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    I know this is a old post, but I thought I would...

    I know this is a old post, but I thought I would tell what works great for me. Ropinirole hcl 1mg tab at bed time. That 's the generic for Requip.
  2. Thread: Pharm-Steve

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    Thanks for the quick reply, I am going to check...

    Thanks for the quick reply, I am going to check on a 90 day supply. Is oxycontin a C-ll medication ?
  3. Thread: Pharm-Steve

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    Pharm-Steve

    Pharm Steve,
    I have a problem understanding what the difference is between oxycodone & oxycontin. I thought they were the same.At one time I was getting oxycodone as a generic for oxycontin...
  4. Thread: spasticity meds?

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    I also have used baclofen for years now. It does...

    I also have used baclofen for years now. It does help with the spasticity, but doesn't help with the pain. I take other meds for that. Come to think of it, I take so many different meds, I don't know...
  5. Lil E, I hope you don't mind if I ask you a...

    Lil E,
    I hope you don't mind if I ask you a question. When you say there are long acting meds better than oxy, what are they ? My neurologist say I am on the strongest pain med by being on oxy....
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    Welcome Mr Bonz, I don't get to post as...

    Welcome Mr Bonz,
    I don't get to post as much as I should, but wanted to welcome you here. I also had to stop working sooner than I wanted to at 43. I'm now 60 and still wake up at 5:45 am....
  7. Diandra, I'm sorry that you were...

    Diandra,
    I'm sorry that you were offended by my question and opinion. If you were hurt in any way, I apologise. It was just meant as a reminder to all of us. As far as being counter...
  8. Why does someone ask a question, get 4 answers,...

    Why does someone ask a question, get 4 answers, but never replys back ? This could be the reason that so few get involved anymore.
  9. I have had 3 colonoscopys. I told the...

    I have had 3 colonoscopys. I told the anesthesiologist of the meds I take which included opoid meds and muscle relaxers, etc. He said no problems and used what ever was necessary. I was out like a...
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    I read and post mainly in the cronic pain forum...

    I read and post mainly in the cronic pain forum first. Then I check the new posts in the Braintalk main forums.
  11. Thread: Do you sleep?

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    1- Yes it was hard to fall asleep, in fact I...

    1- Yes it was hard to fall asleep, in fact I didn't think I slept enough to get the readings necessary needed to make a decision. The tester told me you don't have to be asleep for long periods,just...
  12. Thread: Do you sleep?

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    Mark N, Have you ever had a sleep study done...

    Mark N,
    Have you ever had a sleep study done ? This sure sounds what was happening to me. I would get exhausted and sleep then my wife couldn't wake me up. I ended up in the hospital 2 times for...
  13. Thread: Another ESI???

    by Burr
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    Welcome to the forum. I don't believe in esi...

    Welcome to the forum. I don't believe in esi shots. I had 3 of them, and they did absolutely nothing for me except hurt like hell when I got them. I believe doctors love them because they are good...
  14. Thread: Relocating

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    Mark N, Thanks for that idea. You no, I use...

    Mark N,
    Thanks for that idea. You no, I use Google all the time, but never thought of it. It would be awhile before that could happen. We would have to sell the home we are in now. With the way...
  15. Thread: Relocating

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    Alex44, Thank you for ideas and help by posting...

    Alex44, Thank you for ideas and help by posting your reply.
  16. Thread: Relocating

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    Thanks for that idea Mal L. I never thought...

    Thanks for that idea Mal L. I never thought about my doctors listing from med school. I will check on that.
  17. Thread: Relocating

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    Relocating

    My wife and I live in N.E. PA. With the cold weather etc. here, we would love to move to a warmer state. In fact would love to move to South Carolina. Here is the problem. I have spine problems that...
  18. Thread: Do you sleep?

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    I do have sleep apnea and use a c-pap machine. I...

    I do have sleep apnea and use a c-pap machine. I love it and get a good nights sleep with it. I also take Amitriptyline at night to help sleep. Having the test for sleep apnea is very important. It...
  19. Diandra, May I ask how you got off...

    Diandra,
    May I ask how you got off of the oxy and did you have any withdrawal syptems. How bad was it to change to other meds. Thanks for any help. I'm not up to the amount you were...
  20. Pharm. Steve, Thanks for the idea. I have...

    Pharm. Steve,
    Thanks for the idea. I have never thought about natural disasters. That's a very good subject to bring up to her at my next appointment.Here is what she is doing. If you get a...
  21. I have been having problems ordering my pain meds...

    I have been having problems ordering my pain meds early. I had been getting them 2 to 3 days early so to have a couple extra each month. This is only 4 pills a month ! Now all the sudden the doctor...
  22. Thread: Happy New Year

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    I hope everyone has a good year in 2012.

    I hope everyone has a good year in 2012.
  23. Well Mark, the first thing that popped into my...

    Well Mark, the first thing that popped into my head was, 75 lbs. lol. Seriously, the gift I have received is a reconnect with God. Before I was injured, I was making good money, everything was going...
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    Boxerlover, I wanted to welcome you to...

    Boxerlover,
    I wanted to welcome you to the forum. I'm sure you will find any help you might need. It must be nice to live in a warm climate as in Florida. I'm from NE. PA. and would sure like...
  25. Thread: It's Happy...NPR

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    Mark N , I noticed you are working on your...

    Mark N ,
    I noticed you are working on your basement. I would think you have a concrete floor to start with. What flooring are you using ? I see your using tile in the bed room. Is it ceramic,...
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    Alex44, I have to agree with you about the...

    Alex44,
    I have to agree with you about the change in weather increases the pain level. It happens to me it seems with every seasonal change, spring, summer, fall and winter. I can understand going...
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    Yep, remember the show ( Kids say the darnedest...

    Yep, remember the show ( Kids say the darnedest things)?
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    NPR- Screen names.

    Since it's kinda slow here, I thought maybe it would be interesting to find out how each of us came up with our screen names.

    Mine is a old nickname I have for many years. My youngest brother...
  29. Thread: Insurance woes

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    Alex44, The ins. co. can't just drop you....

    Alex44,
    The ins. co. can't just drop you. They have a contract with Medicare to supply you with coverage. I would talk to your doctor about this test and why she needed it now . If the doctor...
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    I believe that that it all depends on how long...

    I believe that that it all depends on how long you have been in chronic pain. I am sure that the people that have chosen to not take pain pills now, have tried many different pills for a long time...
  31. Thread: I'm back!

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    Good to see you came back after being gone for...

    Good to see you came back after being gone for awhile. Can't say I remember you because I'm new here,but according to others, this board was allot more active then. Good luck with the patch. What was...
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    Congrats to you smiling angel. It is a great...

    Congrats to you smiling angel. It is a great stress releiver.
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    Thanks for the welcome Suede. I am trying to post...

    Thanks for the welcome Suede. I am trying to post more, but sometimes I have problems writing what I want to say, working on that. I know I'm over sensitive on things that are said. I don't think we...
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    Thanks everyone for the welcomes. Renee, Not sure...

    Thanks everyone for the welcomes. Renee, Not sure what you mean about being a bit twisted. I have a feeling it's about the misspelling of injured my grand kids. It should be enjoy them and their...
  35. Sorry for the double post. I cant find how to...

    Sorry for the double post. I cant find how to delete. Any help on this ?
  36. Wendy, I have to agree with Mark. There have...

    Wendy,
    I have to agree with Mark. There have been allot of negative reports on this. Please decide carefully on this procedure.
  37. Wendy, I have to agree with Mark. There have...

    Wendy,
    I have to agree with Mark. There have been allot of negative reports on this. Please decide carefully on this procedure.
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    Hi everyone, I usually post in the chronic pain...

    Hi everyone, I usually post in the chronic pain board, but it's been slow there. I figure I'll just jump on here for a bit. The weather here (pa.) is just the opposite. It won't stop raining. It's...
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    I think the new board is great. I just need to...

    I think the new board is great. I just need to post more, as reminded !
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    Hummer, It is so true about having good...

    Hummer,
    It is so true about having good friends when problems come up. I had a good friend that I worked with who really showed how much of a friend he is. Even till this day if I have any...
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    Thanks Mark for the reply. I know what you mean...

    Thanks Mark for the reply. I know what you mean about having friends etc. until you get hurt. I was a mechanic all my life. I built my own garage at home and was doing work on the side. My plan was...
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    I've been taking it for 16 yrs. now with no...

    I've been taking it for 16 yrs. now with no problems. My PCP does blood work every 4 months to check liver etc. for this med and others. I feel very confident with this procedure to keep an eye on...
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    Hummer, I have been to allot of sites over the...

    Hummer, I have been to allot of sites over the years, that when a new person starts a new thread, no one will answer. I get the feeling that they only reply to people they know, just people in their...
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    Alex, thanks for the reply. I think I am getting...

    Alex, thanks for the reply. I think I am getting pretty good pain control. Well as good as I think I can get at this time. I am at the point of not increasing the oxy that I take so as not to get too...
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    Thanks Diandra for the site to read that paper. I...

    Thanks Diandra for the site to read that paper. I read every word of it. It is very interesting. I emailed it to a friend of mine who has MS. I'm sure there is allot of things he can relate to also....
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    Thanks Hummer for the understanding reply. I even...

    Thanks Hummer for the understanding reply. I even get the feeling that some people think that I am lucky that I don't have to work anymore. It makes me feel guilty about not working. Surely their is...
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    Use it or Lose it ??

    After 16 yrs. of chronic pain from a spinal cord injury, I don't think I will ever get through to my wife how much this saying hurts. I've gone through many pysical theropathy sessions right after my...
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    I sure feel the same things. Muscle twitches,...

    I sure feel the same things. Muscle twitches, fluttering, etc. It sometimes goes into a burning feeling or the start of a muscle cramp. It's more that just annoying is'nt it.
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    workers comp forum

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