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RECENTLY I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT KETOPROFEN 200 MG EXTENDED RELIEF IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE. IS THIS TRUE? ## what are the side effect of ketoprofen 75 mg mfg. by mylan? ## I just got a new prescription for the 200mg tablets with no worries. I live in the USA. ## My husband has been on ketoprofen for at least 15 years and has tried other meds for his arthritis. None have worked as well as ketoprofen, he was told by Rite Aid and Walgreen's that it is no longer being made. ## Boo-boo, I don't know why those stores told you that cause my mother was prescribed a pump bottle earlier this year on 4/20/2016. 120 mg from a 24hr rite aid store. ## I was on 200 extended release Ketoprofen was told by Walgreens it is no longer being manufactured. So I went on Diclofinac and it didn’t go ...

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meloxicam expiration date of pills sold in 2014.

I'd bought Meloxicam 7.5mg on Dec.15-2014. I would like to know if there is no harm to use it now? Thanks for any help. My concern is to know the expiration date of pills sold in 2014. ## Sorry to not reply from since because I'm not in good shape. I'm not in good shape and I'm in hospitals and laboratories every day of the week. I saw my family doctor and prescriber of Meloxicam. He preferred to give me another prescription without explanation. My advice is to see the doctor. Thank you for your help and sorry for not being useful to others. DEDE ## Hello Dede, Sorry tell you but I don't have the answer to your question but I can provide you with some information on how you can get the answer. On the bottle or package that you have there should be a batch number. The...

Updated in Meloxicam
Lingering side effects of methylprednisolone

I ended up at the ER thinking I was having a heart attack. So I didn't take the last two pills of my dose pack. It has now been a full week after my last dose, and I am still struggling with insomnia, nausea, dizziness, muscle weakness, loss of appetite, heart pounding and high bp. I feel better in the evenings, but then it starts over in the mornings. Does anyone know how much longer these side effects will last? Does anyone have a similar story? ## Has anyone else have this problem with lingering side effects? Can you share how long? ## Hi Fed Up - I have had almost the exact symptoms as you except I also had insomnia while taking the pack. (Almost no sleep for 3-4 days.) I finished it though. I had my last one 3 days ago and since then I have gotten a bit more sleep, but now have...

Updated in Methylprednisolone
Methylprednisolone Tablets Usp 4 Mg

What are the possible side effects of methyiprednisolne 4mg tablets? ## Methylprednisolone is a corticosteroid drug that is used to treat various medical conditions, such as allergic reactions and inflammation. Its side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, weight changes and fluid retention. Learn more: Are there any other comments or questions? ## Ok I'm taking these pills and I'm starting to have diahara,?does these pill cause weight loss...I'm taking these pills for headache...I pretty sure it work for headache.... ## What are side effects? Taking this and it seems like i am getting worse. My eye is constantly draining and my nasal drain has gotten worse. also feel my cheekbones sore around my gums too. what is going on. ## I experienced male left breast tenderness, s...

Updated in Methylprednisolone
Watson 853 vs M367

Hello I been on watson 853 for many years from walgreens but this past few months I notice they don’t work at all just sleepy? And I went to refill at Walgreens this month and They changed to m367 and they don’t help my pain at all. More sleepy and no relief from my pain. Anybody has any ideas? I don’t think I can return them. I use them for Headaches, Pituitary Brain Tumor, Lupus, and severe arthritis. And a few other health issues!! ## No, in most cases you can't return them, due the risk of tampering, once they leave the pharmacy, although there are some that will make exceptions to help a patient. Drowsiness can be a normal side effect of this medication, according to FDA reports, other side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, dry mouth, and consti...

Pain on enbrel getting worse

I've been on Enbrel for a number of months now and have found it useful but my joint pain is getting worse and returning to levels of pain I had before using it. I am on 50ml autoinjection 1x weekly and was wondering if others have had the same problem and if they increased their injections to 2x weekly or not? ## Hello Cas, It could possibly be that your condition is worsening or that you are simply forming a tolerance to the medication. This sort of thing is hard enough for medical professionals to properly diagnose and far harder for those of us on the internet who wish to help you, I suggest that you schedule a visit with your primary care doctor and discuss this matter with them as they will be best equipped to help you manage the situation properly. Best of luck. ## Thank you ...

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artribion para artritis

Tengo una pregunta es el artribion recomedado para osteoartritis y/o artristis cronica? como lo puedo conseguir, cuales efectos colaterales tiene? ## Mi no hablo espanol, pero aquí está una lista: Categories/Arthritis.asp ## need to see where to find Artribion ## Where can I order this product and how can I get information about the ingredients and side effects. My sister tried it and she said it works great but she bought it at a flea market. Where can I order it? ## YO PADESCO DE UN DOLOR EN MI RODILLA DESDE ACE MAS DE UN ANO ME REGALARON CUATRO DE ESTAS PASTILLAS Y SENTY QUE DE VERDAD ME ALLUDARON HASTA ME SENTY MEJOR EN MY PERSONA. PERO TAMBIEN ME DAN UN POCO DE MIEDO NO SE SI LAS PUEDO TOMAR SIN RIESGO DE QUE TENGAN EFECTOS SECUNDARIOS Y DONDE LAS PUEDO COMPRAR., MUCHAS G...

Fasting the day before Enbrel

Has anyone tried fasting on the day before taking Enbrel? I heard it works for Methotrexate but I was wondering if it worked to lessen the nausea after injecting Enbrel? ## Hello Mary, I've looked all over but I can't seem to find anywhere that supports this idea, not even from forums dedicated to discussing Enbrel. I was able to find a forum on the "livingwithpsoriaticarthritis" organization website that discusses the matter of nausea but most users state that this only happens for the first few shots and subsides within a few hours. In regards to your specific question of fasting before the injection I would advise you discuss this matter with your doctor first to ensure that it is safe and will have no negative effects on you. If your doctor gives you the go ahead I s...

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Otezla and food aversions

Looking for answers, I have been on Otezla for 5 months with wonderful results. Had Plaques on 15% of my body and now down to 1%. But I have had significant weight loss, and difficulty eating. Nothing sounds good and if I try to force myself to eat, I start gagging and get the feeling I'm going to vomit. The weight loss was welcomed, but now starting to worry as it has not slowed down, and the difficulty eating has been increasing. Anyone out there with the same experiences? ## Hello Tina, According to the NIH Otezla is known to cause all of the symptoms you are experiencing. Below is a list of the most common side effects of Otezla sourced from the NIH. Common Side Effects: Immune system disorders: Hypersensitivity Investigations: Weight decrease Gastrointestinal Disorders: Frequ...

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if i take 15 mg of meloxicam daily can 10 prednisone

I take 15 mg of meloxicam daily for degenerative arthritis. I also have been prescribed 20 mg of prednisone for gout. Can I take the prednisone now if I took my meloxicM 4-1/2 hrs ago? ## Hello, Kanakagurl! How are you? Actually, these medications tend to increase the toxicity of each other and increase the risk of gastrointestinal ulceration. Thus, before mixing them, it would be best to check with your doctor to make sure that it is safe for you to do so. You may need to go off the Meloxicam, while on the Prednisone. Prednisone is a steroid that may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, fluid retention, mood swings, weight changes and elevated blood pressure. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I just took my last dose of medrol this morning. It has done nothing for my...

Updated in Meloxicam
Medication For Arthritis

Friend told me of a pill she heard of for arthritis with the #14 in the name, any ideas, thanks ## No, with a number in the name like that, I would have to assume that it is something that is available over the counter and I have not heard of anything. Just having the number 14 in the name isn't really a lot to go on. Does anyone else have any ideas? ## WHAT ARE THE BEST ANTI-INFLAMMATORIES FOR ARTHRITIS WITH LESS SIDE EFFECTS? ## Dear Sir/Mam, I am a 55 year old female who has had hypertension for a while now and has been on Vinco/D5 for sometime now. I've been having pains in my knee joint for some years now, which is now serious, cos I have only used Analgesics alone for the pain. Please, could you recommend a medication that wouldn't interact with the blood pressure drug...

Is meloxicam habit forming and can it be taken if on Lasix?

I have been on Meloxicam 15mg for about 2 weeks for neck and shoulder pain, believed to be caused from arthritis. It has helped alot compared to the pain I was in before I started it. I just wanted to know if it is habit forming? I take the Meloxicam in the evening but I take Lasix in the morning, is this ok that these are both taken but at different times? Thank you. ## I was on Meloxicam for 3 months and was attacking my stomach..I ended up in the ER and was diagnosed with Gastritis. .a inflammation of the stomach, odd because it's an inflammatory. I went off it cold turkey immediately and dI'd not have withdrawl at all. Everyone is different though, good luck.. ## Hello, Tracy! How are you? And thanks to Catherine for her response. Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammator...

Updated in Meloxicam
garcinia diet pill and swab screen for drugs & etg tests

I have Child Protective Services involved im my life due to my ex-husband who fired a firearm and shot my live-in boyfriend with my 11 year old son present! Therefore, I get random swab drug screens for drugs & alcohol. However, my ex does not!???!! I have lost all due respect for our system... Staying clean but want to try the garcinia diet pill without any false positives to deal with thru CPS! ## I get an etg alcohol swab. I have heard that this test is so sensitive that it can't determine between exposure & comsumption. Again, CPS is involved in my life & I haven't drank in months. It is imparative that this test is accurate! I don't understand why my ex doesn't have to endure this treatment when he is the one with the smoking gun in his hand with our son...

Updated in Methylprednisolone
Side effects for Artribion

I need to know the side effects of Artribion. It is a pill for arthritis and pain. ## I believe that Artribion is not manufactured in the US. Is there any description you can give me so I can locate some information about this drug? Color of the pill? Scored? Shape? Any more information will help me better in assisting you. ## The pill is manufactured in El Salvador. It is red and oval in shape. It's glossy but has no writing in it. ## my mother send me artribion it is a good medicin to the point that I had stop taking arthrotec. ## what are side effects of artribion vitaminado ## artribion ## is from el Salvador is a long skinny red pill,suppose to alleviate arthritis pain ## I would like to know the side effects of Artribion Vitaminado in English language ## I have been using artr...

Updated in Uloric
Joint Juice (shelf life)

Does "Joint Juice" Glucosamine and Chondroitin, have a shelf life? If so, what is it? ## Thank you for your response. You've listed a ton if info, but didn't address my question. Does Joint Juice have a shelf life? And if so, what is it? Thanks, Roy. ## Hello, Roy! This is a supplement, not a prescription medication, thus I can only suggest that you check with the actual manufacturers to get an answer to your question. They have a toll free customer service number that is open 7am to 7pm Monday through Friday, PST, it's 888-646-2457 Is there anything else I can help with? ## does Joint Juice have a shelf life how long can a person use Joint Juice ## Why does not one person havean answer on shelf life on joint juice ## What is the shelf life of Joint Juice? Also, does...

Updated in Glucosamine
Beline Capsules

I have ankylosing spondylitis and have been taking Beline capsules for nine months with remarkable results. I am largely pain free with an all round feel good benefit. Even a very long standing skin rash has disappeared. When I stop taking them the pain returns quite noticeably. Nonetheless I have strong reservations about herbal medications and intend to consult with my Rheumatologist shortly. Pity!!! ## My wife started Beline Capsules recently for her arthritis with remarkable almost instantaneous relief. I ordered them from the UK and it took forever for them to get to Colorado. Where do you get yours? I share your concern about possible interactions with other drugs and possible negative consequences. ## It's good to hear that they are successfully helping some people. As to pur...

2 dark green capsules in a clear plastic sealed pkg no marking what are they?

i found 2 dark green capsules wraped in a sealed square clear package. there are no markings on the pills or packageing ## Peroxicam inflammatory pill usually given to people with arthritis ## I want to know difference between Red and green evion capsule s ## Hello, Unfortunately without any kind of marking to go off of you won't be able to identify the pills without having them analyzed. The reason for this is because all controlled medication in the U.S. is required to have an imprint or marking for identification purposes. Vitamins, supplements, breathmints, dietary pills etc. all do not have to be marked like controlled medication does but due to the sheer number of possibilities available on the market it would be near impossible to identify it by sight alone. If you do choose ...

celebrex expiration date

My celebrex has been in a cool dark place dated 5/19/2004. Are they still good? ## Hello, Bill! How are you? Medications do lose effectiveness with time, even in the original factory sealed containers, most are only good for 4 to 5 years, thus it would be best to dispose of it and see your doctor, if you need a new prescription. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this medication as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and stomach irritation. Is there anything else I can help with? ## hi. my celebrex expired aug 2015. is there a grace period? thanks

Updated in Celebrex
Dorvasol / DSMO / Dimethye Sulphoxide

used in mexico for treatment of arthritis. we are looking for purchasing information on the web....thank you.....Hurting As We Speak...... ## Hi Linda, Dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) is actually readily available online on Amazon and various other health retailers. If you run a google search for "Dimethyl Sulfoxide" you'll see plenty of results here in the U.S. A common brand name that comes up in further searches is "Rimso-50" You can view more details about this in the link below: I hope this information helps! ## I have used Dorvasol (from a Dr in Mexico) for my RA and it works wonders!!! I have tried almost every med available to treat RA and NOTHING has come close to the relief I have gotten from the Dorvasol (DMSO)!! I'm out of it now - But I'm scared to dea...


swelling of joints ## This medication is unavailable in the U.S. and I am sorry to say that other countries do not regulate their prescription drugs as strictly as the FDA does. That said, finding information on them is very difficult, since there are no databases which list them all, like there are for U.S. prescription drugs. The only thing I can suggest is that you try asking your doctor or pharmacist for more information. ## I have problem of getting small dots on my skin (on my under foot) and palm and some water bubbles seen. after that the main skin peel off. it repeats. ## Reply to Rojilal - I had exactly the same problem with my left palm only. Very itchy and sore. Diagnosed by a dermatologist as dyshydrotic eczema. Cured by treatment with ultraviolet light and cortisone cream....

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