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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?

Can I take aspirin, ibuprofen or paracetamol along with tramadol?

Posted 25 May 2010 by Mummy65 4 answers

If the pain is really bad?

What is the difference between Meloxicam and Ibuprofen?

Posted 12 Apr 2013 by stephfayard39 2 answers

Aren't they both anti-inflammatory drugs? What is the difference?

Hello, I recently came down with sciatica pain in my right buttock and thigh?

Posted 6 Apr 2012 by rodlang 6 answers

Any suggestions on how to calm it down. My doctor gave me one week's worth of robaxin as a muscle relaxer. Should I combine this with cold pack or heating pad? It is worse in the morning after waking up and of course I have to get myself to work. Thanks for any suggestions.

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 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? ...

How much naproxen should I take for sciatica nerve damage?

Posted 28 Sep 2013 by Samson2013 3 answers

I went to the emergency department about 5 days ago because of an intense pain on my right side from the lower vertebrae with a shooting pain down the leg now although the shooting pain is gone I stilll have problems with pain in the lower back buttock area and i've taken all the valium, ...

What is a frequently prescribed muscle relaxant and can it be used for sciatica ?

Posted 17 Mar 2012 by knitter2b2003 9 answers

Having a flare-up of sciatic nerve pain in hip. What should I take to relieve pain ?

Is sciatica pain in the calf common? It hurts no matter if Im sitting or laying down?

Posted 9 Mar 2013 by ChrissyShelly 1 answer

I have degenerative disc disease in my C, T & L spine. The lumbar disc degeneration was marked as advanced in my X-ray report. I also have degeneration @ my S1. I have had very mild sciatica before in my left leg. So Ive always compensated with my right leg. About 2 months ago the pain started ...

I have just been prescribed gabapentin 300mg for sciatica nerve pain in my leg?

Posted 13 Jul 2016 by Martinka4601 7 answers

The pain only occurs when sitting. Does anyone have experience taking this drug for sciatica pain?

How long does naproxen take to work?

Posted 12 Aug 2015 by Eliasgarcia 2 answers

I was told to take 800mg of ibuprofen for sciatica pain but it has not helped at all and i just started taking 500mg of naproxen . Any help on this is greatly appreciated

Herniated disc - I don't want surgery, but what other options do I have?!?

Posted 11 Jan 2013 by Krissy125 7 answers

I am 27 years old and a single mother of two. I also work in daycare full time. Needless to say my life is spent bending and lifting. Well, last year in October I was diagnosed with sciatica and the cause of it was a herniated disc. My right foot and leg are numb and my back has severe pain. I ...

Pain from my pinched sciatic nerve is concentrated on my right hip and lower back?

Posted 7 Jan 2012 by deniseochristi 10 answers

I mainly use heat, Aleve, and Tramadol to combat the pain. I am 49. It has gotten much worse and more frequent in the past year; it occurs mainly when walking or standing more than 10 or 15 minutes. My Neurologist and Int. Med. Physician are both reluctant to prescribe narcotics. I've tried a ...

What is a good pain reliever for sciatica, arthritis and low back pain?

Posted 11 Feb 2011 by catmoore 5 answers

I am unable to take Tylenol 3, Tramadol, Ibprophren and aspirin products. The OTC products are not strong enough. The only thing that seemed to help was Darvacet, but they took it off the market.

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