I just want to thank you for your input, it has been helpful.
I think I have a variety of things steming from my back and its effects on my body. I aparently have the doctors baffled or they just do not want to spend time with me to help me.
My leg pain is so bad I have remarked,"cut em off" not on 3 perc's a day and still with pain.
So last week my dr. gave me some LYRICA..75 mg twicw daily. It was like magic and I began feeling great the first dose...then....
Now I am so sleepy,weak, and disentary. What is going on. Today I stoped everything and am white knuckling it.
One wore out person.
Cervical disc problems,C2-3-disc desication,C3-4 asymmetric disc buldge,desication loss of height,foraminal stenosis, C4-5 severe stenosis posterior buldge uncinate osteophytes, adjacent facet DJD,C5-6, 6-7, C7-T1 similar condition with some spurs and encroachment upon the thecal sac DDD and DJD present in C and L spine
L2-3 mild disc buldge into the bilateral L2 nerve root canals, L3-4 diffuse bulge into thecal sac...recently much mor damage at this level.L4-5 bulged,impingement and posterior annular tear, bulged into nerve root canal L-5-S1 posterior tear,diffuse buldge,inpingement also L4-5 and L5-S1 facet joint osteoarthritis.
Chronic Pain Syndrome for 10yrs. 52yr. old male
Meds. percocet 10-650, Klonopin 1mg. and Toradol 10mg.(Toradol only occasionally for 5 day runs.)
Cannot find a drug for depression I can tolerate.