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See My Doc Later This Month. Have Delayed Pain Meds. For Nearly 2 Years. I Think I Truly Need To Consider Pain Management. Any Suggestions?

See My Doc Later This Month. Have Delayed Pain Meds. For Nearly 2 Years. I Think I Truly Need To Consider Pain Management. Any Suggestions?

I live in Canada. Any thoughts or recommendations for Canadian Pharma? Ideally something I can take and still drive; as I care for my 2 children.

A myRAteam Member said:

I have been under pain management care for a few years now. I wished I would have done it much sooner I did not realize how much pain I have been in until the pain with you aleviated by pain meds. My heart rate and my blood pressure both went down because I was not fighting the pain all the time. I can also enjoy life a little bit more than what I was before and I'm sure I'm a little bit easier to live with now, not having to deal with severe pain with no medication to tone it down. I wish I would have done it sooner rather then being afraid to take anything. I have a great pain management doctor.

posted over 6 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I couldn't make it without pain management .

posted over 6 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Tramadol/Ultram, without Tylenol, just plain is good for everyday pain. Fewer side effects than the narcotics, but not likely covered, its not in BC anyways. I can take up to 4 day so 120 pills (50mg)/ month that costs about $105. Now it usually lasts longer as most of the time i only take 2 a day. Hydromorphone is my breakthrough pain med, stronger, and much cheaper, covered most of the time, but can make you drowsy and constipated. So I only take that occasionally for the really bad days.

posted over 6 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

Mr Dr has had me on Norco for years for the pain of RA. I couldn't manage without the help of this pill. It doesn't completely take the pain away but allows me to function a little better. Im also on Enbrel and Mtx. What gets me the most is the fatigue. In only good for 4 hours after I wake up then I have to lie down. So darn depressing!!! 😥

posted over 6 years ago
A myRAteam Member said:

I couldn't stand it if I didn't have pain management. The Simponi shots, Methatrexate and Voltarin have been successful for me. Warm water aerobics help also but I hate doing it in the winter when it's cold.

posted over 6 years ago
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