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What Is A Good Medication For Joint Pain That Is Not An Nsaid
If ibuprofen is no longer working to reduce the pain from a toothache, would dihydrocodeine be a good alternative?
Try Tylenol (acetaminophen) products: But call your doctor for other option. Also, do not use more than the recommended dosage on the label. ...Read more
What is treatment for iliotibial band burning when problem is not helped byphysical therapy and is a not a result of a back problem?
Very Painful very loud snapping scapula for 1yr. Physio not helping. What is the best imaging for this if MRI is not an option for me?
No imaging.: The condition sounds like a functional one (in how the tendon moves). Functional problems are not well evaluated by imaging tests. (Imaging tests are good for anatomical problems - like if their is a tumor or something growing on the tendon. That would be obvious on exam). See an orthopedic surgeon for advice on what to do. He/she should do a thorough before advising treatment. Or HealthTap Prime ...Read more
What would be good to use for inflamation in neck/back, that is not an nsaid? (bad reaction to nsaids)
Heat: Try topical heating pads?Get a more detailed answer ›
Is there treatment for anxiety and cod that doesn't involve medicine or a psychologist or is it not possible?
Well,..: You could go on-pine and try to educate yourself as to remedies for self treatment, such as Relaxation techniques including yoga, meditation, etc. But anxiety and OCD may be related to Neurotransmitters that are at differing levels in your system and medications maybe more helpful. Hypnotherapy is a possible option that has worked for some people too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and No: While it is possible for you to take a pain medication (opiate) and clenbuterol, the bigger question is it safe? Probably not safe. The drug clenbuterol is banned from the fda and has been listed as a banned substance by many organizations due to the side effects and performance enhancing effects. Side effects include increased heart rate, muscular tremors, headaches, nausea, fever, and chills. ...Read more
Please explain if it is possible for a pain medication to have an 'anti' affect, make the pain worse?
Is there a usual prescription pain medication that is good for a pulled or torn calf muscle, or simply use ibuprofen, etc.?
What is the best medicine to help/relieve arthritis in the knees? Is there an over-the-counter medicine or a perscription medicine?
Unfortunatelly : Unfortunatelly , medicine is not so simple. Many things have to be considered, the age, sex, diagnosis, weight physycal activity etcetc . The diagnosis is very important , all knee pains are not due to the same thing , and thus are not cured the same way, whay could be good for somebody may be totally wrong for somebody else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: There are no vitamins or herbs which have reliably demonstrated to relieve joint pain, although some selected patients seem to improve with a gluten-free diet. I currently recommend that an adult living in the USA with any kind of normal diet avoid all multivitamins completely. There are too many GI problems. I have done work with joint pain. Google "Principles of Intrinsic Medicine" for my link. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi regarding Gout. Is Colchicine a pain killer that will work similar to another pain killer or is it more a treatment that will work only after taking for a few days NOT instantly? Thank you Rob
Helps in gout: especially in acute attack . Steroid injection will give quicker relief, best method is prevention of an attack . Always hydrate well ( drink lots of water all the time I do ! ) avoid alcohol and too much meat , get your uric acid monitored by a physician to avoid systemic damage to your body . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Health Myths: Nope. Not sure where you got this false myth. Now, over doing it or taking too many, like all medications, would be dangerous. ...Read more
None: Can't really think of an OTC med strong enough to quell the pain of a broken limb. Usually narcotic pain relievers would be used. I never recommend NSAIDS like Advil or Aleve when you need healing as they do relieve pain, but they also interfere with the healing process, potentially prolonging the healing phase.You're pretty much left with Tylenol (acetaminophen). If no choice & really need relief, use an NSAID. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there such a thing as an effective natural pain killer? This is for joint pain, arthritis in my case. I'd like to stop taking naproxen.
There was a pill called instaflex some time ago, that seemed to alleviate my pain a llittle. But it was too expensi
Congratulation on: wanting to help yourself overcome pathological lying. Medication may play a role but a mental health ;professional would be appropriate. He/she can help you determine the root of your condition and provide strategies to help you change. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Is there any pain relieving medication that i can take for a shoulder fracture?Preferably a medication with less side effects if possible.Thanks
No set time duration: NSAIDS can cause problems such as gastritis or stomach ulceration even after relatively brief periods of usage. NSAIDS have a black box warning indicating increased risk of stroke or heart attack. Cardiovascular risk may be increased in patients with other risk factors for CV disease, such as smoking or family history or Diabetes. Don't take NSAIDS on a chronic basis unless your physician ok's it ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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