain are inflammation, SLAPS tears, Rotator Cuff tears, and shoulder dislocations. If you are having pain make an appointment to see an Orthopaedic shoulder surgeon for an examination and treatment options. Many times therapy, NSAIDS, pain medications, or a steroid injection can give you great relief. Ultram for pain works well. Take care, Joe Wilson. ...Read more

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Hi, is voltaren more effective pain killer then synoleve?

Hi, is voltaren more effective pain killer then synoleve?

Different for reason: Different causes for pain will respond better. Voltaren is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory, muscle pain tend to respond well to it. Synaleve is a combination pain killer that works central in the brain (also muscle relaxant). They are sometimes co prescribed because of synergistic working in for instance back pain. ...Read more

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How to deal with migraine pain without taking pain killer?

How to deal with migraine pain without taking pain killer?

Stop them from occur: Make sure you have migraines. The first thing I would do is look at what you are eating. Certain foods can trigger a migraine attack
Your menstrual cycle can also cause a migraine attack
If your migraines are coming frequently you may want to see a Neurologist. He can give you a medication to take to stop the migraines from occurring at all. They may even be able to diminish the migran ...Read more

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What's the best pain killer for really really bad toothache?

It depends: It is best to see a dentist for your toothache, as pain meds provide only temporary relief. If you have a swelling or a fever, even more of a reason to see a dentist asap, who will diagnose the problem and accordingly deal with the issue. Antibiotics are often needed when there is a fever and or swelling. If there is no fever or swelling, then you can combine 600mg Ibuprofen with 1000 of tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more

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What is the best pain killer to take for cramps every month?

What is the best pain killer to take for cramps every month?

Alieve or Motrin: The name brands for Naproxen or Ibuprofen at the normal doses work pretty well. The usual cautions about nsaid's apply so if you have Aspirin "allergies" or stomach ulcers you shouldn't take nsaid's. If these don't work for you, you need to get medical evalution. ...Read more

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If I use nimesulide as a pain killer, what side effects can I expect?

If I use nimesulide as a pain killer, what side effects can I expect?

Nimesulide COX -2: Is a relatively COX-2 selective NSAID. Here are the common SE: abdominal pain, headache, nausea, diarrhea,
cardiovascular problems and insomnia. ...Read more

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I have really bad lower back problems, what would be a good pain killer?

I have really bad lower back problems, what would be a good pain killer?

Avoid narcotics: Stay away from narcotic medications. Nsaids, pt, and home exercise programs can work very well. Avoid at all cost taking any "pain medications" for non-acute pathologies. ...Read more

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