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Has Anyone Ever Heard Of Using Diclofenac Ointment For Joint Pain And Inflammation?

Has Anyone Ever Heard Of Using Diclofenac Ointment For Joint Pain And Inflammation?

I emailed my doctor today, asking whether she had any suggestions for helping me with some increased pain I have had since the weather got colder. I asked about some Tramadol just for when nothing else is working, or increasing the doses of the meds I am already on (Cymbalta & Mirapex). She told me I am taking the max doses of those medications and refused to let me try Tramadol because it makes people sleepy and I wouldn't be able to work if I took it. She offered Diclofenac ointment, if I am… read more

A MyFibroTeam Member said:

The times that I have taken Tramsdol, it has made me sleepy, but didn't i.prove my sleep at all. I don't want to take it regularly, just as needed at the end of the day when I am hurting. It is SO frustrating to constantly be told that the things I suggest for my own health won't work and to be offered something that isn't even a close substitute! This ointment won't help my muscle pain.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

It's the active ingredient in Voltaren... awesome stuff, but you can overdose as it absorbs. I use it mostly on my shoulders. You can also take it in tablet form. Works almost immediately.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Don't i wish tramodol made me sleepy as your doctor suggested. I really need a full nights sleep to help with the.pain . I haven't sleep all night in years.

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

Ask for etoricoxib it's to be taken at night and it works as both an anti-inflammatory and a painkiller but get the higher dose and along side the daily drugs you should notice a huge difference in this weather xxx

posted over 5 years ago
A MyFibroTeam Member said:

I take Lyrica that is helpful. I agree about the medical profession that keeps telling us that can't use this or that, so frustrating. They say narcotics are not helpful! Frustrating!

posted over 5 years ago
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