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How long will I be going through Cymbalta withdrawals?

I've been taking Cymbalta for 8 years for depression and chronic pain. I started having terrible sweating, short term memory loss, severe depression, worsening pain, and many other side effects. My Dr started slowly trying to get my dosage down from 90mgs, & after getting down from 60mgs... read more

Any of you feel so damn useless having chronic pain?

I sit here day after day thinking about how strong and useful I was. I enjoyed designing my yard landscaping, going to work, and in general being productive. Now that the accumulating multiple pain has taken over my life and made me more of a dreamer than a doer, I feel hopeless and a burden to my... read more

Meloxicam vs Ibuprofen, what's the difference?

What is the strongest pain medication I can take for chronic back pain?

I have had several heart attacks and have 2 stents in my heart. i also have stents in both legs. this is due to vascular disease. i have chronic back pain and have been on lortab 10 for a couple of years - 2x a day. they don't seem to help anymore. i also take plavix,asprin,and a number of... read more

Aleve vs Ibuprofen: What's the difference?

Aleve and ibuprofen are both used for pain relief. But is one more effective or more likely to cause side effects compared to the other?

Naproxen vs ibuprofen: What's the difference?

Naproxen and ibuprofen are both NSAIDs, but which one is more effective or more likely to cause side effects?

What's the best muscle relaxant available with a prescription? All opinions wanted!

I'm about to start a skeletal muscle relaxant for physical therapy and need your help! Here are a list of skeletal muscle relaxants. Please select the one you have had the best results with and let me know about it! I would appreciate it so much! Thanks in advance! -Carisoprodol (Soma) ... read more

Tylenol vs Advil: What's the difference?

Tylenol and Advil are both used for pain relief but is one more effective than the other or has less of a risk of side effects?

Motrin vs Advil: What's the difference?

Both Motrin and Advil are NSAIDs but is one stronger or more likely to cause side effects compared to the other?

Aleve vs Advil: What's the difference?

Aleve and Advil are both NSAIDs but which one is stronger or less likely to cause side effects?

Vicodin vs Percocet: What's the difference?

Vicodin and Percocet are both used for pain relief but is one stronger or more addictive than the other?

Has anyone else had a neurostimulator implanted for pain control?

My pain management doctor is going to try epidurals for my back pain, but if they don't work, he wants to try a neurostimulator. I would really appreciate comments/experiences/suggestions from anyone who has a neurostimulator. I don't look forward to another minor surgery, but if the... read more

Spinal fusion - was it worth it for your back pain?

OK guys, I went to see a surgeon today and he suggested a spinal fusion. I know what a spinal fusion is so I dont need that explained. What I want to know is if you have had one for your back pain and do you think it is worth it? They gave me about a 70% success rate. I am supposed to think about... read more

Neurontin - does neurontion really work for back pain, spinal pain, nerves, and neck pain?

i was in a car accident 2 weeks ago and my doc put me on this and im seeing a chriopracter 3 times a week for the next 6-8weeks and im scared to try this medicine because no pain med has ever helped me before and plus she said it was also used for bipolar and depression and i have all that and i... read more

Can you get pregnant after Mirena removal?

After having the IUD for 2.5 years after the birth of my daughter, I started having chronic back pain only on my right side... So I called my ob/gyn... I had to have a hysteroscopy to have my IUD removed, it had turned sideways causing my back pain. I want to conceive again. It has been about two... read more

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