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Usage of pain killers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   is it good to take pain killer in a month?
Doctor :   Do you mean once in a month?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Yeah
Doctor :   But take it after food
User :   but i have listened that pain killer is always harmful for body!
Doctor :   Pain killers are not always harmful but they have lot of adverse effects if consumed continously
Doctor :   like gastric problem, ulcers, kidney damage etc
User :   yeah my wife is taking pain killer for last 5 years, now she is suffering from gastric problem
User :   can u suggest any exercise or medicine for that?
Doctor :   Ok is it diagnosed by Doctor as NSAID induced gastropathy
Doctor :   Stopping the drug itself reduces the complications by manifold
Doctor :   so there is no exdercise or medicine that is given now
User :   yeah
Doctor :   You just have to stop taking it
Doctor :   and the damaged is restored overtime
User :   ok thanks
User :   for giving me your precious time
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
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Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me. Bye for now
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