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What medication is best for knee pain?

What medication is best for knee pain?

Best Medicine: The best medicine is the cheapest medicine that works for you that has the least risk of causing you other problems. Start with tylenol, (acetaminophen) then local meds like otc antiinflammatory, prescription versions like voltaren gel or pennsaid, then oral meds like motirn or aleve, then low dose opioids like vicodin or Lortab 2.5 to 5mg, then adding snri like Cymbalta or pamelor, then higher doses of opioids. ...Read more

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Is there a natural, non-medication way to treat knee pain?

Is there a natural, non-medication way to treat knee pain?

Exercises: Exercise therapy can be very helpful for knee pain, particularly runners knee. However, they must be performed in certain ways. Rest from strenuous activities and targeted therapy are key. Online resources are available on sites such as simpletherapy.Com. ...Read more

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I am really dealing with bad osteoarthritis. My knees back no medication is working?

I am really dealing with bad osteoarthritis. My knees back no medication is working?

Who needs new knee: Osteoarthritis is severe crippling disease , reaches a stage the joint is completely wore off even in relatively young like you. then no medication will help If you have weight problem most likely you have ,work hard and loose weight , still not helping you consider knee joint replacement . Consult an orthopedic surgeon in your area , speak to your family doctor ...Read more

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Whenever i try to sit or stand up, my left knee shrivels up in pain.Please advice for the neccessary medication.

Whenever i try to sit or stand up, my left knee shrivels up in pain.Please advice for the neccessary medication.

Depends: Although there may be medications that can treat the pain such as pain medications or anti inflammatories, i think the bigger question is what is causing the problem you are having. I would encourage you to be seen and evaluated for this as well to make sure it is not something that is going to cause you long term problems. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What are some medications to treat osteoarthritis of the knee?

What are some medications to treat osteoarthritis of the knee?

Medications: There are many different meds like nsaid's, tylenol, (acetaminophen) and Codeine deriative meds. It is very important to incorporate diet, weight loss, and daily physical therapy exercises medications to optimize the treatment. ...Read more

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Which are recommended medications for a knee ligament injury, ?

Which are recommended medications for a knee ligament injury, ?

See below: For any musculoskeletal injury, tendon, ligament, muscle, etc, nsaid's are good, like ibuprofen. For any injury, the riice (rest, ice, ibuprofen, compression, elevation) mnemonic is recommended. However, if you have a significant injury, see you doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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What else can I do to relieve pain in my knee other than pain medication?

What else can I do to relieve pain in my knee other than pain medication?

Depends: Rest, heat or ice and therapy may be needed. If you are having recurring pain, get evaluated or re-evaluated by a proper provider such as orthopedist or sports medicine doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me examples of postoperative medications for above-knee amputation?

Can you tell me examples of postoperative medications for above-knee amputation?

Narcotic pain meds: Would be used initially. Outside if pain control, any medications would be for a patient's specific problem(s), not really for the amputation. Because of this, the only medication that would be nearly universal is pain medication and possibly heparin/lovenox for blood clot prevention. ...Read more

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I have ashy elbows and knees. Do you know any medications that can get rid of it. Thank You.

I have ashy elbows and knees. Do you know any medications that can get rid of it. Thank You.

Doctor Visit: Skin disorders are seen at best. A photo or by your description, it is in the location of what is called Psoriasis. Need more information to fully answer your question. Could always use a topical moisturizer or hand cream to see if it is just dry skin. See a doctor or a skin specialist called a dermatologist for complete diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My daddy's age is 70.He has severe pain in one knee only with swelling also.Plz suggest medication .

My daddy's age is 70.He has severe pain in one knee only with swelling also.Plz suggest medication .

Knee swelling, pain: 70 yom with one knee swelling and pain. Is he able to stand ;walk? First have x-ray/mri of knee. Orthopedist consult to aspirate fluid and analyze ; joint pain injection. Know the diagnosis and then treat. In the mean while take ibuprofen, apply tylenol (acetaminophen) pain patch or any otc pain patch. Oa, ra, gout, ligament rupture, infection ; fracture are the possibilities. http://doctorrajput.com thanks. ...Read more

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I have hypermobility syndrome and it gets that bad that my knees lock is there any medication to prevent this?

I have hypermobility syndrome and it gets that bad that my knees lock is there any medication to prevent this?

Ehlers-Danlos: Syndrome affects many different body systems and ten major types. Therefore, a multispecialty approach to the diagnosis and management of the condition is the key. The individualized plan with follow ups tailored for your needs is what you need. Treatment for ehlers-danlos depends on a number of factors, including the specifics of the disease, its symptoms, and its severity. ...Read more

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How does medication know how to find the pain center? For example, exedrine tension medicine, why wouldn't it just go to my painful knee!

Good question: It doesn't just go to your migraine, but the meds in the medicine are made to fight migraine pain. Similar to adding a nausea medicine for pts that get nausea with a pain med. The nausea medicine does not just go to the stomach, it specifically works to treat nausea. So they add it and then name it " no nausea pain med". ...Read more

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I am experiencing knee pain.serious pain when I try to extend or flex my left knee.please help to relief/treat this pain (any suggested medication)?t

I am experiencing  knee pain.serious pain when I try to extend or flex my left knee.please help to relief/treat this pain (any suggested medication)?t

Knee Derangement: The knee has cartilage called the meniscus that can tear and make it difficult to flex and extend the knee. Fluid in the knee will also cause these symptoms. More severe ligament problems can also do this.
OTC Advil or Aleve can help, take with food. See a doctor to get a diagnosis and get the knee back to normal use. ...Read more