MEDICINAL TABLET INFORMATION

We as a pain management office work to manage your pain in a variety of ways.  We understand that your pain is not easily treated by one method, therefore we have a variety of ways we work with you to manage your pain. Please take some time to read the descriptions of the different types of medications we dispense to our patients.

 

QUAZAPEM / DORAL

Directions:
Take one tablet orally once per day before sleep.

What is Quazepam?
Quazepam is in a group of drugs called benzodiazepines (ben-zoe-dye-AZE-eh-peens). Quazepam affects chemicals in the brain that may become unbalanced and cause sleep problems (insomnia). Quazepam is used to treat insomnia symptoms, such as trouble falling or staying asleep.

Source: http://www.drugs.com/mtm/doral.html

 

CYCLOBENZYPRINE / FEXMID

Directions:
Take one tablet orally once every 6 hours.

What is Cyclobenzyprine?
Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to your brain. Cyclobenzaprine is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.

Source: http://www.drugs.com/mtm/fexmid.html

 

TRAMADOL

Directions:
Take one tablet orally every 6-8 hours.

What is Tramadol?
Tramadol is a narcotic pain reliever. Tramadol is used to treat moderate to severe pain. The extended-release form of tramadol is for around-the-clock treatment of pain.

Source: http://www.drugs.com/tramadol.html

 

DICLOFENIC SODIUM / VOLTAREN

Directions:
Take one tablet orally once every 8 hours.

What is Voltaren?
Diclofenic sodium is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). This medicine works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain and inflammation.
Voltaren is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by arthritis or ankylosing spondylitis.

Source: http://www.drugs.com/voltaren.html

 

Celebrex/Celecoxib

Directions:
Take 1 tablet orally twice per day.
Celebrex (celecoxib) belongs to a group of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body.
Celebrex is used to treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, and menstrual pain. It is also used in the treatment of hereditary polyps in the colon.

Source: http://www.drugs.com/celebrex.html

 

Cymbalta/Duloxetine

Directions:
Take Cymbalta exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended.
Try to take the medicine at the same time each day. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Cymbalta is used for mood stabilization and improvement and is FDA approved for treating chronic pain. It is also used in adults to treat fibromyalgia (a chronic pain disorder), or chronic muscle or joint pain (such as low back pain and osteoarthritis pain). Cymbalta is also used to treat pain caused by nerve damage in adults with diabetes.

Source: http://www.drugs.com/cymbalta.html