Sometimes when one NSAID doesn't work, another will. Has your husband tried ibuprofen, naproxyn, mobic or any others? I'm currently taking Mobic and tylenol, with Tramadol for breakthrough pain. I also use a muscle relaxant as needed for when muscles go into spasm due to the pain.
Ulcerative colitis diagnosed in 2001; symptoms as early as 1992. In remission since 2006 with Remicade.
Inflammatory osteoarthritis; osteonecrosis from steroids
Grave's disease successfully treated with radioactive iodine and now on Levothyroxine.
Type II diabetes induced by steroids.
Meds: Remicade, Colazal, Levothyroxine, Mobic, Metformin
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