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What arthritis pain medicine is safe to take along with blood thinning ?

What arthritis pain medicine is safe to take along with blood thinning ?

Depends : Tylenol is felt to be safe with most blood thinners. As long as liver is ok. Really depends on which " thinner" you are referring to. ...Read more

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Anticoagulant (Definition)

Anticoagulants are any of a variety of drugs which decrease the body's ability to make or sustain blood clots. They fall, generally, into two categories. Drugs like Aspirin and clopidogrel (plavix) prevent platelets from forming the initial stages of a clot. Drugs like warfarin (coumadin) and dabigatran (pradaxa) block the later process ...Read more


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What are the best arthritis pain relievers available?

What are the best arthritis pain relievers available?

Lots: However there are many options for treatment. Medications like anti-inflammatory options like ibuprofen, naproxen, diclofenac etc. Other options include synvisc/euflexxa injections to help lubricate the joints or even platelet/stem cell therapies as well. Generally these options are not covered by your insurance though. Check out regenexx.com. ...Read more

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37 yr-old woman has 2 years of pain and swelling in multiple joints, including stiffness, and is hoping to get her normal life back as aerobics.....?

37 yr-old woman has 2 years of pain and swelling in multiple joints, including stiffness, and is hoping to get her normal life back as aerobics.....?

Rheumatologist: Your symptoms are consistent with an inflammatory arthritis as seen in rheumatoid arthritis or lupus. A rheumatologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you after appropriate tests are ordered and completed. ...Read more

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When on blood pressure pills, is it safe to take anacin for arthritis pain?

When on blood pressure pills, is it safe to take anacin for arthritis pain?

Generally Yes: However because anacin has both aspirin and caffeine in it you may want to run it by your doctor that takes care of your blood pressure. Both of these medications can raise your blood pressure and if you are not well controlled can be an issue for you. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 2.5 mg lisinopryl for high blood pressure and 600 mg ibuprofen for arthritis pain together or close together?

Is it safe to take 2.5 mg lisinopryl for high blood pressure and 600 mg ibuprofen for arthritis pain together or close together?

NSAID induced HTN: Most nsaids ( medicines in Ibuprofen class) tend to raise BP ... Need to monitor BP closely and try to take Ibuprofen only intermittently . No clear evidence that they counteract each other but i would advice that you take it at different times. ...Read more

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What drugs can I take for excruciating arthritis pain and where to get it?

What drugs can I take for excruciating arthritis pain and where to get it?

Arthritis Drugs: Drugs for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis include Leflunomide (arava) and the "biologic" medications Etanercept (enbrel), Infliximab (remicade), Anakinra (kineret), Adalimumab (humira), Rituximab (rituxan), Abatacept (orencia), golimumab (simponi), certolizumab pegol (cimzia), and tocilizumab (actemra). Each of these medications can increase the risk for infections but are very effective. ...Read more

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Can there be safe pain relievers i can take while on high blood pressure medications?

Can there be safe pain relievers i can take while on high blood pressure medications?

See below: Other than those that act on norepiephrine (nucynta and tramadol) i think any would be fine. The two that i exclude are simply ones that may interfere with your BP control, but are not absolute contraindications. ...Read more

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What is a good OTC ointment or medicine for arthritis pain?

What is a good OTC ointment or medicine for arthritis pain?

Arthritis pain: Many otc heat or icy rubs can give some relief. Look for products with capsacein. ...Read more

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Painful Joints (Definition)

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis (JRA) is a term used to describe a common type of arthritis in children. It is a long-term (chronic) disease resulting in ...Read more


Analgesic (Definition)

Analgesic is a medication similar to Pain medicine. An analgesic is any member of the group of drugs used to ...Read more