... I hope everyone is keeping well. I have been diagnosed with inflamatory arthritis. I took difene twice a day 50mg for two weeks, about four weeks ago. I'm also trying to concieve. ... (0 replies)
... There may be a simple solution to your new pain flares-
FISH! After reading your post-I see that you are taking fish oils-
Fish that are found in Omega 369 are usually from small fish-mackerel, sardines...
which can be major instigators of inflammation-particularly with gout or calcium oxalate crystal disorders. Considering that you said that you found relief after cutting... (8 replies)
... Hey hey
How is everyone?
Megan- How in the name of god are you managing to do pe when i was in school before I was properally diagnosed i was constantly on crutches and had wrist splints and small things but there was always something and the pe teachers would still try make me do pe, its not even an exam subject here like its just 2 40minute classes fitted into your... (110 replies)
... Do you have arthritis? If so what form
many drugs talked about here are called dmards = disease modifying anti rheumatic drugs such as methotrexate, arava imuran
then there are the anti tnf/biologics such as enebrel humira remicade
then the classic nsaid's
ibruofen, difene/voltrol/diclofenic, naproysn. Arcoxia, celebrex
people do take painkillers but most can... (6 replies)
... hey all
My younger sister has this very problem but its slightly more serious as it causes her pain and she can have some vertabre slide out so shes having intensive physio and is on ponstan and difene(voltrol) both the doctor and physio have said its due to weak back muscles it generally leads to popping and clicking but not pain unless its very severe. so maybe some... (6 replies)
... well hello
how did you get on with your hospital appointment??? I had an appt with my rheumy in her private rooms then in the hospital to get new splints and some new ones measured up and stuff too, then I had an appt with my GP.
The outcome from rheumy appt and GP appt is im going to give the arava a bit more time and hope it controls the disease a lot better, Ive to... (80 replies)
Ya I had great time, Imjust about to try get up now its past 11!!!:eek: :yawn:
i use a fewdifferent gels ones called biofreeze it really helps numb it and the other is prescription only, difene 1% gel and i occasionally use tiger balm or heat.
Ive lots heat pads they really help me, I love the jacuzzi but its not really good with this morphine patch.
Have a great... (80 replies)
... Hey Ronnie
Glad your hair came out well, I must try the zinc so, ive long brown hair but its really thin now. I understand what you mean by making an effort and looking well people treat you a bit more humanly I think I do my make up almost every day even if Im not doin much it helps.
I got on great with the pain specialist he is lovely and is sooooo funny, he also has RA... (80 replies)
... hey Ronnie
No im takinga year out Immuch too ill to do anything I have aplace in birmingham to study radiography but i differred it until next september when I hope to have better control of the disease. I know im on steroids since may non stop my skin is split in places as its so weak, and my hair is falling outfrom them and the MTX. Im off for a ct scan in lil while then... (80 replies)
... ya there very safe to take together they have me on MTX difene 200mg(which is ablove rda) as i dont find naproxen helps me and im on many other meds including oxy contin oxynorm tramadol solpodol so I wouldnt be too worried when you need to take them do obviously as little as you need to give you enough pain relief but I wouldnt suggest being in too much (3 replies)
... mg difene a day 80mg oxycontin, oxynorm5 to 10mg as i need it and 400mgtramadol and 4gsolpodol 100amitriptyline 7. ... (80 replies)
... Thanks for your reply to my message - I'll definately take what you have mentioned into account. I have actually been taking a supplement that has choindroitin and glucosamine on it as well as other things (fish oils, vitamin E, Ginger, nettle leaf and Magnesium Stearate) and things seem to be looking up! I am taking some Difene every now and then, when I over-exert myself! I... (8 replies)
... but it cannot be a cause when there is none in my system and I'm suffering as badly now as I was four years ago. I have not felt much relief from the difene I'm on unless I take more than I am prescribed. ... (8 replies)