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Had bulging disc. Tramadol worked. Further?

I had bulging disc for 5 years and tramadol worked perfectly. When I started to need tramadol and hydrocodone together it was time to get fused which stabilized my spine . I was fused on 10/11 and still have enact pain. I m told its muscles.tramadol doesnt work anymore and I need 8 pills of hydrocodone per day. They gave me a butrans patch 10# doesnt work so I cut a 10in half still no relief tried adding a full 10 total of 20. Legs burned so bad I took a miracle 5/325which helped and ripped off one of. The 10s.scared,hydrocodoneonly seems to work an sometimes I need to take 2.5 pills to get out of bed and stand.
Asked On : Sun, 10 Mar 2013
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you need a muscle relaxant. Chlorzoxazone 500mg twice daily along with NSAID will do in starting.for five days. later half dose is required for anothrr five will solve ur problem
Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
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