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  1. New to this board & having a lot of pain
    ... my doc in sept and she gave me muscle relaxants & medrol . no surprise, no relief. I went back yesterday and...

  2. Diagnosis of Pinched Nerve in Cervical Spine without MRI or xrays
    ... was sent home with Hydrocodone, Methacarbomol, and a Medrol dose pack (Steroid). None of this has even touched...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonazepam Hydrocodone Oxycodone dilaudid

  3. Pain in neck
    ... vicodin, ibuprofen and today is the last day of the Medrol pack. The pain medicine will only work if I take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Vicodin

  4. Can Cervical Disc problems cause blurred vision????
    ... on the steriods and at what dosage? or is this the medrol dosepack? are you on any other meds right now? ...

  5. steroids/prednisone before possible surgery? advice please.
    ... dosage involved when taking what i am assuming is the medrol dose pack? is usually not enough to seriously impair...

  6. Hello...
    ... back to the ER ask them to give you a shot of Stedrol Medrol which is a prednisone shot, it will help better than...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone toradol

  7. Burning Hot poker feeling at base of neck and shoulder is back!! I want to cry!!!
    ... surgeon for some level of steriods like a round of the medrol dose pack.since you are not actually trying to fuse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  8. Home from surgery, still in a huge amount as pain and very weak
    ... extra crap chrissy.does icing help at all?a round of medrol could possibly help with the inflammation.i know its...

  9. Spinal fusion ... Anterior Cervical Discectomy
    ... this to a minimum and something like prednisone or medrol would at least possibly help with the inflammation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  10. Anyone here take a dose of oral steroids for inflamation??? WHat about trigger point?
    ... inflamation?? I am currently taking something called a Medrol Pack. It is for 6 days. You take the largest amount...
    ... positive attitude about the trigger points but if the medrol pak and the wrong epidural I had did nothing what...
    ... I took 2 of those Medrol Dosepaks in July. The first one helped a little. The...
    ... am not to resentful so that is a good thing. The medrol pak is almost done. I have today and tomorrw left...

  11. Foraminotomy Info?
    ... trip and maybe we can calm it down. I have had 2 Medrol Dosepaks in July and they were a minimal help. Have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Topamax lyrica

  12. Skin rash from epidural ?
    ... just not this severe.. A few months ago I took the Medrol pak and had a bad flare up. I just got a cervical...

  13. Do muscle relaxers help with pinched nerve?
    ... C4-C5 problem. I took a steroid for 6 days called MEDROL DOSEPAK. (Methylprednisolone) Some of the pain could...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium methylprednisolone

  14. 6 Month Post-op Update (and post MRI)
    ... is typical of that level. I am starting to take a Medrol Dosepak for 6 days, starting to tomorrow. I took Medrol...

  15. C4-C5 symptoms?
    ... So now the surgeon's nurse practitioner gave me a Medrol dose pack for 6 days. I am done with this med tomorrow...

  16. Pinched nerve in neck to shoulder
    ... shoulder pain and numbness in the fingers. I tried the medrol dose pack and Bextra (no longer on the market, of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra

  17. Went back to the spinal surgeon's office
    ... inflammation and muscle strain, so I am taking a Medrol Dose pak (steroid) and Flexeril. I am supposed to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  18. Bad reaction to Cervical epidural?
    ... Never had problems with oral steroids, been on several Medrol dose packs. Now though I can't work, can't do much...

  19. I got a surgery date
    ... specific advice on nutrition and pain medication besides medrol for I am allergic to steroids. Weird huh? :)...

  20. Bone spur on cervical spine with breathing issues?
    ... at the C7. About a month after the dx and taking a medrol pack, I started to have problems swallowing. Have ... coming from the spurs. All seem to believe that the medrol pack aggravated my esophagus and is now causing spasms ... not have this problem before the neck injury or the medrol pack. ICC...

  21. Meds prescribed following cervical acdf
    ... I was prescribed a medrol dose pack as a conservative treatment prior to surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Pepcid

  22. Simple excerse turned bad?
    ... found that after a stand up MRI. A shot of Depo Medrol has cleared that up almost totally. I really hope...

  23. HI all. Back from 1/10 surgery
    ... going to have to go back to the hospital. I needed a Medrol Dosepak (6 day oral steroid) and my sinus Dr. was...
    ... going to have to go back to the hospital. I needed a Medrol Dosepak (6 day oral steroid) and my sinus Dr. was ... your sinus's are doing better now, and hopefully the medrol pack won't cause any fusion problems. How is your ... anesthesiologist. Because of my RA I had to have a shot of medrol ( cortisone) 80mg a couple months ago because of an ... any! And that surgery is stressful on the body and medrol will help me get through the stress. He also said...
    ... Also...just so everyone knows....I was prescribed a Medrol pack the day I left the hospital as part of my recovery ... cage and the BMP (bone morphonegenetic protien) the Medrol (steroid) was used.????... Hmmm...be curious to...
    ... detail in that my Dr. specifically gave me the 7 day Medrol (steroid) pack because of the effects of this surgery...
    ... Sorry you had such a tough time. I too had to use a medrol dose pack at about 10 weeks post-op. While my surgeon...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Augmentin Levaquin Morphine Valium

  24. Four bone spurs in neck--need advice
    ... for 6 months and then following 2 had no effect. medrol dose pack worked for a while. I changed my pillows...
    ... for 6 months and then following 2 had no effect. medrol dose pack worked for a while. I changed my pillows...

  25. Previous Surgery maybe another?
    ... feeling the arm and neck pain again and was giving medrol dose pack and was told it was due to inflammation ... . Well the Medrol dose pack made my crohns flare up and i had to switch...

  26. Nervous
    ... three ESI's to see what is up. Have you had a dose of medrol or decodron to see if the numbness goes down? Decodron ... this month.... My neurosurgeon prescribed to me. Medrol doesn't really do squat for me either... What kind...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Neurontin Percocet Topamax lyrica

  27. Anyone take Medrol for arm numbness?
    ... arm died down quite a bit after I started taking the Medrol . I still have the left thumb, forefinger and forearm ... different to medication, but I can tell you that the Medrol did help with the nerve pain, but not the numbness...
    ... having doc appts to figure it out! He said "If the Medrol does work, it will help me to figure out whats causing...
    ... of your problems are stemming from inflammation.the medrol is a pretty strong steriod and normally,if there is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  28. C5-C6 Spinal Stenosis
    ... and swelling, but the biggest helpers have been 1) Medrol dose pack (steroid) and 2) traction treatments at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  29. Myelopathy & MRI meaning? help please in Ky.!
    ... the meantime, my neurologist here has called me in a Medrol packet to help strengthen my spine till I get there...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  30. need answers my head is hurting really bad
    ... using any steriods post op fusion,my NS did order that medrol dose pack for me and said that on a short term basis ... ,its perfectly okay to use the medrol .this really really made the difference in my pain ... was the problem with me and my c 7 nerve root.the medrol was a true blessing for me.once things calmed down...

  31. Another ACDF needed?
    ... settle and I refuse. I've done a few short doses of Medrol packs with minimal relief. It's gotten to the point...

  32. Ruptured disc?
    ... help, vicodin which isn't helping and now have him on medrol dosepac (steroids)...does anyone have any experience...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  33. Cervical epidural steroid injection BEFORE physical therapy even starts?
    ... suggested, instead of the epidurals, a 6 day course of MEDROL [4mg dosepak] and then wrote me a script for physical...

  34. Need Info & help
    ... many people do well with a short dose of steroids ( medrol dose pack) that reduces the inflammation. I found...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Relafen Valium

  35. Hi, new here with questions.
    ... you may want to ask your doc if he/she might try a medrol dose pack while you're waiting, it can be almost as...

  36. 3 days post opt
    ... that helped me was the steroids ... I think it's call medrol dose pak? Anyway, it REALLY helped me! Call your...

  37. Has anybody tried 2 or 3 months rest to treat Cervical disc problems and pain?
    ... seven months of not working, injections, PT, traction, Medrol Steroids and massage, things are NOT getting better...

  38. 11 wks post acdf c4-5, more symptoms, help???
    ... (a steriod)twice daily, and my NS's PA prescribed medrol (steriod) dose pack which I had been on about 4-5...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Advair Augmentin Vicodin

  39. Pain after ACDF
    ... Happy-pills" They put me on Lortap, Neurontin and Medrol Pack, that puts anybody too sleep :) , anybody who...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  40. Another newbie...
    ... maybe a bone spur. Gives me a presecription for 4 mg. Medrol , says he thinks that should help me and within a few ... without surgery, just depends on the problem, but the Medrol should help. The Medrol did NOTHING. I had the MRI ... I'm the worrying kind...and I'm worried since the Medrol didn't help, that this is something more serious....
    ... Tried chiro without much help and two rounds of Medrol did nothing for me either. MRI showed I had a herniated...
    ... to do that. I think the neuro guy is thinking the Medrol is going to fix me right up. I truly wish it had ... Tried chiro without much help and two rounds of Medrol did nothing for me either. MRI showed I had a herniated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: orudis

  41. Post op six days acdf with autograft
    ... Thursday/Friday) I called the doc and they sent out a medrol (sp?) dose pack and I have had two totally pain free...

  42. advise for those to undergo surgery
    ... yourself. Glad you're feeling better. I've taken the medrol dose pack and had some great 'roid rage. Deep breaths...

  43. Whew, this is scary
    ... do heat and NSAIDS for 2 weeks and then put me on a medrol dose pack when the above didn't work. The dose pack...

  44. Will PT work?
    ... almost one month. The pain has subsided thanks to Medrol pack (prednisone), valium (for the muscle spasm),...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Prednisone Valium

  45. Monica in VA
    ... I am going to get much sleep. I was only on the medrol pacs (twice) a couple of months ago so I don't have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  46. ACDF: Effects on other levels
    ... anatomy continues to irritate structures after the medrol subsides. Take care and best of luck, md -----...

  47. SURGERY DONE 2/25 ACDF W PLATING
    ... John, I did one Medrol dose pack (prednisone, which is a steroid) after I...
    ... thing he asked me was to make sure I was taking the MEDROL (steroids). Like BWL said if there is nervr damage...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  48. Narcotic train
    ... having to take opiates, especially after completing the Medrol pak, but the pain got so bad at work tonite, I put...