Categories: Analgesics

Category: Analgesics

Can You Use A Heating Pad With Icy Hot?
Analgesics

Can You Use A Heating Pad With Icy Hot?

If you use a sports cream, like Icy Hot Advanced, with a heating pad, can the cream be absorbed through the skin and cause side effects?

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Onset Of Action For Ibuprofen Tablets Versus Liquid Capsules
Analgesics

Onset Of Action For Ibuprofen Tablets Versus Liquid Capsules

As a 10+ year certified pharmacy technician, I know that OTC Advil 200 mg tablets and OTC Ibuprofen 200 mg liquid capsules are basically chemically identical as far as the active ingredients are conce...

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Can You Use Anti-Inflammatory Drugs With Eliquis?
Analgesics

Can You Use Anti-Inflammatory Drugs With Eliquis?

Everyone says you shouldn't take Eliquis and ibuprofen together. I hear people say to take Tylenol instead, but Tylenol does nothing for inflammatory pain... it's a useless medication for anything oth...

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Are Effexor And Lyrica Comparable For Nerve Pain Treatment?
Analgesics

Are Effexor And Lyrica Comparable For Nerve Pain Treatment?

My insurance wants me to take Effexor XR (venlafaxine extended-release) instead of Lyrica. I reacted badly to gabapentin in the past. Are Effexor and Lyrica comparable for nerve pain treatment?

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Does Oxycodone Cause Leg Swelling?
Analgesics

Does Oxycodone Cause Leg Swelling?

My question is when I went back on oxycodone on Jan 18 2019, my feet and legs started to swell and 5 days later they are still swollen. I have never had this problem before so I wanted to know if you...

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Is Oxycodone 20mg Too High Of A Starting Dose?
Analgesics

Is Oxycodone 20mg Too High Of A Starting Dose?

My doctor gave me a prescription for oxycodone 20 mg, and I have never been on it before. Is it too high of a dose?

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