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Chiropractic Back Pain - Fentanyl Patch Warning

This page contains links to eMedTV Back Pain Articles containing information on subjects from Chiropractic Back Pain to Fentanyl Patch Warning. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
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  • Chiropractic Back Pain
    This eMedTV article provides a look at chiropractic back pain treatment, including the theories behind it and its effectiveness, which is still under debate -- both inside and outside of the profession. Links to related information are also included.
  • Chiropractic Research on Back Pain
    This page from the eMedTV archives lists findings from chiropractic research on back pain. This research was based on randomized clinical trials and concentrated mostly on people with either acute or chronic low back pain.
  • Ciatica
    Sciatica is a condition that affects the sciatic nerve in the body. This portion of the eMedTV Web site takes a further look at what causes sciatica, as well as possible symptoms of the condition. Ciatica is a common misspelling of sciatica.
  • Cronic Back Pain
    Chronic back pain is defined as back pain that persists for more than three months. This eMedTV article offers a brief overview of back pain and provides a link to more information. Cronic back pain is a common misspelling and variation of back pain.
  • Darvon-N
    Darvon-N is a medication prescribed to relieve pain. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at this drug, including information on how it works to treat mild-to-moderate pain, possible side effects, dosing tips, general safety precautions, and more.
  • Darvon-N and Alcohol
    In general, you should not take Darvon-N (propoxyphene napsylate) and drink alcohol at the same time. This eMedTV page lists some of the potentially serious complications that may occur if you combine these two substances, such as breathing difficulties.
  • Darvon-N and Breastfeeding
    Darvon-N (propoxyphene napsylate) may cause blue skin and a slow heart rate in nursing babies. This eMedTV Web page discusses whether taking Darvon-N while breastfeeding is safe, and explains what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends.
  • Darvon-N and Pregnancy
    It may not be safe for pregnant women to use Darvon-N (propoxyphene napsylate). This eMedTV page contains more details on this topic, including the FDA's recommendation on the safety of using this drug during pregnancy and the results of various studies.
  • Darvon-N Dosage
    The typical Darvon-N dose for treating pain is one tablet taken every four hours as needed for pain control. This eMedTV segment describes the factors that may affect your prescribed amount and lists some general tips to be aware of with this drug.
  • Darvon-N Drug Interactions
    Potentially dangerous side effects can occur due to Darvon-N drug interactions. This eMedTV page explains how to reduce your risk of complications. This includes a list of drugs that cause interactions and a description of the problems that can occur.
  • Darvon-N Medication Information
    Darvon-N is a prescription drug used to treat mild-to-moderate pain. This page from the eMedTV Web site provides more information on Darvon-N, explaining the medication's dosing guidelines, possible side effects, and important safety precautions.
  • Darvon-N Overdose
    As this eMedTV page discusses, overdosing on Darvon-N (propoxyphene napsylate) can cause potentially serious problems, such as seizures, irregular breathing, or even death. This page lists other overdose symptoms and describes possible treatment options.
  • Darvon-N Side Effects
    Some of the most commonly reported Darvon-N side effects include nausea, dizziness, and drowsiness. This eMedTV resource gives an overview of possible side effects, including those that are potentially serious and require immediate medical attention.
  • Darvon-N Uses
    If you have mild-to-moderate pain, your doctor may prescribe Darvon-N. This eMedTV Web resource further discusses what Darvon-N is used for, whether it is safe for children, and how this medicine works to relieve short-term and long-term pain.
  • Darvon-N Warnings and Precautions
    As this eMedTV Web resource explains, you may not be able to take Darvon-N if you have certain conditions, such as asthma or lung disease. This article lists other important warnings and precautions with Darvon-N to be aware of before using it.
  • Darvon-N Withdrawal
    If you suddenly stop taking Darvon-N (propoxyphene napsylate), withdrawal symptoms are likely to occur. This eMedTV Web article outlines potential withdrawal symptoms and explains the steps your doctor may take to help you minimize these problems.
  • Diagnosing Back Pain
    If you have back pain, your doctor may use several diagnostic tools to find out the cause. As this eMedTV page explains, this may involve a series of questions, a physical exam, and medical tests. This article takes a closer look at this topic.
  • Difference Between Hydrocodone and Oxycodone
    Although hydrocodone and oxycodone are both narcotic drugs, they are different in many ways. This eMedTV Web page discusses the difference between oxycodone and hydrocodone, and explains which medication appears to be more potent.
  • Difference Between Oxycodone and OxyContin
    Oxycodone is the active ingredient in OxyContin and other similar prescription pain medicines. This eMedTV article explores the difference between OxyContin and oxycodone, explaining how oxycodone (extended release) is a generic version of OxyContin.
  • Dosage of Fentanyl Patch for Chronic Pain
    Your fentanyl patch dosage for treating chronic pain will depend on the type and severity of your pain. This eMedTV article describes other factors that may affect your dosage of this skin patch. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Drug Interactions With Acetaminophen With Codeine
    Antihistamines, barbiturates, and alcohol may cause drug interactions with acetaminophen with codeine. This eMedTV article lists other products that may interact with acetaminophen with codeine and explains what may happen if an interaction occurs.
  • Drug Interactions With Fentanyl Patch
    Various medications may interfere with fentanyl patches. This eMedTV resource lists some of the medications and other products that may cause potentially dangerous fentanyl patch drug interactions. This article also describes the problems that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Ketorolac Nasal Spray
    If you take certain medicines or herbal supplements with ketorolac nasal spray, drug interactions may occur. This eMedTV page offers a detailed list of products that may negatively interact with this nasal spray and describes the problems that may result.
  • Drug Interactions With Methocarbamol
    As this eMedTV page explains, methocarbamol can interact with a number of drugs, including narcotics, benzodiazepines, and sleep medications. This article offers a more detailed list of potential interactions and explains the problems that can occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Morphine Sulfate
    To avoid serious problems, it is important to be aware of possible drug interactions with morphine sulfate. This eMedTV resource provides a list of medications that may negatively interact with the drug and describes the problems that may occur.
  • Drug Interactions With Orally Disintegrating Tramadol
    Anxiety medications, warfarin, and other drugs can interact with orally disintegrating tramadol. This eMedTV segment offers a list of other products that can react with orally disintegrating tramadol and explains why these interactions can be dangerous.
  • Drug Interactions With Propoxyphene/Acetaminophen
    Alcohol, warfarin, and certain beta blockers may cause drug interactions with propoxyphene/acetaminophen. This eMedTV article lists other drugs that may cause a negative interaction and describes the potential effects of these interactions.
  • Drug Interactions With Tapentadol
    Problems can occur if tapentadol is taken with medications such as linezolid or triptans. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at drug interactions with tapentadol, including information on the problems that can occur as a result.
  • Effects of Fentanyl Patches
    Drowsiness, slowed breathing, and pain relief are just a few of the effects of fentanyl patches. This eMedTV Web selection discusses how this medicated skin patch works and lists other effects this prescription medication can have on the body.
  • Effects of Hydrocodone
    Hydrocodone is a prescription narcotic drug commonly used for pain relief. This segment from the eMedTV library discusses both the recreational and medicinal effects of hydrocodone and explains what side effects may occur with this medication.
  • Effexor and Ultram
    This eMedTV page explains that if you combine Ultram and Effexor, you may have an increased risk of potentially dangerous side effects. This page describes in more detail these potential side effects, which can include seizures and serotonin syndrome.
  • Endocet
    Endocet is a pain-relieving medication that is only available by prescription. This page on the eMedTV Web site describes Endocet in more detail, covers how it works to relieve pain, and explains what you should be aware of before taking it.
  • Endocet Dosage
    The recommended Endocet dosage will depend on several factors, such as other medications you are taking. This eMedTV resource discusses other factors that may affect your dosage and provides some tips on when and how to safely use this drug.
  • Endocet Drug Interactions
    Alcohol, antidepressants, and antihistamines could cause potentially serious Endocet drug interactions. This eMedTV segment includes a list of other medications that may interact with Endocet and describes the potential effects of these interactions.
  • Endocet Pain Medication
    This eMedTV Web page discusses Endocet, a prescription pain medication. This article takes a quick look at this combination drug, with information on its active ingredients, abuse potential, side effects, dosing, and more.
  • Endocet Side Effects
    Common Endocet side effects may include constipation, drowsiness, and nausea. This part of the eMedTV library contains a list of other potential side effects of the drug, including serious side effects that should be reported to a doctor right away.
  • Endocet Uses
    Endocet is most often used for treating short-term pain due to a surgery, injury, or dental procedure. This eMedTV segment discusses other Endocet uses (such as for chronic pain or migraines), including possible off-label uses and its use in children.
  • Endocet Warnings and Precautions
    You may not be able to safely take Endocet if you have certain medical conditions, such as liver disease. This eMedTV page offers an in-depth look at other important Endocet warnings and precautions to be aware of before starting treatment with this drug.
  • Endocet Withdrawal
    Symptoms of Endocet withdrawal may include vomiting, diarrhea, and sweating. This eMedTV Web segment lists other withdrawal symptoms, describes why this condition occurs, and explains how healthcare providers can limit symptoms.
  • Fentanol Patch
    As this eMedTV page explains, a doctor may prescribe the fentanyl patch to treat moderate-to-severe pain. This page also lists possible side effects and covers factors that may affect your dosage. Fentanol patch is a common misspelling of fentanyl patch.
  • Fentanyl Pain Patch
    The fentanyl patch is prescribed to help manage moderate-to-severe chronic pain. This eMedTV page further describes using fentanyl pain patches, including dosing information and potential side effects. A link to more information is also included.
  • Fentanyl Patch
    Available by prescription only, the fentanyl patch is a strong narcotic pain medication. This eMedTV article explains how this medicated skin patch works to treat moderate-to-severe pain, outlines dosing guidelines, lists potential side effects, and more.
  • Fentanyl Patch 100 Mcg/h
    If you have moderate-to-severe chronic pain, you may benefit from fentanyl patch 100 mcg/hour. This eMedTV selection explains when this strong narcotic pain medicine may be prescribed and offers some general dosing tips on when and how to use this patch.
  • Fentanyl Patch 12.5 Mcg/hr
    If you have chronic pain, you may benefit from fentanyl patches. As this eMedTV article explains, a doctor may prescribe the fentanyl patch 12.5 mcg/hr (or one of the other strengths) for people who do not have adequate pain relief using other opioids.
  • Fentanyl Patch 25 Mcg/h
    Your healthcare provider may prescribe a 25-mcg/hour fentanyl patch to treat your chronic pain. This eMedTV page explains who this medicated skin patch is specifically designed for and how to use it. A link to more detailed information is also provided.
  • Fentanyl Patch 25 Mcg/hr
    A healthcare provider may prescribe the 25-mcg/hour fentanyl patch to provide continuous pain relief. This eMedTV article explains how this medicated patch is approved for treating moderate-to-severe pain, and discusses who can safely use this drug.
  • Fentanyl Patch Directions
    Each fentanyl patch is worn continuously for 72 hours. This eMedTV resource offers more directions on using fentanyl patches, including important tips for how to avoid accidentally overdosing on the medicine. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Fentanyl Patch Disposal
    When disposing of a fentanyl patch, fold the patch in half and flush it down the toilet. This eMedTV page takes a look at how to properly store and dispose of this highly abused drug. If the patch is used unintentionally, seek immediate medical care.
  • Fentanyl Patch Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, the recommended dosage of the fentanyl patch is based on several factors, such as other existing medical conditions and other drugs you are taking. This page also offers important tips on using this medicated skin patch.
  • Fentanyl Patch Drug Information
    The fentanyl patch is a long-acting prescription medication used to treat pain. This article from the eMedTV Web library provides some basic drug information on the fentanyl patch, such as common side effects. A link to more details is also provided.
  • Fentanyl Patch in Children
    The fentanyl patch is approved for use in children as young as two years old. This page of the eMedTV Web site further discusses using this patch in children, including what this medication is used to treat. A link to more information is also included.
  • Fentanyl Patch Safety
    Potentially life-threatening problems can occur in people using fentanyl patches. This eMedTV Web resource discusses how to ensure your safety with fentanyl patches, with information on possible side effects and who should avoid the drug altogether.
  • Fentanyl Patch Side Effects
    Drowsiness, constipation, and nausea are common side effects of the fentanyl patch. This eMedTV segment lists several side effects of this drug, including potentially serious problems you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.
  • Fentanyl Patch Warning
    This eMedTV article explains that the FDA issued a safety warning for fentanyl patches (Duragesic) to inform the public of potentially serious complications of this medication. This resource takes an in-depth look at how to safely use this pain medicine.
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