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What Dosage Of Ibuprofen Is Generally Prescribed For Sciatica
Radicular Pain: Anti-inflammatories like Ibuprofen may help with sciatica pain. Usually prescribed doses are 600-800mg of Ibuprofen every 6-8hrs. However if you are not feeling better after 1-2 weeks, you may need to see a doctor to evaluate for stronger medications, physical therapy or further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Low back pain is pain that occurs in the back above the buttock area and below the ribs. Low back pain can be sharp, dull, intermittent or constant. Pain can be at rest or associated with activity. Back pain can also be accompanied with pain that shoots or radiates down into the lower extremities or legs which is frequently ...Read more
Is it safe to take 3 Advil (ibuprofen) 200mg every 3 hours for sciatica pain that hurts really bad.
My question is my hip is killing and do you think it's from sciatica nerve is there anything i can do I been taking ibuprofen no help and it's numb?
Hi I'm currently on 600mg of tegretol for my epilepsy but can i take ibuprofen with them as i have really bad sciatica n paracetamol n co_codamol do ?
Ibruprofen ok: In general, Tegretol can be used safely with ibruprofen. However, any codeine or opioid combination should be avoided with use of depressants like Tegretol, since the effects can be magnified. Moreover, with the diagnosis of sciatica, use of opiods in general has been thought to be the therapy of last resort; please consider seeing your physician to determine other therapeutic options. ...Read more
Hi, i've had sciatica for almost 5 weeks and got daizepam and tramadol, but it only works for short period. Can it take paracetamol/ibuprofen?
Paracetamol/ibuprofe: Yes you can take this with the other two medications that you are on. ...Read more
Hi. I seem to have pulled a muscle in my left buttock. It could be sciatica too. I have taken Ibuprofen (800mg) but it is not relieving it. I need to keep moving today. I have Prednisone on hand. I know it's not advisable to take both together due to sto
Shifted Sacroiliac: "Sciatica" is a broad term. Many times a pain in the buttock is referred pain from the sacroiliac joint that has shifted out of its normal anatomic position. This is actually very common, and often flared by going up stairs. Usually a result of trauma or lifting things that are too heavy. Ibuprofen is a good Rx. I would avoid using the steroids without first seeing your medical pro ...Read more
I take 50mg Tramadol 3 times a day for persistent low back pain. Worsened recently, now also 200mg Ibuprofen. Any concerns?
Mri confirmed herniated disc, pinched sciatic. What can I do for the constant low back pain? I take3 Advil (ibuprofen) every morn. Helps sometimes.
I have low back pain its hard to move my legs could it be my nerves or bone my doc said I have L4 inflammatory he gave me ibuprofen i still feel pain?
Spine Injury: This chronic pain in the distribution as you suggested is the result of an irritated nerve or facet joints or other injury typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease, etc requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
400 mg of ibuprofen daily is enough to handle the chronic low back pain from my scoliosis. Is this amount daily dangerous for the long term?
Major low back pain. Recurring. Injured this morning when getting out of bed. Advil (ibuprofen) ineffective. Heat pads help. Muscle or nerve? How to treat?
Have you been seen?: First if you have never been seen for this ,it is time to go see the doctor. It is better to apply cold to the area until you understand what is wrong in the back. Muscle vs nerve is addressed with the physical exam. Treatment is based on the working diagnosis after physical exam and maybe xrays. Could your pain stem from kidney, uterus, bladder? ...Read more
I have -sciatita..Been in very bad pain for over two, month.Doc give ibuprofen, vacoden, steroid treament, and shot..Still in bad pain can walk or stand..?
Make sure: Talk to your doctor about other possibilities other than routine back pain. At your age, there are worse scenarios. Then, get off the couch! exercise, specifically core- strengthening, and low impact activity are shown to improve pain. Stop any tobacco use. Yoga may be the best therapy studied to treat back pain. Above all, beware using ibuprophen and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I WAS PRESCRIBED BY MY DR TRAMOL 50 MG AND FLEXERIL 50 MGFOR MY SCIATICA PAIN . ILL RATHER TO TAKE ADVIL TWICE SINCE IS A DESINFLAMMATORY AND Tramadol is a narcotic . he inject me a desinflammatory with cortisone but stll having no severe pain ,im stret
I was prescribed 7.5mg percocet for TMJ pain, i'd rather not take this anymore. 600mg ibuprofen didnt help, should I go higher dosage?
I was diagnosed with TMJ. An OB prescribed me narcotics that doesn't work.the only thing that work is ibuprofen. Can I take low dosages at 8 weeks?
I already went to see my doctor and he prescribed me antibiotics and a stronger dosage of ibuprofen for the pain I have an ruptured eardrum and infection. What can I do for the discharge that is coming out of my ear.
I was prescribed narcos for a severe toothache I'm not due to have my next dose until 8:00 its now 7:14 can I take ibuprofen in the meantime?
Yes: Unless you have a problem with taking ibuprofen, you should be okay to take the dose. Hopefully the cause of the severe toothache will be controlled and you will get off the narcotics. Make sure that you follow the dentist's instructions with medication or therapy to resolve your problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My doc prescribed 75mg of ic diclofenac sod dr twice a day. What is the equivalent dose of Advil (ibuprofen), (ibuprofen) assuming Advil (ibuprofen) dose is 200mg/pill? Thank You. Davi
I took 4 ibuprofen, 4 allergy relief pills and one prescribed sinus congestion/ tiny white allergy pill. Did i double dose?
Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more
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