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  1. Well good news and bad..100% fusion
    ... my fusion and I pulled my back my doctor gave me a medrol - steroids to get over this hump/inflammation. I...
    ... touch with his progression and see if we can do a medrol dose pack...have a blessed weekend all. Ginger...

  2. sciatic pain has gotten worse, help....
    ... down. Have they tried an oral steroid pack called - medrol for five days? Sometimes it can help with the inflammation...

  3. any suggestions for back problem, numbness and pain
    ... and find a treatment. For now, when you finish the medrol pack you might want to try an ibuprophen product like...

  4. spinal surgery,6-11-08, feel alone, please help me!
    ... about the nerve and leg problems? Sometimes a dose of Medrol pk. helps--it is a steroid. I had to have that twice...
    ... per day and norco 10/325 3 times a day. I have taken medrol for my RA, but was not given anything for nerve pain...
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  5. new to the board
    ... definitely call your doctor and he may recommend a medrol pack to calm down the inflammation. In the meantime...

  6. Hi! I'm new; experiencing back pain following lami
    ... unfortunately this does happen and you may need to go on a medrol pack to calm things down. Your doctor may also want...
    ... great for about 3 weeks and then the pain returned. A Medrol dose pack (steroids) helped for a few days but then...

  7. In Need of Positive Fusion Stories
    ... numbness and pain in right butt muscle. Just started medrol dose pack and hope this clears up. Problem most severe ... a clue as what is going on or next step after this medrol dose pack. Any help appreciated. Thanks, Ted...
    ... date is nerve swelling probably. I am on day 3 of medrol and hope I see some relief soon---does it kick in...

  8. Lyrica after Spinal Fusion Level One L5 S1
    ... after surgery. Called the Dr. and they called in a Medrol Pak for me. That did wonders!!!!! It is a steroid...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  9. Drained, exhausted, and in pain
    ... it helps me so much)..or he said he could call in medrol dose packs. So thankfully he is actually trying to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  10. Help C5 C6
    ... ask whoever is actually treating you for this for a ' medrol dosepack" this is a steriod that would help reduce...

  11. Bone spurs in lower back.
    ... Medication - Motrin around the clock for 10 days, medrol (steroid pack which lasted 7 days), a steroid injection...
    ... Medication - Motrin around the clock for 10 days, medrol (steroid pack which lasted 7 days), a steroid injection...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  12. Talked to surgeon....
    ... call today to report to him about how I felt with the Medrol dose pack. He called and I was really hurting so he...

  13. Diagnosis Stenosis age 39!
    ... s over the counter, percocet, skelaxin, flexeril, medrol dose packs, ultram, and vicoprofen. Medrol packs helped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Ibuprofen Percocet Skelaxin Soma Ultram Vicodin Vicoprofen lyrica

  14. Deb...update
    ... started me on steroids for "inflammation"???? Just the Medrol dose pack. Felt great when on 7, 6 and 5 pills (pain...
    ... to try and determine the basic pain generator here. medrol is really a wonder med but like with you,i only get ... pain goes back up again.my RSD knee does respond to medrol like that too.medrol is just a steroid that really...
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  15. what is this all about???
    ... considering getting you a new MRI. As well, I hope the Medrol dose pack helps you. You sound like you've taken...
    ... decent day to lift them up! Yes, I have taken the Medrol dose pack before. The last time was about 4 weeks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cymbalta

  16. Hubby in pain
    ... in just a couple days with the pred included.even a medrol dosepack would have been helpful to a certain degree...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Vicodin

  17. 20 months out from double fusion - feel good!
    ... step out.. I could really feel it. Doc gave me a medrol pack and that helped, now we are going to try PT with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  18. Justoneofus -- Flare-up?
    ... about it was gripping so badly. Called my GP for medrol pak. He didnt get back to me for over a day & 1/2 ... the hardware appears to be in tact. He gave me a medrol pack (which I did not have to ask for) and I go back...

  19. More Frequent and Spreading Spasms/Cramps Again
    ... generally not an option. I just had my last dose of the medrol pack this morning and I noticed my leg wanting to...

  20. More than a Usual Flare up
    ... NSAIDS first and see if they help before giving me the medrol pak. I think the guy is getting old and more cautious...

  21. Feeling like a total loser about now.
    ... Sciatica caused from a slipped disk.He prescribed me Medrol ,and Flexeril 10 mg. The Flexeril totally knocked ... pain.I've only taken one of those.Been taking the Medrol .Am saving the Flexeril for only when I really need ... taking that.I've been just taking it easy and taking my Medrol .I'm just a lil sore now and not in any real pain.The ... now for me.I'm wondering how I will be afler this Medrol is gone.Will it come back if I try going back to work...
    ... most often you need something more to help. The medrol pack you are on is a quick way to reducing inflammation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Skelaxin

  22. Hip pain radiating down back of thigh to back of calf.
    ... at least get some perscribed meds and a prednisone medrol pak (steroids), to get your inflammation under control...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Prednisone Tylenol

  23. What Causes Annular Tears In The Disc Spaces At L4-5 And L5-s1
    ... process for spines. Do they have you on a prednisone medrol dose pack at the moment? These are a feel good quick...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Valium

  24. Should we be concerned? (8 months post L4/L5 fusion)
    ... fact that this has lasted for a week he might need a medrol pack (steroids) from his doctor to get him over the...

  25. sevre pain post op micro desectomy
    ... what is going on. my doc prescribed a steroid pack ( medrol ) for in flamation that seemed to help alot about...

  26. Cold weather back pain
    ... sorry the prednisone pack didnt help you. I tried the Medrol dose back (maybe the same thing?) years ago with no...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Neurontin Prednisone

  27. PostOp MRI...Help
    ... definitely seek another opinion. Have they tried you on a medrol pack since this latest flare up or an epidural injection...

  28. Post op Fusion L 5 and S1, and dynamic stabilization L 4 and 5
    ... nerve medication has anyone suggested trying you on a medrol pack to see if inflammation is a factor. Hopefully...
    ... bad and are seeing me on Tuesday. They put me on a Medrol Dose Pak, and told me to get out of the corset. ...

  29. Prednisone problems and questions
    ... off of slowly. If you have ever had a prednisone medrol dose pack.. You will notice you get a big whammy of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  30. Unexplainable back pain!
    ... witch.anti inflams may be of some help but pred or medrol could really offer some good benefit too.but this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  31. What could be causing my 15 year old's back pain?
    ... trying a round of prednisone or at least whats called a medrol dose pack?this would show,if it works even a bit that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  32. 17 months and a decompression and worse than before
    ... telling you about the pain? Has he tried giving you a medrol pack?...

  33. My Doc seemed upset
    ... techinically I was in bed. She started me back on medrol dose pack(I hate this due to weight gain), ms contin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco Valium

  34. kkmom
    ... I see you were started on a medrol pack? Did you see your primary? I hope it helps...
    ... 123dietdrpepper;3240482]I see you were started on a medrol pack? Did you see your primary? I hope it helps...

  35. Pamelor/Nortriptyline........................Cym balta??
    ... However, I am mad because I had to start another medrol dose pack and you know what that means.....weight...
    Medications also discussed in this post: pamelor

  36. sciatica - any tips for recovery?
    ... consisted of some steroids. If not, see about getting on medrol pack. It might help calm down the inflammation/flare...

  37. Back problem
    ... am stunned he didnt at least give you a prednisone " medrol " pack to immediately reduce inflammation). If...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  38. Back and urological problems
    ... Moldova, I also get the night urination. When I've taken Medrol dose packs, I suddenly don't have to go at all at...

  39. lower back pain and several UTI's
    ... problems because everytime I take steroids (either medrol dose packs or epidurals or nerve blocks, my bladder...
    ... problems because everytime I take steroids (either medrol dose packs or epidurals or nerve blocks, my bladder...

  40. Any one have luck with Prednisone/Medridose Steriod Pack?
    ... if any of you have had luck taking prednisone or a medrol dose steroid pack? I had originally started this...
    ... I've been on the Medrol dose Pack 3 times in the last 4 months. I usually...
    ... Hi, ive taken Medrol dose packs several times. It helped me somewhat for...
    ... Hi, Just started a medrol dosepak today and now I see this post. I am not expecting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Biaxin Percocet

  41. Back problems....any advice appriciated
    ... Like it did when I first hurt it.I was prescribed medrol and flexeril and his diagnosis was lumbosacral strain...
    ... Like it did when I first hurt it.I was prescribed medrol and flexeril and his diagnosis was lumbosacral strain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  42. Fine print re: steroid injections
    ... Between December 2006 and March 2007 I had two rounds of Medrol dose-pak (6 day) and some kind of injection in December...

  43. Frustrated!!!
    ... some doctors. Has anyone tried you on a steroid medrol pack, to see if it would bring down inflammation?...

  44. 1 week post microdiscectomy
    ... that showed scar tissue, the doc decided to put me on medrol dose pack. The steroids helped tremendously by day...

  45. Stim
    ... something to ponder on guy. Has anyone offered to try a medrol prednisone dose pack on you to see if it brings down...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  46. update...my oh my
    ... shot...are you taking pills, or injections? Is it a medrol dose pack? Either way it could take a week or 2 for...
    ... the nerve is not entrapped anymore. He gave me a medrol pack which did nothing and told me that I needed to...

  47. Adrenal Fatigue from back surgery! Anyone else?
    ... lupus flares, and also took a few short courses of medrol dose pack for my back pain. But it was early enough...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  48. Sciatia
    ... medical background. He may want to give you a course of medrol (steroid burst) and do a MRI/CT scan to see what is...

  49. Claudication...(long)
    ... walk or stand up. I also took a couple courses of Medrol Dose pack ( a short term day steroid treatment)....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Neurontin Tylenol Vicodin Vicoprofen lyrica

  50. UPDATE!!! Getting crazier by the minute...
    ... want people back to work asap???? He did prescribe Medrol which the nurse had to explain to me.......Needless...

  51. Nerve Blocks, Epidurals and RLS
    ... Celestone" whereas the ones I had last year was Dep- Medrol . I've also taken oral Prednisone and Medrol in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  52. 5 month Post Op Visit
    ... toes. My surgeon put me on a round of steroids - medrol pack and he is hoping that things will calm back down...
    ... extremely powerful anti-inflammatories. I have taken Medrol Dose packs before for sciatica and neurogenic claudication...
    ... Baybreeze for all that information. :) He put me on a medrol 6 day pack and told me to call and let him know how...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Soma Prednisone

  53. Realistic recovery time? - HELP!
    ... almost sent me to the ER. My ortho Dr prescribed a Medrol dosepak and that seemed to help for the first few...
    ... almost sent me to the ER. My ortho Dr prescribed a Medrol dosepak and that seemed to help for the first few...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  54. Nucleoplasty (plasma decompression) recovery
    ... almost sent me to the ER. My ortho Dr prescribed a Medrol dosepak and that seemed to help for the first few...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  55. Just returned from neuro surgeon-WHAT A JOKE!!!!
    ... want people back to work asap???? He did prescribe Medrol which the nurse had to explain to me.......Needless...
    ... help; some people get no relief from it. I wonder if Medrol dose pack would help...although it's a short course...

  56. Lumbar sprain? with numb toes
    ... chiropractor. I was feeling better after taking a medrol dose pack. 1-2 weeks ago the PT twisted me to try...

  57. Side Effects From Meds?
    ... I've heard that Medrol , although good for reducing inflamation, weakens the...

  58. Scar Tissue after Hemi-Laminectomy
    ... Several shots and corses of Steroids from prednisone to medrol packs...Living or Lortab 7.5 every 4 hours to keep...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Lortab Prednisone

  59. weight gain
    ... taken oral prednisone (for lupus for 8 months), taken medrol dose packs, and had lumbar epidural injections (for ... pain which progressed. My rheumy gave me courses of medrol dose packs a few times, then I ended up trying the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  60. Endless back problems
    ... tried all sorts of pain meds & anti inflammatories, medrol dose packs, lidocaine shots & patches, TENS, heat...

  61. Steroids (pill) question?
    ... The prednisone medrol pack is often perscribed for a quick reduction of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  62. My Sciatica Update
    ... just "go away by themselves". I did alot of PT, took medrol dose packs, and had 3 epidurals and the epidurals...

  63. How quick do You Heal after Discectomy???
    ... plus Valium 10mg 3x daily and Vistaril for Nasuea. Medrol Pack after Medrol pack.. I had no Insurance so it ... 4x daily and Ativan and Vistaril. I have had 4 depo- medrol shots IM and 3 or 4 medrol dosepaks..Its no where ... the steroids (how long before that goes away) Last Medrol pack was 4/26/07). I took PT for 8 weeks and ... especially on the continued pain and swelling from the Medrol . Also how bad is long term use of Lortab, Been on...
    ... worse and called the suergon right away and was put on Medrol step down pack, then anti-inflamatories and got a...
    ... worse and called the suergon right away and was put on Medrol step down pack, then anti-inflamatories and got a ... everything you have gone through. I have been through 4 Medrol step down packs since surgery 1/07, I am still swelling...
    ... any noticible swelling or water retention from the medrol . I was only on one round then switched to just plain...
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  64. rhizotomy wears off
    ... steroids for a while. In the last 14 months I had 3 medrol packs ,3 bilateral SI injections, 3 bilateral epidural...
    ... relate to your frustration with all the injections, medrol packs. Right before I re-did my rhizotomy in March ... I was in SO much pain that I went on the medrol pack, plus my SI joints were really bad. I asked my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram voltaren

  65. new here, bad back for 2 1/2yrs
    ... under control. Has anyone ever given you a prednisone medrol pack before? Might wanna talk with your doctor about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Percocet Prednisone Vicodin

  66. Female Question!!! and steriod injections
    ... had several injections and had to take my share of medrol packs and prednisone over the years. I am menopausal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  67. 2nd Surgery Blues, but there's good news!
    ... while back I was in a bad flare-up and my GP have me a medrol pack, which I was told is Prednisone steroid in pill...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  68. Question for Sciatic Nerve problem
    ... Often off the bat, doctors will perscribe a prednisone medrol pack which will quickly reduce inflammation. MOST...
    ... Often off the bat, doctors will perscribe a prednisone medrol pack which will quickly reduce inflammation. MOST...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Prednisone

  69. Lower back trouble..can't do much of anything but rest..arrgggghh!
    ... better and possibly an anti-inflammatory or prednisone medrol pack (for quick inflammation reduction). There...
    ... better and possibly an anti-inflammatory or prednisone medrol pack (for quick inflammation reduction). There...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  70. prednisone
    ... impact while it is in the sytem. If you have a medrol pack.. you will notice.. the dose in the beginning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  71. Long, But Desperate For Advice
    ... chronic pain for 10yrs have had many acute flare ups and medrol dose pak has been the treatment most effective, but ... chronic pain for 10yrs have had many acute flare ups and medrol dose pak has been the treatment most effective, but...

  72. next step
    ... definitely want to get surgery. He prescribed me a Medrol dosepak, 6-day course of oral steroids. I just...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  73. newly diagnosed with Lumbar DDD
    ... are in so much pain. For me I found relief with a medrol pack. I think those are corticosteroids that come ... in a pack for six days. They say that if the medrol pack reduces your symptoms you are a good candidate...

  74. Update - How Doc visit Went
    ... I am holding my own so far. I didnt ask for a medrol pack as I thought I planned to, and will just stick...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Skelaxin Vicodin Cymbalta

  75. Update on Setback
    ... issues with him and get his thoughts and possible medrol pack from him. Then I am getting my MRIs back from ... doctor-- I will get the primary care to give me a medrol pack to get the swelling under control a tad). ...
    ... little. Hopefully your Dr will give you the Rx for the medrol pack and that you will get some relief. Maybe he...
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