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Terrible periods if I don't take pain pill. Vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue, paleness, and a kind of numb feeling in right thigh/leg. Way to cure?
Pelvic congestion: Pelvic congestion and fluid retention which start premenstrually may cause some of your symptoms. Ask your gynecologist if he or she will prescribe a mild diuretic several days before your period is due as this might ameliorate some of your discomfort. Take a potassium supplement with it however. If no diuretic use, restrict your salt intake premenstrually. ...Read more
Depends: Drug interactions for medications depend on the individual medication you are taking. In general most antibiotics won't interact with analgesics but it is best to ask your doctor about the particular ones your are planning to use. ...Read more
Avoid tylenol (acetaminophen): The only pain pill which is always liver toxic is tylenol. Eat a bottle and you are dead. Some meds with tylenol (codeine, hydrocodone, oxycodone) have some tylenol in them. When you start adding many meds with tylenol, you risk damage. Check the bottle and keep tylenol (acetaminophen) to bleow 4000 mg/day occasional and 2500 mg/day for long term use. Unfortunately, there a lot of otc meds with ty. ...Read more
What pain pill can I take before oral surgery that'll help me relax, but won't cause any negative interactions?
Oral Surgeon: Please discuss this with the oral surgeon who is treating you. ...Read more
What altrer. Is there to take instead of my perc.10/325. Back herniation's. I just want a pain pill w/o worrying about my liver even if the dose is ok?
Can a pain pill be taken while still on suboxone? I am on Suboxone but I am in a lot of pain. Will it hurt me to take a pain pill while I am still taking the suboxone.
Sorry to hear about your pain,
the role of Suboxone is to actually replace your opioid needs in addition to preventing other pain medications from working. The chemical structure of Suboxone is such that it will not allow pain medications to reach the desired effect. While it will not hurt to take a pain medication, taking it will not likely to do anything for your level of pain - this is precisely what this medication is all about.
Please address your concerns with your pain doctor and be honest with him/her before you do anything.
Good luck! ...Read more
Depends: Depends on source/cause of pain. Strongest narcotic regularly used is probably Fentanyl which does not come as a pill, but as a patch.Oxycodone & combinations of it like Percodan/Percocet come as a pill-but even these aren't as good as simple ibuprofen for some types of pain that are inflammatory. Also, some people just respond better to one med than another. Talk w/your dr. If you need pain reli ...Read more
Depends: Depends on source/cause of pain. Strongest narcotic regularly used is probably Fentanyl which does not come as a pill, but as a patch.Oxycodone & combinations of it like Percodan/Percocet come as a pill-but even these aren't as good as simple ibuprofen for some types of pain that are inflammatory. Also, some people just respond better to one med than another. Talk w/your dr. If you need pain relief. ...Read more
Depends on the drug: Many pain medicines only last 4 hours and therefore repeat dosing at night is acceptable. ...Read more
Willow bark? Yes.: Think flesh not bone! Wellness is vital to controlling any headache or pain issue. Magnesium is also vital. It will help relax the associated muscles, decrease stress, stabilize sleep and help other meds and therapy to work efficiently. Self or profess massage, chiropractor, yoga, heat, stretching all are needed. My favorite in my practice is acupuncture and myofascial tissue release. ...Read more
For two days have been really weak and cannot wake up. Feel like I took a really strong pain pill that will not wear off?
Pain Medications: This really depends on the drugs you were taking. If they were opioids, physical and psychological addiction could be possible. Acetaminophen in high doses for extended periods can cause liver damage. Nsaids, such as ibuprofen, naproxen, Celebrex (celecoxib) all in high doses can cause kidney damage and ulcer and bleeding in the G.I. Tract. ...Read more
Unclear question: I don't really understand the question. But please talk to your doctor about the "chronic condition that is very painful". You should always follow doctor's recommendations. ...Read more
I read that the pain pill oxycontin is very addictive and have bad side effects--why is it still being used?
I have a cold couple days now didn't take anything for it cause I was taking a pain pill didn't want to mix medication, I've been hoarse for two days?
What is a good pain pill I can take daily for chronic migraine disorder that will not make it rebound I'mon cambia but it should not be taken daily.?
Options: For chronic migraine sufferers, we use medications to keep down the number of headaches, called prophylactic medication versus a med to relieve the pain once there, abortive medication. Prophylactic meds to keep the frequency down are Inderal, (propranolol) Pamelor, Topomax and depakote. A supplement some try is butterbur. Ask your doctor which may best fit your situation. ...Read more
Nalbuphine is a semi-synthetic opioid used commercially as an analgesic under a variety of trade names, including nubain.
Nalbuphine is indicated for the relief of moderate to severe pain. It can also be used as a supplement to balanced anesthesia, for preoperative and postoperative analgesia, and for obstetrical analgesia during labor and delivery. ...Read more
Depends: Short acting meds last less than long acting medicine. And, depending on how fast the medicine is broken down, which depends on a variety of things including kidney or liver function, it could take a few hours to a few days. ...Read more
Yes but: They have to really want to get rid of the narcotics and make a clean break with it. ...Read more
The strongest pill: Is the one that's right for you as determined by your doctor. Pain comes from many different sources and many different mechanisms are at play, so the best and the strongest medication is the right dose and right type for your condition. ...Read more
Pain pill addict: This is a difficult task but can be life saving. Google narconon. Org and browse this site for information on how to help your girlfriend. Go to a narconon meeting to get information about how to proceed. Your girl friend needs an intervention to get her into a rehab situation. ...Read more
Want to take pain pill even if not in pain. Pills don't do too much for the pain anymore. Recently have just want to take them just to take them. Help?
It may surprise you that you are exhibiting addictive behaviors. It may be time to stop and if you cannot stop it is time to get into someplace to help you both detox and to learn why this happened to you.
There are drug detox options for you in new hampshire. Your physician may also have some recommendations for you to safely stop this behavior. ...Read more
For her, nothing you: Can do except tell her how you feel. For yourself, getting family counseling and/or attending alanon meetings (a self-help group for family members of addicts) can help you deal with your guilt, shame, anger, concern and all the other feelings you likely have. Nobody can make anybody else change - she has to want to. People in alanon or counselors can help you understand what you can/can't do. ...Read more
Honestly: Honestly do your part in treatment. Establish trust by making groups/individual therapy at the clinic. Get your md (pain specialist? Or psychiatrist?) opinion on your progress or lack there of with the current regimen. ...Read more