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Taking 50mg of Lyrica x 2 daily - sleep or am sleepy ALL the time?

Hip replacement early Feb this year due to fall. Have had about 3 seizures requiring hospitalization since that time. Was on gabapentin, not working too well for the terrible pain and recently started the Lyrica. Took lyrica very successfully about 10 years ago for anklosing spondylitis. Make... read more

I have been prescribed 50 mg tramadol. Can I give that to my dog for his pain?

I have been prescribed 50 mg tramadol for my pain. Can I give that to my dog for his pain. He is about 60 pounds so I believe I would give him half 25 mg?

Is oxycodone apap 10/325 oval white m523 the same as endocet ?

I have avascular necrosis in my knees And hips I have one full hip replacement and one partial hip replacement I've been taking oxycodone apap 10/325 m 523 for 2 1/2 years I take three a day My pain through the night and day is sometimes unbearable When sitting or standing My knees now are the... read more

When to stop Meloxicam before surgery?

Having hip replacement surgery on the 16th. When should I stop taking my Meloxicam?

Knee pain after total hip replacement?

When I go to bed my affected side of a total hip replacement causes me severe knee pain

Do any prescription or over-the-counter drugs thin the blood and cause bruising (age 50+) ?

I recently had hip replacement surgery and was on 325 mg. of aspirin twice daily. My bruising and thin skin became so fragile that I tore my skin at the slightest bump. Now I am finished with the aspirin treatment, but my thin skin still bruises easily and tears as well. I look very much like an... read more

Prednisone and Surgery: I have Polymyalgia Rheumatica and need hip replacement surgery?

In the process of preparing for a hip replacement surgery, they found that I have Polymyalgia Rheumatica 3 weeks ago. I was in such debilitating pain, so the Prednisone really has helped the PMR. Unfortunately, the orthopedic surgeon will not do the hip replacement surgery until I get my Prednisone... read more

Alternative nerve pain medicine to Lyrica or Neurontin?

Am experiencing nerve damage from recent hip replacement surgery. My foot, knee and thigh are always at varying degrees of burning and throbbing. My hip , however, is doing well. I am allergic to neurontin and have scoliosis and lumbar osteoarthritis and every extra 5 lbs makes my spine ache, so... read more

Substitute for ibuprofen that doesn't cause inflammation in stomach?

I'm a 74 year old man who had a slipped epiphysis of both hips in 1950. The left hip required a cup arthroplasty. Since then I have had three hip replacements on the left side. I used aspirin in fairly high quantities to control pain from 1950 until about 8 years ago when an ulcer was... read more

How long after completing a course of Xarelto should I wait before taking anti-inflammatory drugs?

I have been taking Xarelto following hip replacement surgery but the paracetamol and codeine prescribed for pain have not been effective so I want to move to Ibuprofen or Naproxen when the 30 day course of Xarelto comes to an end

How long for the tightness in my upper thigh to go away after a full hip replacement?

I am 48 and had a full hip replacement on Dec 27,2017 as an outpatient procedure. The success has been remarkable. I was able to walk without any support about a week after surgery. I did physical therapy for four weeks after and even my therapist said I was healing very quickly and my progress was... read more

Can CBD Oil or medicinal marijuana help with chronic back pain?

I am currently taking Lipitor and metoprolol and a BP med. I have had 2 hip replacements and a heart attack. I have a lot of pain on my right upper thigh & right butt and thought it might be my hip but I’ve been told it’s my back. I’m in pain just walking or standing. I... read more

Voltaren Gel - is it safe to use after a hip replacement on that area and on the healed wound?

my hip is sore around the area where the socket is. no pain where the ball is . the wound is healed so can i use the gel safely.

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