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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) xr cause severe pain and muscle tightness ? I'm a 59 year old female . Please help .

Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine)  xr  cause severe pain and muscle  tightness  ? I'm a 59 year old female .
Please help .

Yes, indirectly: Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) greatly reduces appetite for some patients. As a result they eat less and may develop mg or k deficiency, which will cause muscle pain and weakness. Also may lose weight in the form of muscle loss and become weak. The solution is good nutrition, including lots of vegetables, banannas, nuts, protein and adequate hydration. You feel full on the stimulant but your body is starving. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Severe pain and tightness in trapezius muscles both sides. Makes arms painful and weak. What can help this pain at home?

Severe pain and tightness in trapezius muscles both sides. Makes arms painful and weak. What can help this pain at home?

Muscle spasm: or tightness is CYCLIC Pain leads to spasm leads to more pain and this CIRCLE must be broken. Most TRUE muscle RELAXANTS have many side effects and some (like Valium) are ADDICTIVE> HEAT particularly WET HEAT is a VERY effective treatment of the spasm and IBUPROFEN a very effective relief of muscle pain Suggest you use both!' Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more

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My mother took synvicsone a week ago.For 4days she was alright but again her muscle below the knee got tight and is having severe pain , clotting ?

My mother took synvicsone a week ago.For 4days she was alright but again her muscle below the knee got tight and is having severe pain , clotting ?

Possibly: Any swelling and aching in calves, especially without activity, makes us worry about blood clots in the leg. She should call her physician or go to er to evaluated for this immedicately. It can be dangerous. ...Read more

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What to recommend for tight neck and upper back muscles that been hurting for a month. Taking Tylenol (acetaminophen) and Advil every other day having severe pain?

Take muscle : relaxant such as Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) with the pain killers. You need a prescription for that. Also apply warm compresses for 20 minutes x2 a day. If symptoms persist see a Physical therapist provided that no major problem such as herniated disc has been found. ...Read more

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Severe pain and tightness in chest with trapped air in my chest is this a sign of any illness and what causes it how do I get rid of it?

Chest pains: Pain in your chest is a serious medical condition. It is always a red flag and appointment with your pcp is warranted. Rec.: see your pcp for further investigation or referral to cardiologist. Take care. ...Read more

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Severe hand pain when i grasp objs. My pt says I have a "kink" in my nerve caused by tight neck and shoulder muscles. Term or diagnosis for condition?

Severe hand pain when i grasp objs. My pt says I have a "kink" in my nerve caused by tight neck and shoulder muscles. Term or diagnosis for condition?

Radiculopathy: Your pt is referring to a condition called radiculopathy where a nerve root in the neck is irritated or compressed causing symptoms in the arm or hand. This may not be what is actually going on. Normally radiculopathy does not cause pain upon grasping items. There can be a number of conditions that cause this symptom. I would recommend evaluation by a health care professional. ...Read more

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Can a almost reversed cervical spine, a curve in my spine & partial sacrilization of mylumbo sacral joint cause severe back pain with muscle tightness?

Can a almost reversed cervical spine, a curve in my spine & partial sacrilization of mylumbo sacral joint cause severe back pain with muscle tightness?

See Spine Specialist: Many people have anatomical variances in their spine like you, however not everyone of those people has or will have pain. Since this has been bothering you enough, i would suggest seeing a pain ; spine specialist to see what exactly is bothering you to see what they can do to help with your pain. ...Read more

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Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more