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Board: Pain Management 06-25-2016, 05:18 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Aspercreme with lidocaine patch

I'm jealous lol. My insurance won't cover it at all. My doctor tried the PA without luck
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 06-22-2016, 06:53 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 336
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Knee locking

Hey guys, I was diagnosed with a partial tear of my ACL in February. I was prescribed a functional knee brace and I will be the first to admit that I don't always wear it when I should, especially...
Board: Pain Management 06-22-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 515
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Aspercreme with lidocaine patch

Hey guys, I know some of you are on/have been on the lidoderm patch. My insurance doesn't cover it and I know it's fairly expensive. I decided to go out and try the aspercreme with lidocaine pain...
Board: Pain Management 06-01-2016, 10:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,035
Posted By Prettyinpink81
pharmacy is refusing to fill my prescription. I'm so upset

I'm so upset right now. I explained to my doctor last week that I would be visiting my parents in Philadelphia (I live in Central Pennsylvania) and I asked if it would be okay to fill my...
Board: Pain Management 05-14-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 331
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Butran patch

Has anyone ever tried the Butran pain patch? I have a friend who was on it a few years ago and raved about it. Right now I'm taking Norco 10/325 three times a day and the inconsistent pain relief...
Board: Pain Management 05-14-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 569
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Pain is keeping me awake and ruining my vacation -- need Orlando Dr. suggestions

I love valerian root and swear it works better than ambien. I get it at CVS.
Board: Pain Management 05-02-2016, 04:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Employment drug screens

Thank you for your kind responses. I'm still a little nervous about the whole thing. As a previous poster mentioned, I wonder if there is a way for an employer to tell if you are prescribed...
Board: Pain Management 04-29-2016, 11:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Employment drug screens

I should clarify, my degree is a bachelor's of science in business administration (aka desk job) where DH is applying for more physical jobs.
Board: Pain Management 04-29-2016, 10:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 515
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Employment drug screens

Hey guys, I have a question. DH and I are currently looking for new jobs (DH now, me at the end of June when I graduate college) Anyway DH went for a drug screen today. He doesn't take anything so...
Board: Pain Management 03-19-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 816
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Opioid Induced Constipation

Hello, I wasn't sure where to post this so I'm going to try here since I'm sure that I'm not the only one who has this problem.

What do you guys take/do for OIC. Pooping has become quite an...
Board: Pain Management 03-09-2016, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Norco pain medication

I have the same problem with staying asleep. Norco and oxycodone are both short term pain medications which means they wear off after a few hours. If pain is waking you up, there are medications...
Board: Pain Management 02-29-2016, 05:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Do hydrocodone prescriptions still require a paper script?

I see my doctor once every other month but they appointments never occur when my meds are due. I've also never gotten more than one script at a time. I literally have to drive by my doctors office...
Board: Pain Management 02-28-2016, 12:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: New Norco Brand?

My pharmacy recently switched from qualitest to tris generic hydrocodone. I wouldn't say the strength is noticeable however the tris brand seem to wear off a lot faster. With qualitest, I got...
Board: Pain Management 02-28-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 545
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Do hydrocodone prescriptions still require a paper script?

Hello, I am currently on hydrocodone 10/325. Awhile back, my doctor told me that they could no longer fax my prescription to the pharmacy and I would have to pick up a paper copy of the script.
...
Board: Pain Management 01-13-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 750
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: opiate dependancy, chronic anxiety, etc

Have you tried Lexapro or Celexa for anxiety? Years ago my anxiety was so bad that I was prescribed 1 MG Xanax, 3 x a day. Once I got on Lexapro, I went from taking 90 Xanax a month to 2-3.
Board: Knee & Hip Problems 12-15-2015, 06:33 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 521
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Any idea what's causing this knee pain?

Imy seriously at my wits end and wondering if anybody has this issue or knows what it could possibly be. My right knee has been acting up lately for the past year. I have no pain sitting or laying...
Board: Pain Management 07-22-2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: I have a stupid question

Thank you very much for taking the time to answer my question.
Board: Fibromyalgia 07-22-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Neck Pain!

There are a few things that work for me. I wouldn't say they "cure" the pain but I do get a little relief. The first is "the stick" It's a massage stick that my dad gave me. I think he got it off...
Board: Pain Management 07-22-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 718
Posted By Prettyinpink81
I have a stupid question

Hey guys, I hope everyone is doing well. I used to post a lot but now I mainly lurk. I have a really stupid question that I am hoping somebody can answer.

I have been on hydrocodone for the...
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 05-12-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Trying to find an answer to my problem

Dentist said dry socket. three problems with that. 1. the paste he gives me that is "guaranteed to work" isnt working 2. the pain is intermident most of the time (constant everytime I chew), and...
Board: TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint 05-10-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 559
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Trying to find an answer to my problem

I had a back molar extracted eight days ago. The pain is not going away. I have a dull ache around the extraction site but I go through waves of blinding pain that encompasses but my upper and...
Board: Fibromyalgia 05-07-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 602
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Tooth extraction recovery with fibro

I had a wisdom tooth extracted on Friday (5 days now). I am still in a lot of pain and still have a lot of swelling (tooth was not impacted and it was a simple extraction so I should be well on the...
Board: Pain Management 05-03-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

35 hours later and Im still not feeling any better. I am at the point where if somebody offered me a stronger pain med, I would take it (glad I have a dh to remind me that the pain will end at some...
Board: Pain Management 05-02-2014, 03:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,028
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: I'm worried sick!

I am a little confused. Don't pharmacy records show whether or not you actually picked up the script? I don't see how you can be in trouble if you didn't actually take any of the vicodin.
...
Board: Pain Management 05-02-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

The procedure went okay. Valium helped and the nitrous was okay although I had times focusing on breathing through my nose at homes. There was a complication where the dentist didnt realize I had a...
Board: Pain Management 05-02-2014, 06:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

My doctor called in a sedative with literally 20 minutes to spare. I am so relieved and thankful he was willing to do that for me.
Board: Pain Management 05-02-2014, 04:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

I actually have some ketoprofen my doctor gave me. It does a number on my stomach if I take it all the time but I can tolerate it for a few days (I use it on really, really bad days). Im glad to...
Board: Pain Management 05-01-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

Im trying my best to stay calm (and its not working too well, alternating between bursting into tears and nausea). Only positive is the nervous stomach has eliminated my need for miralax the past...
Board: Pain Management 05-01-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

I live in the boonies and had to drive an hour just to find this sedation dentist. The oral surgeons in the area (who they wanted to refer me to due to pain management needs) had a 4 week waiting...
Board: Pain Management 05-01-2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,485
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Dentist refusing sedation due to pain medication

I had one of my molars literally crumble to pieces the other day. I have a huge, huge, huge fear of the dentist. I went to one of those sedation dentistry places yesterday for a consultation and...
Board: Back Problems 04-23-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 513
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Pain in lower back, hips, legs. Dr. keeps saying fibro

Hello, I'm hoping somebody here can help me out as I am extremely frustrated right now. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia in 2011. About a year ago I started getting sciatic pain. Insurance...
Board: Pain Management 04-23-2014, 09:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,716
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: short acting meds or pain patches?

I didnt read through all the replies but is it possible your doctor is talking about the suboxine patch (I apologize for forgetting the real name). I heard rave reviews about its pain relieving...
Board: Pain Management 04-14-2014, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Generic lidoderm patches

Hey folks, hope everybody is having an okay day. Its been awhile since I posted but I'm back again with a question. I know a generic form of the lidoderm patch was released in the fall. I noticed...
Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 11-07-2013, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,285
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Colpo recovery and cryotherapy

Thank you. I feel a little better about the cryotherapy after reading some more about it. Just so I know how to prepare, how does the pain compare to a colpo/biopsy.

I also have a question thats...
Board: Fibromyalgia 11-06-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Colposcopy and fibromyalgia TMI

Hello, I posted my question in the cervical cancer forum but I am hoping somebody could offer some advice. I had a colpscopy yesterday after a pap came back abnormal. The procedure was not too bad...
Board: Cancer: Cervical & Ovarian 11-06-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,285
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Colpo recovery and cryotherapy

Hello, I had a colpo done yesterday afternoon. The procedure itself was not bad at all. Today is another story. I am having severe cramps. I have taken 4 advil, a muscle relaxer, as well as a...
Board: Digestive Disorders 10-28-2013, 12:45 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 492
Posted By Prettyinpink81
4 year old vomiting sporadically.

Hello, Three weeks ago my four year old son had severe abdominal cramps. We took him to the ER and they told me it was a stomach virus. Two weeks ago he vomited several times one day and we took...
Board: Pain Management 10-19-2013, 08:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Ouchies

I haven't received the x-ray results back yet so still not sure what's going on. I did some research on a herniated/buldging cervical disc but I am not experiencing pain when I lift my arm above my...
Board: Pain Management 10-18-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 609
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Ouchies

Hello,. I'm having a problem and I hope somebody can offer some advice. I woke up the other day with pain in my shoulder towards my neck and down my arm into my hand. It is worse when I move my...
Board: Pain Management 10-11-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 518
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Lidocaine patches

Do you mind me asking which pharmacy you used and how much you paid for the generic? I use target and my pharmacist said they received the generic patches but the price is the same. My insurance...
Board: Back Problems 10-08-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 391
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Sciatic pain, hurts to touch leg

Hello, I lurk a lot on the pain management and fibro boards and am hoping somebody could help me out. I woke up this morning with what I think is sciatic pain. I've had bouts in the past which...
Board: Pain Management 03-14-2013, 05:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Question about muscle relaxers

Sorry I should have been more specific, my doctor wants me to try skelaxin but insurance wont cover it unless I try robaxin first. I've had an increase in my pain during the last few months, many...
Board: Pain Management 03-13-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 887
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Question about muscle relaxers

Hello everyone, I haven't posted in awhile but I have another question. I started taking Soma (generic) back in 2010. They worked really well until the end of last summer. I was told I had just...
Board: Fibromyalgia 03-04-2013, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Need some advice

Hi everybody,

I was diagnosed with fibro in 2011. My doctor immediately started me on Savella. It has a minimum effect on pain; however, it has been a miracle drug for increasing my energy...
Board: Pain Management 12-21-2012, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,736
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Fiancee may have screwed things up.

First off I need to apologize to Kate, as I was hitting reply I reported it as a bad post (im on a cell phone) I am very very sorry and hope I cancelled it out before it went through. I have my...
Board: Pain Management 12-21-2012, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,736
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Fiancee may have screwed things up.

I was only on hydrocodone, no LA meds. I gave it a week and called on Wednesday but he is taking an extended holiday. I know I need to give myself a kick in the ***, but o my goodness, even tiny...
Board: Pain Management 12-21-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,736
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Fiancee may have screwed things up.

Hello everyone, thank you again for the responses. There have been no other red flags, I always bring my meds with me to every appt, never try to get an early refill, even when they do come in early...
Board: Pain Management 12-13-2012, 02:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,736
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Fiancee may have screwed things up.

Thank you for the responses. I have been on anti inflammatories before, motrin 8, celebrex, and mobic and they did nothing for me except tear up my stomach (I have mild IBS). I have a few days left...
Board: Pain Management 12-12-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,736
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Fiancee may have screwed things up.

I really need some advice. I've been on 7.5 hydrocodone 3x a day since July. Before that I had been on 5mg hydrocodone for a year and a half. I am also on a contract which I have followed to the...
Board: Pain Management 12-05-2012, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 897
Posted By Prettyinpink81
Re: Is one day too early?

I can tell you I am pretty sure your not going to get an early fill. I know its frustrating but next month you shouldn't run into any problems because Dec 6 will count as day 1. I don't know for...
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