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

Posted 7 Oct 2009 93 answers

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

Can high coumadin levels or high PT/INR cause confusion, slurred speech and eventual passing out?

Posted 18 Oct 2010 11 answers

Heart Disease - I have had, on two separate occasions, very high coumadin levels, and it manifested... itself as confusion, slurred speech and eventually passing out. Is this a common side-effect of high PT/INR (over 6) or am I drawing conclusions that are not really there?

What medications will cause heart flutters and irregular heart beat?

Posted 19 Apr 2014 5 answers

Have CRPS and have taken many meds over eth years - since on tramadol I ahve had heart flutters that now lead to racing heart, missing beats and it goes on for hours. I have no energy, feel faint and am totally exhausted doing nothing. Dr's say its a benign PVC - I did NOT have this before the... read more

Is there a way of preventing Acid reflux caused after taking Viagra?

Posted 12 Sep 2010 4 answers

Hi, I am a 34 yr male, every time I've taken Viagra, it has caused a good amount of heart burn... Initially I didnt realise it but it lead to acid reflux, due to which I had recurrent episodes of severe sore throat. This was caused due to the burns the acid caused in the throat due to the... read more

Lump on chest pain around heart/left lung area?

Posted 26 Aug 2016 3 answers

I have recently been having some pain that I thought was to do with my heart, but I have felt around my chest area and on the left side I have found a small lump but it feels like it should be apart of my bone, it feels very hard. I get sharp pains around my heart/left lung area at least once a... read more

How long should I take Plavix? I have been taking it for 8 years. I have a lot of bleeding under?

Posted 23 Apr 2010 7 answers

... the skin on my arms, ugly blood spots. When I had a stent put in 8 years ago there was another blockage 60%. Last year when I had my last heart test they found that this blockage was completely gone and the Dr. said that he did not know why. Now I am afraid to stop taking Plavix because I... read more

I accidentally took my morning meds tonight. Do I take my night meds now?Do I skip am meds in morn?

Posted 14 Nov 2015 5 answers

Am meds: PLAVIX, Coreg cr, ,Clopidogrel, Venlafaxine. Pm meds: Simvastatin, Aspirin, Had a HA blockage in LAD in 2009. Ended up with 6 stents in LAD after a Vaso-vagal event

Is it Safe to Use Furosemide in Conjunction with Spironolactone?

Posted 7 Oct 2009 4 answers

I have been diagnosed with congestive heart failure. This of course causes retention of fluids in my body when I ingest excessive sodium. My cardiologist originally prescribed Lasix (Furosemide) for control of this problem. In the meantime, as the V.A. is accustomed to often doing, their... read more

Can a person die of a heart attack from taking too high a dose of clonidine?

Posted 28 Aug 2010 5 answers

my son is taking .3 mg of clonidine plus has 2=.3 mg patches

What is this mean " LVEF - 45% ~ 49% " ?

Posted 8 Nov 2013 3 answers

My mum at the age of 85, recently having her echocardiography test, I saw the above description in her report, I wonder why the doctor didnt advise my mum about this description. Can anyone can advise me? Is this something serious? Or is ok for old age people like my mum? Thanks.

I've been taking Gabapentin for about 12 days now. I am up to 1200mg a day working up to 1800mg for?

Posted 28 Apr 2010 6 answers

... neuropothy. I have a history of heart disease my last heart attack 6 mo. ago. I have been having moderate to severe chest pain for last 2 days. Is this a reaction to the Gabapentin? I also have been very fatigued and have dizziness. No strength for anything. Just want to sleep. I also take... read more

Should I take Amlodipine and Diltiazem at the same time?

Posted 15 Jan 2010 4 answers

I was told mlyl heart rate was too high. I am already taking amlodipine and now I was given a prescription for Diltiazem with directions to take one pill a day. Since they are both calcium blockers should I take them both?

My husband started taking 50 mg of sertraline for 2 months now and he has many side effects?

Posted 6 days ago 1 answer

How long will it for all the side effects go away and for him to start feeling better? Does he have to stop taking the sertraline? Thank you.

Hydrocodone/APAP 5/500 Acetaminophen/Codeine #3 Oxycodone/APAP 10/325?

Posted 17 Aug 2010 2 answers

Neuropathy multiple strokes 2 Heart Accacks Degenerative bone disease Started with Hydrocodone 1 tab per 6 hours... started making me woozy, I cut it in half and was only able to take one half per day Acetaminophen #3, no relief Oxycodone/APAP 10/325 the latest course for pain relief... the best... read more

Can I safely take Celebrex and aspirin together?

Posted 28 Aug 2010 1 answer

Does Celebrex have an impact on the effects of aspirin taken to help prevent stroke and heart attacks

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