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fibromyalgia and gabapentin

Mar 12, 2016 5:36 PM

Hello,i hàve fibro, herniated disc in back,degenerative disc disease,arthritis … new to this! Gabapentin helps me some but not in a flare! Ibuprofen helps

Mar 12, 2016 7:23 PM

Welcome Butterflies! I have the same, along with other issues like sjogrens, hypothyroidism, and GERD, which is kicking my guts for the past three days. I use gabapentin but when I'm in a flare I use Tramadol. I can't take major pain meds, so I'm lucky the Plaquenil for my sjogrens has reduced my flares. I was diagnosed (dx) with Barrett's Esophagus on Wednesday so I can no longer take anything like Aleve or Ibuprofen. I opted you get advice/suggestions from others to find what works best for you. Hugs! 🙂💕🙏🌼

Mar 12, 2016 7:33 PM

Hello Butterflies, you will find tons of good ideas to help with your pain. I have DDD, bad scoliosis, and sciatica. Not much fun. Today I am resting because I had a good day and, of course, did too much. I am sure you know what I mean. I have Barrett's just like Flappys, so I have to be very careful with what I take for pain and what and when I eat. Hope you find some of what you need here!

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