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Taking Ibuprofen

Taking Ibuprofen

Anybody think they take alot of ibprofen? Im not taking any RA meds because id like to get pregnant soon. I been taking 2 ibprofen 200 before i go to bed & it seems to help the next morning/day.

A myRAteam Member said:

I take a lot of ibuprofen to help control the pain and stiffness I have. I have stomach problems too and I know the ibuprofen doesn't help that.. That's… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen

Does it help in anyway to take ibuprofen?

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes my voltaren is the prescription gel and it really helps!

posted over 3 years ago

What Non Opiate Pain Reliever Works For You?

What Non Opiate Pain Reliever Works For You?

I take a low dose ibuprofen 200mg.

A myRAteam Member said:

I take Tylenol for arthritis it’s about the only thing that helps a little

posted almost 3 years ago

How Do You Know If Your Meds Are Working ?

How Do You Know If Your Meds Are Working ?

I am taking mtx and humara shots and do not get any relief from pain. 800mg.of ibuprofen and predisone give me pain and swelling relief. should I get the same results from mtx and humara shots? 1 1/2 years and now my fingers and wrist are deforming and toes, looks like my toenails are going away. cant walk with out pain unless I take predisone and ibuprofen . any help?

A myRAteam Member said:

prednisone is a treatment but really shouldn't be used for long term if possible..too many bad side effects from it....I am taking actemra injections… read more

posted about 4 years ago

Medicines

Medicines

Cant help but think whats the point of all these medicines if people are still in alot of pain? Or on medicine and still taking ibuprofen, aleve, ect on the side

A myRAteam Member said:

I was diagnosed with RA 48 years ago. After 2 yrs. of trying different meds. without success my Dr. put me in hosp. where they gave me a different med.… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Over The Counter Help

Over The Counter Help

I still have a month before meeting eith a rheumatologist for the first time. Besides tylenol and ibuprofen, what can I do to help ease the pain until the appointment?

A myRAteam Member said:

I have also heard that aspirin is more effective. Not sure why they stopped using it.

posted over 2 years ago

RA Pain On Schedule!

RA Pain On Schedule!

Has anyone else noticed that their RA pain is on schedule and turns on at a specific time? I've noticed that it begins at 2:30 a.m., wakes me up and I'm up until I fall back asleep out of exhaustion around 5 a.m. Then every single day for a week or longer the pain will begin around 2:30 a.m. regardless of when I take my ibuprofen. I take 500 mg twice a day. I have to take my evening pill at midnight so that I can make it through the night. But if I'm having a flare-up only Prednisone will… read more

A myRAteam Member said:

Hang in there. Weight again is horrible but you have to heal the body. Let your doctor bring down the inflammation first.
I am fairly new to RA, my… read more

posted 4 months ago

So I Have My 1st Appointment With A Rheumatologist Coming Up. Since Covid, I Haven't Been Able To Get In. Any Suggestions Of What To Ask?

So I Have My 1st Appointment With A Rheumatologist Coming Up. Since Covid, I Haven't Been Able To Get In. Any Suggestions Of What To Ask?

Since covid, I wasn't able to get in. the dr has me on ibuprofen with little to no relief. Looking for advice from a newbie.

A myRAteam Member said:

Thank you. He put me on prednisone for 2 months and will follow up from there.xrays and blood work done. let's hope I'm on the path to healing.

posted 3 months ago

Anybody With Pelvic/groan Pain?

Anybody With Pelvic/groan Pain?

Im experiencing very bad pain in my left area of the pelvic/groan area. Anybody have this? Already taken a good amount of ibprofen.

A myRAteam Member said:

I've had the same thing. And the pain shoots down my leg. Keeps me awake some nights what is it xx

posted over 2 years ago