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Can my doctor prescribe me to suboxon or subutex for pain?

Posted 18 May 2010 by SammyL 4 answers

I have a painful condition call sacrioiliitis and I am in constant pain. I don't take any type of narcotic for it. The pain is getting worse and my legs get so weak, I walk with a slight limp most of the time. My mom sometimes gives me an oxycodone 15mg, maybe once or twice a month. It ...

Depressed just down about my whole situation. How do other people deal with it?

Posted 28 Jun 2010 by bnagoh 5 answers

Some days I dont do anything except sit on my couch constantly turning every few minutes to find that sweet spot where it hurts less. I know I could be taking stronger meds and have used some fentanyl patch for awhile but the Pain Dr I am with now is an ijection specialist and I can't stand ...

What is good for RLS?

Posted 27 Mar 2016 by allamoepie 5 answers

I have taken Gabapentin, Requip, Flexiril,Lyrics,and Elivil. None of these meds work for me. I have a spinal cord injury,I was paralized(temporarily) due to the spinal cord injury. I can't sleep and when I do finally fall asleep after 3 hours of tossing and turning, I'm woke back up on ...

Spinal Cord Trauma - In 2007 I had neck surgery & the dr hit my spinal cord resulting in spinal cord

Posted 30 Oct 2011 by mckcer 4 answers

... injury.I was totally paralyzed from the neck down. Thank God & rehab I was finally able to walk again. Just not as well as before.The past yr I have had the muscles in my leg tighten, they don't release at all now. Extremely painful.My toes stay curled, I am now pretty much stuck ...

I’ve suffered lifelong insomnia. I’ve taken 3mg of lorazepam and 60mg of temazepam for years.

Posted 13 days ago by Whychangenow 0 answers

Suddenly my new General Practitioner is concerned, after my previous doctor retired. I’m finally stable. I have no side effects. I simply have sanity and a happy productive life as possible. I also have systemic lupus, fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis and possibly myosthemia gravis and ...

Oxytocin - I am in recovery from alcohol/drug addiction for 1/2 my life so I am not looking to get?

Posted 19 Nov 2009 by boxerboi56 4 answers

... high. I do; however, take serious pain medication due to a spinal cord injury I got while boxing last January. I take my meds as prescribed and work with my AA sponsor closely. So here is my question today folks. Since my bowel does not work (flaccid bowel due to SCI) I take some stuff to help ...

Spinal Cord Trauma - Has anyone had any problems with spine injections, Epidural, nerve blocks? I?

Posted 16 Feb 2010 by bnagoh 3 answers

... endured the first of three last week.I had them several years ago and then the pain management Dr had me under anesthetic and I noticed only a slight improvement on my pain levels. This recent series which started last week the Dr had me do it awake. It was horrible. My right arm went totaly ...

Has anyone had problems with radio frequency thermo coagulation?

Posted 16 Aug 2010 by bnagoh 1 answer

I am experiencing increasing pain in my right arm some when I move my arm. I had the procedure in my neck on the right side to reduce the pain from my neck down my arm to my right hand from an auto accident. Its been all most a month since the procedure. Im on oxycodone 10/325 soma 350 2x a day and ...

What complications might happen to a person who is paralyzed?

Posted 5 May 2013 by Chrisw1017 1 answer

My brother, age 62, who recently retired had a freak accident on January 19, 2013. He tripped, fell and did a face plant on the ground resulting in two crushed vertebrae and paralysis from the neck down. After surgery to remove fragments of vertebrae that were impinging on his spinal cord, he was ...

My insurance will no longer cover MS Contin. Beside the obvious (OxyContin) what other long acting?

Posted 19 Apr 2016 by T-Crip67 1 answer

... pain meds are there? I've been a paraplegic for 9 years and have horrible neuropathy. I've been on MS and OxyContin and they've both worked. I don't know of any other long acting.

Spinal Cord Trauma - why would a patient use succinylcholine?

Posted 18 Nov 2009 by Par64is 1 answer

Muscle relaxing drugs are adminstered to a patien during major surgery. Research two drugs commonly used in general major surgery give their common and chemical names.

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