What causes severe pain while treating sciatica

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Posted on Wed, 17 Jun 2015 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
Question: Hi I have siatica problem and the pain is so bad I sometimes can do nothing but stand up and cry I am taking panadine forte 25 mg lyrica and indocid 100 mg suppositories 1 every 12 hrs these seam to work really we'll and quick and give me a lot of relief can you take anymore of these within 24 hrs
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Yes you can increase dose of lyrica upto 180 mg per 24 hour

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I have studied your case.

Yes you can increase dose of lyrica upto 180 mg per 24 hour if required after consulting your doctor.

Physiotherapy like ultrasound and interferential therapy will give quick relief.
Core stabilizing spine exercises will help.
I will advise to check your vit B12 and vit D3 level.

Local nerve root block can be done under C –arm guidance will help in long term pain relief.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi 8 minutes later
Can i take more of the indocid suppositories
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Answered by Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi 22 hours later
Brief Answer:
yes

Detailed Answer:
Hello again,

Yes you can take indocid 25 mg twice a day.

Hope this answers your query. If you have additional questions or follow up queries then please do not hesitate in writing to us. I will be happy to answer your queries.

Wishing you good health.

Take care.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Shanthi.E
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