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Suffering from joint pain, MRI done for knees and spinal cord. Results - small knee joint effusion and disc bulge. Worried

Hi, I am Jaya Kumar - 39 years old, asking from Kathmandu, Nepal, I am suffering from knee joint pain since 9 months. I have taken various medicine as prescribed by the doctors during this period. Recently I did MRI for both knees and spinal and the report shows that small knee joint effusion and disc bulge. The doctor prescribed me following medicine for one month :
1. Flexura D = 2 tab daily
Contain :
metaxalone 400 mg + diclofenac potassium BP 50 mg
2. Carmex : daily 2 tablets
Contain :
Alpha Lipoic Acid U.S.G. 50 mg
Methylcobalamin 750 mcg.
Omega 3 Fatty Acid B.P. 500 mg.
Chromium Picolinate U.S.P. 200 mcg.
Selenium Dioxide Monohydrate U.S.P. 75 mcg.

3. Calcigrand - 1 capsule daily
Calcitriol IP 0.25 mcg
Vitamin K2-7 45 mcg
L-Methyl Folate 800 mcg
Methylcobalamin 1500 mcg
Calcium Carbonate IP 1250 mg
Magnesium 50 mg
Zinc 7.5 mg.
Excipients q.s.

May I know, after taking these much of medicine, shall I relief from my problem ?


Asked On : Sun, 31 Mar 2013
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It seems that you might be having osteo-artheritis of joint at this age.
Medicines you are given Calcium, vitamin A ,D and other supplements and some pain killer.
With this medicines you can not be cured but further damage in the joints can be prevented.
Go for physiotherapy daily and regularly.
Go for Patellar exercise for 10 minutes for 2-3 times a day.
Avoid squatting or doing cross legs.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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