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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pain Pills For Medical Procedure (Overview)

Pain pills for a medical procedure is often prescribed to help patients manage pain. These include Tylenol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as Motrin, and narcotic analgesics such as oxycodone.


Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Pain Pills For Medical Procedure (Overview)

Pain pills for a medical procedure is often prescribed to help patients manage pain. These include Tylenol, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) such as Motrin, and narcotic analgesics such as oxycodone.


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Could endodontists prescribe pain pills after a root canal?

Could endodontists prescribe pain pills after a root canal?

Root canal pain: Yes, an endodontist may prescribe pain medication following a root canal. They may also prescribe an antibiotic if they feel it is indicated. The decision will be left to the endodontist performing the treatment. ...Read more

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Does paracetamol have lower toxicity than other analgesic and how safe is it to take for headache?

Does paracetamol have lower toxicity than other analgesic and how safe is it to take for headache?

See below: Lower toxicity? No. Different. Tylenol (acetaminophen) toxicity is in the liver. Other nsaids tend to have more kidney effects. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is certainly safe for a headache. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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I have a friend who I'm pretty sure is abusing pain pills hydrocodone etc, what are the side effects. How can I help her stop if posable?

I have a friend who I'm pretty sure is abusing pain pills hydrocodone etc, what are the side effects. How can I help her stop if posable?

Lots of side effects: The list of side effects is long I'll link to one. Expressions of caring and concern are really all one can do. Offers to help w/ whatever she may see as away to stop. Joining a gym together or meditation, yoga, etc classes. Gentle but firm reminders. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/hydrocodone-side-effects.html Friendship will help but it may take patience. ...Read more

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What medical procedure can reduce pores?

What medical procedure can reduce pores?

See below: While you can't actually shrink the size of your pores, you can take steps to make them appear smaller. Pore size is fixed and is determined mainly by your genes. Your pores may become slightly larger with age or with repeated exposure to the sun's damaging rays. ...Read more

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What is the best medical procedure to erase wrinkles once and for all?

What is the best medical procedure to erase wrinkles once and for all?

Depends: There is no way to erase wrinkles permanently. Wrinkles come with the aging process and until one finds the fountain of youth - this is going to be impossible. There are multiple procedures, both surgical and non-operative that can improve the appearance. Consult with our plastic surgeon for your best options. www.associatedplasticsurgeons.com. ...Read more

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Would chronic hepatitis lead to serious medical procedure in the future?

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Would chronic hepatitis lead to serious medical procedure in the future?

Potentially: It's hard to predict ahead, but hepatitis increases your risk of a cancer called hepatocellular carcinoma; treatment for this may require surgery vs. Interventional radiology. ...Read more

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Good day. I was hoping to get some advice on piles. Is there a medical procedure to remove or fix the piles?

Good day. I was hoping to get some advice on piles. Is there a medical procedure to remove or fix the piles?

Piles: piles is another name for hemorrhoids.
a general surgeon can take care of them in a couple of ways. However it would depend how significant in size they are. You might see your primary care physician first to make sure piles are what you have; and either treat you or send you to the correct specialist ...Read more

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Is there a medical procedure for losing visceral fat ? It's usually the last to go. Due to health reasons I accumulatd a lot.

Is there a medical procedure for losing visceral fat ? It's usually the last to go. Due to health reasons I accumulatd a lot.

Gastric Banding: First I need to know your BMI from your height and weight. If you do not now it , please provide me with information. Surgery comes after failure of standard medical management. Patients are subjected to a psychiatric assessment, and within each team a work up is performed. Surgery now days has changed very much, is usually performed using endoscopic techniques, and the complications are low. ...Read more

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Could you tell me if someone had alcohol poisoning, what's the medical procedure?

Could you tell me if someone had alcohol poisoning, what's the medical procedure?

Procedure: Alcohol poisoning is usually treated by monitoring the patient & ensuring that he or she does not choke of vomitus or stop breathing. The person is given intravenous fluids (& possibly glucose or thiamin) & supplemental oxygen. Accidental ingestion of methanol or isopropyl alcohol may require dialysis. ...Read more

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Is hair transplant a legitimate medical procedure?

Is hair transplant a legitimate medical procedure?

Yes: Hair transplantation is a medical procedure where intact hair follicules are harvested from hair bearing areas on the scalp (donor site) and then the follicular units are replanted strategically into the bald areas. There are now many techniques available for hair transplantation, see a board certified plastic or dermatologic surgeon who specializes in this procedure to see if you are a candidate. ...Read more

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I'm 3 weeks off hydrocodone but have to take 5mg oxy and 1mg lorazepam for a medical procedure, will this set back my recovery?

It could: That early out it could be a trigger for relapse, is the procedure necessary now, could it be done without the percocet, who also is a part of your recovery, does the doctor who is doing the procedure know about your history of addiction? Meaning it can be done but you really need to take a relapse risk seriously. Many have relapse by going into similar senerio all on there own. Need accountabilit. ...Read more

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I weigh 182 pounds and need to take lovenox (enoxaparin) injectable before a medical procedure. What would the lovenox (enoxaparin) dose be?

I weigh 182 pounds and need to take lovenox (enoxaparin) injectable before a medical procedure. What would the lovenox (enoxaparin) dose be?

Discuss w/ your doc: For something like this, as we are not privy to details of your medical history and procedure, it would be highly recommended to discuss this with your prescribing physician so that you get the safest and most personalized care. ...Read more

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Analgesic (Definition)

An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more