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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?

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

Posted 13 Feb 2010 by chronicpainhurts 63 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? ...

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?

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

Posted 25 May 2010 by Mummy65 4 answers

If the pain is really bad?

I am 31 weeks pregnant and have been taking 2-8 50mg tramadol a day throughout they are not?

Posted 3 Apr 2013 by kmb20112013 11 answers

... prescribed but I told my doc I was taking them..I had stopped for the first 3 months and then started again. I asked her if she could prescribe them insead of the codiene and tylenol she was giving me because they don't make me nauseous and tired like the others did and she looked it up ...

This is why I hate doctors... my horrible story?

Posted 20 Mar 2010 by chronicpainhurts 43 answers

This is why I hate doctors... in my area, they are jerks and care only about themselves and their career... here it is.. The other night, I couldn't sleep. i knew I had a UTI and felt terrible, but dealt with it because I don't trust doctors. Sometimes I can treat it myself with ...

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

Posted 13 Jul 2016 by Martinka4601 8 answers

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

Wondering if anyone else feels worthless due to lack of quality of life due to chronic pain?

Posted 9 Nov 2012 by PiratePrincess 33 answers

I'm new here, just joined today... I've been dealing with chronic pain for the last three years due to DDD, bulging/herniated discs, spinal stenosis, sciatica and severe nerve pain. I'm a wife and mother of two teenagers... I miss being an active member of my family. I went from ...

I was prescribed Ibuprofen and Valium for back pain & I have tramadol - can I take together?

Posted 4 Aug 2010 by GodWilling62 1 answer

I was wondering should I take the ibuprofen and valium in the morning and then take the tramadol and valium at night for the pain or should i take all 3 at once? Any and all advice and suggestions are highly appreciated, thanks in advance everyone !

What other muscle relaxers are available? I may not be able to get Flexeril?

Posted 6 Jul 2011 by ElizaJane23 26 answers

What other prescription muscle relaxers are on the market? Is Soma a muscle relaxer? I believe I heard it was no longer going to be made - is this correct? I would appreciate knowing what other muscle relaxers are here in the U.S. Thanks!

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 ?

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, ...

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