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

Posted 8 Mar 2016 by Kokacola1 2 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 ...

How much Vicodin is too much?

Posted 23 Jul 2013 by Cmschneider 4 answers

My husband is getting ready to have spinal fusion surgery next month. He is in great pain. He is taking Vicodin 10-325. He takes 6-8 a day due to extreme pain. I'm worried about him and the quantity he is taking. Would this amount harm his liver? His surgery is on the 22 August?

How long does it take Butrans patch 10mcg to work?

Posted 1 Apr 2016 by Garfielda 1 answer

I've had 3 spinal fusions and have severe nerve damage and SO MUCH PAIN. I've been on everything. I've been on Norco the most and was switched to butrans a week ago. I put the patch on a little over 2 days ago and feel the same. I'm so tired of this, sometimes I just want to off ...

Sleep Disorders - After 7 years Dr changed my script from 1mg clonazepam to 1mg Mirapex 3x a?

Posted 1 Jun 2014 by babonine 5 answers

... day.Worried about withdrawal

I have had 5 back surgerys. I have degenerative disc disease. I have a spinal fusion from l -4 to a?

Posted 22 Aug 2013 by Barbmathews 2 answers

S-1. I have spinal stenosis and sever nerve damage to my right leg that is very pAinfull my life is completely controlled by my pain. I also have a spinal cord stimulator that does not work. My dr will only give me 30 mg of mscontin 2 times a day. I am in so much pain I can't do anything ...

Spinal Fusion - Hey my fiancé was the 7th person in the country to walk again after the fusion he?

Posted 25 Feb 2014 by Lilscorpian87 3 answers

... had a few Yeats ago it's almost his entire spine and neck there's over 30 screws and 2ten inch titanium Rods that make his spinal cord!fractured skull all ribs broken both lungs collapsed ruptured spleen skin graph to re-do his eye lid sever nerve damage they compare to frostbite from ...

What dose of Celebrex is used for chronic low back pain one year after lumbar spinal fusion?

Posted 21 Jan 2017 by sglusk 2 answers

TLIF fusion L4-L5 on Nov. 27, 2015. Still suffer tremendous nerve pain in my lower back, though the nerve pain in my legs is much better since the fusion.

Spinal Fusion - In July of 2016, I had a four level fusion from L2 to S1..Fast forward to April of?

Posted 19 Apr 2017 by daysleaper 2 answers

... 2017, I am no longer in pain in my legs, but my back pain has increased 4x from where it was. I am currently only on 4 10mg. of roxicodone, but my pain management doctor wants to start to wean me off that. Is there another drug I should ask him about?

Spinal Fusion - I have had my s1 l5 l4 fused twice in past two years amd now I have a loose screw in

Posted 15 Aug 2013 by afisc9 2 answers

... back causing pain and problems. Last few days the ouside of my foot right in front of ankle killing me could this be from my back or do u guys think its new problem. Heading to mayo clinic in sept but would like some input from other. Thanks!

How long do embeda last after taking?

Posted 9 Jun 2015 by youngNruined 1 answer

ive only been on embeda about a month, I have a long history but short version is I'm 34, had lower spinal fusion or I would've bn paralyzed. My spine is jacked from neck to low bsck, degenerative disease in hip, can no longer work. Years of painpills, never will be off of them. I'm ...

Spinal Fusion - Has anybody had a 12 disc fusion? I had T-4/L-4 fused. I have horrible chronic pain?

Posted 27 Jun 2018 by Greg j 1 answer

... and my Dr.s aren't doing anything for me. I get told to take Ibuprofen and that's about it. I have a 10 lbs weight lifting limit and the pain is ruining my life. I can't participate in activities with my daughter and I can't go out and have any sort of social life. Is there ...

What is to be expected as far as recovery (stages,duration,necessary care,pt's physical abilities?

Posted 1 Jan 2013 by sillypc 2 answers

My best friend is having spinal surgery at the end of January. 29 years ago he broke his back,with the surgical repair involving the thoracolumbar area all the way down to the sacrum. Has fusion from L3 to sacrum, and severe central stenosis(levels L3-4,L4-5)high grade foraminal stenosis bilateral ...

I had Spinal fusion l4 l5. Double bone graft to my facet joint in 2010. Now ive severe nerve damage?

Posted 28 Jan 2014 by wayno26 1 answer

I've always been active,for many years I've practised martial arts. Mainly karate. Now I find it difficult to walk. I take Targinact,Gaberpentin for pain and spasms/pins and needles. My back always feels stiff and the region where my Spinal Fusion surgery is,swells up like a mini Bridge.

I have alot of problems with my back and am considering spinal fusion in the spring. I have been on?

Posted 27 Feb 2014 by Zagama3 1 answer

alot of meds from pain management doctors.When the oxycotin (1 every 12 hours..10 mgs.) and the tramadol(1 every 6 hours up to 3 a day) stopped working my doctor switched me to percoset 7.5 every 8 hours and gabapentin 325 three times a day. The percoset works really good for 4-4& 1/2 hours ...

I am on opana 20 mg er use to take 120 mg oxycodone and two 5 mg ir for breakthru. My question is?

Posted 5 Oct 2015 by Sherrieberries 2 answers

The breakthru is not working and no sleep constant pain going to have spinal fusion very scared because my doc doesn't even have me comfortable. I have disc degenerative disease whole spine spinal stenosis fibromiligia bi lateral chronic irreversible carpel tunnel. I can't sleep have no ...

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