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Pain in leg caused due to diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   Sir I am 52 years old and suffering from tye 2 diabetes for the past three years. I have been advised to take xmet 500 grms, tozar h, and other vitamis tablets to overcome my menopause problem. For the past 15 days I have been suffering from acute pain in the leg right from the waist to calf muscle.
User :   My family doctor says it is due to diabetes . He stopped the drugs given by other doctors and has prescribed epry 50 mg tablets three times a day after food for a month. It is nearly 10 days since I have started taking the medicine but the blood sugar rate is 240/400 . Can you help me getting rid of the pain and diabetes.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   please give the name once again epry 50 mg
Doctor :   is it?
User :   Eperisone Hydrochloride 50 mg tablets that is Epry 50 mg
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   who has given the tablet and where
User :   My family doctor at Jayanagar who is treating us for more than three decades.
Doctor :   were the previous tablets given by the same doctor who stopped the tablet
User :   The previou tablets were prescribed at Ramaiah hospital about one year back and there was not considerale improvement despite taking them regularly. They were prescirbed after a course of insulin. But at present I felt that it was not having any effect and approached my family doctors who also suggested some vegetable diet which can bring down the diabetes.
Doctor :   Did you stop Xmet 500 and Tosar H also
User :   Yes for the pasr ten daya I have stopped it since the doctor advised to to si .
Doctor :   I dont the credentiality of your family doctor
Doctor :   but never the BP and Diabetic drugs are stopped in any case
Doctor :   especially if you are in this condition for a better improvement you will be put on insulin
Doctor :   The drug which is given to you is given for pain you have but it is still not commonly prescribed
User :   Yes I have not stopped the BP tablet. Do you suggest me to continue Xmet, fenolep 160 mg as suggested by doctors at MS Ramaiah hospital sir ?
Doctor :   As your doctor said the pain could be due to diabetes
Doctor :   and I suggest you to continue the Xmet
User :   What other way I have to overcome the acute pain in the thigh, knee and calf muscle. I have been using hot pad which is giving me temporary relief. Any other method sir ?
User :   The pain is more during the night than in the mornings.
Doctor :   There are even more good drugs available for the pain
Doctor :   but they can be bought only by prescription
User :   Will those drugs have any side effect on the kidney or on the heart ?
Doctor :   No
Doctor :   but they are used temporarily only
Doctor :   I think you should go to a general physician for the pain relievers
Doctor :   The drugs given by the ramaiah are good enough
User :   So can you kindly prescribe me the pain killers without side effects.As suggested by you sir i would continue the xmet.
Doctor :   The pain killers which are available over the counter have side effects on kidney
Doctor :   so you should not take them
Doctor :   and increase your BP also
User :   Should I stop taking the Epry 50 mg ?
Doctor :   you can take it and continue with the hot fomentation
Doctor :   i sincerely suggest you to take a consult with the doctor
Doctor :   If you want us to recommend we can do it
Doctor :   near your area
User :   Pl do it I am staying in XXXXXXXX Layout area.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Please confirm your details
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   0000
User :  
User :   Address is MF 1/5, A Block XXXXXXXX
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what is your BP now
User :   is my husband. He is a senior journalist.
Doctor :   Do you have increase in pain while you walk
User :   BP is 90/140. Yes there is some times pain while walking. Some thimes it is normal.

Doctor :   You should always wear foot wear while you walk
Doctor :   Dont get hurt anytime
Doctor :   Stick to the diet principles they are more important after the sugar control
User :   Even at home I use foot wear.
Doctor :   good
Doctor :   Try to get good walk everyday after the pain is reduced
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   I shall ask one of our doctors to call you and help you
User :   Please suggest me a good physician who can bring down my diabetes and leg pain.
Doctor :   sure
Doctor :   bye
User :   If you give me the address I would certainly go and meet him.

Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   We shall help you in this regard
User :   Shall I wait for the address on line or in my e-mail at WWW.WWWW.WW ?

Doctor :   We shall call you soon and help you
Doctor :   at your phone number given
Doctor :   0000
User :   Thaknk u very much, Bye doctor, Have a nice day.
User :   Yes sir, it is my husband's cell no.
Doctor :   ok
User :   Thanks
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