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... the pain meds around this. ... (2 replies)
... counter vitamins do you recommend to combat nerve pain. I'm currently taking Vicodine and Cymbalta. The pain meds help a lot, but I need more and more to keep the pain subdued. ... (42 replies)
Neurapathy?
Sep 27, 2007
... ril and Norflex which I only take if in such bad pain at night. I just don't feel that all these NSAID's are to good for you espcially since I take so many other meds they kind of make me feel yuk and I don't think they are really doing anything. ... (2 replies)

... Hi MamaBear - I am sure many people can relate to your predicament, because weight gain is a common side effect of Neurotin & Lyrica. Fortunately for me, weight gain isn't an issue at this point in my life, even though I take Neurotin. However, regarding dieting, I think the old fashioned method of counting calories works best. When I was younger, I lost 10 lbs this way,... (4 replies)
... but have asked for alternative meds, as I've gained 45lbs in a short period of time without eating the food to substantiate it. ... (2 replies)
... I'm 45 & have had it for 10+ years. I too am getting weak, too exhausted & in too much pain to do any exercise. I have tried more drugs than I can remember, some have caused some serious side effects & lots of memory loss both long & short term. I've tried several different alternative meds over the years, colloidal silver & copper, MSM, food grade peroxide & more that I... (17 replies)
... ned with amitriptyline I believe, or Lamictal, I can't remember. I had bad reactions to the Duragesic patches and hope someone with same condition can suggest an alternative that may help. Mine is quite severe and my doses are large. My doctors know less than I do and seem to just continue whatever the one before did. Please help. ... (6 replies)
... t of the people in my support group have other forms of neuropathy than SFN, treatment of the symptoms are all the same. We exchange a lot of information about meds and doctors. ... (8 replies)
... hood trauma" even though I had two great parents and a terrific upbringing. My favorite one was when doctors would call me a drug addict because I would ask for meds to treat my pain. As Ruby stated, quickly deter your doctors from trying diagnosis your pain as a psychological condition. ... (23 replies)
... ur doc if you could take it every 8 hours instead of twice a day and that would keep a more constant level in your system. I can tell when it is time to take my meds too. It is like a built in clock is telling me that something needs to happen. At times I worry about getting addicted but I probably already am. ... (29 replies)
... Having trouble finding my way with pain, Meds, alternative and supplements. ... (12 replies)
... You sound like a very together person, and I am sorry this happened to you. Also sorry the antidepressants and other meds haven't worked for you. ... (24 replies)
... opiate meds they or I could think of plus many alternative therapies. It is a long process of finding what will work for you. ... (16 replies)
... I been to Cleveland Clinic, UPMC, Buffalo Dent Neuro...and a host of alternative medicine doctors..chelation, accupuncture, got evaluated on my mercury amalgams...you name it..I checked it out. I was taking a few handfuls of vitamns a day. ... (113 replies)
... pain for only 8 months but I know that pharmaceuticals alone will not get me where I need to be. My body is broken as is my spirit, but I'm trying to open up to alternative healing strategies. ... (110 replies)
... a full work up and chance to sit down candidly with your neuro. to asses where you stand. fortunately i have a very understanding neuro. who referred me to other alternative options before heading down perscription road. if these options don't work within a year or two, my neuro. and i will reconsider my options. ... (9 replies)
... Hi acl828. I've never had any spinal surgery - it took several years of 'begging' to get pain meds from my doctor (I threatened to go to alternative 'smokable' sources for relief before he would prescribe anything). I'm not a good surgical canidate because the CIDP has effected my capcity to maintain my blood pressure & respriatory functions (especially when I'm stressed or... (3 replies)
... y approach to 'pain management' that you have been treated with... Pain management should be helping you manage your pain, not pumping you with prescription pain meds to just Numb your pain. I wish more people understood this, but Pain is your body's way of signalling to you, that something is wrong, and you need to fix it!! ... (2 replies)
... complex 50 vitamin. Has anyone found relief from these meds or supplements? ... (5 replies)
... orry to hear of your pain and diminished quality of life. I don't have a magic wand to wave, but do suggest you see a pain managment doctor as there are so many meds and med combos that can help with neuropathic pain. ... (3 replies)


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