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On ibuprofen for inflammation due to arthritis suggest alternative medication

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Dr. Prasad MD

I just learned that ibuprofen increases blood pressure. I have been using it to combat inflammation due to arthritis in my right hip. Could you suggest an alternative? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prasad ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

I am having spasms in the left leg due to arthritis in the lumber spine and they are very painful. I am taking Meloxicam 15 mg a day and still experiencing a lot of pain. Is there another medication ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

I have lupus anticoagulant and sjogrens So i have alot of arthritis for whivh i take celebrex bid ... meds to control the inflammation? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naval Mendiratta ( Rheumatologist)
Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi MD

Hi my mother is having arthritis problems.She is suffering from acute pain and inflammation in the shoulder for few days.What medicine is advisable to take? She is taking medicines for Blood pressure ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

tried the following medications: celebrex, oral steroids, and ibuprofen 800. I did not notice any ... ibuprofen 800, but I am truly at the point of hating my life due to the amount of pain that... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naval Mendiratta ( Rheumatologist)

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Dr. Pvssmjagannadham MD

I have arthritis in my right hip, the onset was about 5 months ago, my doctor has prescribed Ibuprofen 800 mg that help but do not totally relieve the pain. The doctor says that the arthritis ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Pvssmjagannadham ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Vaibhav Gandhi MD

have very little relief. The tramadol is 50MG. I ve been reading up on arthritis meds and flexeril sounds like one I would like to try. Any ideas on good arthritis medicine? Thanks ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

Thank you ! I am searching for an alternative medication for Arthrotec. I have taken this for 20 years to address the inflamation and pain of arthritis however am now in need of surgery and have been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

I have suffered artritis in my both knees for more than six years. I have been put on panadol osteo to manage the pain. I have been experiencing all the problems listed as side effects from panadol osteo. I am so much... View answer

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Dr. PALLETI SUJITH KUMAR MD

. Plus I rode my bike too but now find it hurts my back too. Any suggestions on pain medications? ...I have been dealing with arthritis since I was 25. I am now 65. I have had one hip replacement. I ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. PALLETI SUJITH KUMAR ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.  Michelle Gibson James MD

Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic There are different types of arthritis. Arthritis means inflammation of the joints. It can be osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, gout, psoratic...

Dr.  Saurabh Gupta MD

Hi, The Mainstay of management of RA involves the use of DMARD's (disease modifying anti rheumatic drugs). The DMARD's are not useful in relieving the acute pain in the joints and as the name implies they modify the course...

Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

Hi, It is unlikely to be caused by drugs. I will suggest you provide more information on any symptoms and the exact medications we are talking about for more detailed review and more insights from us. Rising...