13 years ago I was diagnose with fibromyalgia and since August 2009 i've been diagnose with several things irritable bowel syndrome,osteo arthritis,have bone chips in my knee and in my spine,recently been diagnose with cirrhosis of the liver I also go from chronic constipation to diarhia .i been hospitalize for my bowels seven times since August 09 my list of meds are tramacet sometimes Demerol, dicetel, gravol,domperidone,meloxicam,chlorax,sandoz orphenadrine,sulcrate plus,Xanax,dexilant,ralivia and sometimes flurazepam when I can't sleep.i have pain 24/7 what meds could I change that wouldn't damage my liver even more and what could I take for pain cause I've read on tramacet and what I found out was not very good ,if anybody have answers please let me know .thanks!
Hi Meeks & welcome to the site. I think that with cirrhosis you might have a hard time finding a med that is tolerable with the exception of maybe methadone. I hate referring you to that drug, because I was put on it for liver problems that couldn't be figured out, & altho it did help the pain, I really hated it because it made me a zombie. It is suppose to be easier on the liver.
If you ever decide to take it try to keep the dose at a minimum for your pain. I too suffer from many of your conditions, the fibro, OA, IBS. the chrontic diarrhea & constipation is the IBS. I don't believe talk therapy is the answer for your problems as suggested by another poster, but just my opinion. You need to find the right doctor which would be a lover specialist & a Pain Management doctor. I wish you the best...
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