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Have arm pain, cannot lift, prescribed Gabapentin, not helping. Recommendations?

Yes Sir, My mother is having severe right arm pain to the point where she cannot even lift a cup of coffee. She went to a clinic and they prescribed her Gabapentin but that is not helping for her pain, what should i do? should i take her the the ER, to get medication to relieve the pain?

She was not giving no anti inflammatory or nothing?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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From history it seems that she might be having periartheritis of right shoulder joint.
Go for x-ray right shoulder joint.
Go for physiotherapy of the joint.
Consult orthopedic surgeon and get examined.
Meanwhile give her NSAID medicine to get relief from pain.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Fri, 11 Oct 2013
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