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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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Double dose of 15mg meloxicam same day by accident

I may have taken a double dose of my 15mg Meloxicam by accident, albeit, c. 7 hours apart? What should I do? What are possible consequences? ## Hello, John! How are you? Did you experience any adverse effects? Generally, that wouldn't be enough to cause an overdose, but you may experience more side effects than usual, which the FDA lists as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and increased risk of bleeding. However, it is always best to inform your doctor, so they can check for any possible harm, if they feel it is warranted. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have consulted doctor. He checked my BP , heart beat etc., and found that everything is normal. He advised me to take one tablet for Acidity. I have taken taken light food and one tablet for Acidity.. I h...

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Cortisone shot and Meloxicam - Is it dangerous?

Half a year ago I developed Lichen Planus. As the disease progressed and the rashes were all over my body, my doctor inj. me with a 20mg cortisone shot. And also for my chronic back pain I have to take Meloxicam and Baclofen. What are the side effects of taking these medications? Thank you. ## The NIH and FDA warn that you may experience more side effects than usual, which could include nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, headache, fluid retention, and weight changes. However, if the shot was given months ago, it should no long play a role, so the issues would be due to the Meloxicam, and Baclofen. Have you received another shot, since?

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Can I take meloxicam with vitamin d?

I stopped taking my daily 80mg of aspirin and multivitamins two weeks ago when I was prescribed meloxicam because I was afraid and was not sure if it's safe. So much confusing information. ## What information did you find that confused you? Can you please be more specific? Generally, you can take Meloxicam with a multivitamin, unless your doctor instructs otherwise. But the FDA does warn that Meloxicam may cause side effects, dizziness, headache, stomach irritation, and increased risk of bleeding. But, it could also depend on what specifically is in the multivitamins. Can you provide more details? Is it just vitamin D, or a multi? Your post is somewhat unclear. The main concern would be taking it with the Aspirin, since they are in the same medication class, and it can be risky to d...

Updated in Meloxicam
doctors who will prescribe pain medication san diego

I'm in chronic pain please help me. I have SEVERE arthritis, and have a 5 yr old back injury. ## I was also in a car accident, broke my teeth, suffered bruises and lacerations, had a painful hip replacement, another one on its way, and am living in chronic pain. I have been to my insurance, gone through the song and dance of getting a primary, who will not prescribe hydrocodone for the bilateral hip pain, or other residual pain. I am also undergoing the very painful reconstructive dental surgery to remove poorly placed implants that rub constantly up against my remaining infected implants causing me excruciating pain. This is chronic but I hope to be getting them removed. I am considering medical tourism since my insurance doesn't cover implants. They are considered cosmetic. I ...

Updated in Hydrocodone
Taking Methylprednisolone and Valacyclovir HCL

I have some white and red patches on my tongue. Doctor prescribed me Methylprednisolone 4mg and first day should take 6 tablets and i should gradually decrease one tablet. And also he gave Valacyclovir HCL 1gm 3 times a day. I started taking this medicine and i took it for one day and next day one tablet, i am felling so depressed and i am feeling tensed and little heavy heart beat than usual. Now i am not feeling like to take that medicine. After a small research i got to know that steroids are not good for health. it even effects immune system. And I am just 25. I don't want to add some more problems for my future. Please help me in some way. Is it okay if i stop taking this medicine suddenly. ## What diagnosis did your doctor provide? Valacyclovir is usually used to treat, or pre...

Updated in Methylprednisolone
Cosentyx and hair loss

I will be starting my monthly injections this week. Did my 5 weeks than waited the month. The last week and a half I have been cleaning my brush out daily (full of hair). My scalp plaques are all but gone just like a light dandruff so I'm thinking that it's more likely to be from the Cosentyx rather than clogged hair follicles. Has anyone else had this happen? Otherwise my skin has been clearing amazingly

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difec p forte 550 capsule

How safe is it to use it for arthritic and inflammatory problems? ## I am having serious pain in my pelvic bone. Can i use difec-p-forte for relief? ## My 5 year old son mistakenly took one capsule of difec-p forte 550 this morning. Please, what are the possible side effects of the drug on him?

mexican pain pill

My wife, age 84, had arthroscopic surgery on her knee 15 years ago with little benefit. Lately she has had the rooster shots with no benefit. A few days ago she was in agony and friend gave her "Charlote Arthritis" pills from Mexico. The relief was almost instantaneous. She takes two per day and is pain free. The list ingredients are: oak, white willow, magnesium, chamomile, and one item, about 7 letters, too blurred to read. ## Where or how can I get some. I have taken them for my Lupus symptoms and it is an all day relief of pain that nothing else has been able to provide. I cannot find them anymore since the person who used to get them is no longer available. ## El Centro Super Center, Nuevo Progresso, Tamp, MX Hurry before Trump screws up everything and closes the border. ##...

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Ardosons capsule 25 mg

I am having a reaction to the medication ardosons and trying to get more details about this drug. ## Hi stephanie, Sorry to hear about your reaction to that medication. Are you feeling any better now? Based on my research, the ingredients found in Ardosons are: Indomethacin, which is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory; Betamethasone, which is a steroid class medication; and Methocarbamol, which is a muscle relaxant. Since each medication can effect you differently, I think you really have to look at each drug's individual profile to get a better idea of what side effects are really associated with the medication as a whole. It may also be a good idea to contact your doctor about any safer alternatives to Ardosons. You can learn more about these drugs on the pages for: Indomethacin Det...

Updated in Indomethacin
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
pain clinic north carolina that does not require referral

I need a pain doctor that does not have to have a referral. meds needed asap. ## I need a pain Doctor that does not need a referral. I have chronic pain and arthritis and recurring pancreatitis. ## Call 336-778-1950 ask for an appointment with Dr Campbell. since there a bit booked it will take like 2 -3 months and after they schedule you an appointment on the first visit he'll charge $180.00. after that it will be only $45.00. Show him any or all the medical documents that you have and he will give you that if that's what's good for you.. if not he'll give you something better. ## Thank u so much it helped I have appointment ## Where is this doctor located I'm in cronic pain and have been in pain management for 10 years. My doctor just retired and I'm having a re...

Updated in Oxycodone
can you get addicted to meloxicam

I've taken 15mg of meloxicam for years for joint pain. I can tell a big difference when I have to stop taking it for medical procedures. Is there a risk in use for years and is it addictive? My doctors office called today to reduce to 7.5mg daily. ## Hello, PB! How are you? The FDA classifies this medication as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so no, it's not addictive in the same sense that an opiate can be, but your body does get used to anything you take on a regular basis for a long period of time and suddenly stopping it will be noticeable and may result in some minor withdrawal effects, such as aches, pain, headaches and diarrhea. As to risks with long-term use, yes, there are some, such as stomach ulceration and liver damage, or failure. Is there anything else I can help...

Updated in Meloxicam
Meloxicam long term use

I have been taking meloxicam 15 mg once per day for RA for more than six years now. I would like to know whether it is safe to use the drug for such a long duration? I can not stop this drug in my present condition. Is there any data available on this subject? Thanks in advance. ## Hi, Joy! Meloxicam is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, so yes there may be some issues caused by long term use, such as stomach ulceration, edema, hypertension, congestive heart failure and liver damage. Is your doctor monitoring you regularly? Usually regular exams and blood tests are the best way to keep an eye on things and head off any problems, before they have a chance to get serious. Learn more Meloxicam details here. ## I have been on Meloxicam for nearly 12 years, refilled by several doctors which I...

Updated in Meloxicam
Piroxicam drug information

Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug ## hi i would like to know if piroxicam tablets cause a blistering affect while in the sun. reason why im asking is ive been taking these tablets for a few months and ive been come out in blisters ive not spent a long time in the sun only spells of minuites pegging washing out etc. its never hapened before my lower arms have got blisters like spots on them so thought i would check if it was a side affect of the tablets im due to be going on my holidays soon so i would like to know so i know i have to take other medication and would like to know what can provent this happening to me im not a sun lover so i dont spent time in it if i can help it.. i would be very greatful if you could help me........... many thanks ## Pfizer are doing 20mg w...

Updated in Piroxicam
duexis and phentermine

I am taking Phentermine 37.5 for weightloss and now have been prescribed 800mg. Duexis 3x/day for a foot injury. Is it okay to take these together?? ## Hello, Kayla! How are you? I didn't find any interactions or problems listed between the two, but you should always double check with your doctor or pharmacist to be certain. Learn more Duexis details here. Duexis may cause side effects, such as nausea and headache. Are there any other questions or concerns? ## PHENTERMINE AND KELP AND ZINK AND OTHER VITAMINS? CAN I USE IT TOGETHER. AND WHAT CAN I TAKE FOR THE ANXIETY?? IS 5HTP OK? ## I take 5 hpt with adipex and no problem. My doctor said it was fine as well. I have had great results

Updated in Duexis
What is an alternative to Methylprednisolone?

My daughter just started taking this and she is already vomiting profusely... I have been reading this stuff from others, I have to tell you this scares me to death..she is a young mother of 2 who has had constant sinus infections, had surgery on her sinuses and infection comes right back again. She has lost her sense of smell, her business has had to shut down. I am concerned, I want her to get better but at what expense. Is there any other alternative to this craziness? ## I am very sorry about what she has been going through. My husband has dealt with similar issues, and just had to have sinus surgery, yesterday and we are hoping it resolves his issues. What type of sinus surgery was done on your daughter? Have they given her any antibiotics? Methylprednisolone will not treat an infe...

Updated in Methylprednisolone
wysolone 10 mg side effects for psoriatic arthritis

hi i am a 34 years lady , last year i was diagnosed with asymmetric psoriatic arthritis, i was given sum lotion for my skin problems , i was also prescribed wysolone 10 mg once in night for 30 days, later it was reduced to 5 mg .... i felt active when i take it and they told me to reduce to alternate days and once in 2 days. Past 5 moths i was without any pain killers.... what i wish to know is that during cold seasons again my symptoms have come back and people scare me that if you take wysolone everyday your liver may fail , etc etc. i believe evry medicine has side effect but how long does it take to become severe..... and is there any other alternative medicine much preferred than this drug ??? please help and guide me as i have a small son so please guide me ..... ## Madam noting t...

Etoshine 90 Side Effects

My wife has been asked by a physician to take Etoshine 90mg from 19.04.2012 and she again went to the same physician on 26th April,2012 and doctor again advised her to take it for further 10 days, please tell me is it good for her health to continue with the same or not, we have a baby and she is feeding him (baby). please help me out. ## If your wife is experiencing any undesirable adverse effects, then, in my opinion the choice should be made as to whether or not the benefits of the drug outweigh the side effects. Additionally, precautions of this medication state that it should not be used if the patient is pregnant or breastfeeding. If your wife is currently breastfeeding while taking this medication, then you may want to play it safe and consider having the doctor check to see if t...

Updated in Etoshine
mazon cream

for eczema, psoriasis- seeping, cracking, blistering skin- I personally used it from the age of 6 mos. in 1955 to 1988, then it disappeared from shelves- it was an over the counter cream and it really worked. At the age of 3 months my skin would swell, crack and seep a clear liquid- a pediatrician introduced the cream to my mother and at the time they had a bar soap, shampoo and cream-of which I used occasionally over the course of 30 years then all of a sudden it disappeared. I did have part of a jar I used sparingly and guarded with my life and I called the company that made the cream and they said that they took the recipe out of circulation. The jar is long gone- sadly and I do not know the name of the pharmaceutical company that originally made it. I now am entering menopause and m...

Updated in Cortisone

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