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Can I take aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol along with tramadol?

If the pain is really bad?

Posted 25 May 2010 4 answers


Ibuprofen (Motrin) vs Naproxen?

I was in the emergency room about 3-4 weeks ago, the attending physican gave me a script of Ibuprofen (Motrin), ok--- my family doctor had ready had me on Naproxen. The question is, should I take ...

Posted 11 Jul 2012 5 answers

I had to sign an pain management agreement with my PCP... is this normal?

I had to sign a pain management agreement with my PCP which says that I can't get pain meds from any other Dr, even a pain mangagment specialist. I asked them, even if I get in a car accident, ...

Posted 13 Feb 2010 60 answers

Hello, I recently came down with sciatica pain in my right buttock and thigh?

Any suggestions on how to calm it down. My doctor gave me one week's worth of robaxin as a muscle relaxer. Should I combine this with cold pack or heating pad? It is worse in the morning after ...

Posted 6 Apr 2012 4 answers

I was prescribed Ibuprofen and Valium for back pain & I have tramadol - can I take together?

I was wondering should I take the ibuprofen and valium in the morning and then take the tramadol and valium at night for the pain or should i take all 3 at once? Any and all advice and suggestions ...

Posted 4 Aug 2010 1 answer

I am 31 weeks pregnant and have been taking 2-8 50mg tramadol a day throughout they are not?

... prescribed but I told my doc I was taking them..I had stopped for the first 3 months and then started again. I asked her if she could prescribe them insead of the codiene and tylenol she was ...

Posted 3 Apr 2013 4 answers

What is the difference between Meloxicam and Ibuprofen?

Aren't they both anti-inflammatory drugs? What is the difference?

Posted 12 Apr 2013 2 answers

What are the ingredients in Zanaflex/Tizanidine HCL 4 MG Tablets?

I was told it was a combination of Xanax and Flexeril. I would really like to know because my Dr. recently put me on it.

Posted 7 Aug 2012 5 answers

How much naproxen should I take for sciatica nerve damage?

I went to the emergency department about 5 days ago because of an intense pain on my right side from the lower vertebrae with a shooting pain down the leg now although the shooting pain is gone I ...

Posted 28 Sep 2013 3 answers

Norco & tylenol - what is the safest maximum dose, I don't want to hurt my liver?

Microdiskectomy surgery. If I take 20mg norco with 650mg tylenol every 6hrs am I still within safe range. Don't want to hurt my liver, but this dosage works very well pain wise. I go back july11 ...

Posted 5 Jul 2011 1 answer

Herniated disc - I don't want surgery, but what other options do I have?!?

I am 27 years old and a single mother of two. I also work in daycare full time. Needless to say my life is spent bending and lifting. Well, last year in October I was diagnosed with sciatica and the ...

Posted 11 Jan 2013 4 answers

Cortisone steroid injection?

I just had L5 S1 spinal injection five hours ago and the pains returned. I just wanted to know if that's normal and how long it usually takes to work. Any advice would be great. Ryan

Posted 23 Sep 2014 2 answers

What are the surgery options for treating sciatica? (particularly those VA funded)?

My mom has been suffering from sciatica for years now. She is on the VA waitlist for surgery. Her neurosurgeon wants to wait for her L2, L3, L4, and S1 discs to "break off" before ...

Posted 16 Sep 2014 2 answers

What would be the best drugs for dry cough?

i have cold for few days and recovered the cold after taking paracetamol but,the cough continue for 3 days now...

Posted 12 Sep 2014 1 answer

Prednisone - If I started Methylprednisolone yesterday I took 6 yesterday. And one today - after?

... reading the comments I am scared to death to take the rest. So far I did day 1 of 6 pills and day 2 I only took 1 so far. Is it safe to stop now, or do I have to finish ? It is the 4mg dosepk - 6 ...

Posted 7 Jul 2014 1 answer

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