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... Amitriptilyne is the generic name for elavil, it is a tricyclic antidepressant mainly used for nerve pain it has been around for a while and is not used very often anymore for depression. ... (7 replies)
... I currently use elavil which is an old tricylic antidepressant. Now a days it is used mainly for nerve pain and not so such for depression. I started out on 10 mg at bedtime and now take 25 mg at bedtime. ... (7 replies)
... Hi Kerry, Back in 93 when I had my first injury, there wasn't eve a board certification proces for any specialty that practiced PM. Many docs practiced it, surgeons, physiatrists, neuros etc, But That was a long time a ago. ... (12 replies)

... Welcome to the boards although you have been here for awhile. I know that nerve pain is one of the worst pains to deal with. ... (4 replies)
Nerve Pain
Apr 7, 2008
... IF AT ALL TO NARCOTIC PAIN MEDS". I can't even begin to tell you how much of a struggle it has been with me concerning my nerve pain in my feet. I definitely know what you mean about leaning against the cart because of the severe pain in the feet. ... (4 replies)
... iving you there opinion. There are theories that back what the surgeon is saying but he's not a PM doc that does interventional procedures and deals with chronic pain on a daily basis. Even among PM docs there is a huge difference in the opinion you may get from one doc and the opinion you may get from another. ... (12 replies)
... or better reduction in pain and it's called a succesful trial. ... (6 replies)
... and learned how and why antidepressants, antiseizure meds and other distraction techniques actually work. I pretty much took away from the first two what worked for me and what didn't help at all. Take what works and use it, and forget about the rest. ... (8 replies)
... I was really, really concerned about you making that convention. I know you have the commitment but you are really putting yourself to the limit and paying for it with the pain. I know you probably are already realizing this by now. I do know for a fact that pain directly, and I mean directly influences pain levels. ... (5 replies)
Is it possible?
Feb 28, 2008
... Rich: Sorry if I came across as being rather harsh. As for other things that you could try non-opiate wise. There are several medications that have been shown to help those of us with nerve pain/damage. I know that you are taking Neurontin but I didn't catch the dose. It can be prescribed up to 3600mg. If the Neurontin is not working well enough, then you might want to try... (10 replies)
Pain Pump
Apr 25, 2006
... ning or whenever. You can set up to 4 flow rates that change throught the day which is a major advantage not to mention the ease in adjusting the pump vs waiting for the next refill to increase the concentration of meds per ml. ... (3 replies)
... e been looking for. Part of the problem is the widespread area of numbness that's a bit confusing. Numbness of the face arm , hand and shooulder can be caused by nerve or spinal cord impingement in the cervical area. ... (1 replies)
... my 4th PM clinic and about the 12th PM doc that finally began to manage my pain, Unfortunately it's not that unusual since there is no such medical specialty as Pain management that docs can choose as a spielty. Docs from many differnt fields can hang a PM sign out front and practice whatever type of PM they believe works. ... (5 replies)
... Hi NRS, I am sorry to hear about your pan and your troubles with dealing with the need for meds. ... (16 replies)
... I tried nortriptyline for my facial nerve pain for about a week. ... (5 replies)
... discover channel it's more like watching Bone mechanics, they use the same cordless drills, rodding, fusing, cages. The docs do know what will decrease the odds for success and if your not a good candidate a reputable surgeon won't operate. If you go to enough surgeons, You probably could find someone willing to operate. ... (11 replies)
... you the max dose of cortozone "nobody"" should recieve and then referred you back to the GP saying this is all he's cabale of. I would say his ability to manage pain is very limited if he only has one "unsafe" trick up his sleeve. ... (4 replies)
... Doctors will not keep a patient on opiates while searching for the cause of the problem. ... (20 replies)
... lexapro are antidepressants but these are all used as an adjunct therapy for pain, i couldnt take antidepressants either but the lyrica works really well for nerve pain in my legs. Have you tried one of these? ... (8 replies)
... Hello all, especially fellow pain sufferers. This is a posting that I felt compelled to share since I cannot find a similar post on HealthBoards. ... (8 replies)




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