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Which drugs can be given for spinal stenosis?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Options

Spinal stenosis can be treated conservatively with physical therapy and lumbar epidural steroid injections.
Your spine specialist can thoroughly evaluate you and help coordinate conservative care if appropriate. Surgery is usually helpful if all else fails. Check out spine-health.Com.

In brief: Options

Spinal stenosis can be treated conservatively with physical therapy and lumbar epidural steroid injections.
Your spine specialist can thoroughly evaluate you and help coordinate conservative care if appropriate. Surgery is usually helpful if all else fails. Check out spine-health.Com.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Steroids

Nodrugs can enlarge the bony canal corticosteroids are used to reduce the nerve swelling temporarily.
Injections can avoid the significant systemic side effects of oral use and are diagnostically helpful.

In brief: Steroids

Nodrugs can enlarge the bony canal corticosteroids are used to reduce the nerve swelling temporarily.
Injections can avoid the significant systemic side effects of oral use and are diagnostically helpful.
Dr. Mark Weston
Dr. Mark Weston
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: "arthritis" or pain

There are no drugs that can enlarge the space for nerves.
The non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaid, "arthritis") are also pain relievers. Examples are aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen. They can help, but have side effects such as upset stomach (read the label). Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen) & other brands) can also help. Other medications require a doctor's prescription. All can have side effects.

In brief: "arthritis" or pain

There are no drugs that can enlarge the space for nerves.
The non steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaid, "arthritis") are also pain relievers. Examples are aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen. They can help, but have side effects such as upset stomach (read the label). Acetaminophen (tylenol (acetaminophen) & other brands) can also help. Other medications require a doctor's prescription. All can have side effects.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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