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how to stop taking lyrica after only 3 weeks
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I've only been taking lyrica for 3 weeks. 75mg twice a day for a week then 150 mg twice a day for 2 weeks. I need back surgery and lyrica isn't something I should have been subscribed. The specialist told me to stop taking it but now I'm reading that I need to wean off. Do I still need to wean off if I've only been on it 3 weeks? The Dr. went on vacation for 3 weeks so I can't ask him ## I have been using Lyrica 200 mg twice a day in excess of a year. My pharmacy failed to request a refill request as they said they would and I was out for about 5 days. I've had 5 toes amputated and had pain in my feet. During the period I was out, it felt like pins & needles (or your feet waking up from being asleep) all the way up to my knees! The dr. explained that this is ... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Lyrica.
Sun, Mar 27 '16, 7:43 AM
doctors who will prescribe pain medication ky
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I was on lortab for 6 years. They stoppd workn and my doctor wouldn't raise or switch me to another med. Then he died. I starts getn pills off the street because I couldn't get another Dr fast. I went to local Dr and he talked me into suboxone. I stayed on that for 7 months but it wasn't helping with my pain. Great for the withdrawals though. That's been 4 years ago. I recently told I have carpal tunnel. I suffer from neck pain,knee pain.back pain and now my hands throb. It hard for me to clean my house or enjoy life. My problem is even though its beem 4 years can't find a Dr that will help. That same Dr told me he'd put me back on subs but I don't want them I need something for pain. Anybody know any drs n KY that will treat my pain after I took sub 4 years ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Lortab.
Wed, Jan 28 '15, 3:28 PM
dicare medicaid in southern ky for pain med.&xanax
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I'm trying to find a new doctor after my GP retired. I've got several issues I need both hips replaced both knees my spine has been declared inoperable . Have exsposed siatic nerve root exposed along w 13 heart stents and 1illact stent off femoral artery. Lft leg. Not to mention I've been passing kidney stones non stop senice 2014! I am willing to travel if needed. Can anyone help? ## No not really, this is something you need to address yourself ...
Updated 3 months ago in Xanax.
Mon, Aug 15 '16, 2:10 PM
Muscle tightness in jaw and knees while taking Flecainide
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I started taking flecainide in Aug after being diagnosed with a-fib. In September I noticed my jaw getting tight and popping while chewing. I had TMJ when I was younger, so I pulled out the mouth piece and wore it for a couple of weeks at night. This seems to help, but I've also noticed pain in my knee as if the muscles seem to not want to straighten out. Sometimes the pain radiates into my feet and toes. Icing helps some but it is very frustrating since I'm on my feet all the time. ## I was taking flecainide along with elequis and ached all over. I stopped the flecainide. However my jaws still ached and the top of my legs still ached including the knee pain. I have gone off the elequis (blood thinner) for short periods and problem goes away. I am looking for another blood thinn... ...
Updated 1 month ago in Flecainide.
Sat, Oct 22 '16, 2:20 PM
Tramadol Used for the first time 7 days before Bilateral knee replacement
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Was given this to replace OTC pain meds. too 2 at 2pm, and a further 2 at bedtime Alarm got me up at 4 to go to work, on getting out of bed got cold sweats, had a shower to pull myself together. Drove 5 miles stopped at gas station to vomit due to motion sickness I think. got to office lay on the floor of my office and slept for 2 hours. Was woken by a co worker, on getting up off the floor again vomited. Sipped week tea and by 1230 was "ok" to drive home, there I slept for 4 hours and was spacy until midnight. took till mid morning the following day for me to feel human again. Doctor forgot to tell me to take 1 to see how they work for me. Stopped taking them, surviving on no pain medication because the pain is better than the Tramadol solution in my opinion ## Hello, Mudman2! ... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Tramadol.
Mon, Sep 22 '14, 2:20 PM
need doc in denver i have chronic pain and anxiety my pian getting so bad can hardy work most doctors are afraid to give out meds now days
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Any help would be great I just move here and not know what to do. Can hardly walk anymore can't sleep so I'm in very bad way I need a caring doctor that will help me I can't live this way much longer . I have unrepairible neck and back issues plus my artificial knee has never stop hurting Thank u ## Hello, Jerry! How are you? Due to the new regulations that were put in place this year, if you require controlled substances for long-term treatment of chronic pain, you'll need to see a pain management specialist. Do you currently have a PCP in your new location? Having one refer you would most likely be the quickest way to get the help you need. ## Look on medschat for doctors willing to prescribe heavy pain medications in Colorado..You will find all the help you need!! ## ... ...
Updated 25 days ago in BuSpar.
Sat, Nov 12 '16, 7:46 PM
ranbaxy glugen uses
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For my knee pain I was prescribed glucosamine for continued use. After 1 year I stopped by my doctor's office for advice. I was OK with the prescribed exercise and medicine. Now I'd like to know whether glugen may be taken for my betterment? I am 62 years old. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Glucosamine.
Mon, Mar 30 '15, 12:56 AM
Mesulid
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Have been using mesulid for cronic knee pain from osteoartritis. It has been the only medication that has stopped the inflamation and pain. I was prescribed from a pharmacy in Greece. Here in the states I can't get it. ## I experienced severe muscle spasms in the States after Physical Therapy for my upper back. We traveled to Greece in August of 2009, a week after the symptoms first appeared, and while I was still in incredible physical pain. A doctor here prescribed Mesulid, until he could see me, once he returned from vacation, 4 days after the prescribed medication. It hasn't been a super drug yet, but it HAS helped lessen my symptoms, and helped me cope a bit better. It has also made me drowsy and yesterday, 2 days after administration, I have a dull headache. However, at th... ...
Updated 11 months ago in Mesulid.
Wed, Dec 30 '15, 7:50 PM
is hydrocodone/ 7 5 325 mg tab a blood thinner
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i was given the above for pain when i had a knee replaced,now i'm going for the other one and the doctor told me to stop taking diclofenac and my replaced knee is killing me when i walk. is the above pill (subject)contain any blood thinners???? ## Hi, Jack! Sorry about the pain that you're in. The two ingredients are 7.5mgs of the narcotic Hydrocodone and 325mgs of Acetaminophen. The Acetaminophen can have some slight blood thinning effect, so I'd suggest checking with your doctor, before taking it, to see if it is safe for you to do so. Learn more Lortab details here. Since it contains a narcotic, it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, dizziness and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## v... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Hydrocodone.
Wed, Aug 28 '13, 10:21 AM
Sudden onset of flu-like symptoms
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Was given a steroid injection for right knee pain & was given lodine 2x daily & took glucosamine chondroitin with msm. Felt better in 2 weeks. Stopped taking med & suppliment but suddenly developed stiff achy muscles & joints, specifically backs of knees & neck. Have headache, fever, chills, shakishaking ness of breath (feels like I took in too much chlorine water @ pool-w/out swimming). Am normally healthy 59 yr old female, active swimmer, jogger & golfer. ## Hello, Menaches! How are you? Have you had this checked out by your doctor? It could be due to the steroid, but it's hard to say for sure. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, insomnia, nervousness, weight gain and acne. However, there is also a chance that it was due to the... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Lodine.
Fri, Aug 28 '15, 12:33 PM
Dilaudid and Subutex
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I had a knee surgery yesterday. I have been using subutex to help me taper narcotics. I stopped the subutex 2 weeks before surgery. My doctor prescribed both percocet and oxycontin. I am getting no pain relief. The iv Dilaudid worked in the hospital. Has anyone used Dilaudid by pill at home ## I have suffered with chronic neck and back pain for years due to disk and nerve problems. My Dr. switched me from oxycontin to diulaudid (4-8 mg) and it worked for the first 9 mos. or so, then I got no relief. Many people get sick on it or very itchy. I am now on a higher dosage of Percoset. ## Are you familiar with subutex? ## No, I'm not. ## It is a new drug that has some pain killing ability. It is a controlled substance. When you take it other narcotics don't work. So it is good for so... ...
Updated 30 days ago in Hydromorphone.
Mon, Nov 07 '16, 1:16 PM
Symbicort, my side effects
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I've been taking Symbicort for about a year. I started to get knee pain when I bent my knees. Then lower back pain with shoulder and neck pain. I stopped taking it and experienced withdrawal as shortness of breath. Could hardly walk. It's been a month and I'm starting to feel better. Proventil seem to be having a better effect now. Joint pain subsided. But I have a rash on my right calf for four months. What can I do for the rash to subside. Will it go away by itself? I'm taking epsom salts baths. It seem to be helping with the asthma. ## Hi, Dan! How are you doing? Sorry about the problems you had with the Symbicort. Have you talked to your doctor about the rash? What should be done for it, if anything, is really going to depend on what has caused it. ## I'm hoping ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Symbicort.
Mon, Jun 22 '15, 7:03 PM
kondro od side effects
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My father 72. He is a patient of copd, dm2 and htn. He has been prescribed kondo of for knee pain On taking 1st doze, he became sick, vomiting, fever, loose motion etc. Stopped the kondo od, but still have fever at night. Please suggest me why fever is continued at nights? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Lungs (Pulmonary).
Tue, Apr 21 '15, 7:07 AM
xarelto and side effects
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I am a 65 year old woman and I was put on xarelto 20mg in Oct 2015. I have knee pain and thigh pain, so I called my doctor and he took me off, but I still have the pain. How long does it remain in your system for? I stopped the meds on Dec 28th 2015. ## Hello, Moe! How are you feeling? Since you were taking it for several months, it could take 2 weeks, or so, for things to improve. You should start to see a gradual improvement, as time passes, if not, then you should consult your doctor, again. Other typical side effects that the FDA lists for this medication include nausea, headache and easy bruising. Can anyone else that's had to stop taking this medication chime in? ...
Updated 10 months ago in Xarelto.
Fri, Jan 08 '16, 5:04 PM
gaba 300mg tablets side effects
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Im suffering from slip disc & right knee pain. Recently Doctor has prescribed GABAPENTIN 300mg pill one per day to be taken only at night. Two hours after taking, I felt very dizzy, drowsy & nausea an it continues for the next 24 hours. Feel very sleepy and cant concentrate on my work. Should I continue or stop? Pls advice. ## Hello, Amoy! How are you? Those can be normal side effects of this medication, as reported by the U.S. FDA. You may also experience nausea, headache, dry mouth, mood swings and weight changes. They should go away, in a few weeks, once your body adjusts to the medication. If they don't, or if they get severe, then you should consult your doctor as you may need to try a different medication. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 7 months ago in Gabapentin.
Fri, Apr 29 '16, 6:58 PM
Can i take nediclon diclofenaco 100 mg with ibuprofen
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My husband is taking prescribed ibuprofen 800mg but is still in much knee pain and a friend gave him this medicine before going to the doctor and took it but forgot to ask doctor if he can continue it and doctor never mentioned if he should stop it ## No, he should not take them both. Both Diclofenac and Ibuprofen are nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories, so it would be essentially doubling up on the same medication and could increase the risk of him experiencing dangerous bleeding episodes, stomach ulceration and liver damage, as reported by the FDA. He should check with his doctor to see which one is safest for him to take. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 5 months ago in Ibuprofen.
Tue, Jun 14 '16, 1:31 PM
Gemcal Ds Vitamin
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Gemcal Ds was prescribed to my wife, about 56 years old, suffering from pain from neck, shoulder and to her knees. She took it for the first time, before taking breakfast, as advised to her. After about two hours she started feeling very uneasy, dizzy and wanting to vomit. The next day when taken, the effect was same, so she has stopped taking this medicine (Vitamin). Any comment/response to resolve this problem will be most welcome and will also be highly appreciated. Best regards. Abdul Rashid (from Aden, Yemen) ## gemcal ds is a veg or nonveg? ## Did she consult her doctor? It may just have been due to the fact that she took it on any empty stomach and she might need to take it with food to prevent the nausea and dizziness. She should discuss that with her doctor. Sheetal, I don'... ...
Updated 4 years ago in Vitamins & Supplements.
Fri, May 25 '12, 12:57 PM
detox symptoms...........Tremors in my hands. Is this normal
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I was on Percocet for 5 yrs for various areas of pain and arthritic knees. 6 weeks ago I went to Detox and was treated with Methadone. I am taking Ativan 1mg twice a day for the hand tremors. I am going to ask the Dr for 2mg because I still have these tremors. Help when will this subside or finally stop. I don't miss the Percs at all and I am finally free! ## Lorraine yes you are off percocets, but now on methadone and already needing an increase in your ativan. You just traded 1 med for 2? ## I think I may have mixed myself with my post I did detox 6 weeks ago. I was given Methadone. and now finished with that since I am hme. I had hand tremors and still have them. My PCP says he will give my 2mg of Ativan to ease my tremors., ## Hi Lorraine, Congrats on getting off those medicatio... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Percocet.
Wed, Sep 23 '15, 5:40 PM
Livola Side Effects
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i was taking livola to lower my cholesterol, it was working but, I find myself suffering from increasing muscle weakness and joint pain particularly in my shoulders and knees, it seem that my muscles are not strong enough to stabilize my joints, I stopped the livola but the joint pain has not subsided and the weakness is worse, I find a large loss of subcutaneous tissue that is not fat is this all a predicted or predictable side effece? ## Yes, those types of side effects are known to happen with all the statin class medications that are used to help lower cholesterol and many people have to stop taking them because of the problems. Learn more Livalo details here. How long ago did you stop taking it? If you were taking it for several months or more, then it can take several weeks for yo... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Livalo.
Mon, Apr 08 '13, 11:33 AM
chronic arthritis
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I have been to several doctors about my knees,I can barely walk at times and its so hard for me to stand at work..ive inquired about the cortisone shots but no one wants to help,all they give is pills that don't help much at all!! Ugh I just want the pain to stop ## Hello, Tonya! How are you? Have you tried seeing a pain management specialist, or a rheumatologist? One of these specialists would likely be your best bet for getting the help you need. Many pain management specialists actually prefer someone try the other options first, before resorting to other options. What is your general location? This information might enable someone to recommend a good doctor in your area. Do you have a PCP that might be able to refer you to someone? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Methadone.
Thu, Feb 19 '15, 3:24 PM

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