Is Hydromorphone intake safe when there s a pace maker implant?
I am having severe pain from a pinched nerve in my back. Current medications are: Amlodipine 10 mg, losartan 100 mg, metoprolol 50 mg x2, sotalol 80 mg x2, spironolactone 25 mg, cretor 10 mg, Coumadin 5mg. Have a pace maker. Is hydromorphone safe for me? Thank you, Barbara Wood
Does taking Hydromorphone 4 mg (Dilaudid) for an extend period of time (3 years) cause dental problems? I went to the dentist and they accused me of being on recreational drugs, which I am not, due to the condition of my teeth. I lost 7.5 teeth within a 6 month period. They seem really soft and just crumble. The only thing I can seem to trace it back to is the Dilaudid that would be close to a recreational drug. I suffer from Chronic Pain Syndrome and have a Spinal Cord Stimulator in place that has cut down on my pain about 60-70%. I was slowly trying to get off the Dilaudid and I broke my leg and ankle when I fell during the middle of the night when I got up to use the restroom so they increased my frequency of use.
I am taking hydromorphone every 8 hours IF NEEDED for severe foot and ankle pain and wonder if taking Tylenol 4 with codeine which I have on prescription as well would be bad. The hydromorphone does not seem to be very effective - I have been taking it since April 2015 after recovering from foot/ankle surgery. I don t take the hydromorphone regularly - usually I need it at the end of the day, whether I have been on my feet or sitting down or even resting with feet up. It seems I need it more frequently no matter what I have been doing. The cramps and spasms seem to come after I lie down although the last few days I get the pain even when moving around. Would there be a major drug reaction with the Tylenol and the hydromorphone? By the way, I have a high tolerance for drugs - even Tylenol extra has no effect on me.
My husband is taking hyddromorphone Hal 2mg tablets for cancer pain. He is now starting today fentanyl 12mcg/hr patch myl. He is in incredible pain, the patch has only been on eight hours. Can he take the hyddromorphone to help with the pain, until the patch starts to work.
can u tell me the diffrence between suboxone 2mg and 8 mg.i know the mg is higher but if i needed 4 mg a day should i take 2/ 2mg? or just suffer and take 1 2mg? ive been battling oxcycodone for 6 years now.i had script ,i asked my doc to help me off of the meds and he said we dont do that here. so i had to take matters in my own hands.i quit on my own with the help of suboxone but its not doing the trick.ive deppended on ocxys so long and lost so my in my life because of this,i need all the help i can get.thanks.
Hello Doctor. I am writing not because of myself, but because of my sister who I am really worried about. She was involved in a car accident in January of 2010 and has had 3 back surgeries due to this. She has been taking oxycodone and or vicodin every since. She just found out she is pregnant. She doesn t know what to do. She is extremely happy but worried about the pain pills. She wants to try to taper off of them, but I read that could be dangerous for the fetus. Do you recommend her getting on suboxone which I read can be dangerous as well or subutex which I ve read can be safe. We definitely don t want to go the methadone route for obvious reasons. Any help and suggestions will be greatly appreciated. She is 37 years old and is worried about her age as well. Thank you Doctor and look forward to hearing from you. David
My doc is prescribing Elavil for pain I am experiencing in the vulva area. I am wondering if that works for pain such as this? Wasn t sure why an anti depressant was being used? I am currently on Oxycodone for the pain, which works, but I do not want to stay on this drug any longer than necessary.
I had a lumbar puncture today that came back with normal results after 24 hour a headache that was sudden onset and photosensitive and half hourly vomitting for atleast 5 hours until I got to the hospital and was gven IV analgesics, paracetmol and a lot of morphine. I am now home again and have blood in my stool. Could this be related to the LP?
I am taking 4mg of naltrexone at night . It has started to strenghthen me. I have the coxsackie virus. I have taken LDN for two months. I am concerned about side effects in the future. I have had the virus for 18 years and each time it erupts it...
Hi, I have a confidential question and need help to understand what I am taking; Can you help Are you there?? I have a family and need to take the steps to correct myself. I have several concerns Chronic Pain , Been on Oxycontin 80mg and percocet...
I was just checking to see if a side effect of this medication could cause me to cough a lot at night.The doctor prescribed it for me to help with my blood pressure.Thanks for any comment. I stopped taking this medication as of monday,and I had a...