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  1. Microdiscectomy
    ... work. Had a bout of mild sciatica today, but took an ibuprofen and did some exercises and it helped a bit. I know...

  2. Preparing for surgery
    ... I have stopped what they gave me and simply taking ibuprofen for the inflammation....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diclofenac

  3. I've tried so many pain meds and they aren't working anymore! Whats next?
    ... is contstant and mild) and only occassionally take ibuprofen . The problem with meds is our bodys adjust and get...

  4. Microdiscectomy - 2nd day home - problems with foot
    ... spaced out and my eyes look terrible! I am now on the ibuprofen which is fine. ( Just hate that Voltorol) My back...
    ... a dull ache in my back, but am only taking the odd ibuprofen for the inflammation. This morning I had a dull pain...

  5. what pain is "normal"?
    ... long term daily chronic pain med over naproxen and ibuprofen . Of course, if anything is inflammed, then the motrin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Naproxen Tylenol botox

  6. Two weeks post-op...had to go to ER yesterday
    ... primary tonight about that-I try to take Acetametaphen, ibuprofen and naproxen sodium right now over the percs, but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Medrol

  7. DDD at age 18
    ... football. Before I found out that i have DDD i took ibuprofen daily, to the point that it no longer worked. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cyclobenzaprine Lodine

  8. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE
    ... bending restrictions are lifted and I'm ok to take ibuprofen . I think it's odd he doesn't need to see me again...
    ... dilantin, similar to Neurontin, along with percocet & ibuprofen . Last night I got in bed & felt a pop in my hip area...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Dilantin Neurontin Percocet

  9. Back Surgery and Smoking? :/
    ... for pain. My doc said DO NOT take anything that has ibuprofen in it, because it will inhibit the growth of your...

  10. living with degenerative disc disease
    ... go back to on any type of narcotics. I cannot take ibuprofen because I am on coumadin and a drug to regulate my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Coumadin Morphine Percocet Tylenol

  11. MRI can someone tell me what this means
    ... glucosamine/chondriton, Cherry juice are natural helpers. Ibuprofen and other arthritis drugs may help pain with a side...

  12. Hi everyone
    ... only when the pain isn't controlled by tylenol or Ibuprofen . Mostly though, the percs are for my neck. I had...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  13. Hip & Low Back pain, Thigh & Bum - Sitting horrible!! Help!
    ... visit my doctor which instructed me to use heat & ibuprofen & she also gave me exercises to do. I did these &...

  14. has anyone on the boards
    ... pain cycle. In fact, I started this morning: 800 mg. Ibuprofen every 8 hours and vicodin, especially before bed so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  15. Lower back injured this morning at work - Help!
    ... few questions and felt my back. He then prescribed Ibuprofen and Valium and said get some rest but try to remain ... active as much as possible. The Ibuprofen and Valium aren't beginning to touch the pain I am...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  16. Will it ever end? Meds, PT,Doc..New MRI results showed....
    ... usually ask. I just tell them a back ache, and I take ibuprofen and smile. Taking care of my 8 month old is a bit...
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  17. Great Microdiscectomy!
    ... couple more days and then after a week only needed ibuprofen . It was nothing compared to the nerve pain I had when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  18. Old at back pain with new diagnosis Hating WC
    ... is what I get! Ugh! IN the meantime....I take 3 Ibuprofen so that I can get through my day at work...lay on...

  19. 7days post op - i'm sore! rough day...
    ... It sounds like you are doing good. Try taking ibuprofen more. I took ibuprofen every 4-6 hours on my second...
    ... At the 1 week mark I only took ibuprofen . Most of the time I took 400 mg which is two of them ... Then by about 9 days I was able to just take about 1 ibuprofen at a time. I did not take anything else for my pain ... doctor told me it was safe to take twelve 200mg of ibuprofen in a day. I did at about day 6 after surgery have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Vicodin

  20. Another post-surgery pee question...
    ... medication is just not right for you. In my experience ibuprofen helped me better then even narcotic pain medication...

  21. tens
    ... massage, traction, pain meds, other meds (aleve, ibuprofen , tylenol). You don't have surgery just for pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol aleve

  22. My discectomy was a success! Stairs?
    ... the pain dropped off dramatically and I switched to ibuprofen . So don't be afraid to take 1 every 3 hours. They...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  23. Epidural or MicroDiscectomy.....?
    ... bed for a couple days. Then I have just been taking ibuprofen off and on since. The pain medication they give you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Vicodin

  24. Pain Medication Question after Back Surgery
    ... I took one pain pill after surgery. After that, ibuprofen would handle any pain I had. I must say that I really ... lifted something too heavy. So, I was on Lortab and ibuprofen for about 6 mo. until the Lortab made me sick and ... the ibuprofen fried my stomach. So, I've now been on tramadol for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Tramadol

  25. Pills and more Pills !
    ... I was able to go without it during the day. I took ibuprofen instead. I did not have fusion so I can take an anti ... -inflammitory like ibuprofen . Those drugs do turn me into a zombie also and if ... I can go without them I do also. Ibuprofen makes me a little tired but not near as bad as vicodin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  26. Tomorrow is my surgery day
    ... stay off the narcotics as much as possible, try for ibuprofen or tylenol insted, it will save your sanity and your...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Tylenol

  27. Question
    ... medication for it in my opinion is advil or some generic ibuprofen and rest as much as possible. If you can get to a...
    ... my back was really stiff and sore. I will try the ibuprofen and see if that helps any better than the Bayer. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: bayer

  28. hmmmm, now what?
    ... one hour after I got to work. I took appx 600 of ibuprofen but that did diddly squat. Oh well....

  29. Vicodin, Neurontin, Muscle Relaxer, Prednisone, Injections...
    ... intend to ignore your post. Motrin is the same as Ibuprofen - Advil....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  30. Oral steroid cortisone working wonders
    ... Now I wait. My doctor said it was ok to take ibuprofen with the steroids last time about 3 months ago so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  31. 6 Months After Accident- Having lots of Problems!!
    ... but the pain is still here. I have taken so much ibuprofen , I probably won't have a stomach left after all this...

  32. Something for breakthrough pain
    ... codeine 15 mg AND Percocet is oxycodone. Advil or ibuprofen make me nauseous and so does Toradol. When I went...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Acetaminophen Codeine Morphine Oxycodone Percocet Tylenol Vicodin toradol

  33. Ginger root for inflammation
    ... inflammation and it does not cause stomach problems like ibuprofen and aspirin can. It actually is good for the stomach...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  34. I think the chiropractor made me worse.
    ... scared me to death. I managed to relax and take some ibuprofen and it has subsided but I think he did something to...
    ... bad I had to lay on my stomach and I had taken 10 ibuprofen in about a 4 hour time frame and still had pain. I...
    ... also said not to sit in a chair or couch and to take ibuprofen or some kind of anti-inflammitory and that i should...

  35. so much pain!!!!
    ... t been allowed by my doctor to take anything n=but ibuprofen for the last two years, I just want to lay down and...

  36. Glucosamine Chondroitin supplements
    ... Just ask the doctor first. Yes all of that aspirin, ibuprofen , flax oil, even glucosamine/chondroitin I would ask...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  37. Hi all-new here
    ... laminae cutting on it like a knife. I found ice and ibuprofen to help the most. Be careful with the ibuprofen,...

  38. PM called today & told me never to return!?
    ... looking for a fix. I had not even taken an aspirin or an ibuprofen in a month. They just get paranoid I think because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  39. 3 weeks post-op and still having major muscle spasms and pain, want opinions please!!
    ... takes high doses of it. He did tell me no aspirin or ibuprofen , which I can't take anyway due to horrible gastritis...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Prednisone

  40. symptoms of disc problems...
    ... get out of my vehicle or out of bed. I had taken 10 ibuprofen that day and it did not touch the pain. So that was ... my treatment before seeing the doctor. Bed rest and ibuprofen . The doctor prescribed strong anti-inflammitories...

  41. Aspirin imparing healing?
    ... the cortizone shot. Have you heard anything about ibuprofen and back pain?I know someone who takes 10 a day and ... can't find anything wrong with her back. I think the ibuprofen is actually causing her problem to be worse. She would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol

  42. diclofenac - lower back pain
    ... told by my GP (im in england) that diclofenac and ibuprofen are the only drugs i can be prescribed now. is...
    ... told by my GP (im in england) that diclofenac and ibuprofen are the only drugs i can be prescribed now. is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diclofenac

  43. Cannot lay on back without pain.
    ... soon. Have you seen a DR? Try ice on your back and ibuprofen . If that doesn't help you probably want to get it...
    ... every day since it can cause bleeding stomach ulcers. Ibuprofen makes me really tired so that is why I do not take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  44. Female Question Beware!!!
    ... delay onset of your period though. When I would take ibuprofen for menstrual cramps sometimes I would start taking...

  45. Ice for disc problems, does anyone else have to do this every day?
    ... yrs. Ice works great, and I used to take alot of ibuprofen . But after all those years ended up with gastritis...

  46. need to stop narc pain meds prior to surgery - which OTC ones work?
    ... seems to be about the only thing left. No Aleve or Ibuprofen . Anything with aspirin in it is a no no. :) Valley...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol aleve

  47. Too Much Post-Op Pain, Please Help!!
    ... if with the type of surgery you had if you can take Ibuprofen . Try it if you can. When I was having muscle spasms ... flexeril did not help much at all. I noticed that Ibuprofen helped me more. They have these new gel filled ones ... prescription pain killers and she also found that Ibuprofen worked the best to get rid of the pain. They are anti...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  48. English Please Doc!!
    ... pain is from the Sciatic Nerve! He said Tylenol or Ibuprofen for a very short time as it will slow the fusion....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  49. Feeling desperate....
    ... DID CALL THEM AND LET THEM KNOW, HE TOLD ME TO TAKE iBUPROFEN 3 TIMES A DAY ONLY TILL SUNDAY BECAUSE THEN i CAN...

  50. shooting pain to anus
    ... process? I'm taking Flexiril, Medrol dose pack, and Ibuprofen with hydrocodone. Thanks for any sage advice, ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Medrol

  51. Advice please
    ... sleep . All I have been taking for pain is 800 mg ibuprofen , Now my stomach is messing up. I am scheduled to go...

  52. Lower back spasms....owwww..help!
    ... Also I have taken about 8 Ibuprofen today and 1 Aleve in about a 12 hour period of time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  53. Will we get off pain pills??
    ... rescription pain meds weren't needed more than a month, and Ibuprofen only a short time after that. But your mileage may...

  54. Hmmmmm
    ... them. Are you on any sort of anti-inflammatory? Just Ibuprofen and Tylenol on a regular basis can significantly help...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  55. need advice asking doc for different meds
    ... Different meds work on different pathways. For example Ibuprofen and Tylenol work differently in the brain so it is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  56. question mid to upper back sufferers
    ... arm rest. I go back and forth between tylenol and Ibuprofen and pain pills when I have them. I have an HMO...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol

  57. Big Mistake!!
    ... hope your muscle relaxers help you. Can you try using ibuprofen or something like that which might help bring down...

  58. fusion L3 & L4 with Parkinson ? recovery?
    ... or two hydra codeine a day. He is taking 3/ 800mg ibuprofen a day. He does not go back to bed once he is up...
    ... or two hydra codeine a day. He is taking 3/ 800mg ibuprofen a day. He does not go back to bed once he is up...
    ... day. Doctor says that is very good. He gave him ibuprofen last week after he was on steroid Z pack for 7 days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Codeine

  59. Feel like giving up....
    ... that keep you functioning along with the tylenol and ibuprofen or whatever. I recommend you calm down, write...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Tylenol

  60. New Here!!!~Back pain following misplaced epidurals
    ... depression.....the bottle says not to combine with ibuprofen .i soak in the hot tub put a cold rag on it rub with ... the pain what do ppl take for severe back pain.....5 ibuprofen do not touch it nor goody powder nor ultracet???sorry...
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  61. Looking for non surgical options
    ... treatment was short round of pt when first diagnosed and ibuprofen for pain. I did really well with the pt. Got to...

  62. first time sciatic sufferer
    ... church. She told me it was the same thing but with Ibuprofen . The next day I woke up and the pain was completely ... different disk? Spent Saturday with ice packs and taking ibuprofen every four hours. Pain increased Sunday morning. Went...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Hydrocodone Morphine Oxycodone Oxycontin Relafen Vicoprofen

  63. Lost luggage and no pain meds!
    ... I'll get them tomorrow! For now I'm using ice and ibuprofen , but can't use that for much longer since I'm supposed...
    ... I don't know what to tell you other than ice and ibuprofen . I know most doctors will not give more meds. Let...

  64. Discectomy Surgery Questions
    ... hospital things got easier. I could not take any Ibuprofen for two weeks prior to the procedure, so I started...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Tylenol

  65. Siatic Nerve advise
    ... I should add that during the period I was taking Ibuprofen , and the amounts were slowly increasing, By September...
    ... down the inflamation. I am not a big fan of NSAIDS ( Ibuprofen , advil et al) because they upset the stomach over...

  66. Daughter with back pain
    ... her back was hurting. I was giving her 200 mg of Ibuprofen but that eventurally quit working. Last week, I took ... down her legs. They told me to give her 600 mg of Ibuprofen and gave here a prescription for muscle relaxers....

  67. scaroiliitis
    ... I had degenerative spinal disk disease and to take ibuprofen and do some stretching exercises. That treatment basically...
    ... hurt on one side. This time, even the recommended ibuprofen 4 at a time every 6 hours didn't help. I did this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  68. Back Problems from work (Pls Read)
    ... do usually start feeling better within a week and Ibuprofen should help ease the pain somewhat. If you are concerned...

  69. Any ideas??
    ... patch (50), neurotins (1800 mg/day) not to mention ibuprofen and a stomach pill. Still has such horrible pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Percocet

  70. 10 days post-op today............
    ... He told me to quit exercises for awile and take 2 ibuprofen 200mg, 3 times a day and that should help. I asked ... cause me this pain. He said that with taking this ibuprofen that should relieve most of the inflamation in my...

  71. Help! Still have back pain
    ... swelling. I still need them ocassionally. I take 3 ibuprofen with food (4 is prescription strength). 1. StairMaster...

  72. What is this called?
    ... it felt like period pain in my leg, luckily some ibuprofen has reduced it to the usual niggly level. Walking...

  73. Safety of Celebrex and Bextra, like Vioxx, is being raised
    ... 800 mg of Ibuprofen does just fine for me. I have taken Celebrex and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex

  74. Restless legs
    ... ve read about why narcotics help. But anything like Ibuprofen or Tylenol, I can tell makes it somewhat worse. My...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Vicodin desyrel

  75. Sciatica
    ... of is that I used to pop my back all the time :) . Ibuprofen never really helped much either. What is neurontin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin