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Board: Pain Management 04-17-2015, 07:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 454
Posted By cocoa100
Re: why is Vicodin not acceptable for long-term pain relief?

have you tried an of the long acting pain mediction since your doctor does not want on the short acting anymore. maybe you should. dont ask for any by name but ask if you could perhaps try the la...
Board: Pain Management 03-26-2015, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By cocoa100
Re: I feel like a Yo-Yo need support

i agree with backhurtz,
we all have to follow the rules. they are made to protect us,they may be strict but they are for protection. i think you need to get some tylenol, heat, ice, message and...
Board: Neuropathy 12-22-2014, 07:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By cocoa100
Re: compound cream with ketamine

thanks your right about the gabapentin only problem with me and it i can not take a high enough mg for it to work without have bad side effect. as to the lyrica you can take smaller mg. also they...
Board: Neuropathy 12-19-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By cocoa100
Re: compound cream with ketamine

the cream is perscription. i also take lyrica-script, kappr-script and r-alpha lipoid over counter it helps but it hard when you have to work and be on your feet. i will let you know how it works.
Board: Pain Management 12-19-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By cocoa100
compound cream for neuropathy pain

i have been in pain management for about 4yrs now.was just perscribed a compound cream for my nerve pain it has lidocaine, amitriptyline and ketamine in it. has anyone had any experince with this...
Board: Neuropathy 12-19-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 492
Posted By cocoa100
compound cream with ketamine

hi I am tring somthing else for my neuropathy pain in my feet its a compund cream with ketamine in it. i never heard of this and they used the ketamine because i am allergic to gabapentin.
has...
Board: Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) (CRPS) 11-10-2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 672
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Caregiver out of ideas.

dont give up, i just tear up reading this because it sounds simalar to what my husbnd i went through.with me being the one with the illness. the best thing is communication sit down and have a heart...
Board: Pain Management 10-08-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,798
Posted By cocoa100
Re: switching medication?

update:
went back to the ms contin on 15mg twice a day.the ocycotin was a wast of money it did nonthing for the pain but make it worse. has anyone tried topiramatie for nerve pain? doctor wants to...
Board: Neuropathy 09-03-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,617
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Small Fiber Neuropathy

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i give myself a shot once month also
Board: Neuropathy 09-03-2014, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,617
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Small Fiber Neuropathy

You are right about it takes a combination. I am currently on 75mg lyrica twice a day and 1000mg kappra three times a day. The lyrica works best but i can not take more than 75mg twice a day because...
Board: Neuropathy 08-22-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,617
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Small Fiber Neuropathy

wow
while reading this post i thought i was writing it myself. the symtoms are so much like what i am going through. still tylor i can relate with the feet thing iam at the point where i hate shoes....
Board: Pain Management 08-08-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,798
Posted By cocoa100
Re: switching medication?

thaks lotty667
my dr did mention that but thought we would try the oxy first,i will bring this up at my next appointment. the name methadone scared me at first but after reading some post on this...
Board: Pain Management 08-08-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,798
Posted By cocoa100
Re: switching medication?

sorry
i was on 10mg of MsContin and now on 10mg of Oxycontin. Even if he increase the mg its the price that is a problem. the doctoar did give me a discount card for my script for this month but...
Board: Pain Management 08-06-2014, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,798
Posted By cocoa100
Re: switching medication?

just want to give an update on me and this oxycontin. it not working any better than the ms contin as a matter of fact i think it wost. i really have to take sa med every 5 to 6 hrs and the oxy cost...
Board: Pain Management 07-22-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,798
Posted By cocoa100
Re: switching medication?

thank you both for the advice. right now it seems that i need the sa med first thing in the morning and after work. Yesterday during work the pain got a little bad but i did not take the sa med...
Board: Pain Management 07-21-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,798
Posted By cocoa100
switching medication?

just switch to oxycontin from ms contin how long does it take before i know its working? how long should i wait to take short acting pill? when on ms contin did not know the vikes were suppose to be...
Board: Pain Management 07-11-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 520
Posted By cocoa100
oxycontin

does anyone know how long it takes an insurance co to approve a script for oxycodone
Board: Pain Management 06-19-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,988
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Hello...new to forum

thanks oldnbroken
after reading your story it helps with me to stay strong and not let this cp take over my life
Board: Neuropathy 06-17-2014, 11:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 706
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Tingling, pins/needles in feet and hands...

nerves can be restored but it can take years and that depends on how far damaged they are. once the damage is so far there is no repairing
Board: Neuropathy 06-09-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 597
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Cold

hi june just found your post. i know what you mean about the toes numb 24/7. have you found any shoes that work. i am still looking eveni n the summer its hard to find shoes
Board: Neuropathy 05-30-2014, 10:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 614
Posted By cocoa100
Re: advice on drugs needed

nanacarol
you can go on lyrica's maufacutre web site and apply for assistance to help pay for your script and depending on income they may supply it for free.also there are other medications you...
Board: Neuropathy 05-22-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Am I causing more pain by walking?

thanks gmak but i can not wear closed in shoes of any kind it has to have the back out, when i wear closed in shoes it feel like they are getting smaller as time past no matter how big the shoes...
Board: Neuropathy 05-21-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Am I causing more pain by walking?

missamyjo
i also have problems with shoes touching the top part of my feet. what i did find that help is propet travel walking slides. i like them because they are light weight made out of mesh and...
Board: Neuropathy 05-15-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,364
Posted By cocoa100
Re: newbie to neuropathy

Thanks mellow i will have to ask my pm about the topamx that is one i dont think i tried. the pain psychologist was helpful he taught me lot maybe it time to see him again it been awhile since my...
Board: Neuropathy 05-15-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,364
Posted By cocoa100
Re: newbie to neuropathy

yes its the lyrica. i had the same problem with gabatine when the dosage got to higher mg the swelling started thats why we decided to try the lyrica because its basicaly the same but used in smaller...
Board: Neuropathy 05-15-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,364
Posted By cocoa100
Re: newbie to neuropathy

how are things going with the new job? great i hope. the swelling is down thanks but now the burnings twice as bad so back to the drawing board to try to find something else for releif again.
keep...
Board: Neuropathy 05-14-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,364
Posted By cocoa100
Re: newbie to neuropathy

congrats and yes the extra activity will do that. i feel that way all the time after about mid week of a working week. been out of work the last few days had a bad reaction to the lyrica feet wollen...
Board: Neuropathy 05-09-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Am I causing more pain by walking?

not only are my ankles puffy my feet swell were i am not able to wear shoes. i already wear my shoes big because of the neuropathy and the swelling is making them too tight. pain is pain no matter...
Board: Neuropathy 05-09-2014, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Am I causing more pain by walking?

believe me it does make them wost later, but they say you should to walk
Board: Neuropathy 05-09-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Am I causing more pain by walking?

gmak thanks for the reply
i do elevate when i get home from work and take diuretics but hard to stay off your feet when your working. as for the lyrica i think i have to give them up i started with...
Board: Neuropathy 05-09-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,364
Posted By cocoa100
Re: newbie to neuropathy

good to hear that its helping. it will not stop the pain just reduces it. Good luck on your new job and have great weekend. keep us updated on how things go
Board: Neuropathy 05-08-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By cocoa100
Am I causing more pain by walking?

i ve been dealing with neuropathy in my feet for about 4yrs now. i am still at the point of trying to find the right medications combo to keep my pain manageable. what I want to know is am I doing...
Board: Neuropathy 05-08-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,364
Posted By cocoa100
Re: newbie to neuropathy

Sorry to be just now answering I dont have a computer at home so just use when at work. No I did not have any dizzyness but i believe that is one of the side affects. How are thing going today
Board: Neuropathy 05-07-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,364
Posted By cocoa100
Re: newbie to neuropathy

its a lidocaine hydrochlorine jelly and the voltaren is a gel. i apply the lidocaine first because it seems to numb it then i apply the voltaren. if you can while at work use the frozen peas to help...
Board: Neuropathy 05-07-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,364
Posted By cocoa100
Re: newbie to neuropathy

ive been dealing with neuropathy going on 4yrs. i use the lidocaine gel and the voltran gel only when my feet are at the point when they can not touch the floor because unlike you my insurance dont...
Board: Neuropathy 04-30-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Pain Med Suggestions

sorry
can not help with any info for the patch. dont know much about them never used them
good luck maybe someone else can help
Board: Neuropathy 04-30-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Pain Med Suggestions

hi chey
ive been living with neuropathy going on 4 yrs now and still going through trial and error for releif of the pain. there are driffrent medication used for nerve pains some that i have tried...
Board: Neuropathy 04-24-2014, 12:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By cocoa100
Re: can you have neuropathy in your wrist

hi lena-marie
sorry it took so long to get back ive been resting my wrist. its feeling better since i start applying heat and using voltaren gel. as i stated before i do use nerve meds stated...
Board: Neuropathy 04-22-2014, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By cocoa100
Re: can you have neuropathy in your wrist

yea i am nerve med leyrica and kappra, PA sorry would type more but have to go work is over will check tomorrow
Board: Neuropathy 04-22-2014, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By cocoa100
Re: can you have neuropathy in your wrist

thanks lena-marie i do work on a pc but its not constant and not on one alot because i only use it at work do not have one at home. i know what you mean with the constant burning and pain from the...
Board: Neuropathy 04-22-2014, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By cocoa100
Re: can you have neuropathy in your wrist

i did but can not get in to see him for a couple of weeks thought someone here had any suggestion
Board: Neuropathy 04-21-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 479
Posted By cocoa100
can you have neuropathy in your wrist

i have been having a pain in my right wrist for the last week. i dont know if its carpal tunel or pain because of the neuropathy. with the carpal tunel it said the pain is mostly at night but mine...
Board: Neuropathy 03-27-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By cocoa100
Re: stop the burning

Yes, I do work but elevating my feet is not possiable because I work at a counter and sit on high stool. I have it as low as possible and use a foot stool to keep my feet from dangeling. As for the...
Board: Neuropathy 03-24-2014, 01:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By cocoa100
Re: stop the burning

i tried the nortrip. but it put 100 pounds on me so now i take the lyrica and kappra with vic and ms contin for pain
Board: Neuropathy 03-24-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By cocoa100
Re: stop the burning

i am just tired and dont know which way to go anymore with these medication. all i can do is stay strong and take it one day at a time
Board: Neuropathy 03-24-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By cocoa100
Re: stop the burning

i wake up they are down and get worse during the day and yes the heat does make it worse thats why i keep the house cool at night so i can sleep. i sometimes take the diuetic but the other problem is...
Board: Neuropathy 03-24-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By cocoa100
Re: stop the burning

yes, it workes great thanks. i was surprised at how long they stay cold once again thanks sorry i did not get back. now if only i could find out why my ankles stay so swollen especialy since i use...
Board: Neuropathy 03-18-2014, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 869
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Terrible pain ,numbness in feet

i agree with nicelady sounds like neuropathy and the best thing is to see a neuroligist. i have been dealing with this for 4 yrs with a lot of trial and errors of medications for nerve pain right now...
Board: Neuropathy 03-10-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By cocoa100
Re: Severe Diabetic PN Meds

sorry you have joined the life with PN. i have been dealing with this for 4ys now and have to live with the paine level of 6 to 7 everyday. i currently take keppra 500mg twice a day, ,morphine 15mg 2...
Board: Neuropathy 03-07-2014, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,073
Posted By cocoa100
Re: stop the burning

that is a great idea we do have a freezer here at work.
thanks
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