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  1. Please help me read parts of my MRI 6th March 2010
    ... can get some muscle relaxers and/or pain meds. A medrol dose pack would help as well to help deal w/ swelling ... w/ c5/6 herniation and my Pain Mgt doc prescribed medrol dose pack (prednisone) and I'm already taking pain...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  2. Can a syrinx cause so many problems?? 26th November 2009
    ... sore and stiff neck with daily migraines. I tried the Medrol steroid pack and it alleviated most of the pain except ... Everything came back the day after theclast dosage of the medrol pack. I'm thinking of having a second opinion with...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab

  3. Headache with Left arm, back and Neck pain 24th July 2009
    ... except for steroids....but I was only allowed to take a Medrol dose pack here and there. I was not able to stay on...

  4. help / advise reverse curvature lordosis 30th January 2009
    ... back to the doctor. Did more xray and was prescribed Medrol pak. I took this as presribed - my hand felt better...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  5. Whats normal post op 15th January 2009
    ... actual ESI at only six weeks,but he can rx you the medrol dose pack. my surgeon had to do this post op with...

  6. What was it like having an epidural for your herniated disc? 6th January 2009
    ... I have had terrible side effects from the oral medrol and although I've been thinking of an epidural for...

  7. New to this board & having a lot of pain 30th October 2008
    ... my doc in sept and she gave me muscle relaxants & medrol . no surprise, no relief. I went back yesterday and...

  8. Diagnosis of Pinched Nerve in Cervical Spine without MRI or xrays 4th October 2008
    ... was sent home with Hydrocodone, Methacarbomol, and a Medrol dose pack (Steroid). None of this has even touched...
    ... was sent home with Hydrocodone, Methacarbomol, and a Medrol dose pack (Steroid). None of this has even touched...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonazepam Hydrocodone Oxycodone dilaudid

  9. Pain in neck 1st October 2008
    ... vicodin, ibuprofen and today is the last day of the Medrol pack. The pain medicine will only work if I take...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Vicodin

  10. Can Cervical Disc problems cause blurred vision???? 30th September 2008
    ... on the steriods and at what dosage? or is this the medrol dosepack? are you on any other meds right now? ...

  11. Oh my neck hurts, 3 herniations 30th September 2008
    ... results of the MRI. The neurosurgeon gave me the Medrol pack and told me to try thearpy 3 times a week for...

  12. steroids/prednisone before possible surgery? advice please. 24th June 2008
    ... dosage involved when taking what i am assuming is the medrol dose pack? is usually not enough to seriously impair...

  13. Hello... 3rd April 2008
    ... back to the ER ask them to give you a shot of Stedrol Medrol which is a prednisone shot, it will help better than...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone toradol

  14. Burning Hot poker feeling at base of neck and shoulder is back!! I want to cry!!! 21st January 2008
    ... surgeon for some level of steriods like a round of the medrol dose pack.since you are not actually trying to fuse...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium

  15. Home from surgery, still in a huge amount as pain and very weak 11th January 2008
    ... extra crap chrissy.does icing help at all?a round of medrol could possibly help with the inflammation.i know its...

  16. Spinal fusion ... Anterior Cervical Discectomy 17th November 2007
    ... this to a minimum and something like prednisone or medrol would at least possibly help with the inflammation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  17. Anyone here take a dose of oral steroids for inflamation??? WHat about trigger point? 24th September 2007
    ... inflamation?? I am currently taking something called a Medrol Pack. It is for 6 days. You take the largest amount...
    ... positive attitude about the trigger points but if the medrol pak and the wrong epidural I had did nothing what...
    ... I took 2 of those Medrol Dosepaks in July. The first one helped a little. The...
    ... am not to resentful so that is a good thing. The medrol pak is almost done. I have today and tomorrw left...

  18. Foraminotomy Info? 8th September 2007
    ... trip and maybe we can calm it down. I have had 2 Medrol Dosepaks in July and they were a minimal help. Have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Paxil Topamax lyrica

  19. Skin rash from epidural ? 8th August 2007
    ... just not this severe.. A few months ago I took the Medrol pak and had a bad flare up. I just got a cervical...

  20. Do muscle relaxers help with pinched nerve? 22nd July 2007
    ... C4-C5 problem. I took a steroid for 6 days called MEDROL DOSEPAK. (Methylprednisolone) Some of the pain could...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Valium methylprednisolone

  21. 6 Month Post-op Update (and post MRI) 17th July 2007
    ... is typical of that level. I am starting to take a Medrol Dosepak for 6 days, starting to tomorrow. I took Medrol...

  22. C4-C5 symptoms? 3rd July 2007
    ... So now the surgeon's nurse practitioner gave me a Medrol dose pack for 6 days. I am done with this med tomorrow...

  23. Pinched nerve in neck to shoulder 2nd July 2007
    ... shoulder pain and numbness in the fingers. I tried the medrol dose pack and Bextra (no longer on the market, of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra

  24. Went back to the spinal surgeon's office 29th June 2007
    ... inflammation and muscle strain, so I am taking a Medrol Dose pak (steroid) and Flexeril. I am supposed to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  25. Bad reaction to Cervical epidural? 9th May 2007
    ... Never had problems with oral steroids, been on several Medrol dose packs. Now though I can't work, can't do much...

  26. I got a surgery date 4th April 2007
    ... specific advice on nutrition and pain medication besides medrol for I am allergic to steroids. Weird huh? :)...

  27. Bone spur on cervical spine with breathing issues? 12th March 2007
    ... at the C7. About a month after the dx and taking a medrol pack, I started to have problems swallowing. Have ... coming from the spurs. All seem to believe that the medrol pack aggravated my esophagus and is now causing spasms ... not have this problem before the neck injury or the medrol pack. ICC...

  28. Meds prescribed following cervical acdf 2nd March 2007
    ... I was prescribed a medrol dose pack as a conservative treatment prior to surgery...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Pepcid

  29. Simple excerse turned bad? 30th January 2007
    ... found that after a stand up MRI. A shot of Depo Medrol has cleared that up almost totally. I really hope...

  30. HI all. Back from 1/10 surgery 15th January 2007
    ... going to have to go back to the hospital. I needed a Medrol Dosepak (6 day oral steroid) and my sinus Dr. was...
    ... going to have to go back to the hospital. I needed a Medrol Dosepak (6 day oral steroid) and my sinus Dr. was ... your sinus's are doing better now, and hopefully the medrol pack won't cause any fusion problems. How is your ... anesthesiologist. Because of my RA I had to have a shot of medrol ( cortisone) 80mg a couple months ago because of an ... any! And that surgery is stressful on the body and medrol will help me get through the stress. He also said...
    ... Also...just so everyone knows....I was prescribed a Medrol pack the day I left the hospital as part of my recovery ... cage and the BMP (bone morphonegenetic protien) the Medrol (steroid) was used.????... Hmmm...be curious to...
    ... detail in that my Dr. specifically gave me the 7 day Medrol (steroid) pack because of the effects of this surgery...
    ... Sorry you had such a tough time. I too had to use a medrol dose pack at about 10 weeks post-op. While my surgeon...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Augmentin Levaquin Morphine Valium

  31. Four bone spurs in neck--need advice 30th December 2006
    ... for 6 months and then following 2 had no effect. medrol dose pack worked for a while. I changed my pillows...
    ... for 6 months and then following 2 had no effect. medrol dose pack worked for a while. I changed my pillows...

  32. Previous Surgery maybe another? 4th December 2006
    ... feeling the arm and neck pain again and was giving medrol dose pack and was told it was due to inflammation ... . Well the Medrol dose pack made my crohns flare up and i had to switch...

  33. Nervous 22nd September 2006
    ... three ESI's to see what is up. Have you had a dose of medrol or decodron to see if the numbness goes down? Decodron ... this month.... My neurosurgeon prescribed to me. Medrol doesn't really do squat for me either... What kind...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Neurontin Percocet Topamax lyrica

  34. Anyone take Medrol for arm numbness? 6th September 2006
    ... arm died down quite a bit after I started taking the Medrol . I still have the left thumb, forefinger and forearm ... different to medication, but I can tell you that the Medrol did help with the nerve pain, but not the numbness...
    ... having doc appts to figure it out! He said "If the Medrol does work, it will help me to figure out whats causing...
    ... of your problems are stemming from inflammation.the medrol is a pretty strong steriod and normally,if there is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  35. C5-C6 Spinal Stenosis 30th August 2006
    ... and swelling, but the biggest helpers have been 1) Medrol dose pack (steroid) and 2) traction treatments at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Norco

  36. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and Bladder Problems 13th August 2006
    ... the night to go. Same thing happened when I took a Medrol dose pack for spine swelling & pain; and again when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  37. Myelopathy & MRI meaning? help please in Ky.! 12th August 2006
    ... the meantime, my neurologist here has called me in a Medrol packet to help strengthen my spine till I get there...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril

  38. CSPine - C3/4, 5/6 herniations and stenosis -questions 25th June 2006
    ... maybe related to Cspine? Don't know. Have had medrol dose pak, decoden and take various antiinflammatories...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  39. need answers my head is hurting really bad 30th April 2006
    ... using any steriods post op fusion,my NS did order that medrol dose pack for me and said that on a short term basis ... ,its perfectly okay to use the medrol .this really really made the difference in my pain ... was the problem with me and my c 7 nerve root.the medrol was a true blessing for me.once things calmed down...

  40. Another ACDF needed? 29th January 2006
    ... settle and I refuse. I've done a few short doses of Medrol packs with minimal relief. It's gotten to the point...

  41. Ruptured disc? 4th August 2005
    ... help, vicodin which isn't helping and now have him on medrol dosepac (steroids)...does anyone have any experience...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  42. Cervical epidural steroid injection BEFORE physical therapy even starts? 30th July 2005
    ... suggested, instead of the epidurals, a 6 day course of MEDROL [4mg dosepak] and then wrote me a script for physical...

  43. Need Info & help 1st June 2005
    ... many people do well with a short dose of steroids ( medrol dose pack) that reduces the inflammation. I found...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Relafen Valium

  44. Hi, new here with questions. 25th May 2005
    ... you may want to ask your doc if he/she might try a medrol dose pack while you're waiting, it can be almost as...

  45. 3 days post opt 26th February 2005
    ... that helped me was the steroids ... I think it's call medrol dose pak? Anyway, it REALLY helped me! Call your...

  46. Has anybody tried 2 or 3 months rest to treat Cervical disc problems and pain? 25th February 2005
    ... seven months of not working, injections, PT, traction, Medrol Steroids and massage, things are NOT getting better...

  47. 11 wks post acdf c4-5, more symptoms, help??? 12th February 2005
    ... (a steriod)twice daily, and my NS's PA prescribed medrol (steriod) dose pack which I had been on about 4-5...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Advair Augmentin Vicodin

  48. Pain after ACDF 16th September 2004
    ... Happy-pills" They put me on Lortap, Neurontin and Medrol Pack, that puts anybody too sleep :) , anybody who...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  49. New Here, Possible C5-6 Herniation, Lots of Questions 28th May 2004
    ... to do next Wednesday. In the meantime he gave me a Medrol Dose Pak and ordered PT for 3 weeks. I have been...
    ... underwent physical therapy, arthritis pool therapy, Medrol Pak (three times), epidural steroid injections three...

  50. Another newbie... 18th February 2004
    ... maybe a bone spur. Gives me a presecription for 4 mg. Medrol , says he thinks that should help me and within a few ... without surgery, just depends on the problem, but the Medrol should help. The Medrol did NOTHING. I had the MRI ... I'm the worrying kind...and I'm worried since the Medrol didn't help, that this is something more serious....
    ... Tried chiro without much help and two rounds of Medrol did nothing for me either. MRI showed I had a herniated...
    ... to do that. I think the neuro guy is thinking the Medrol is going to fix me right up. I truly wish it had ... Tried chiro without much help and two rounds of Medrol did nothing for me either. MRI showed I had a herniated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: orudis

  51. Nero Post op six days acdf with autograft 16th November 2003
    ... Thursday/Friday) I called the doc and they sent out a medrol (sp?) dose pack and I have had two totally pain free...

  52. advise for those to undergo surgery 31st August 2003
    ... yourself. Glad you're feeling better. I've taken the medrol dose pack and had some great 'roid rage. Deep breaths...

  53. Whew, this is scary 9th July 2003
    ... do heat and NSAIDS for 2 weeks and then put me on a medrol dose pack when the above didn't work. The dose pack...

  54. Will PT work? 7th July 2003
    ... almost one month. The pain has subsided thanks to Medrol pack (prednisone), valium (for the muscle spasm),...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Percocet Prednisone Valium

  55. Monica in VA 14th May 2003
    ... I am going to get much sleep. I was only on the medrol pacs (twice) a couple of months ago so I don't have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  56. ACDF: Effects on other levels 24th March 2003
    ... anatomy continues to irritate structures after the medrol subsides. Take care and best of luck, md -----...

  57. SURGERY DONE 2/25 ACDF W PLATING 27th February 2003
    ... John, I did one Medrol dose pack (prednisone, which is a steroid) after I...
    ... thing he asked me was to make sure I was taking the MEDROL (steroids). Like BWL said if there is nervr damage...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone

  58. Narcotic train 30th January 2003
    ... having to take opiates, especially after completing the Medrol pak, but the pain got so bad at work tonite, I put...

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