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  1. Gidget please read
    ... Hi, I read in your latest post about taking ibuprofen . Did you have a fusion surgery? My doc said not to ... take ibuprofen as it slows the fusion process. You might want to ... check with your doctor if its ok to take ibuprofen . Jen...

  2. 16 hours post op and home already ( discectomy , laminectomy
    ... Ice is Ok but NO ibuprofen ! The inflammation is necessary in the early stages...

  3. New Here! Fainted from pain today.
    ... that didnt help; did all the heat & ice, tons of ibuprofen , got either percocet or vicoprofen. I even contemplated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Vicoprofen

  4. strained lower back, now seeing a chiro..is this what I should do? more pain now...
    ... All of us after our surgeries were told no NSAIDs ( ibuprofen ). This is because the healing bones need that blood...

  5. strange lower back spasms
    ... alternating between both) over the area; or maybe try some ibuprofen or tylenol. BUT, how long have you been having the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  6. Am I in Big Trouble with My Back? Can't Believe This
    ... heating pad and hot/bath shower, along with some ibuprofen or extra strength tylenol for awhile and see if it...
    ... heating pad and hot/bath shower, along with some ibuprofen or extra strength tylenol for awhile and see if it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  7. Upper back pain and chest tightness
    ... sciatic pain I had dealt with for months. I do take ibuprofen occasionally and that seems to help me. Hope I've...

  8. Prednisone problems and questions
    ... were abnormal too and she said it was from all the ibuprofen , plus one of my blood pressure meds... hydrochlorothiazide ... left leg and no relief. I am now taking way too much ibuprofen I know... but scared to death of the Prednisone. ...
    ... have come back with unfavorable results in regard to ibuprofen , you have to get to taking an alternative medication...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone hydrochlorothiazide

  9. Unexplainable back pain!
    ... overlap throughout the back, especially at the spine. Ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory as well as a pain reliever...

  10. Numbness in Fingers While Laying Flat
    ... away w/o medical treatment (well I've used heat, ice, ibuprofen , cervical pillows,etc.., never had a doc look into...

  11. I can't stand straight
    ... more involved, like your spine. In the meantime, ibuprofen might help as an anti-inflammatory, along with hot...

  12. Fusion and meds you cant take
    ... that after a fusion you are not supposed to take any ibuprofen . What does everyone take when you get a headache?...
    ... take the Omega 3, as it's a blood thinner just like Ibuprofen . After surgery, I was allowed to take any vitamins...
    ... non steroridal anti inflammatories). This icludes ibuprofen (advil), naproxen (aleve), or aspirin. There is no...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Percocet Vicodin Aspirin Naproxen aleve

  13. "what a pain!"
    ... or stick to my OB's advice and tough it out with an ibuprofen ?...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  14. Post-Microdiscectomy Question
    ... pain. I'm taking Neurontin 3x a day and an 800 mg Ibuprofen to boot. It seems like its getting progressively...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  15. L4-L5 spondylethesis - looking for general input to my condition
    ... is pretty poor. sleeping is a problem now. enough ibuprofen takes the pain away. i used to have hope that...
    ... very hard for me not to be active. lately i've used ibuprofen (about 1400 mg a day) to keep me active. as far...

  16. Lower back pain (sacroliliac?): location of pain shifts from left to right sides.
    ... have a problem ignored. I've been taking Aleve or Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen, but those drugs do not touch the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen aleve

  17. Need opinion on what this might be
    ... that is hurting so badly. Some kind of OTC med like ibuprofen might help with the discomfort as well. If ice doesn...

  18. Another problem
    ... gets worried because I am in so much pain and Advil, ibuprofen , and Tylonal will not work. :)...

  19. Recurrent Back Pain
    ... back. It is constant and I generally have to take 3-4 ibuprofen to ease the pain enough to be able to concentrate...
    ... concentrate on anything when it happens and even 4 ibuprofen haven't helped today! I only ever sleep with one...

  20. Fusion on October 19th - Very Scared
    ... fusion? Are there things I shouldn’t take (caffeine, ibuprofen , etc.). Is it okay to take my vitamins and pain meds...

  21. steroid injection for S1 area....please advise
    ... I am following the right path as I have gone from Ibuprofen as my primary pain management to this injection. Have...

  22. Surgery: OCT 5TH!!!
    ... meds up until the day of surgery except for NSAIDS ( ibuprofen , etc.). I was also told to stop my Omega 3, as it...
    ... Yeah, that doesn't sound right. I was told no ibuprofen , but pain meds like vicoden or oxycotin are fine....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  23. pls help me re back spasms and relief!
    ... Hot baths, hot packs, cold packs, heating pad and Ibuprofen are good things to help relieve spasms. The ibuprofen...

  24. Diagnosed with Discogenic Disease
    ... tylenol, tylenol with codeine, ultram er, bengay, ibuprofen ...NOTHING. I'd at least have a ray of hope if something...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Neurontin Tylenol Ultram

  25. Update on Drpepper4133
    ... on 2700 mg of Neurontin and I'm to continue 2400 of Ibuprofen . I should receive a call today from the Neuro sur...
    ... on 2700 mg of Neurontin and I'm to continue 2400 of Ibuprofen . I should receive a call today from the Neuro sur ... you have inflammation somewhere. Hopefully, the Ibuprofen will get rid of it. Have they done a nerve conduction...
    ... on 2700 mg of Neurontin and I'm to continue 2400 of Ibuprofen . I should receive a call today from the Neuro sur...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  26. Stiffness & Achiness Along Sides of Spine
    ... feel the same as when I get spasms. I have tried otc ibuprofen & tylenol, and I have a few percocets left from 2...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Tylenol

  27. Pre op pain returned suddenly...
    ... thats why its hurting. She advised me to take an ibuprofen , put a heat pack on it and rest. Has anyone else...
    ... Take an ibuprofen ? At 9 weeks post op, that's all you're taking? Wow...

  28. A Lumbar Discourse
    ... Atenolol for hypertension, and then the hydrocodone and ibuprofen . My husband of 45 years died 1 1/2 years ago...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Atenolol Effexor Hydrocodone Morphine lunesta

  29. Thoracic Disc Disease - anyone help?
    ... v e got good days and bad days. I use Tramadol and Ibuprofen daily. Getting a good nights sleep isn't easy. I've...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  30. JohnM61---spondy question for you and others
    ... the edge off slightly was Vicoprofen (viocdin with ibuprofen instead of Tylenol). Not even muscle relaxers helped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Tylenol Vicoprofen

  31. New to the forum
    ... broken" comes to mind. I have been taking advil ( ibuprofen ) in 800 mg doses a couple times a day which is barely...
    ... there are many different treatments to try other than Ibuprofen and PT. There are many different meds (anti-inflammatories...
    ... Friday am. I need something to manage the pain and ibuprofen doesn't seem to work anymore....

  32. Quick? Has anyone here taken morbic for sciatic pain?
    ... also told by the doctor not to take any aspirin or ibuprofen while using this. But those are the only two things...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Mobic

  33. Need Help Regarding Meds. change
    ... something to do with it. Im not sure, but taking an ibuprofen has helped w/ my headache. Today so far, the hot ...
    ... something to do with it. Im not sure, but taking an ibuprofen has helped w/ my headache. Today so far, the hot ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  34. lower back pain
    ... assuming that would be muscle spasms? i have 800mg ibuprofen and it kind of helps. i read that icing it for 20...

  35. Old problems coming back due to work
    ... Hes been takeing 4 Ibuprofen before he goes to work and after he gets home. The...

  36. Spinal Pain
    ... later either. Try the ice & heat and see if maybe some ibuprofen might help. If it keeps getting worse, definitely...

  37. HELP PLEASE! 3 weeks post op L5 S1 Fusion
    ... approximately 30 mg per day. Plus I take 80 mg of Ibuprofen every 4 hours and muscle relaxer at bedtime. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  38. Does anyone have experience with Indian Health Services?
    ... get by w/o a Dr's visit, and was icing it and taking ibuprofen . The ER did a back X-ray and a CT scan to rule out ... . Note, no PT ordered. My meds have included: ibuprofen 800 mg bid, darvocet 1-2 q 4 hours, pepcid so that ... I can tolerate the ibuprofen . They gave me neurontin which helped with the pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Lortab Neurontin Pepcid Wellbutrin Xanax lyrica dilaudid

  39. Dr appointment update
    ... some (including Vicoprofen, which is vicodin with ibuprofen in it) and got severe bruising. This has happened...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin Vicoprofen

  40. After 3 surgeries, what should I do next?
    ... helps is the vicodin(as I constantly try stuff like ibuprofen and other stuff like that) I just want to make sure...
    ... surgeon tell you not to take anti-inflamatories like ibuprofen for the first 3 months? The NSAIDs interfere with ... replacements) and have a minimum of 1 more month without my ibuprofen . :(...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  41. Nsaids
    ... pepper is right, it is called vicoprofen and it has ibuprofen instead of tylenol. My sister in-law has to take...
    ... wanted to take the hardware out then. I have taken Ibuprofen within the last 8 months, but I am also 21 months ... fusion done at one level, micro surgery and only took ibuprofen for 6 weeks after surgery for pain and she fused and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Vicoprofen

  42. Questions about scoliosis
    ... just to the left of his spine. He's popping a lot of ibuprofen . I don't know what to think. His dad is taking...
    ... might want to see if there's anything better than ibuprofen for him to take. Does his pain keep him awake? Of ... popping a pill. At least, that's how I feel. But if ibuprofen isn't helping him enough, it might be something to...

  43. nighttime back pain ... confused!
    ... up to try and walk it off but just ends up taking ibuprofen and a sleeping pill. I know it's not much info...

  44. Claudication...(long)
    ... that helped much. I tried Vicoprofen (vicodin with ibuprofen instead of tylenol). It sort of lessened the pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Tylenol Vicodin Vicoprofen lyrica Medrol

  45. Traumeel and Zeel for DDD and arthritis?
    ... wondering if it is working for anyone.. I dont like taking ibuprofen all of the time, and would rather take something natural...

  46. Scoliosis, discopathy l5 s1, sth else. Can I do sports?
    ... and also an over the counter anti-inflamatory, like Ibuprofen or Naproxen. That may give you some relief, and it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  47. Floating Ball in Lower Back??!!!
    ... taking any over the counter antiinflammatories like ibuprofen or aleve? You might want to try a moist heating pad...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  48. coccyx pain
    ... try ice or heat, whichever works better for you, and ibuprofen or naproxen, unless your doctor has prescribed something...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  49. 12 Days Post-Discectomy
    ... miles a day now. I stopped taking pain-killers (except ibuprofen ) the day after the surgery. I go for my first...

  50. Humidity and Pain & Stiffness
    ... as well. I'm also done with my pain meds, which had ibuprofen in it. SO I'm just taking OTC ibuprofen, but it's...

  51. Endless back problems
    ... find relief, but not complete relief, taking 800MG of ibuprofen (advil) plus 1000MG of Tylenol, together, 3-4 times...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  52. Can anyone offer any help please!
    ... Sulphate quick acting tablets, I've started taking 800MG Ibuprofen three times a day as it acts as a non steroid anti...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diazepam Morphine

  53. Now I'm scared reading this board
    ... chances are very good for fusion.. No smoking and no ibuprofen . The doc didn't tell us this, (ibuprofen) but I read ... it many places. No ibuprofen . I'm sorry this is long, but I'm a big explainer...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  54. Walking........
    ... Now, I only take an occasional...very occasionaly ibuprofen and do so....much better. Please understand that...
    ... pain, but keep overdoing it.... bren we can't take ibuprofen with fusions...sometimes I really feel like they would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  55. Narcotic Pain Relievers and Thirst
    ... Hi everyone, I have been taking hydrocodone with ibuprofen (was given to me by my rheumy for my sciatica). I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  56. Fibro Flare in full force--3wks after surgery
    ... percocet, then 2 weeks later gave me hydrocodone with ibuprofen ) Now its making me wonder.....if they are for Fibro...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Percocet

  57. New backpain(advice please)
    ... also try some over the counter anti-inflammatories ( ibuprofen or aleve); use ice on it for the first couple days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  58. Ok ladies question for you
    ... My hydrocodone has the ibuprofen right in it....(instead of tylenol)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Tylenol

  59. Pain Meds - What do the 2 numbers mean?
    ... taking in regard to the daily amount of tylenol or ibuprofen . There are studies out there that say that over a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  60. Help! Don't know what to do
    ... on. In the meantime, try using ice and/or heat and ibuprofen . If you can figure out anything in particular that...

  61. Back spasms
    ... become a drug addict!). In the short term, take some ibuprofen (advil) & try a hot bath or heating pad (I prefer...

  62. Source of my back pain?
    ... muscle tension & spasms. I would also say to take some ibuprofen and if it continues, to see a physician. And if you...

  63. Dr. Pepper's Thank You
    ... Vicoprofen? It's vicodin (hydrocodone) combined with ibuprofen (instead of tylenol). The thought behind it is since ... the ibuprofen helps with pain as well as inflammation (the disc...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Tylenol Vicodin Vicoprofen

  64. Severe Back Pain W/bad Stomach Cramps
    ... talk. I almost called an ambulance the first time. Ibuprofen 800 mgs helps stop the attack after about an hour...
    ... nothing but bite a towel kinda pain. I do get an ibuprofen 800 mg right away and the heating pad now. The whole...

  65. Lower Back Pain (what is causing it?)
    ... I had to take what was accessible to me (800mg of Ibuprofen + a heating pad strapped to my back) while I slept...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  66. Symptom description...anyone know what is going on with me?
    ... bloated, and then can't sleep. I have been taking ibuprofen (200-400mg) every now and then. Thanks again, ...

  67. I Found A Spine Specialist
    ... very powerful anti-inflammatory, far more so than ibuprofen , naprosyn, etc.. And it will bathe everything, including...
    Medications also discussed in this post: naprosyn

  68. dont know what to do anymore
    ... ice, whichever soothes you better, soaking in a tub, ibuprofen if there's no reason you can't take it, and, if possible...

  69. Question for Sciatic Nerve problem
    ... injections and feels better til the next flare. So.. ibuprofen .. really isnt gonna touch this kind of pain. Often...
    ... injections and feels better til the next flare. So.. ibuprofen .. really isnt gonna touch this kind of pain. Often...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Medrol

  70. back feels like a stretched rubber band
    ... also have pain meds or antiflamitory (sp) meds like ibuprofen . Since it's already been two months, maybe you...

  71. Problems with Dr.'s
    ... so called *nerve* pain drugs, I am allergic even to ibuprofen .....I was on a respirator with that one....so I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  72. I don't understand some stuff
    ... your asleep before you go to recovery. Do not take ibuprofen or motrin for 1 year. Do take the meds as prescibed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  73. Back pain help
    ... fixed by fixing a mechanical problem not by giving me ibuprofen and telling me to get plenty of rest. But I really...
    ... doubt rest alone will do anything, also been taking ibuprofen like doc said to stop it from swelling. The chiro...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  74. Identifying Lower Back Pain! Please Help!
    ... feeling a tiny bit more relief but nothing. I take IBUPROFEN and the pain subsides substancially. When it wears...
    ... better, and I had to take Naproxen for pain relief. Ibuprofen didn't do it. My advice is to keep doing MILD exercise...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  75. Lower back trouble..can't do much of anything but rest..arrgggghh!
    ... some over the counter anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen or Aleve. Also, since it can be very difficult to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve