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What prescription pain med can I use?

I am on Effexor ER, Trazodone, Armour Thyroid and have herniated disc. I am allergic to codeine. I have tried skelaxin & robaxin with no relief

Posted 6 Aug 2014 2 answers

I had 1 level acdf surgery July 16 and have been having terrible pain. I was given norco 10/325?

... every six hours which helped with making pain more tolerable. I went to my PC dr 3 wks post op cuz surgeon said he'd see me in October... PC made me feel like a drug seeker and cut my pain ...

Posted 21 Aug 2013 3 answers

Can simvastatin cause muscle tightness in shoulders and neck..been on 10mgs for over a year?

I also have herniated disc with spinal stenosis according to MRI but only have neck and shoulder stiffness ... came off simvastatin for almost 2 weeks and less muscle tightness. ..can this drug cause ...

Posted 5 Apr 2014 3 answers

I was told I have a lumbar herniated disc. I have weakness and pain on the right side especially?

... radiating in buttocks area. Does this mean the herniation is on the right of the spine?

Posted 10 Jun 2014 2 answers

Recently put on Tramadol 50mg for chronic neck pain from herniated disc & ostophytes, no use?

Have ostophyteson nearly all of the bones in my neck! I have a lot of trouble taking narcotic due to strange side effects. This has done absolutely nothing for my pain! Has anyone else had the same ...

Posted 11 Nov 2013 2 answers

I would like to know more about ligament tears in my back?

I have multiple back issues including ligament tears at L4-L5 and L5-S1. I get mixed answers from doctors or no answers at all. How serious can these be?

Posted 21 May 2014 1 answer

Are epidurals and nerve blocks the same thing?

I NEED HELP? I have a plethora of back and neck problems! I have three herniated disc in my neck, two bulging disc in Lumbar, two fractures in the thoracic (The curvature in this area caused ...

Posted 2 Mar 2014 1 answer

Pain - I have 6 levels in my back where the nerves are being pinched. 4 herniated discs. Failed 3?

4 herniated discs. failed 3 level fusion w 2 looses screws. Anyone know a pain doc in San Antonio area who will prescribe strong effective meds like oxycodone, etc.?

Posted 8 Apr 2014 1 answer

Herniated disc - Hello everyone, I'm 25 years old. I've had a large ruptured l5 s1 disc for about?

... 8 months. I've done the conservative treatment approach and it hasn't helped. I talked to my neurosurgeon and I've decided to have a microdiscectomy two weeks from today on March ...

Posted 18 Feb 2014 1 answer

What med can I take that last longer than 2/3 hours?

I have bulged and herniated discs and pain management put me on soma and lortab 7.5 4× daily. now Doc retired.. now new one changed me to norco 7.5/325. They suck. What can I take that lasts ...

Posted 29 Nov 2013 2 answers

Wondering if anyone else feels worthless due to lack of quality of life due to chronic pain?

I'm new here, just joined today... I've been dealing with chronic pain for the last three years due to DDD, bulging/herniated discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica and severe nerve pain. ...

Posted 9 Nov 2012 32 answers

Hello all... I have been taking 2 to 4 50mg Tramadol capsules for about a year for herniated discs?

... Now I would like to change to something perhaps a little stronger but with less side effects. Does anyone know of an alternative? Also has anyone out there ever experienced muscle twitching ...

Posted 17 Aug 2013 4 answers

MRI shows herniated C6. Dr wants me to see surgeon since I may have nerve damage, pain is minimal?

should I be concerned about nerve damage? I don't want surgery. No idea why I have the herniated disc other than my age - in my 40's but I'm somewhat phycially active - exercise 2-3x ...

Posted 22 Oct 2013 4 answers

I am on my first day without pain meds. The last one I took was yesterday around 2:30, I took half?

... of a Vicodin. I have been on Percocet and vicodin for the past two years. The Percocet I got from my pain management doctor that I went to for two herniated discs in my neck. The first few times ...

Posted 23 Nov 2011 4 answers

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