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Is it safe to use leofenac plus while lactating and have calcaneal spur?

Feb 2014
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I am a lactating mother and have calcaneal spur.My doctor advised for leofenac plus one tablet a day for 15 days.Is it safe to use now? Can I go for injections as I do not see any reduce in the pain?
Posted Thu, 2 Jan 2014 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 1 hour later
Brief Answer: It is better to avoid. Detailed Answer: Hi, Lenofenac plus contains aceclofenacc and paracetamol. It is better to avoid aceclofenac in lactating mother. You can take ibuprofen or paracetamol for pain control, which is safe in lactating mother. Hope this will help you. Let me know if you have any more concerns.
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Can I go for cartizone injections?
Answered by Dr. Saurabh Gupta 7 hours later
Brief Answer: You can go for cortisone injections. Detailed Answer: Hi, You can go for cortisone injections. Cortisone injections are not specifically a contraindications- but there are other non-invasive treatments for calcaneal spur. There range from icing to physical therapy. I suggest you to try these first before going for cortisone injections.
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