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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 ...

Can meloxicam be used as a pain killer? And is it a narcotic?

Posted 5 Sep 2010 by yankees1 5 answers

I have arthritis in my back and I sit all day it is staring to really hurt. Will meloxicam help my pain

How long does the Mobic (meloxicam) take to start working?

Posted 29 May 2012 by badcatjack 2 answers

I have severe arthritis in both knees and just started taking meloxicam 15 mg once daily. I was taking naproxyn 500 mg once daily as of last week (05-24-12) and was just presribed meloxicam 15 mg once daily as of 05-25-12.

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?

Tramadol - what drug class?

Posted 4 Mar 2012 by maddog286 4 answers

Are there any acceptable pain killers to take while taking Plavix?

Posted 26 Mar 2012 by patneal6 6 answers

I am looking for an OTC pain killer such as Advil to take for back pain and occasional arthritis pain. I have just been prescribed Plavix.

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?

When do you find its best to take meloxicam?

Posted 5 Mar 2012 by kmandbt 5 answers

I know everyone says-same time every day with or without a meal... but I would like to know from those of you taking it daily-I have been taking it before going to bed-but I have heard that if you take it in the morning you will be 'easier' pain wise all day? Anyone have suggestions? ...

Methotrexate - Does it work? How long? Very confused! Help?

Posted 10 Jan 2011 by BionicMike 12 answers

On 12/9/10 I was diagnosed by my rheumatologist with Psoriatic Arthritis and Arthritis in my left hip (damage). The pain is severe (9-10 when unmedicated or really undermedicated). I am prescribe 100mcg of Fentanyl and methotrexate and meloxicam for analgesic relief and lamotrigine (like ...

Can hand tremors be related to/side effect of Prednisone use?

Posted 1 Sep 2012 by corner113 5 answers

66yo male taking Prednisone for dx of "acute RA". Was initially thought to have a viral infection that caused a "relative arthritis". Dr now feels its a type of RA that "temporaily" affects men over age 55

Why am I waking up with this pain in my fingers?

Posted 2 Apr 2012 by lady from T.O. 2 answers

Lately,I have been waking up in the middle of the night because of the pain in my finger joints. I am sure this is arthritis based. I have difficulty at these times bending my fingers. I force myself to do so as I am hoping it will help. I am thinking of taking a arthritis pill before I go to bed. ...

What is the suggested regimen, if any, for maximizing an ibuprofen effect on an inflammation?

Posted 17 Oct 2010 by prov.356 5 answers

Ten or fifteen years ago, a pharmacist gave me a pharmaceutical paper (lost now) dealing with muscular pain (e.g., back pain)to take the fullest advantage of the NSAID effect of ibuprofen. The paper claimed that taking occasional ibuprofen only masked the pain, whereas taking 2.5-3.0 grams in the ...

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