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What Arthritis Pain Medicine Is Safe To Take Along With Blood Thinning
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 can be done to help control pain in hip from osteoarthritis ? I take the standard prescribed meds with no relief.
Dr says my 67y mother should take some type of injection to relief her severe pain due to osteoporosis. Is it safe?
Not enough info: Without knowing the name of the medication, it's impossible to comment on its safety or efficacy. In general however, i would assume that if her doctor is recommending it, it is probably safe. I don't think her doctor would suggest something that would be harmful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any interaction between cyclobenzaprine and mitrazapine or amitryptaline ? Can i take it for my back pain along with these meds ?
Is there any NSAID u can take with stomach prob? Compression fracture of spine & gp having trouble prescribing anything to help with pain .
Best treatment for arthritic pain in hip and knee due to arthritis - I also take blood pressure medicine for a kidney condition?
Weight and Exercise: Since you may want to limit NSAIDS due to your medical conditions, it is also important to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Reducing weight will reduce the load and pain on your joints. Also, low impact exercise will build the supporting structures around the joints safely. (swimming, biking, ellipticals) Avoid treadmills. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Please help. what's the best medication I can take for the flu or sinus infection that is safe with irregular heart beats and lupus and sjogrens ?
Fluids,Tylenol (acetaminophen): A majority of illnesses you described are caused by viruses. Since antibiotics only treat bacteria and not virus infections, the immune system does the brunt of the work-, recommend supportive measures such as drinking plenty of fluids and judicious use of pain/anti-fever meds. NB-lupus and Sjorgren's, maintain a low threshold to see your doctor especially if your difficulty breathing worsens ...Read more
How long is is safe to take anti-inflammatory drugs for ongoing
pain and tension in neck and shoulders?
Avoid NSAIDs/Aspirin: Nonsteroidal-antiinflammatory drugs (nsaids-such as motrin/aleve) and aspirin-based analgesic can interact with Plavix (clopidogrel) and increases risk of bleeding/stomach and intestinal ulcers/performation etc..Otherwise narcotic pain killers (some mixed with tylenol) are ok to take while being on plavix (clopidogrel). Like all medicine, use the smallest effective dose for shortest duration possible. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Taking 200mg of celebrex (celecoxib) once daily. This medication seems to provide me with the greatest benefit. Is it good to also take pantaloc 40mg with this?
Yes: Pantaloc is GI protective. Even though Celebrex (celecoxib) can be safer for the GI system it still can cause ulceration and distress. Protection the lining of the stomach is important with chronic NSAID use. You need to watch your blood pressure as well if there is any problems with that as well. Discuss with your doc. ...Read more
Is there a reason to avoid prednisone for CHF patient with inflammation, myalgia and kidney/water retention concern? What medicine is good to reduce cortisol?
Yes: Prednisone is a steroid and can potentially cause or worsen swelling and fluid retention. In some cases it can also cause kidney problems. There are cases, hiwever, in which steroids can be indicated in a patient with sumilar symptoms, such as if they had lupus for example and were having a symptomatic flare. I would certainly discuss directly with your doctor for the specifics in your case. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Usually: As long as you have had the pain properly evaluated to eliminate causes amenable to other methods, then marjijuana can be added to the mix to provide more effective control. It is helpful if you are in WA state or Colorade where this has been legalized for this purpose although be mindful that it is still illegal under Federal law. ...Read more
Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. Taking Celebrex and Lyrica (pregabalin). Biggest concern is major neck pain. Is that normal? What can I do to ease the pain?
StartW/Massage&Heat: Fibromyalgia is a rather broad term that includes so-called"myofascial pain syndrome"and a few other cute monikers.The bottom line is that there is no one sure-fire way to beat it and whatever is tried will take time and must be individualized for you.It may take some trial and error.Those drugs are only part of it. Physical therapy,massage therapy,proper posture, stress reduction and sleep habits ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is taking celebrex (celecoxib) 200mg every day harmful to the heart or blood pressure? I have severe osteoarthritis in the knees that the pills really help.
Possibly: Celebrex (celecoxib) can raise bp by causing sodium retention in the kidney and increase chance of heart attacks by increasing platelet reactivity. If one has risk factors for heart disease then taking celebrex (celecoxib) should be with great caution. Advise a thorough cardiac evaluation. ...Read more
Is the drug Lodine (etodolac) safe 4 arthritis and sciatic. I've read the side effects and it didn't sound good. Or will Motrin work just as well?
Good day. What is a good combination medication to take for primary hypertension in a 45 year old male with no other medical problems or medication. atenolol 50mg does not reduce the bp enough. Thank you.
Iplease tell me if sunbreeze essential oil is good for severe arthritis of the neck'
should it be taken along with tylenol (acetaminophen)?
Depends: Sunbreeze has three essential oils in it, cassia, menthol & camphor. They have mixed results when studied scientifically. Its best to try it on yourself and see if it works. There are no clear contraindications to taking it with tylenol (acetaminophen). Please make sure you are taking less than 3 grams of tylenol (acetaminophen) a day. ...Read more
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