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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

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

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

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

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

Pain from my pinched sciatic nerve is concentrated on my right hip and lower back?

I mainly use heat, Aleve, and Tramadol to combat the pain. I am 49. It has gotten much worse and more frequent in the past year; it occurs mainly when walking or standing more than 10 or 15 minutes. ...

Posted 7 Jan 2012 10 answers

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 5 answers

Is sciatica pain in the calf common? It hurts no matter if Im sitting or laying down?

I have degenerative disc disease in my C, T & L spine. The lumbar disc degeneration was marked as advanced in my X-ray report. I also have degeneration @ my S1. I have had very mild sciatica ...

Posted 9 Mar 2013 1 answer

What is a frequently prescribed muscle relaxant and can it be used for sciatica ?

Having a flare-up of sciatic nerve pain in hip. What should I take to relieve pain ?

Posted 17 Mar 2012 6 answers

I currently take Naproxen 500mg. Is it also an OTC item?

Can I purchase this OTC or is it specifically a doctors script. I suffer from Sciatica and would like to know if there are any anti inflammatory OTC items that will produce the same relief.

Posted 28 Nov 2015 3 answers

What can I take for sciatica pain? I am allergic to aspirin and ibuprofen anti-inflammatory drugs.

does anyone know of an alternative class that is not based aspirin or ibprofen

Posted 14 Mar 2012 4 answers

How long can a disc herniation take to heal?

I hurt my back picking up something heavy and now can only walk around slow but not a lot of pain only some tingling sensation on right calf talked to people they said there sciatica took2 to 3months ...

Posted 9 days ago 3 answers

How long does naproxen take to work?

I was told to take 800mg of ibuprofen for sciatica pain but it has not helped at all and i just started taking 500mg of naproxen . Any help on this is greatly appreciated

Posted 12 Aug 2015 2 answers

What is a good pain reliever for sciatica, arthritis and low back pain?

I am unable to take Tylenol 3, Tramadol, Ibprophren and aspirin products. The OTC products are not strong enough. The only thing that seemed to help was Darvacet, but they took it off the market.

Posted 11 Feb 2011 5 answers

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