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Not a best: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pain medicine: I would need to know some specifics, like which medication do you think you need and for what kind of a problem. I would also need to know the reason you were denied the medication. Doctors now a days, are careful about prescribing addictive drugs. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What is good timeline for withdrawal from oxycontin? Was on 120 mg for 2.5 months now need to get off the pain relievers at prescribed rate.
Get help: A very gradual taper will help minimize with drawal symptoms. 120 mg is a lot of oxycodone if you have been using that much everyday. You need to get some help through a drug rehab program. At least outpatient and possibly inpatient treatment through a good substance abuse program will give you the help you need. ...Read more
I had fibroadenoma operation 3 yrs back and from 3 yrs i m feeling pain i used many medicines but did not work.I want my pain to get treated ?
What is a effective pain medicine thats not addictive for a bc patient that sumttimes still have severe episodes sumtimes from the strong chemo taken?
I have severe pain in my top buttock and bottom stomach in my legs so bad it make it hard for me to stand bend or walk i been in pain for three weeks straight no pain medicine work
I threw up this afternoon. Since then, I've had a Gatorade, applesauce and toast. Now I'm up with pain in my sternum.Is it safe to take pain medicine?
See our PCP: Most likely you have reflus or irretation of esofegus. Allways have a balence meal and not what you did. ...Read more
Does paracetamol have lower toxicity than other analgesic and how safe is it to take for headache?
Im on 100 mg of methadone for heroin addiction. I've been on it for 30 days. Lately my fingers and wrists are painful to move. Is it a side effect?
More than likely: A relatively common side effect of Methadone is swelling of the hands and feet that may result in your wrist and fingers being stiff and sore. Methadone has a 5 day half life so it takes about 17 days to clear your system. If you have insurance, suboxone may be a better alternative to detox as the cost without insurance is over $350 monthly. Suboxone is also an easier drug to get off of. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
All depends: Usual side effects such as sedation, constipation, altered mental status would be immediate or early on when starting the medications. Long term effects can lead to hormone imbalance, osteoporosis, liver and kidney disfunction. Of course abuse and addiction are always a risk but this varies from patient to patient. Many who take daily will become dependent on the medication as well. ...Read more
Am I on too many pain medicines? I am currently on norgesic, lyrica, (pregabalin) arcoxia, amitripyline, for my herniated disc.
See below: Sometimes, it takes more than one medication to treat a condition. The more important question is: are the medications helping or not helping. The second important question is : if the medications are causing side effects. Hopefully if they are helping you will not have to stay on them indefinitiely as most symptoms from a disc herniation calm down eventually. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer