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What Pain Reliever Can Be Taken With Prednisone
Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more
What over-the-counter pain medication can be taken with meloxacam besides tylenol (acetaminophen) ?
Stick to Tylenol (acetaminophen) : Meloxicam is an nsaid. You're not going to want to take any ibuprofen, naproxen, Aspirin with this medicine. The only otc med choice left is acetaminophen. Take care. If you need something stronger, talk with your pcp about something prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: Check with your pharmacist if any interactions exist. Some antibiotics and pain medications are metabolized by the same processes in the liver which can lead to delayed clearance of one or the other. ...Read more
General Answer: Not sure precisely what this is asking, but all nsaids may be used to reduce inflammation & pain. They interfere with the chemical cascade initiated by injury which can result in pain &/or inflammation. This interference results in a decrease in both symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whatever is needed: It depends on what you were treating you and how you were treating it. Each person has to be individualized and your physician get help clarify what's best for you. ...Read more
Depends on stregnth: You will need to speak with a physician about your specific medical conditions, but you should follow the instructions on the bottle itself. While some people can tolerate up to 800mg three times a day, people with cerrtain medical conditions or any medications like Lisinopril can have kidney damage at even low doses. I would recommend following the dosing on the medication insert. ...Read more
What medication can be safely taken with viibryd (vilazodone hydrochloride) 40mg to help with my severe joint pain due to arthritis?
What can be taken for bad muscle and joint pain besides nsaids? nephrologist and gastroenterologist both said no nsaids and tylenol (acetaminophen) doesn't help
Try topical therapy: To minimize side effects, topical therapy like heat, massage, capsaicin cream &lidocaine patches are often helpful. It's important to remember that some degree of musculoskeletal discomfort is to be expected with age, and getting our mind to focus on other things is really important. Gradual exercise helps. Stronger pain meds should be used only occasionally due to life-threatening side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there a safe pain reliever that I can take frequently while being treated for an ulcer with omeprazole? Been taking tylenol, (acetaminophen) but doesn't help pain.
Tylenol (acetaminophen): You are right, you should not take other NSAIDs like ibuprofen/motrin/advil or naproxen/aleve when you have an ulcer. If you are having pain unrelated to your stomach, your doctor can prescribe narcotic pain medications. If the pain is related to your stomach, please discuss with your doctor the best treatment for your ulcer. ...Read more
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