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Lower Back Pain From Medication

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  • Posted By: TEABYRDZ
  • May 16, 2007
  • 01:14 AM

I Have Read About This In This Site & Many Others, But None Of The Siites Really Have The Info I Am Looking For.

There Are A Ton Of Meds Out There That Cause Lower Back Pain. My Question Is "what Part Of The Lower Back Does It Effect? The Muscles, Tissue, What?? And How Can It Be Treated If It Became Chronic?

I Have 3 Friends That Were On 3 Different Types Of Meds (the Kind Isn't Important), Each Told Their Dr About Pain In The Lower Back & Each Dr Said The Meds Don't Cause Lower Back Pain. They Listened & Our Now On Pain Meds Because Their Back Hurts & Are In Pain Every Day.

I Did A Search & Found Dozens Of Sites That Say, These Drugs Do In Fact Cause Lower Back Pain. Since Then, They Are Off The Meds But Are Still Stuck With Back Pain. Each Have Went Through Many Tests & Nothing Was Found.

I Feel Bad For Them & I Am Trying To Find Something They Can Take Back To Their Dr & Say Hey "check This" Maybe This Is The Cause. But I Can Not Seem To Find Any Answers To The One Simple Question. "what Part Of The Lower Back Is Effected By Drug Side Effects?"

If Anybody Out There Can Help Me Help My Friends, That Would Be Great.
Helpless In Freedom, Oh

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  • Dear Helpless in Freedom(ironic LOL) please read last 4-5 pages of thread titled "it's a mystery until we solve it" you will find many people having many symptoms joint and muscle pain being a common thread many with friends/family members having same/similar symptoms please google info on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome(don't let the name fool you) please google info on Myalgic Encephalomyelitis similar/same disease...can be confusing I've already heard from people in Ohio...they are taking this info to docs after years of no diagnosis not one person in this forum has said that CFS/ME has been ruled out...although some have said they have already been diagnosed Best of Luck to you and your friends..Be Well...mommy cat:o
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