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Which pain medication is prescribed for relief of a pinched nerve?
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Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Various
There are 3 classes of medications for this type of pain: 1- anti-inflammatory: steroids (solumedrol, decadron, etc)and nsaids (ibuprofen, motrin, naprosyn, (naproxen) etc) 2- muscle relaxants (e.
g., soma, flexeril) 3- narcotics (vicodin, oxycodone, etc) i prefer using classes 1 and 2 before resorting to class 3.

In brief: Various
There are 3 classes of medications for this type of pain: 1- anti-inflammatory: steroids (solumedrol, decadron, etc)and nsaids (ibuprofen, motrin, naprosyn, (naproxen) etc) 2- muscle relaxants (e.
g., soma, flexeril) 3- narcotics (vicodin, oxycodone, etc) i prefer using classes 1 and 2 before resorting to class 3.
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Dr. Will Moorehead
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
In brief: Different Typed
The use of oral steroids, nerve blocks and epidural steroids along with NSAID are the common medications used along with appropriate analgesic medications are the usual medications for an acute neuritis &/or radiculitis.
In chronic cases Gabapentin & derivatives may be helpful

In brief: Different Typed
The use of oral steroids, nerve blocks and epidural steroids along with NSAID are the common medications used along with appropriate analgesic medications are the usual medications for an acute neuritis &/or radiculitis.
In chronic cases Gabapentin & derivatives may be helpful
Dr. Will Moorehead
Dr. Will Moorehead
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