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What Are Some Pain Killers Without Opiates
Are there any other non opiate pain killers besides 'tramadol' to control abdominal and stomach pains?
Tramadol technically: is an opiate. It is a synthetic opiate receptor binding drug and is effective for mild to moderate pain. There are many modalities for treating pain other than medication alone. If this is a chronic problem you may wish to speak with a pain specialist (in fact I strongly recommend this). NSAIDs like Ibuprofen and Tylenol (acetaminophen) are also helpful for pain, but have significant potential for adverse effect ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Back pain: The back pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement ... You can try heat pads, exercise, massage, chiropractic therapy, over the counter medications like ibuprofen, tylenol (acetaminophen).... If your pain persists, please see a pain specialist for evaluation. There are many non narcotic medications they can prescribe for your pain. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: The national problem which you will not see in the news is the federal dea early december ordered a 40% reduction in opoid production, and distribution nationwide. The have threatened fines and imprisonment to any entity that does not comply. This means that legitimate chronic pain patients will be unable to find their usual prescribed medication anywhere. The ama has filed a lawsuit re the above. ...Read more
Yes: There are meds that are not addictive, such as nsaid's, ex Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). There are other class of meds that are nonaddicting as well depending on the type of pain. This can include certain antidepressants or seizure medications. There are topical therapies as well as non traditional, acupuncture, physical treatments such as osteopathic or chiropractic. Injections, massage therapy, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None in particular: You need wellness, vits and minerals, massage, acupuncture and myofascial therapy of the short limb and the normal limb. Important ... The brain will project an image into the area where the limb was so check the shoulder or hip girdle for trigger points. See my wellness sheet on my page. My old fav anti-electrical med is Dilantin or valproic acid. ...Read more
Depends on the issue: Narcotics or Opioids are usually considered the powerful group of pain killers but they are most often used for cancer pain and in acute situations like post surgery. Depending on the cause of the pain, the selection of the drug might be different. Try not to self medicate. ...Read more
What are some reasons for leg pain in both legs without relief from requip (ropinirole) and pain meds?
Pain medication? What are some ways to cut back on taking pain medication without feeling excessive withdrawl symptoms?
Do not stop cold: Withdrawl symptoms can be minimized by a slow gradual taper of the dose of the medication rather than stopping "cold turkey". ...Read more
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