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Can you take care of trazodone every night and does it make you gain weight?

Posted 2 Nov 2016 by Marty77 10 answers

I have spondylosis and fibromyalgia can I take trazodone every night and will it make me gain weight? Does it affect my arthritis on my spine lower lumbar

Can lumbar fusion cause peripheral neuropathy ?

Posted 20 Feb 2015 by Bob denny 4 answers

Did not have any symptoms till about one year after pain is so extreme I have been to the emergency room on two occasions was told that I now have peripheral neuropathy.very concerned that now I am going to have neuropathy for life.please I need more details of how this could have ...

What can I take instead of prednisone without side affects, but as affective? I have bulging disc?

Posted 20 May 2016 by naturalitis 4 answers

Bulging disc and pinch nerve in lumbar(L5)

I've been on 1200mg a day (600mg morning / 600mg night) of Lyrica for approximately 3 months.

Posted 16 Jan 2018 by N1TR0X 2 answers

I'm on Lyrica.for a spinal injury do to herniated lumbar disc. I've read about all the horrible side effects and I want to get off. What kind of side effects am I looking at and also how should I attempt to cut down?

Chronic Pain- Severe Sciatica and no answers yet?

Posted 30 Aug 2015 by Lorrainy 4 answers

I have severe Sciatica on rt side of body from lumbar area to foot. Doctors have done an MRI which showed several problems with discs on left side of spine which leaves the severe pain with no answer. I had 1 epidural pain injection last week with no change. Does anyone have any possible answers? I ...

What dose of Celebrex is used for chronic low back pain one year after lumbar spinal fusion?

Posted 21 Jan 2017 by sglusk 2 answers

TLIF fusion L4-L5 on Nov. 27, 2015. Still suffer tremendous nerve pain in my lower back, though the nerve pain in my legs is much better since the fusion.

Will Nucynta ER 50 mg help with nerve pain?

Posted 4 Feb 2017 by MariettaGirl 3 answers

I have severe lumbar and cervical pain and am post L5 S1 fusion one year. My pain specialist prescribed Nucynta ER 50 mg every 12 hours plus I have Percocet 10/325 mg every 6 hours. I'm still in pain but just began the Nucynta 3 days ago. Can anyone tell me if this drug will build up in ...

Mentanx vs Gabapentin?

Posted 8 Mar 2015 3 answers

I am a 55 yo male diagnosed with neuropathic Meralgia Paraesthetica (MP) 2 years after symptoms first appeared. I also have lumbar DDD, spinal and facet stenosis, all diagnosed 3 years ago. For all of aforementioned I am taking one 30mg Oxycontin twice daily and a 600 mg gabapentin 3x daily. I ...

Flector Patch - Lumbar Stenosis Pain?

Posted 3 Apr 2015 by TARHEELDON 4 answers

My Ortho Dr. gave me a sample of Flector patch and I attached it. While reading the warnings regarding any Cardiovascular history, I pulled it off after 15 min. Pain relief is great, but chance of Death from wearing this, not so good. Why do some Drs. give these out without warning patients?

I'm at a loss at finding pain management and would like to hear what has helped others?

Posted 17 days ago by Username22 0 answers

Quick history, a car accident has left me with 4 herniated lumbar discs, peripheral neuropathy from those discs sitting on the nerve, crushed thoracic spine and pinched nerves in cervical spine. I had been dealing with the pain by doing gentle yoga, physio and panadine forte but it's not ...

Chronic Pain - I ran out of pain meds because I was in the hospital for two days and someone took my

Posted 16 Feb 2015 by cherishis 2 answers

... meds. I'm 68 hours without my oxycodone and don't see my Dr till the 26th. What can I do to relieve back and knee pain? 2 herniated discs lumbar, and need knee replacements

I find that tramadol only take effect if I take a 2nd 2 tablets an hour after the 1st 2?

Posted 9 May 2015 by Marionmag 2 answers

I have a lumbar discs prolapse, occurred last October, anti-inflames, diifene, etc have no effect, told by specialist that I should have had emergency op in October, but hindsight heh!! Meds are not working, I've found out by accident that if I take 2 tramadol and take another 2 an hour later ...

Can I take aleve while taking nucynta 50mg er?

Posted 12 Jun 2015 by Conniejrobbins 1 answer

I have osteoarthritis in my lumbar region Ann was wondering if I could take aleve for anti inflammatory while taking nucynta er 50 mg

Pain - Male, age 69. Was in reasonably good shape before following happened to me?

Posted 31 Oct 2015 by rabnud88 1 answer

Following covers close to a 9 year period and has been progressive. Currently have stenosis and bulging disks at all levels of lumbar spine and a total hip replacement. As a group, the hip replacement and the lumbar problems have created chronic nerve pain from just above waist to feet. Left leg is ...

I have a BULDGING DISC AN SERIOUS DEGENERATION BETWEEN MY L4-L6 , should I get steroid injections?

Posted 23 Nov 2015 by Bakersrage 2 answers

i have had tgus chronic pain in my lower lumbar for almost 20 years now an now my Dr has been treating it with hydrocodone an nurontin , its help some but the consistant pain is ALWAYS THEIR! my Dr is now reffering me to get steroidal injections , i have several family members that have told me to ...

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