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  1. Please Help! I Am Freaking Out!
    ... Thanks Pepper, I just took some ibuprofen , have no meds left from surgery. That was 10 months...

  2. New and could use some advice...
    ... stretching and anit-inflammatories over-the-counter, like Ibuprofen aren't working, I'd run to your Doc and have him focus...

  3. Back pain and numbness
    ... discomfort, is taking hot baths, heating pad, ice, ibuprofen for swelling and rest. Take care and hopefully...

  4. Spondy Newbie
    ... afraid to wreck my stomach lining, though do take ibuprofen occassionally when it's too crazy bad. I was thinking...
    ... afraid to wreck my stomach lining, though do take ibuprofen occassionally when it's too crazy bad. I was thinking...

  5. scoliosis
    ... heck of a lot for scoliosis pain. I used to take ibuprofen three at a shot three times a day. I did that for ... was never ever pain free. I wonder now if all that ibuprofen contributed to an early diagnosis of osteoporosis...

  6. Do facet joint injections work at ALL?
    ... episode and it never lasts more than a week, so I take Ibuprofen , bathe in epsom salts, and use my cane until it subsides...

  7. Sooo Confused
    ... for the first several days.. So not advil, motrin ( ibuprofen ), naprosen (aleve) and no asprin. After several...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Tylenol aleve

  8. lumbar cast/EMILY
    ... help me get a good night's sleep. I had only taken Ibuprofen or Naproxen Sodium for years, and it didn't really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Percocet

  9. Conservative Therapy - What works?
    ... I started using my tens unit again, heating pad, ibuprofen and got some new exercises from my dr. I'm feeling...

  10. Spinal and now having sciatica pain
    ... you something a little stronger for the pain. The Ibuprofen may cause stomach irritation if you take that much...

  11. Why....?
    ... If you are able, I would take ibuprofen instead of tylenol. It is an anti-inflammatory and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  12. News from Suzy-Q - Fusing!
    ... great. I, too, know people who are on large doses of ibuprofen with no ill affects. Better than the narcotics. Keep...
    ... with you on the other board, I've begun taking the ibuprofen 800's again. They give me some relief, of course...
    ... knows (well us too) how much you need them. The ibuprofen is still helping me, but I'm only taking 800mg a day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  13. Any idea about what I have and what I can do?
    ... coming back. Again, tried all the meds and taking 800mg ibuprofen 3X a day to keep the pain down. This time it is a...

  14. My Back gave OUT,what do I do?
    ... Sometimes you might need a muscle relaxer. I would take ibuprofen 800 mg not really for pain but for inflammation if...

  15. what pain meds to try?
    ... weeks. (strong anti-inflamms that you can't take with ibuprofen ). No effect whatsoever. Then it was just paracetamol ... and ibuprofen (no effect). For last 2 weeks, dextroproxyphene...

  16. Im New and first post for back
    ... I also cant start my day unless I take 800 mgs of ibuprofen , just to get around my house. I'm worried about liver...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol

  17. Post Op Nerve Pain - Will it go away??
    ... impossible and it aches whatever position I'm in... Ibuprofen helps a little for this but it cuts right through...

  18. Back worse after chiro...trying other things besides narcotics
    ... away the pain (less than an hour or so), I am eating Ibuprofen like candy, taking Skelaxin during the day and Soma...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Skelaxin Soma Ultram

  19. Just diagnosed with scoliosis.
    ... will help with your pain. Ask your doctor whether Ibuprofen or Naproxen Sodium would be better on your bad days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  20. What do you do when you get a flare up?
    ... flare up last year. I am taking muscle relaxants and ibuprofen and some vicodin, I am icing ,I try to rest but lying...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  21. 6 Weeks Post-Op Laminectomy
    ... only want some answers. I've found that taking ibuprofen (or advil if you have a tender stomach) helps. In ... foregoing the lyrica and soma and just taking the ibuprofen . I know how you feel - - you go through surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Soma lyrica

  22. Question...Please help
    ... good at times. I would take some NSAIDS (alieve, ibuprofen , advil extra strength), hot shower, ice, alternate...

  23. Why or why not have back surgery
    ... minutes. If I have to stretch a lot, I don't take the ibuprofen as I will not have time for breakfast. I go to work...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Vicodin aleve

  24. Aleve & other medications
    ... your dose of mobic, or aleve, but not both.. Also, ibuprofen is also an antiinflammatory, and you should not take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Naproxen aleve

  25. Does a Tens Unit mean no pain meds?
    ... concerned about masking my pain. For years, I took only Ibuprofen for pain on a level of 10 because I figured my body...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet

  26. post laminectomy/ibuprofen
    ... another fusion!" Yesterday a friend suggested taking ibuprofen , and I've done that for over 24 hours now. I'm still...
    ... .. Well, Lisa, this is Day No. 2 of taking the ibuprofen , and I must say that it isn't "working" as well today...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma Vicodin lyrica

  27. First time with serious back pain
    ... telephone health advice in UK) and was told to get some Ibuprofen . This I did, but the pain just got worse by the day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Diazepam

  28. Shawley....or anyone else
    ... morning, and it is generally relieved with 800 MG Ibuprofen and 1000 Tylenol. It is manageable, especially by...
    ... Somewhat bothersome during the day but manageable with Ibuprofen . I'm 63, have never had to deal with any health...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  29. intense back pain out of nowhere...
    ... in the mean time, you might try ice or heat or some ibuprofen to see if any of it helps..until you see a doc that...

  30. Lyrica and weight gain???
    ... med is to blame. (Oh, I had been taking 800 MG of Ibuprofen and 1000 Tylenol, as needed, IE about 2-3 times a ... Celebrex. I found it to be less effective that the Ibuprofen and Tylenol, but no side effects. Then yesterday I...
    ... I'll probably go back to over the counter, 800 MG ibuprofen and 1000 Tylenol. That combo does take away the pain...
    ... I'll probably go back to over the counter, 800 MG ibuprofen and 1000 Tylenol. That combo does take away the pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Flexeril Tylenol lyrica

  31. Fighting with Dr. over MRI
    ... issues. Try conservative stuff. Have you been taking IBUPROFEN for the back pain? That can upset your stomach and...

  32. Facet injections
    ... when I get up from bed in the morning. After strong ibuprofen , and 1000 mg Tylenol it would dissipate. I was only ... woke up in pain. I went into the bathroom to get some ibuprofen . I turned on the light, and when I looked in the mirror...
    ... anything heavier than 'over the counter' meds, like ibuprofen and Tylenol. I feel the effect of the percocet now...
    ... able to manage my pain with over the counter 800 mg Ibuprofen and 1000 Tylenol) but I'll try the celebrex and the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Percocet Celebrex Zanaflex

  33. Jlo2-how are your SI's?
    ... woke up in pain. I went into the bathroom to get some ibuprofen . I turned on the light, and when I looked in the mirror...

  34. Tear in sacroiliac ligament?
    ... woke up in pain. I went into the bathroom to get some ibuprofen . I turned on the light, and when I looked in the mirror...

  35. Young Guy With Lower Back Pain
    ... improvements. I’m also taking in about 600 mg of ibuprofen 3 times a day. What alternatives are there that...

  36. Ok , So the Steroid Injection Worked , Now What?
    ... still had some pain and spasm in my calve muscle. Took ibuprofen , 800 MG, and 500 Tylenol, and it went away, as usual...
    ... Celebrex and Bextra worked great (essentially RX strength Ibuprofen ) until they stopped Rxing it due to the whole Vioxx...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Bextra Celebrex Vioxx

  37. Ibuprofen after fusion?
    ... check with your doctor to be sure. Here's my Ibuprofen story: because I've had such back pain for years ... driving, my job, and caring for my kids, I popped Ibuprofen s 3 at a time 3 times a day or 2 Naproxens at a time ... story short, I agree that it's best to stay away from Ibuprofen until your fusion is solid. Not worth taking the...
    ... Yep, ibuprofen is an anti-inflammer, and it is said to be directly...
    ... Its not just ibuprofen that can interfere with a fusion, its any NSAID (Non ... Ponstel) Fenoprofen (Nalfon) Flurbiprofen (Ansaid) Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) Ketoprofen (Orudis, others) Naproxen...
    ... asked if it could be because I took a fair amount of Ibuprofen , and the blood mobile ladies said their information ... finally went on-line and searched it out myself. Ibuprofen and Naproxen (and probably all those NSAIDS) are indeed...
    ... Its not just ibuprofen that can interfere with a fusion, its any NSAID (Non...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fosamax Naproxen Celebrex Tylenol Aspirin Daypro Diclofenac Feldene Indocin Indomethacin Ketoprofen Lodine Mobic Motrin Piroxicam Potassium Relafen naprosyn voltaren salsalate dolobid ansaid orudis toradol ponstel clinoril tolectin ketorolac aleve

  38. help!!! options for DDD??
    ... still had some pain and spasm in my calve muscle. Took ibuprofen , 800 MG, and 500 Tylenol, and it went away, as usual...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  39. Lower back aches. Diagonses show nothing. Help?
    ... soft tissue involvement. (I take an over the counter ibuprofen (800 mg) in the morning, and that helps relieve the...

  40. sciatic pain and discogram
    ... spine specialist. I am shocked to hear that 2400 mg Ibuprofen was his response. Time to move on. I'm really sorry...

  41. Spinal Fusion ID Card?
    ... use of anti-inflammatory medications such as Advil, Ibuprofen , Aspirin, Daypro, Relafen, Arthrotec, Lodine, Celebrex...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Bextra Celebrex Daypro Lodine Mobic Relafen Vioxx arthrotec

  42. Life: 1 year after PLIF L5-S1
    ... of 3-4 percocet, 3-4 75 mg lyrica, and an occsional Ibuprofen . I messed up my system really bad with the indocin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Indocin Percocet lyrica

  43. Need some suggestions on where to turn next
    ... op and get the tailbone pain. I take skalaxan and ibuprofen 800 mgs and have only had 2 episodes of it. I was...

  44. mid spinal pain
    ... cry. I have been given Lidoderm(lidocaine patch 5%), Ibuprofen 800mg, Orphenadrine citrate 100mg, and Tramadol 50mg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tramadol lidoderm botox orphenadrine

  45. Off for my Steroid injection YEA !!!!
    ... morning, but it would dissipate after I took a bit of ibuprofen . (dumber) Then one morning when I stepped out...
    ... morning, but it would dissipate after I took a bit of ibuprofen . (dumber) Then one morning when I stepped out...

  46. New pain, now in groin area
    ... morning, and dissipates after about 1/2 hour and 800 Ibuprofen . I feel pain in both hips, into my right groin, and...

  47. UPDATE - Good and Unknowns
    ... codene the other night though. I have been taking ibuprofen 800 mgs and skalaxen. I have a knawing nerve pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  48. Suzy-Q Report- Some Good, Some ...Not So Good
    ... am very hopeful for you. If it is really true that Ibuprofen halts bone growth like they say. I think that is what...

  49. Developing chronic neck pain due to DDD? age 19
    ... anyone know what that could be? i'm on 800 mg of ibuprofen right now and 10 mg of flexeril. no relief there....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  50. ARTHRITIS in lower back
    ... envolve? Also, I'd like to know how long and how often Ibuprofen can be taken. Can I take it every day? The Ibuprofen...
    ... Hi JaneDoe.. Ibuprofen can be taken, but if you do, always take it with food...
    ... help. I have been trying to watch my intake with the ibuprofen . I will take only one (if I can get by with that...
    ... now again after my spine surgery). As for the Ibuprofen ...many people take this or stronger prescription anti...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  51. sacroiliac strain, pain
    ... morning, and dissipates after about 1/2 hour and 800 Ibuprofen . I feel pain in both hips, into my right groin, and...
    ... still had some pain and spasm in my calve muscle. Took ibuprofen , 800 MG, and 500 Tylenol, and it went away, as usual...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  52. what are the options for l5-s1 disc extrusion?
    ... surgery then I got a weaker prescription pain killer but ibuprofen really worked the best for me at that time. I stopped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Vicodin

  53. 8 months post op
    ... flared up my tailbone area and it took 2 weeks of ibuprofen 800s and muscles relaxers around the clock to get...

  54. Question about pain med
    ... spell it all out for me. There is also forms of Ibuprofen with codeine like Vicodin but with Ibuprofen instead...
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  55. back pain
    ... When i went to the doctor the first time they gave me ibuprofen and it didnt really help much. About 2 weeks later...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  56. Epidural injections
    ... medications or procedures. Same goes for aspirin, tylenol, ibuprofen , and all the prescription drugs...there's no way to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol

  57. Noises in my head from a pinched nerve
    ... Diedre, Thanks for your advice and info. I was taking ibuprofen and naproxen, but no asprin or anything else with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  58. Pain / burning in my back
    ... routine (sleeping, eating, sex, etc.). I've tried ibuprofen in various doses, acetaminophen, migraine-formula...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Prilosec

  59. Back pain under left shoulder blade
    ... don't know if you are taking any meds right now but Ibuprofen is an anti inflamatory and it may help you. To find...

  60. Pain after first week back at work
    ... all the answers for your doctor. Have you tried Ibuprofen at all? It's a bit of an anti inflamatory so it may ... safe suggestions that I have is ice and heat and some Ibuprofen . At least you don't have to wait too long before...
    ... it's just work adjusting. I dont know if taking ibuprofen is okay if you are taking vicodin, etc. make sure ... you check what meds you are taking before intro'ing ibuprofen or any other pain reliever. hang in there.. hopefully...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  61. Trigger Point Injections?
    ... and it's livable as it dissipates after 800 mg of Ibuprofen and 1/2 hour. This is lengthy, but I hope, helpful...

  62. Should it be so painful after deep tissue massage?
    ... anticipation of that pain, I started to take 600 MG of ibuprofen before I'd go to the massage therapy. Yes, the next...

  63. I don't know what to think
    ... surgeon and he says nothing is wrong prescribed me some ibuprofen and 6 weeks of pt to humor me. I am in so much pain...

  64. Discgram October 12th
    ... for me are anti-inflamatories(in large dosis) like Ibuprofen 800mg and Ketorolac. I do not know if you (Michelle ... those meds before the discogram, but I started on Ibuprofen 800mg last night again. Fortunately I have been...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium ketorolac

  65. Piriformis syndrome?
    ... interested in taking drugs that are stronger than ibuprofen , but after 4 months of conventional, conservative...

  66. Any travel advice?
    ... And dont forget your meds! I take an extra dose of ibuprofen on top of my muscle relaxers and pain killers if needed...

  67. Visit to Pain Mgmt. Dr....
    ... it with muscle relaxers (valium) and with aleve or ibuprofen , but only as needed... In the beginning, I took...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycodone Percocet Tylenol Valium aleve

  68. delayed onset sciatica?
    ... conservative treatment…stretching, a little swimming, ibuprofen and muscle relaxers. I can even get through a hockey...

  69. sciatica???
    ... such as physical therapy and an anti-inflammatory. ( Ibuprofen , like Advil). If after a while the pain does not begin...

  70. my posture is crooked!!
    ... thought I would have this kind of pain. I tried taking ibuprofen every 4 hours for 2 days, with those back heating...

  71. Lower Back Pain-2 Months
    ... or 2nd week of August 06. For the first 3 weeks, ibuprofen worked to lessen the pain. Now it does not seem to...

  72. Sacroiliac Joint Troubles
    ... therapy by a highly regarded chiropractor, and I take ibuprofen and Tylonal most mornings. I do core stregthening...
    ... Generally, after about an hour or so, and 800 mgs of Ibuprofen and 1000 Tylonal, my pain is gone. And, again, I am...

  73. My computer has blown up with my fusion!
    ... difference it made. You could try a higher dose of ibuprofen for the time being, just make sure you eat with it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone lyrica

  74. low back, right hip pain
    ... ordered these for me after a year of PT and ice and ibuprofen and so on. Once the results came back, she quickly...
    ... bursitis' in my right hip and sciatica. He prescribed ibuprofen and physical therapy. (I learned that 'sciatica' is...

  75. Non union?
    ... risk group for failure except that I did take 2400 mg ibuprofen daily during my entire recovery at my docs orders ... electronic bone growth stimulator and don't have a single ibuprofen in the house! Oh, and just BTW - during my revision...