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Related terms: Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Arthritis, Degenerative joint disease (DJD), Hypertrophic Osteoarthritis, Osteoarthrosis, DJD, OA, Degenerative Joint disease, Joint Pain, Gonarthrosis, Sacroiliac Arthritis


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Aleve vs Ibuprofen: What's the difference?

Posted 13 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

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?

How do I beat nausea while taking Tramadol?

Posted 4 Nov 2009 21 answers

Last week my rheumatologist prescribed Tramadol 50mg (Ultram) to take 3 times daily as needed for pain due to RA and osteoarthritis in my knees. I tried taking it after a meal and at bedtime hoping I wouldn't feel the nausea while I was sleeping, but it (the nausea) just kept me awake most of ...

How long does it normally take Celebrex to work?

Posted 12 Aug 2011 by Ouch14250 2 answers

I have just started on the drug after reinjuring my knee after kneecap replacement surgery. Due to the injury, my doc says I have some more arthritis developing. She gave me a Cortisone shot to help make me more comfortable until the Celebrex kicks in. Don't want to do another. OUCH! They hurt ...

Aleve vs Advil: What's the difference?

Posted 7 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

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

Voltaren Gel - Does it work?

Posted 4 Oct 2009 14 answers

I recently heard about Voltaren Gel for treatment of Osteoarthritis. I'm wondering if anyone has used it and does it work in relieving the pain? I did some research online, but I don't know of anyone that has used this topical form of Voltaren. I have severe osteo and rheumatoid arthritis ...

Ibuprofen (Motrin) and Naproxen Interaction?

Posted 11 Jul 2012 5 answers

I was in the emergency room about 3-4 weeks ago, the attending physican gave me a script of Ibuprofen (Motrin), ok--- my family doctor had ready had me on Naproxen. The question is, should I take these two meds at the same time? Aren't these meds classified as NSAIDs? I don't think they ...

I suffer from severe joint pain in all my major joints!?

Posted 14 Mar 2013 by robsgirlamy2009 4 answers

It started in May of 2012 in my feet and has now spread to all my major joints! I can barely walk anymore and also I am losing muscle strength. Like if I squat down I cannot get back up without help. I am on several pain medications but nothing seems to completely work. It makes the pain tolerable ...

Severe Joint Pain while tapering Prednisone pills - started with 60mg dose?

Posted 7 Nov 2010 by pink_ninja 8 answers

Hi everyone, I'm currently tapering from 35 mg a day to 30 (this week), and I'll keep at that 5 mg down a week taper rate until I hit 20 mg and from there it's 1 mg down per week. At my highest dose, I was at 60 mg a day for a couple months. So far this has caused extreme anxiety and ...

Tylenol vs Advil: What's the difference?

Posted 15 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

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?

Posted 7 Sep 2016 1 answerFAQ by

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

I had to sign an pain management agreement with my PCP... is this normal?

Posted 13 Feb 2010 by chronicpainhurts 62 answers

I had to sign a pain management agreement with my PCP which says that I can't get pain meds from any other Dr, even a pain mangagment specialist. I asked them, even if I get in a car accident, and they give me IV pain meds, and I am out of it, does that count and will they put me in rehab? ...

Be Careful taking Vitamin D! If you are sensitive, there are numerous side effects, some quite?

Posted 15 Oct 2012 by sg72 9 answers

... debilitating. Chest pain, joint pain, insomnia, fatique, itching, depression and much more!!! Please take small doses and work up gradually - and track any changes that are bothersome. Good luck!

Methylprednisolone - Can I take every day's dose at once every morning?

Posted 3 Dec 2013 by tifftiff1994 1 answer

I have the 6 day pack and I know if says you can take the first dose all at once but is it okay to do what with the rest of the days to follow?

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