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    Hi, I don't have any voluntary movement in my...

    Hi,
    I don't have any voluntary movement in my legs but I do get spasms, well I did until a few years ago. Now the spasms have stopped. I had already lost most of my muscle mass before they stopped...
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    Thanks for your replies. I'm incomplete but have...

    Thanks for your replies. I'm incomplete but have no movement below C6/7 level. I do have sensation but my nerves are hypersensitive, meaning that light touch in some areas can be extremely painful. I...
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    Severe muscle atrophy. Feeling scared & alone

    Hi,

    I'm not sure if I posted this in the right section. Let me know if I should move it.

    I'm a C6/7 quad and my injury was back in 2001. I suffer from both muscular skeletal & central nerve...
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    Thanks everyone for your helpful replies. I...

    Thanks everyone for your helpful replies. I really like the look of the ride design.

    Luke
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    I need a Specialist Seating Specialist

    Hi,
    No it isn't a typo, I am looking for someone who is an expert in seating, posture and movement.

    Here in Sydney the seating clinic at my hospital is staffed by general Occupational Therapists...
  6. I think I have tried the works over the last 5...

    I think I have tried the works over the last 5 years. So here are my observations so far.

    I am currently on Oxycontin 80mg per day, Amitrptyline (Endep) 25mg per day, Clonazepam 1.5mg per day,...
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    Trouble with Buprenorphine (Norspan) Patch

    Hi,

    I hope someone can help me.

    I have been on a truckload of medication for the past 5 years for chronic nerve pain. This includes-
    oxycontin 30mg morning, 20 mg afternoon, 30 mg evening...
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    Dairy Products Dangerous??

    OK, so the title sounds a little ridiculous!

    I am not sure whether I am posting this in the right forum, or whether this should go under "Care".

    When I was in hospital I specifically remember...
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    I have been on both effexor and...

    I have been on both effexor and neurontin(gabapentin), and effexor and pregabalin (lyrica).

    My pain doc put me on the Effexor to combat pain as well as depression. It took about 12 weeks to take...
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    Neurontin vs Pregabalin

    Woooaaahhhh!!! Hang on a minute. We seem to have got side tracked from my initial question.

    Basically I have been taking Neurontin (Gabapentin to some of you) and I am about to change to...
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    Neurontin vs Pregabalin

    Hi.

    I have been taking 1200mg of Neurontin 3x daily for nearly 2 years and with little effect (I am taking a whole host of other pain killers to help it out). I realise that 1000mg x3 daily of...
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    Neurontin vs Pregabalin

    Hi.

    I have been taking 1200mg of Neurontin 3x daily for nearly 2 years and with little effect (I am taking a whole host of other pain killers to help it out). I realise that 1000mg x3 daily of...
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    What are the benefits of a tilt table?

    Hi

    I am a C6/7 quad that had my accident 25 Dec 2001. I have no movement in my legs.
    As it has been 2 and a half years since my accident I am becoming concerned about osteoporosis in my legs. It...
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    Oxycontin is my number one pain medication and I...

    Oxycontin is my number one pain medication and I have been on it for 2 years now. I dont know if many people take doses as high as me but it is the only thing that helps. I was taking 40mg 3 times...
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    Hi Chris I am a c6/7 quad and have suffered...

    Hi Chris

    I am a c6/7 quad and have suffered chronic nerve pain since the accident so much so that I have barely made it out of bed in the last 12months. Since my discharge from rehab a year ago I...
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    Dying for a drink!

    This sounds extremely superficial, it also makes me sound like a desperate alcholic, neither of which is true!
    I am taking oxycontin 30mg in the morning, 20mg in the afternoon and 30mg at night.
    ...
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    whoops I forgot to add... Everything I have...

    whoops I forgot to add...

    Everything I have read on the internet regarding bisacodyl has said that it is not suitable for long term use as it is a stimulant laxative and over time laxative...
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    Thanks for the info. I have been searching non...

    Thanks for the info.
    I have been searching non stop on the internet regarding good bowel products vs bad ones.
    I have read in other postings that you dont recommend osmotic laxatives over long...
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    melanosis coli & mystery cramps

    Hi there

    Due to oxycontin 40mg 3xdaily and amitriptyline 50mg nightly I am constipated and have tried various products to help.
    From Nov last year to Jan this year, 2 coloxyl daily and 1 heaped...
  20. Thread: topomax

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    Hi there I am currently taking neurontin 1200...

    Hi there

    I am currently taking neurontin 1200 3xday, oxycontin 40 3xday and amitrtiptyline 75nightly. My pain doctors tried me on topomax in the hope I would be able to reduce some of the...
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    Me again. It looks like our questions are...

    Me again.
    It looks like our questions are answered in a posting a few down from yours called "trying to move onto fentanyl patches", as pointed out by Wise.
    I guess I should have read that...
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    I am currently on oxycontin 40mg x3 daily. I too...

    I am currently on oxycontin 40mg x3 daily. I too am trying to move across to fentanyl and am asking the same questions.
    I tried to reduce the oxycontin slowly and introduce the fentanyl as the...
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