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Combiflam to treat back pain - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Back Pain
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Doctor :   Sorry we got dc
Doctor :   I was asking how old you are?
User :   let me know what action i need to take now related to my back ache
User :   i am 29 years old
Doctor :   DO not lift wieghts
User :   yes i have stopped for past two months
Doctor :   Do not try to test your back by bending forward
User :   ok
Doctor :   to check if there is pain- it strains your lower back- lumbar muscles
User :   ok
Doctor :   You can take a simple NSAID- like combiflam- 1 tab 3 times daily for 3 days- after food only.
Doctor :   You can also use a hot water bag on the area- for 10 mins at night
User :   ok for how long do i need to take
User :   ok
Doctor :   Try to sleep on a hard surface without a pillow for a week.
User :   after 3 days in case i dont get relief then.....what to do
Doctor :   for 5 days
User :   Ok i will sleep on hardsurface
Doctor :   You need to make sure you do not try to lift weights or bend forward for atleast 3 weeks
User :   fine
Doctor :   If your pain does not improve significantly pls get back to us and we will give the details
Doctor :   of a doctor close to you for further help.
User :   sure i will take ur advice and revert back to you in next 5 days
User :   thanks a lot
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can Help you with?
Doctor :   You are welcome
Doctor :   have a nice day.
User :   No, fine for now
User :   do i need prescription to buy those medicines
Doctor :   No it is an OTC
User :   what if the shop asks for a prescription for buying those medicines
Doctor :   you can buy this at any pharmacy
User :   ok
User :   thanks then
Doctor :   you are welcome. bye
User :   bye
Doctor :   Please fill up
Doctor :   the feedback form. thanks
User :   ok
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