MS symptoms and medicines

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   Posted 10/16/2008 9:15 AM (GMT -6)   
was prescribed naproxen e.c. 500 mg taken twice daily for a very stiff and sore shoulder. after the first dose, i got extreme double vision and dizziness sending me into walls, two symptoms i get regularly. took two more doses with no improvement. called druggist after looking up the med, and he said double vision, etc, was a very rare side effect. am now taking ibuprofen 400 mg 3Xday. has anyone had worsening symptoms from taking a med for another ailment? not totally sure what to think.... linda

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   Posted 10/16/2008 4:49 PM (GMT -6)   

Hey Linda,

Just about evey antibiotic makes me sick. They tend to make me dizzy.  I love that!  NOT.  I am not sure but it seems that we with lesions maybe be more sensitive to meds and their side effects.  I hope you are feeling better soon.

Gretchen       co-moderator MS board       diagnosed with MS July 2006
I have no lesions on my soul and so I will live with no limits.

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   Posted 10/25/2008 8:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I was wondering this as well. I was taking a muscle relaxer and had a huge increase in numbness in hands and feet.
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