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Probably -don't know: We don't know as I doubt that it has ever been studied well. It might slow down the clearance of Soma (carisoprodol). Just watch for more Soma (carisoprodol) side effects. I'm more worried about you taking acetaminophen. Discuss with your doctors about whether Tylenol is safe. Since Milk Thistle is used for liver disorders. Be aware that Milk Thistle has never been proven scientifically to work, but it is widely used. ...Read more
Yes you could ...: But only in limited amounts, only when absolutely necessary, and only when you are not going to need to drive, operated machinery, or engage in any strenuous or dangerous activities. ...Read more
Why isn't my Epididymitis Orchitis getting better? I have taken doxycycline, ciprofloaxin, rocephin, flomax, (tamsulosin) ibuprofen, tynenol, oxycodone, hydrocodon
See your doctor: With all those antibiotics, you certainly do not have any bacterial infection causing this problem. Discuss witih the doctor treating you. ...Read more
Does cyclobenzaprine(aka flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) a musicle relaxant) feel like a painkiller?
No: Soma (carisoprodol) is a highly regulated muscle relaxant whose future is in doubt. It has been shown to be addictive and dangerous when used with other meds. Milk thistle is not generally part of main stream medical therapy; its safety and efficacy is unproven. See your doctor for complete evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more
Taking tramadol/soma (carisoprodol) combo helps my pain/burning from radiculopathy more than anything. Only take 1 Soma (carisoprodol) at bedtime. Why won't neuro prescribe soma (carisoprodol)?
Soma+Tram=Bad Idea: Seizures are one of the most important & dangerous side effects of Tramadol & Soma (carisoprodol). Take both together & cross your fingers. Soma (carisoprodol) not intended or approved for long term use and habit forming (as is Tramadol). I understand your plight of pain but both these drugs together? You're dancing with the devil and he ain't even that good lookin' to make it worth your while. I agree with the neurologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
None: Soma (carisoprodol) is a rx medication used for acute painful musculoskeletal conditions in adults (and as a muscle relaxant) but can be addictive in many patients. Discuss with your dr about other alternatives for treating you. Otc nsaids may help your pain until you can make an appt. Best wishes. ...Read more
The side effects of aceclofenac 100 mg+ paracetamol 500mg, rootcal-ct, etova - p contains etodolac400mg paracetamol 500mg will have on pregnancy?
Paracetamol is fine: Paracetamol is acceptable medication for pregnancy , etodolac, however, is not. Etodolac and other nsaids can cause birth defects, especially if taken in a third trimester. If taken in large amounts it can also be harmful to a pregnant woman. If you took only 1 or 2 pills, however, do not worry about it, the risk is likely very low. Just avoid taking it going forward .Good luck. ...Read more
Sometimes: It has value for some people and is ineffective for others. You cannot tell until you try it. ...Read more
May help temporarily: Different medications work differently for different patients. I have had patients tell be that those medications do nothing for them, while other say it knocks them out. Pain medications only mask the pain and do not treat or solve the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Since flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is closely related to amitriptyline, does that mean flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) has antidepressant effects?
Currently in tx/lower back and hip pain (mostly on iliac crest) only flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Ultram help-xr neg?
Limit treatment.: If that effective rx is effective, complete a 3-4 week course of treatment. However, if the problem does not resolve, have it further worked up beyond the xrays. You do not want to stay on ultram for prolonged period. For most problems, i give it 3-4 weeks to get better or resolve, before more intense workup. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer