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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


What opiod works best for herniated discs?

I have had numerous steroid shots which did not work, a course of facet shots which didd not work and after a few years of being prescribed various pain meds I can't find a drug that works well ...

Posted 27 Sep 2013 2 answers

I had a lumbar epi 3 days ago (HD L4,5,S1). Should the pain decrease immediately? (Mine hasn't.)?

I had a lumbar epidural 3 days ago (from a respected pain management doc) for pain associated with my herniated discs-L4,5,S1/sciatica. My pain increased for two days & still has not subsided ...

Posted 30 Jul 2013 6 answers

Herniated disc - Anyone know how to get my husband to care that I am in pain. We have 4 kids and I?

... stay home with them and love every minute of it. I am very tired and in lots of pain from a c6c7 herniated disk I was just told I have. When I told him he said well I am really worried about my ...

Posted 10 Jul 2013 5 answers

Herniated disc - I need herbal remedies for my pain. Sick and tired of drs putting me on and then?

... taking away meds.I will no longer be a guinea pig. 15 yrs. Is enough

Posted 21 Jun 2013 1 answer

Herniated disc - I just got my first steroid shots done Wed, first of all local and sudation doesn't

... work for me. Does anyone else have this problem? I was feeling better this morning until I had to take care of my 20 month old who I was picking up and normal care giving (while my hudband sat ...

Posted 20 Jul 2013 1 answer

Has any one had thoracotomy surgery?did it help? t7-t8 herniation pressing on cord?

have lg herniated disc compressing cord at t7-t8 for close to 2 yrs. beento pain clinicsthey all suck as far as i can tell. if inj dont work they dont want to help you. ready to have big surgery if i ...

Posted 13 Apr 2013 3 answers

Lyrica for nerve and muscle pain does it work?

given for herniated disc t7-t8

Posted 26 Feb 2013 3 answers

How do you define doctor shopping?

I was in a car accident 3 years ago. I have 2 herniated discs in my neck and have an RX of Oxycodone. Originally I tried to get by on 2 (5mg) pills per day, (the prescription was for 1-2 tabs 4 times ...

Posted 12 Feb 2013 5 answers

How do I get percocets for my back when my doctor won't prescribe me anymore?

I have a herniated disc in my lower back. I was in a car accident about 2 years ago and have had to jump from doctor to doctor to get the needed medicine it takes for me to get through the day. I ...

Posted 4 Jun 2011 5 answers

Is a dosage of 2400mg of neurotin daily in 3 doses to treat pain from herniated discs correct?

My 38 year old daughter has 2 herniated discs in her back and her doctor has prescribed neurotin in 3 daily doses of 800 mg. This seems excessive to me and she is experiencing muscle twitches, as ...

Posted 7 Mar 2013 3 answers

Medicine - Hello community. I am 42, and have many back problems; 2 nerve root impingements within a

... narrowed neural foramen, ligamentum flavum hypertrtrophy, 9.3 degrees of levoscoliosis, disc desiccation with height loss, mild annular disc bulge, central herniated disc with effacement of ...

Posted 6 May 2013 3 answers

Hi gang! I've a question regarding surgery, do you feel that your surgery was worth it?

Are you suffering more pain than before surgery? Has anyone been able to get off pain meds with surgery, actually ANY type of surgery? I've DDD and herniated discs in my neck. Or is it disks? ...

Posted 17 Jan 2013 13 answers

Back Pain - how does someone that has severe pain go about getting proper meds from pain clinic?

going to second pain clinic now. had 3 neck fusions,have lg thoracic herniated disc(drs. dont want to operate because it would be a huge one. have ddd lumbar and bone spurs and bursitis. been going ...

Posted 11 Feb 2013 5 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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