I have been on 2400mg of ibuprofen for many years with no problems. My osteoarthritis is severe, have had hip replaced, shoulder replaced (reverse operation) and have to have other shoulder replaced in reverse fashion very soon. I wonder if anyone has found relafen better as a paid reliever than ibuprofen?
How does relafen compare with ibuprofen for pain relief for severe osteoarthritis?
- 28 May 2015 by xylophone
- 29 May 2015
- relafen, osteoarthritis, pain, ibuprofen, pain relief, shoulder, operation
Added 29 May 2015:
Also, my doctor has not recommended switching to relafen. I was just wondering if people found it more effective against pain than ibuprofen.
I have never taken Relafen, but it is an NSAID just like Ibuprofen. It has many warnings regarding heart complications, as well as saying that for older people these are increased.
Personally, I've always thought Ibuprofen is the best pain reliever out there, but because of a sick Kidney, I can't take it. (although I do sneak one or two every now and then.) I have no idea what your medical problems are, or how old you are, so I can't recommend one over the other. I only know that I wish I could take Ibuprofen rather than the Vicoden I'm forced to take. This is a discussion you should probably have with your doctor, making sure he knows all the meds you are already taking, and any details you may have that could affect the Taking of Relafen.
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