I'm 44 and no health problems other then maybe a little overweight. I'm not on any other meds. I'm taking it for a bad back.
Hi Brie! It is rather hard on the kidneys with high and or longterm doses and can cause fluid retention in your lower legs which affects circulation... I have been there and done it when my own back started with its progressive issues and when I went to my doctor about five years ago with swollen lower legs at only 45 yr old, she was aghast what amount, 1200mg I was taking and told me about the kidney and circulation issues, dangers as she put it... I was tried on Gabapentin, Cymbalta, Voltaren and now have to take Oxycodone but I am looking into Lyrica that my doc next recc. Voltaren I used about 4 years after the Motrin and that was a plus until my spine progressed farther but hope any of this helpful, keep in touch. Blessings, S
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