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I have MS and trigem neuralgia and have terrible pain. Tried gaba, baclofen, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) elavil, tegretol, otc, etc...What is the best pain med for this?

I have MS and trigem neuralgia and have terrible pain. Tried gaba, baclofen, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) elavil, tegretol, otc, etc...What is the best pain med for this?

Trigeminal neuralgia: Sadly trigeminal neuralgia is a poorly understood disease that has an even worse track record for treatment. Most patients suffer from this disease without much relief. There is a growing body of evidence looking into Lamotrigine as a treatment. Ask your prescribing doctor if this is an alternative. ...Read more

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What is the best pain med after surgery?

What is the best pain med after surgery?

Depends: What kind of surgery and what have you tried in the past that worked? ...Read more

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What is the best pain med for fybromyalga?

What is the best pain med for fybromyalga?

One that helps you: Best is the one that helps you most. Each one responds different. I use a lot of combinations, mostly Nucynta (tapentadol) and Cymbalta combination. I try to avoid narcotics, which are habit forming. Your doctor will guide you thru the choices. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed 9 months ago with chronic pancreatitis I have constant debilitating pain. What is the best pain med for this?

I was diagnosed 9 months ago with chronic pancreatitis  I have constant debilitating pain. What is the best pain med for this?

Pain specialist: You will need two specialists & a dietitian to help you. A pain specialist to guide use of pain medications. A gastroenterologist to evaluate your pancreas, stomach and liver certain foods can prevent repeat episodes, discuss with dietitian. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best non prescription pain med for knee pain ?

What is the best non prescription pain med for knee pain  ?

Ibuprofen or naproxe: Ibuprofen or Naproxen are over the counter anti-inflammatories that will help with knee pain. Be careful to take with food to avoid stomach upset. Ibuprofen is available over the counter in 200mg tabs (rx is 400, 600 and 800 mg) and lasts 6 hrs. Naproxen is available as 220mg over the counter (rx is 250, 375, 500 and 550) and lasts 8 hours. ...Read more

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What is the best pain med to help with severe chronic back pain when all other options have failed? Have tried trig point inject, phys therapy

What is the best pain med to help with severe chronic back pain when all other options have failed? Have tried trig point inject, phys therapy

Try osteopathic tx: Why not try osteopathic medical treatment by a trained do, or osteopathic doctor, who can do a complete musculoskeletal diagnosis of your condition, and also take into consideration past and recent traumas, medical conditions, etc.? This could be affecting the fatigue from your chronic pain. Go to the aoa.Org website, and look up a doctor in your town, and get a second opinion and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best non-narcotic pain med. To take for herniated disk?My doc says only a narcotic will help but i refuse to take any cause i'm a x-addict

What is the best non-narcotic pain med. To take for herniated disk?My doc says only a narcotic will help but i refuse to take any cause i'm a x-addict

NSAIDs: I understand your trepidation. You may want to discuss nsaids with your physician. Thee are drugs like Ibuprofen and naproxen. Of course like all drugs they are not without side effects like GI ulcers, rectal bleeding.Etc. Talk it over with your physician. ...Read more

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