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  1. Sciatic Pain Post-op
    ... my surgeon and his assistant instructed me to take ibuprofen 600mg/3x a day which has helped slightly. Today will...

  2. Pain after Microdiscectomy
    ... did call my surgeons office and they said to take ibuprofen 3x daily which would be 1800 mg daily. My only concern...
    ... returning to my leg and they said to stay up on the ibuprofen and also that the nerve may take several months to...

  3. S I joint issues and questions
    ... of these posts and you will get tons of info. Try ibuprofen and ice, don't bend or lift (Get someone to help you...

  4. Where should I turn to?
    ... doctors * Have taken neurontin, Vioxx, Bextra, Mobic, Ibuprofen , relafen, you name it, there is a 99% chance I've...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic Neurontin Relafen Vioxx

  5. upcoming disectomy - worried
    ... 800 mg Nuerontin 2X/day and I take either tylonel or ibuprofen for breakthrough (or vicodine if it's really bad) ... . I'm a teacher, and with the meds (esp the ibuprofen ), work is bearable, but I am so exhausted and in a ... but it must annoy others). I have to stop the ibuprofen one week before surgery, which I did because I was...
    ... very rarely take that any more. Actually 600mg of ibuprofen works the best for my pain, but alas, because of a...
    ... four hour ride was too much I guess. I can't take ibuprofen one week before surgery, which scares me, as it actually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin Vicodin Xanax

  6. Has anyone had a lumbar spinal fusion?
    ... sitting, and spike quickly to a 7 or 8 if I overdo. Ibuprofen and the occ. tylenol w. codeine for pain. I spent...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Tylenol lyrica

  7. Help with MRI report
    ... in horrible pain, be patient, baby your back, take ibuprofen , and follow your doc's instructions. Did you get an...

  8. Sciatica question...
    ... burning sensation. The doc said to take 800 mg of ibuprofen 3x day, but I neglected to remember for how long....
    ... prescribed an NSAID called Lodine which helped. I had tried ibuprofen because it had worked in the past but it didn't even...
    ... I am starting to feel better now after two days of ibuprofen ; have some mobility, but the pain starts in again...
    ... does is make me sleepy..zzzz. But will take this with ibuprofen and see what happens. Agony again today getting out...
    ... pain of sciatica, or am I alone? (Also taking 800 mg ibuprofen 3x day) Any advice would be appreciated....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lodine Naproxen Neurontin gabapentin

  9. 4 months post op and pain is back...
    ... relaxers (Carisoprodol) and nothing. I even tried my Ibuprofen . Nothing. I forced myself to get up and walk around...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Carisoprodol

  10. epidural/drinking
    ... relief. I dont take any real "pain killers" just some ibuprofen or asprin now and then. (is that bad with beer other...

  11. Looks Like Surgery
    ... insurance takes time to approve. Also, I'm on 1800mg of ibuprofen / day, and I need to be off it a week before surgery...

  12. Post-fusion/laminectomy Nerve Issues
    ... twitchiness than anything else. Otherwise, 800mg of ibuprofen , and on *really* bad days tylenol w. codeine. Want...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Neurontin Tylenol

  13. Severe leg cramps post surgery
    ... I have constant leg aches. I can't take aleve or ibuprofen per doc because it might affect fusion. They are making...
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    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien aleve Flexeril

  14. Hardware removal and pain
    ... nothing but side effects from them. Oxy, vicodin and ibuprofen has been the mixture that has gotten me through all...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Topamax Vicodin gabapentin

  15. Type of bed?
    ... time release whick I take every 8 to 10 hours, 600mg ibuprofen 3x/day, neuronntin 800 mg 2X/day and vicodine for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  16. Job advice
    ... night with a large pillow under my knees and a few Ibuprofen usually took care of it. While in college I majored ... When the weekends come I just lay around eating Ibuprofen . Basically thats what I do after work to. Hum...

  17. Dr in the morning
    ... I also find that 600mg ibuprofen (advil) helps me a lot. God bless you and your baby...

  18. horseback riding with bum disks?
    ... after the shot), in addition to the Oxycodone and ibuprofen . I get injection numero 3 next week, and I'm seeing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Oxycodone

  19. Back Pain from Accident
    ... or see a doctor or physical therapist. I've tried ibuprofen , but it usually knocks me out...but not the pain....

  20. HELP! Goofing around & now can't sit up!
    ... any pain subsides. You might also want to try some ibuprofen or something. (though with my disc problems, absolutely...
    ... and seems to be spreading. I'm in so much pain, and ibuprofen ain't touching it at all. I would feel better if I...

  21. Fusion and arthritis medicine
    ... patients. My first surgeon had me on 2400 mg/day of ibuprofen . My fusion failed. But when I questioned him about...

  22. MS Contin Side effect question!
    ... take oxy ER 2x day at pretty high dose along with Ibuprofen and Hydrocodone through the day for breakthrough pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone

  23. Had successful spinal fusion in 2000 if anyone has a question I sure have been there
    ... they are making me feel abit better so just taking ibuprofen . Getting out of bed is quite frankly a nightmare and...
    ... Presley, ibuprofen is an anti-inflammatory. Please talk to you dr. about...

  24. What did I do wrong?
    ... teacher so I had some time off. I went on vicodin and ibuprofen and rest. Soon I started physical therapy, and did...
    ... have to take something (vicodin, oxycodin, and/or ibuprofen ) every three hours. I have no idea how you brave folks...
    ... took yesterday. 4:30 am oxycodone (7.5-325) and ibuprofen 600 mg (felt pretty well, had my mom drive me ... idea) 12:20 pm oxycodone 3:00 Vicodine and 600mg ibuprofen 7:00 vicodine 8:30 chlorzoxazone 500mg (muscle relaxor ... to roll off of) so I took an oxycodone and 600 mg ibuprofen then layed there for 20 minutes, then had my wonderful...
    ... are similar to Codeine. Plus you are taking all that Ibuprofen and muscle relaxants. Please at least do a search...
    ... all so much. It concerns me too. The vicodine and ibuprofen were perscriped by GP, and the oxycodone was perscriped ... voiced my concerns. He was more concerned about the ibuprofen and said to limit it to 3 a day. I have felt my breathing...
    ... I am taking ibuprofen around the clock right now until some of this subsides ... term only. At bedtime, I take my last dose of ibuprofen plus 50 mg benadryl to help me sleep. It's done well...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Vicodin Oxycodone Codeine Hydrocodone Tylenol Ultram benadryl

  25. 2+ weeks post surgery
    ... time release type pain meds along with a Motrin or Ibuprofen type med. The breakthrough pain that comes with using...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Percocet

  26. Upper outer left calf pain
    ... search for a cure yet? I also have taken a lot of Ibuprofen and don't want to continue with that. Tried the chiropract...

  27. anyone here have surgery for LUMBAR SPINAL STENOSIS ???
    ... and give you wisdom on making the right decision. Ibuprofen helps somewhat. Carole...

  28. Sick & tired of my back
    ... sessions and gave a prescription for Skelaxin and Ibuprofen 800 if needed. Well this is June and I had to go...
    ... percocet, darvocet, hydrocodone, tylenol, vicodin, ibuprofen , the list goes on. I also had 3 epidural steroid injections...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Skelaxin Hydrocodone Percocet Tylenol Vicodin

  29. Completely lost....
    ... give me ANY meds for anything and told me to take Ibuprofen . If Ibuprofen was enough to take care of the pain...

  30. Injections
    ... actually caused it to go off the market), Ultram, Ibuprofen , and many other antiflammatories but no success. Relafen...
    ... glucosamine, Mobic, Celebrex, Vioxx, Bextra, Ultram, Ibuprofen , and others (pretty much all your typical antiflammatory...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Neurontin Relafen Topamax Ultram Vioxx Celebrex Mobic

  31. Ibuprofen/Vicodin/Soma - Questions
    ... another story), so at this point, the doctor prescribed Ibuprofen (just regular 200 mg. Motrin, two tablets three times...
    ... resting my head. I have tried all of the meds from ibuprofen to Percocet. I have found the best for me is Flexeril...
    ... time, as muscles have memory.. It is ok to take ibuprofen with drugs that contain some acetaminophen. Just ... dont take other NSAIDS with ibuprofen (such as asprin, naproxen, etc)... Now, I take...
    ... I have 600mg ibuprofen , but don't take it as much as I would like. I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Motrin Soma Vicodin Flexeril Percocet Naproxen Tylenol

  32. Thorasic Back Pain for 10+ Months, Doctors not helping
    ... painkillers and they gave me naproxen after an argument, as ibuprofen makes me feel sick. this also made me feel ill...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine Naproxen

  33. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE II
    ... if i herniated my L5/S1. I've been taking vicodin, ibuprofen , valium, etc., but icing it seems to give me the most...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Valium Vicodin

  34. Long-lasting muscle spasm/tightness???
    ... the original injury (2.5 months ago) has been 600 mg ibuprofen pills, which had only one refill. By the time I thought...

  35. 4 Weeks Fusion Chapter 3: The saga continues
    ... me on a pack of prednisone & switched from XST to ibuprofen . Seems to be making a difference. Still taking the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone lyrica

  36. Back brace for 3 months?
    ... while we're in the fusing process? I was told no ibuprofen or no arthritis medicine until fused. I really.. ... .miss my ibuprofen . Also, has anyone ever heard of bing cherry juice...
    ... lucosamine and chondroitin (supplements) and the dangers of ibuprofen (for post-fusion patients) are very debatable and ... back it up - yet. Likewise, it is very common for Ibuprofen to be prohibited for fusion patients but other doctors ... Just a personal note: I was taking 2400 mg of Ibuprofen daily during my first year post-fusion. I didn't ... by a new surgeon and he does not allow the use of ibuprofen or any other NSAID. There you have it. Best of luck...

  37. Upper Back Pain
    ... relieved my back any. In the past I have been on Vioxx, Ibuprofen , Relafen-non of them touched my back except Voltarin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Relafen Vioxx

  38. celebrex question
    ... Definitely, an improvement. :) Better than overdosing on ibuprofen which my Drs. always prescribed....
    ... really expensive. I haven't done well with OTC NSAIDS - ibuprofen makes me retain fluid, aleve-type (naproxyn) makes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex aleve

  39. Constant Back ache
    ... squat when you lift (lift from your legs). Aleve or ibuprofen can help too. Good luck, let us know how you are doing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  40. Bad or Really Bad?
    ... different days for 20 min. at a time, try hot baths, ibuprofen . These were things that worked for me for some relief...

  41. Back spasms :(
    ... much the only thing doctors have said is to take ibuprofen and paracetemol but frankly their effects are pretty...

  42. Small Back Pain
    ... BALM which can be found at most pharmacies... Also, ibuprofen can help too for the bad moments.. Maurice...

  43. lower right back pain
    ... move it, but could just be muscular... Take 3 or 4 ibuprofen (yes, double the norm).. Or start with 2 and take...

  44. 12 Weeks Post Op And Fused !!!!!
    ... goes. I cant help but wonder about the high doses of ibuprofen that you were on as far as your fusion being absorbed...

  45. how can I tell which is causing the most pain?
    ... thing. I take 2400 mg/day of regular over-the-counter ibuprofen and it makes a huge difference for me (I wouldn't...
    ... Suzy-Q: You're taking much more ibuprofen than I was when my doc told me I was taking way too...
    ... root cause - what is? Hi carken - 2400 mg/day of ibuprofen is a high dose. It is routinely prescribed, however ... like my fusion my not be happening, I asked if the ibuprofen was a factor and my surgeon dismissed it and cited...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Vioxx

  46. Suggestions Welcome, PLEASE!
    ... Tylenol #4 (1 tablet 3 times a daily) for the pain, Ibuprofen (800 mgs./3-4 times a day) for inflamation and have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Flexeril Soma Tylenol

  47. back too straight - 14 year old
    ... the doctor. Any ideas on how to treat this? Ibuprofen is not helping, even 4 at a time. We will probably...

  48. Looking for anyone who has had same pain
    ... a dr visit on May 4 for that. I've found that ibuprofen helps with the pain/inflammation better than Vicoden...

  49. please give advice or experience
    ... I was able to manage the pain with my prescription ibuprofen . I still had leg pain, but it was nothing compared...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Vicodin

  50. Discectomy & laminectomy L5-S1
    ... from the pain is from my meds - Vicoden ES (3/day), Ibuprofen 800 (3/day, and Lyrica (3/day). I hate being on all...
    ... was done to relieve it? I am still on Vicoden ES, Ibuprofen and Lyrica for all the pain. I just want to get off...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  51. Question regarding epidural??
    ... Hello Bearo- I take 2400 mg of Ibuprofen a day. I take 2 (10) mg Fexeril at a time anywhere...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Percocet Vicodin

  52. Upper back killing me
    ... do this within 72 hours of injury... I suggest ice, ibuprofen (take 3 or even 4 with food... This is basically...

  53. Much needed advice
    ... arthritis, and bulges, and to continue to take the ibuprofen that was already killing my stomache. I asked him ... and neck and shoulder pain and he said to take the ibuprofen for that too. He sent me to a regular md for pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Topamax

  54. Hoping your knowledge willhelp my undiagnosed back pain
    ... Bextra until they ripped my stomach up and then just Ibuprofen and finally Flexeril. It was a year into this that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Flexeril

  55. lower back pain should i go to the er
    ... can run the appropriate tests. Did you try any ibuprofen ? That will help with the inflamtion. You in...

  56. very concerned
    ... and do that every few hours.... Also, take some Ibuprofen every 4 to 6 hours. Just take it easy and dont do...

  57. Neat Pain Scale
    ... distracting. Mild painkillers are effective. (Aspirin, Ibuprofen .) 4 Can be ignored if you are really involved...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Codeine Morphine Oxycontin Vicodin

  58. Hi, new here--questions
    ... were tried. I'm wondering if you are taking too much ibuprofen . That could account for the nausea. Do the topical ... things you're using have aspirin or ibuprofen in them? I do think the pain could also cause nausea...
    ... time to time.Pain meds can cause it to. Especially ibuprofen and any codien products.Try to always take with food...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  59. Dont understand the MRI report
    ... strengthening exercises and the like), anti-inflammatories ( Ibuprofen and others), epidural steriod injections, and actually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  60. Thinking about you, Suzy-Q
    ... he went into enormous detail to tell how the ban on Ibuprofen developed., A certain rare condition exists with...

  61. BMP Questions for QCook and All
    ... about why I was told to take the maximun dosage of Ibuprofen ! Oh, I have plenty of questions for him. I realize...
    ... does not believe there is any CREDIBLE evidence that Ibuprofen hinders fusions. Again, he cites his sources and...

  62. New to the Board... An Intro.
    ... recommendations. pain... im taking darvocet and ibuprofen only. im also smoking marijuana to help dull my senses...

  63. Does anyone have any suggestions....
    ... is good but isn't an anti-inflammitory. Try taking ibuprofen because if it's inflammation it will bring it down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  64. Suzy-Q, Ibuprofen after fusion???
    ... Me three, I would kill for an ibuprofen 800. Sheri...
    ... Well, I have been busy doing some research on this Ibuprofen after fusion question. Considering that I 1) have ... I was 'resorbing' my fusion as I was absorbing my Ibuprofen ! Thoughts? Suzy-Q...
    ... done as much addtional research as I can on this ' Ibuprofen after fusion issue' but my danged neck/arm/hand problem...

  65. lower back pain,miserable
    ... is laying on my stomach I discovered last night. Ibuprofen and motrin don't seem to touch it, nor tylenol. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Tylenol

  66. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE
    ... had to take any vicodin for several days, just some ibuprofen along with the lyrica. I can really tell when it's...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin lyrica

  67. Update - pain management clinic
    ... He gave me extra-strength vicodin, a strong dose of ibuprofen , and the same muscle relaxer the ER gave me last week...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  68. What To Expect If Hardware Is Removed
    ... quite lame. I take only Flexiryl now and tons of Ibuprofen - I have been white -knuckling it thinking things...

  69. Microdiscectomy vs. Fusion?
    ... I really am joking, but it does help). Also the ibuprofen as needed. If anyone is on the Kadian- do you feel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lunesta

  70. new member - snowmobile accident
    ... been able to take the edge off the pain by throwing ibuprofen into the mix...The doc gave me Darvocet, but that...

  71. Accupunture
    ... immediate after the second session. I was only taking ibuprofen before but was in a lot of pain.This week I have...

  72. 2 Weeks After Surgery
    ... nerve feelings down both legs. Came home, took an ibuprofen - was OK by the evening. Then a couple of days with...

  73. Need Advice on pain relief for degenerative spinal disease.
    ... control that works. I was on all the usual stuff... ibuprofen (which still helps), neurontin (for nerve damage)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Fosamax Neurontin

  74. Help I am in so much pain
    ... Vicoprofen because I was taking Kadian with 1200 mg of ibuprofen . I was still in a lot of pain. I asked to switch...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicoprofen

  75. Wine for back pain?
    ... tylonol and a few other over the counter "pain killers". Ibuprofen and Advil are both just anti inflam. just read the...