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  1. 2 level Anterior and Posterior fusion at L3-S1
    ... fusion? Are there things I shouldn’t take (caffeine, ibuprofen , etc.). Is it okay to take my vitamins, Fosamax, ... that will help. Just eat a well balanced diet. No ibuprofen , regular meds are fine up to the day before surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fosamax Percocet

  2. severe lower back pain please help
    ... t go back to the gym for awhile! Try ice, and try ibuprofen if it doesn't upset your stomach....
    ... t go back to the gym for awhile! Try ice, and try ibuprofen if it doesn't upset your stomach. Thanks Megss...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  3. Middle back pain while sitting in a chair
    ... pain. The first approach to treating this was Motrin ( ibuprofen ), occasional vicodin, and physical therapy. It is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Vicodin

  4. Sacroiliac Pain--Can anyone respond to this-
    ... what it was and said it would go away in time, I took Ibuprofen 800mg for it. It was a real pain to walk. It hurt...
    ... but not for this. I have not taken anything but ibuprofen , maybe you need to double up on your advil, it can...

  5. will i need spinal surgery
    ... pain medication that i've had so far is, paracetamol, ibuprofen , tramadol, co-codamol, co-dyramol, temgesic. I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Diclofenac Tramadol

  6. L4-S1 Fusion, Oct.21st and I am scared to death!
    ... before hand. That could be it, or if you're taking ibuprofen , they need that out of your system as it's a blood...

  7. Any idea what i did?
    ... easy for a few days and in the mean time, try some ibuprofen as directed (take it exactly as the bottle says -...

  8. Middle left side,by rib cage pain?
    ... something like my kidneys or liver due to taking too much ibuprofen , I know I might worry too much, so I switched to acetaminap...

  9. Back/hip & Shoulder connection
    ... yet...you might want to at least try to take some Ibuprofen or Aleve continuously as per their directions. Such...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  10. Anti-Inflammatory
    ... It's supposed to be better for inflammation than Ibuprofen . I found that when I was in a flare up with my elbow...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  11. Ibuprofen ok after surgery?
    ... answer is "NO." Most docs will NOT let you take any ibuprofen type product (Advil, aleve, aspirin, NSAIDs) for about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol aleve

  12. lower back pains
    ... you might want to try to take some over the counter Ibuprofen or Aleve, if it's available to you. Or some other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  13. Back is agony. What is this?
    ... paracetaol. I can't take anything containing asprin or ibuprofen because I'm allergic. I've got a therma pad on at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma

  14. One month Post Op Visit after fusion revision
    ... hinder the grafting and fusing. Similar to the way the Ibuprofen does. Didn't get to see my babies due to the severe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  15. Harrington rod removal?
    ... For years I took a lot of ibuprofen . Never an overdose, of course, but more than I really ... TENS Unit, a muscle relaxer, prescription strength ibuprofen , etc. I will always have some pain, but I'm way better...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  16. August 27th L5-S1 Fusion scared to death
    ... they are in chronic pain when they have to take an ibuprofen on occasion. Take my mother in law...please. She...

  17. Educate me on the usual next steps - I'm sick of back pain
    ... a long acting pain reliever such as mobic. (like ibuprofen but time release to last 8 hours)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Mobic

  18. Facetectomy/ laminectomy
    ... pain, but it was bearable enough that I only took ibuprofen or tylenol. My scar healed nicely and quickly (even...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  19. Pain Meds Help
    ... and what did you do. My doc told be to just take ibuprofen every four hours. I'm really getting tired of swallowing...
    ... doc and that is when they told me to just take the ibuprofen every 4 hours since the other meds made me sick....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Ultram

  20. Okay Billy Boy your appointment was Monday????
    ... m taken for pain is UltramER 200 mg - one a day + Ibuprofen 800mg twice a day.. My back is still hurting , but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Ultram

  21. Has anyone dealt with this?
    ... break through pain med but I may as well be taking ibuprofen . Physician of record is checking into that as well...

  22. Did you experience this? exercise post op? Please respond.
    ... Hi Debbie, Any NSAIDS, like ibuprofen or naproxen, are considered no-no's. They can interfere...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Vicodin

  23. Should I have a fusion and.....
    ... as I was allowed to take NSAIDS (aspiring, aleve, ibuprofen , etc) that bone pain diminished. For the first year...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin aleve

  24. celebrex
    ... Celebrex is an NSAID, similar to Ibuprofen or Naproxen. The difference is that Celebrex is ... wouldn't be just as well off with over-the-counter ibuprofen , as I was mainly to take it during flareups. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Naproxen Neurontin

  25. Frustrated, Depressed, Extremely Moody but Very Lucky
    ... hrs) Zanaflex(4mg 3 times a day) & over the counter Ibuprofen . I loathe taking all these pills but if I dont I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Zanaflex lyrica

  26. back pain
    ... all get as we age, you can try heat and/or ice and ibuprofen or naproxen. I hope you get the answers you need...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  27. Dread nights, extreme leg pain, both legs, please help
    ... mg metoprolol, 81 mg aspirin, 2000 mg Vit. D...and ibuprofen 600 to 800 mg, 3 to 4 times a day. And yes... I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Avapro Hydrocodone Lodine Metoprolol Toprol Tramadol

  28. Horseback Riding Fall - ouch!
    ... you any pain relievers at all? If not, try taking Ibuprofen or Aleve, if you can. Again I urge you to make...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  29. Sacroiliac joint/and Chiropractor question.
    ... I take tenormin for regulation of my pulse and IBUPROFEN interferes with tenormin. So the ONLY relief I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol tenormin

  30. Do you know??
    ... fine. It's the NSAIDS you have to stay away from ( ibuprofen , naproxen, etc.). They can interfere with the fusion...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Tylenol

  31. Degenerative Disk Disease/Osteoarthritis
    ... to it soon (no pun intended). I also take 800 mg Ibuprofen which helps quite a bit. This drug is not processed...

  32. Smoking and Diet Mountain Dews
    ... from NSAIDs and other anti inflammatorys (aspirin, ibuprofen ), they interfere also....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  33. Back Ache only when i'm sleeping????
    ... out. In the mean time, you might want to take some ibuprofen or aleve regularly (as directed on teh bottle) and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  34. they say nothings wrong but mri says... which is it
    ... most of the meds dont touch this. I was doing 2400mg Ibuprofen but that was ineffective and the opiate based stuff...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Soma Zanaflex

  35. New to the forum - Back pain
    ... the day. So, I know have been prescribed Percocet, Ibuprofen , Tramodol, Flexeril and as of yesterday, Propoxyphene...
    ... the day. So, I know have been prescribed Percocet, Ibuprofen , Tramodol, Flexeril and as of yesterday, Propoxyphene...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Percocet Propoxyphene

  36. Has anyone had their sacroiliac joint fused??
    ... infammatorys (bromelain, boswellin) in addition to ibuprofen (about 400mg every 8 hrs - which I have been able...

  37. 1 Week post-surgery - L5-S1 Discectomy
    ... it after going off the narcotic stuff. Any kind of ibuprofen will help keep the swelling down and help calm any...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  38. Back Problems
    ... problem)They also say not to take any meds containing Ibuprofen . So tomorrow when you get up look in the mirror and...

  39. Back Pain only at night and when I try to
    ... try using ice or heat over the area and taking some ibuprofen or aleve regularly....
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  40. Lower right back pain-problem
    ... hurts? In the mean time you might want to take some ibuprofen or aleve and try ice or heat over the area to see...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  41. Cyst on nerve root
    ... management til i see the neurosurgeon? i've been taking ibuprofen as needed, heating pad as needed... i'm a physical...

  42. knot in lower back with pain
    ... and see if you get any relief. Or try taking some ibuprofen or aleve.........
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  43. woke up with bad leg pain
    ... Vicoprofen (probabaly due to the combo of pain killer and ibuprofen ). Other than that the only thing that really offers...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicoprofen

  44. shooting pain down legs
    ... still shooting "darts" when I walk, move around.... ibuprofen not doing much to ease pain either. Doing any kind...

  45. my back
    ... im in bed, i am taking 2 strong painkillers plus 2 ibuprofen to get to sleep and also get up to stretch my back...

  46. Lower back pain
    ... have to take something that's over the counter, try Ibuprofen or Aleve. You might also want to try putting ice on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  47. my f'n back
    ... the doctor I would use a heating pad and try some ibuprofen for pain. This of course is my non-medical opinion...
    ... and buttock area a couple of times. Stay on the ibuprofen . If you arent any better in a few days, then see...

  48. So tired - Does anyone have advice for help sleeping with sciatica pain.
    ... thats over the counter, it would be better to take ibuprofen or aleve, rather than tylenol b/c the first 2 are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Tylenol Vicoprofen aleve

  49. Diagnosis Stenosis age 39!
    ... a while, probalby b/c of the combo of vicodin and ibuprofen , but again, I still had alot of pain. I had ESI's...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Percocet Skelaxin Soma Ultram Vicodin Vicoprofen lyrica Medrol

  50. Swollen Feet?
    ... the lid area. I do not seem to have this happen with Ibuprofen , though....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Naproxen

  51. Can someone help to interpret this MRI finding?
    ... sometimes. I hate to even ask for something stronger than Ibuprofen . The problem is: with no diagnosis and the doctor...

  52. Sciatica?
    ... time being, you might try some anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen or Aleve. But you really should see a doctor about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  53. Anyone Had a T5 to L5 Fusion?
    ... this is normal? I am only taking ES Tylenol and/or Ibuprofen . Just started P.T. I haven't seen anyone on the boards...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  54. Ladybug - I'm back - my back is still on vacation though...
    ... beginning to wonder! That was with nothing more than Ibuprofen that they gave me every few hours, which I didnt even...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Percocet Tramadol Tylenol

  55. 16 weeks of lower back pain!
    ... the doctors who told me to carry on as normal & take ibuprofen . Progressing then from a very painful back, especially...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diazepam Diclofenac

  56. post steroid injection for S1 area....lots of pain, views please
    ... off using them but this weekend needed to and used Ibuprofen . Can anyone recommend something else? I know this...
    ... really bad or if 3+ joints/areas are really hurting. Ibuprofen stopped working for me a couple years ago (I had been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Relafen Ultram

  57. Has anyone experienced this??????
    ... anything. It even took me forever to manage to take some ibuprofen . I couldn't have even drove myself to the hospital...
    ... anything. It even took me forever to manage to take some ibuprofen . I couldn't have even drove myself to the hospital...
    ... my back. BUT, the hospital told me NOT to take any ibuprofen , ANY type of NSAIDs. This is what I take most of the...

  58. Why does my spine crack, pop and hurt all the time?
    ... and tingling. The pain does not respond to aspirin, ibuprofen , or acetaminophen. I have been prescribed Mobic 7...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Aspirin Mobic

  59. Lower Back Pain Help!
    ... doctor in November about all of this. He put me on ibuprofen and a muscle relaxer. The ibuprofen did nothing for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  60. Stinging Sensations on Backs of Thighs
    ... for pain relief, which I don't. I mean, i've tried Ibuprofen when in alot of pain, but it does nothing. I am not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma

  61. SI JOINT Pain
    ... taking before surgery. It's a blood thinner, just like ibuprofen , which we all know is a big no-no after fusion surgery...

  62. What should i do
    ... Try ice or heat, whichever one feels better and some Ibuprofen for inflammation. Have you talked to your surgeon...

  63. Left side back pain
    ... likely that you have a strained/pulled muscle. Try Ibuprofen and heat/ice whichever makes it feel better. Do you...

  64. advice please! pain is killing me!
    ... and you are okay to take it.. take some tylenol or ibuprofen to help ease the pain and also reduce any inflammation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  65. Hip pain radiating down back of thigh to back of calf.
    ... productive). Try alternating your pain reliever to ibuprofen then tylenol and see if it brings you some additional...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Tylenol Medrol

  66. Clumsy!!!
    ... So iv tried that for a few days.. my mum suggested ibuprofen and co-codamol after every time i eat.... but it doesnt...

  67. chronic back pain
    ... a lumbar roll and in the car. My doctor prescribed Ibuprofen and Aspirin which does'nt take the pain away. I can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  68. sciatica on left side (arg)
    ... Ultram and skelaxin. Lyrica and Celebrex did nothing. Ibuprofen sometimes helps. Ice is my friend. I used to be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Skelaxin Ultram lyrica

  69. Sick and tired of all this
    ... He told me to up my dosage of Vicodin and to add Ibuprofen on my worse days. The meds are a pain in the neck...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  70. Help! In alot of pain, don't know where to go anymore
    ... and got scripts for what I call my "every day meds" Ibuprofen (I tried Celebrex for a while and it didn't work)...
    ... So far, I'm holding up okay. As long as I get my ibuprofen in me every 6-8 hrs, wear the lumbar brace given to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Robaxin Tramadol Lortab Percocet Soma

  71. Epidural Steroid Injection Problem :-(
    ... topamax, flexeril, and today I've also taken 800 mg's of ibuprofen , but nothing has touched my pain. I knew I should...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Percocet Topamax

  72. question about L5-S1 ruptured disc
    ... ONLY pain meds i used at home and in the hospital was ibuprofen . i had very little pain. and to top it off...1 week...
    ... talked to my mom today and told her how you only took Ibuprofen after your surgery but I did forget to tell you that...
    ... take anything for pain. On his bad days...he takes 5 Ibuprofen s. He does get stiff alot. He hasnt had any major problems ... where hes miserable....but thats when he takes the Ibuprofen . It doesnt do anything except help the inflammation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Topamax lyrica

  73. what to take for headaches prior to surgery??
    ... blood thinning pain reliever, and my doc said not ibuprofen either. And you definitely don't want to take any ... ibuprofen after the surgery for at least the first few weeks...
    ... Ponstel) Fenoprofen (Nalfon) Flurbiprofen (Ansaid) Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) Ketoprofen (Orudis, others) Naproxen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol Vicodin aleve Acetaminophen Celebrex Daypro Diclofenac Feldene Indocin Indomethacin Ketoprofen Lodine Mobic Motrin Naproxen Piroxicam Potassium Relafen naprosyn voltaren salsalate dolobid ansaid orudis toradol ponstel clinoril tolectin ketorolac

  74. 5th time spraining lower back, help?
    ... time, I guess keep trying ice or moist heat, maybe ibuprofen or aleve and stop the physical activity for now, as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  75. question about post op nerve pain
    ... inside it will feel better too like they said. Also no Ibuprofen !!! they say any anti-inflamatories will interfere...


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