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What is the equivelancy of Hydrocodone 10/... vs Oxymorphone???

Posted 13 Apr 2014 by kmcarlisle56 4 answers

I have read many people's attempts to answer this, but no one seems to completely answer my question. I have been on Hydrocodone for many years for chronic pain from Scoliosis and Osteoarthritis in my neck, low back, hips, and hands. It is getting to the point that I have to walk with a walker ...

Has anyone had an spinal epidural to control back pain?

Posted 20 Aug 2012 by mjulianne77 12 answers

Due to degenerative disc disease, scoliosis, 2 bulging discs, and anulas disc tear, and severe back pain, my doctors felt like a spinal epidural, in which they injected steroids into my impaired discs, could help me. I had one last September, with moderate pain relief. But I had one about two weeks ...

What is the best pain medication to take for Scoliosis?

Posted 28 Apr 2011 by tinkersledge 3 answers

I have taken somas and other muscle relaxers. I have also taken the normal narcotic pain pills. The muscle relaxers make me sleepy and I don't want to get hooked on pain pills again. So is there any kind of alternative?

Hi, I just finally got in to a pain management clinic for my pain?

Posted 16 Apr 2012 by babystimp82 7 answers

I have an artificial disc in my lower back, it has now caused scoliosis, bone spurs, and is actually slighty dislocated! Plus fibromyalgia. I am on 30mg oxycodone 2 times a day from my family doc. But he had to send me to a pain doc. The pain doc did xrays and saw the problem, and said I need it ...

New info out about taking calcium alone. You must take it with magnesium says a new study!!?

Posted 7 Jul 2012 5 answers

ORANGE, Calif., Sept. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The British Medical Journal recently published a large analysis based on the results of 5 clinical trials conducted in the U.S., Great Britain and New Zealand that involved more than 8,000 people. The analysis concluded that, "Calcium supplements ...

I need advice about taking lyrica vs gabapentin? Can I take gabapentin by day and lyrica at night?

Posted 8 Mar 2016 by Kokacola1 4 answers

I have taken Lyrica starting at 75mg and now up to 150mg twice a day for just over a year now. I decided to try find a less expensive alternative and Gabapentin was recommended by a pharmacist. I am not a diabetic, but I've had spinal fusion twice, 10 years and 1year ago. Now I suffer with ...

Read Stool Softeners are not recommended with Percacet, is this true? Percacet or Lortab 10?

Posted 13 May 2011 by auntniknik 6 answers

I am 58, I have had scoliosis all my life, in my early 20's I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia. I have been fighting chronic pain for over 30 years. 18 years ago I was also diagnosed with severe osteoarthritis, bursitis in my hip, carpol tunnel syndrome in both arms and narcolepsy. 5 years ago ...

Hydrocodone for chronic severe pain?

Posted 26 Jul 2011 by dkshicks 6 answers

I am disabled from a High Grade Triple Scoliosis, with herniated disc, DDD, Facet Joint Arthritis throught entire spine. I also need both knees replaced, have Fibromyalgia, TMJ, severe arthritis in cervical neck. Due to the state of my spine from the scoliosis surgery is not an option for my spine. ...

Has anyone had a fibromyalgia flare after having major surgery? I need to have scoliosis surgery and

Posted 26 Jul 2016 by DancnDar 5 answers

... my orthopedic, my rheumatologist and even my son's rheumatologist say I will definitely have a major fibromyalgia flare up from the surgery. I am so scared and have been holding off the surgery for a year now. My pain doctor has been doing minor procedures to try and help keep the pain ...

I am in severe back pain all the time, I have moderate scoliosis, moderate bone degeneration, and?

Posted 28 Apr 2010 by carolyn17603 8 answers

... compressed discs. I can not turn my back so If im driving I can only use my mirrors since I cant turn. I went to my family dr and they keep giving me stuff that doesnt work and I tell them and they just give me other stuff that dont work. They wont give me narcotic pain meds. They referred me ...

Is vicodin or percocet safe to take during pregnancy?

Posted 17 Dec 2010 by DannitaRaye 3 answers

I have a sever joint disease called Ehlers Danlose Syndrome Type 3, aslo degenerative scoliosis, and mitral valve prolapse with my heart, that has been hurting quite bad here lately. I am in a great deal of pain. I am 9 weeks pregnant...

Darvocet-N 100 - compare to Lortab?

Posted 25 Aug 2009 by blbrosious 3 answers

Which would help chronic back pain more: Darvocet-N 100 or Lortab 5? My fiance has scoliosis and is having major pain. He has some Lortabs left from the last time he went to the Dr. When he went in tonight he was given darvocet. I was just wondering which would be better.

I've had back epedurals, nerve blocks and a neurotomy that did't work, WHAT's next?

Posted 31 May 2011 by boba45 6 answers

I've had severe back,neck and leg pain for several years. I had an M.R.I. which was catastropic stenosis, scoliosis,bulging disks, bone spurs degenertive ostioarthrtis. Iasked the Dr. to explain my results and his response was, your spine is worn out and your not a canidate for surgery because ...

Can I get oxycodone 15mg for severe scoliosis?

Posted 28 Jul 2010 by scoli kid 2 answers

i have severe scoliosis(s-shaped). Tramadol doesnt work but oxycodone does in about 15mg at a time. I got to my pain management Dr next month how do i go about getting them.

How to relieve upper back pain after a spine surgery?

Posted 28 Jun 2014 by Wholock 4 answers

Hi! I was diagnosed with scoliosis when I was 8 (now I'm 16) and at the age of 13 I had a surgery. It was a success and everything was fine. I did exercises for about a year, then I stopped. I felt no pain at all until 4-5 months ago. That's when I started getting this pain in my upper ...

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