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Gabitril - why would this be prescribed for herniated disc?

Dr prescribed for herniated disc* not getting any relief. Was told side effects could be weight gain & seizers. I am already overweight & in constant pain. Asking for my Nephew, he is 20 yrs ...

Posted 8 Nov 2014 3 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

Severe pain from herniated disc?

Hi all. I have been diagnosed with a herniated disc at L5 and am in severe pain. I am on day 12 of being in bed. I try to walk around a bit but my lower back (almost in my bum) and my right leg give ...

Posted 1 Jul 2014 2 answers

Broken back & herniated discs in neck HATE THE MEDS?

I broke my back- recovery was exceptional at 8 weeks postop- one week later I was hit while at a complete stop and disrupted all scar tissue and herniated two discs in my neck... 4 Neurosurgeon told ...

Posted 21 Aug 2014 1 answer

Herniated disc - Is OxyContin more pain controlling than norco? I had a gastric pacemaker but in.?

... A nd and in Mega pain. Dr is changing pain med to OxyContin from Norco. Will this help? Kelly

Posted 28 Jun 2014 4 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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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