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by Pancake_muncher
Wed Aug 19, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

pancake, I am still worried about the sudden onset of your WED/RLS, and the possibility of internal bleeding. Did your doctor rule that out? It finally clicked.I had to give blood to my brother after his operation. I had to because there was a complication and he lost some blood and I am an univers...
by Pancake_muncher
Tue Aug 18, 2020 6:32 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

badnights wrote:
Tue Aug 18, 2020 5:03 am

pancake, I am still worried about the sudden onset of your WED/RLS, and the possibility of internal bleeding. Did your doctor rule that out?
He didn't but after the RLS got worse I had to get an MRI scan of pretty much my whole torso and nothing was detected.
by Pancake_muncher
Mon Aug 17, 2020 7:27 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

ViewsAskew wrote:
Sun Aug 16, 2020 12:39 am
Keep us updated!
It's getting better!It stopped being 24/7.It now starts at around 6-7 pm and now it's 80% of what it used to be.I have also reduced the caffeine, cigarettes and booze substantially and I am taking my iron.
by Pancake_muncher
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

Not sure where you live but all western countries I know have iron tablets available OTC without prescription. There are all kinds of different iron tablet versions (fast release, extended release, low dose combined with other vitamins). In any case, when you take iron tablets, make sure you take i...
by Pancake_muncher
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:35 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

You haven't mentioned how this started. Did it come on suddenly or gradually? Have you had it all your life? Did it just get worse recently? My next question, if it got worse suddenly, is what else changed around then? Did you start a new medication - an anti-histamine, for example? Or an anti-depr...
by Pancake_muncher
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

Also the first time i read through the other replies I zoomed through because I was busy. But when re-reading someone said that certain triggers could make it worse and so I googled trigger and what do you know cigarretes,caffeine and refind sugar were there.I live off of those things so I will try ...
by Pancake_muncher
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

Hopefully I don't have to go there yet .I will go get a blood test in friday.Hopefully they find my iron and ferritim are low so that I can be prescribed iron tablets.I am hoping that it will help.
by Pancake_muncher
Sun Aug 09, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

I have 14 tablets of 15mg Codeine Phosphate daily taken as follows: 9am x 1 1pm x 2 5pm x 4 9pm x 4 3am x 1 This is 12 tablets. The 2 extra cover if I have breakthrough, or if I was going to the movies, or a long car drive. If I don't need them they go to building up my stash. A stash is a safety n...
by Pancake_muncher
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

A condition that is similar to RLS is "Akathisia". Akathisia can occur throughout the body whereas RLS tends to be limited to the limbs but RLS can also occur elsewhere. For example, I occasionally get it in my abdominal muscles. Akathisia can be worse at night, but tends to not be as circadian as ...
by Pancake_muncher
Sun Aug 09, 2020 7:31 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

Yeah I am also glad that he is getting better.Could I ask what meds you take for rls and how well do they work?And also how one might go abut treating rls that is 24/7.
by Pancake_muncher
Sun Aug 09, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

English is indeed not my first launge.I am from Latvia.As for the disease it was cause by some parasites that are transmitted from dog's feces on to humans.My brother loves dogs so thats not surprising.They cut out the cysts via operation and now he is recovering.One member said that i may have some...
by Pancake_muncher
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

It got worse around the time when my brother was diagnosed with (I dont know how it is in enhlish but please bear with me) dog tapeworm???It has gotten better as he has been recovering quite well.As for the other ilnesses: I also suspected that it may be neuropathy but ruled it out as i dont have an...
by Pancake_muncher
Sat Aug 08, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

Phew.That took a boulder off of my shoulders .I know that sympathy doesn't mean much(to me at least but maybe I am just a selfish person) but I wish that you get the treatment you need for sleep apnea.I will get my ferritin checked out and maybe update you guys after.
by Pancake_muncher
Sat Aug 08, 2020 6:09 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

Did it stop you from holding a job?Thats what I am most afraid of.
by Pancake_muncher
Sat Aug 08, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Prescription Medications
Topic: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?
Replies: 48
Views: 1818

Re: Can a treatment plan revolve around opioids?

Polar Bear wrote:
Sat Aug 08, 2020 3:26 pm
Just to say that I also was was suffering from RLS 24/7 day and night before I started any medication.
And how is it now?Is it under control?