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How do I beat nausea while taking Tramadol?

Last week my rheumatologist prescribed Tramadol 50mg (Ultram) to take 3 times daily as needed for pain due to RA and osteoarthritis in my knees. I tried taking it after a meal and at bedtime hoping I ...

Posted 4 Nov 2009 21 answers

Can meloxicam be used as a pain killer? And is it a narcotic?

I have arthritis in my back and I sit all day it is staring to really hurt. Will meloxicam help my pain

Posted 5 Sep 2010 3 answers

How long does the Mobic (meloxicam) take to start working?

I have severe arthritis in both knees and just started taking meloxicam 15 mg once daily. I was taking naproxyn 500 mg once daily as of last week (05-24-12) and was just presribed meloxicam 15 mg ...

Posted 29 May 2012 2 answers

Tramadol - what drug class?

Posted 4 Mar 2012 4 answers

Are there any acceptable pain killers to take while taking Plavix?

I am looking for an OTC pain killer such as Advil to take for back pain and occasional arthritis pain. I have just been prescribed Plavix.

Posted 26 Mar 2012 5 answers

Methotrexate - Does it work? How long? Very confused! Help?

On 12/9/10 I was diagnosed by my rheumatologist with Psoriatic Arthritis and Arthritis in my left hip (damage). The pain is severe (9-10 when unmedicated or really undermedicated). I am prescribe ...

Posted 10 Jan 2011 12 answers

Why am I waking up with this pain in my fingers?

Lately,I have been waking up in the middle of the night because of the pain in my finger joints. I am sure this is arthritis based. I have difficulty at these times bending my fingers. I force myself ...

Posted 2 Apr 2012 2 answers

When do you find its best to take meloxicam?

I know everyone says-same time every day with or without a meal... but I would like to know from those of you taking it daily-I have been taking it before going to bed-but I have heard that if you ...

Posted 5 Mar 2012 4 answers

What anti-inflammatory ibuprofen medication has less risks than naproxen?

I have taken naproxen for arthritis for years and it has been a God send... I am very crippled without it. Having trouble controling hypertension though. Can naproxen be the problem? What else to ...

Posted 7 Sep 2011 6 answers

Can hand tremors be related to/side effect of Prednisone use?

66yo male taking Prednisone for dx of "acute RA". Was initially thought to have a viral infection that caused a "relative arthritis". Dr now feels its a type of RA that ...

Posted 1 Sep 2012 5 answers

I was prescribed Tramadol for arthritis- like pain in my hands & joints because of the repetitivene?

Repetitiveness of my job. I was only prescribed two 50 mg per day which did absolutely nothing so I gradually increased to 3 & then 4 & then 5 or six AT A TIME... Only that amount eased my ...

Posted 23 Jul 2012 8 answers

Methylprednisolone - Can I take every day's dose at once every morning?

I have the 6 day pack and I know if says you can take the first dose all at once but is it okay to do what with the rest of the days to follow?

Posted 3 Dec 2013 1 answer

I was prescribed Tramadol?

I was prescribed tramadol for neck pain associated with whiplash and arthritis. I also take Lexapro 15 mg every night. I read something about the two together having a mild to moderate drug ...

Posted 12 Jan 2013 9 answers

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