Chronic pain and medical marijuana

Posted by ladyjane85 @ladyjane85, Jul 16, 2016

A nurse friend tried me on marijuana oil smoked in an electronic pen since nothing works with my pain under everything pain management has tried. I did not respond – can one be immune to it as I am with all procedures on my back and all pain relievers

@ujeeniack

what have u “tried”??

*stay off opiates unless at low level. Some opiate combinations are used.
Try high doses of *
*acetominophen.(Tylenol).*

Ask you doctor also about low doses of * ketamine, with or without
“tylenol.*

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Beware of Tylenol (acetaminophen). It’s on the list of drugs that are hazardous in large doses or in frequent doses/day, because the drug is so widely disseminated (often surreptitiously) in over 100 over-the-counter preparations. It is known to damage the liver when overused.

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@afibber

You might want to try the oils/tinctures ..apparently, good success with pain management and bodily discomfort. Administered under the tongue and measured by increasing small amounts of tincture. Usually by drops.

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You might want to try a DNA/genetic profile to assess what pain medications would work better for you.
Ask your doc..they are available.

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@ujeeniack

what have u “tried”??

*stay off opiates unless at low level. Some opiate combinations are used.
Try high doses of *
*acetominophen.(Tylenol).*

Ask you doctor also about low doses of * ketamine, with or without
“tylenol.*

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I agree also check other pain meds for Tylenol in them. Many years ago I was taking big doses of Tylenol to supplement the minor prescription pain medicine I got from the VA. My private doctor did a blood test and said my liver was dying, we discussed it and since I do not drink or use any illegal drugs it came down to Tylenol that I took plus the Tylenol in the prescription medicine. I switched to a stronger prescription pain medicine and stopped all Tylenol, today my liver is fine. It is your health, find out what is in your medication and how they interact. 19lin

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@19lin

I also know that age can effect medication. Recently I had similar problems with some medication that was too strong for me, and I had to reduce the dose until I found the right strength to work without disagreeing with me. The genetic pharaclogy idea sounds good but I don’t know how much it costs. I’d also like to try stem cells especially for my knee which is now bone on bone, to see if cartilage would regenerate. The same might work on my back. I did sign up will 23andme, a genetic testing group for research and family history. I got some information from them on drugs and medicines that could work for me. This was years ago but the data is still good. They had an issue with the FDA and had to stop giving out medical information until the last couple years when the FDA approved some of their results. 23andme now charges $199 for a test, but I do not know what kind of medical information you can get from them now. 19lin

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I will have to ask either my neurologist or pain management drs, about the
genetic testing. Thank you from ladyjane85

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Thank you to dawn_giacabazi about the info on Pharmacogenetic
testing….from ladyjane85

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@dawn_giacabazi

@19lin that’s interesting. We use PGx testing and our patients in Illinois have had no copays so far. Genetic testing has changed so much in just 1 years time. I to am very interested in the knee procedure. I have heard both pros and cons.

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Having epilepsy all my life, I have seen and studied factors from marijuana use for seizures as well as chronic pain. One thing that has remained in my mind is “that if it is used by people over 50 years of age; several studies have indicated that you will more likely face some form of emotional, psychological, or other deterioration through the brain.” The reason pointed out was that, with age our bodies slow down in growth factors; per age the brain is also said to become smaller in size. Per ones individual system, “I wouldn’t take a chance at using marijuana at above 50 years of age. Look at it another way, if chemo can cause heart and kidney problems 5 or more years after use–is it worth taking a chance? It’s a personal decision that should be examined thoroughly.

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@ujeeniack

what have u “tried”??

*stay off opiates unless at low level. Some opiate combinations are used.
Try high doses of *
*acetominophen.(Tylenol).*

Ask you doctor also about low doses of * ketamine, with or without
“tylenol.*

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I have taken high doses of Tylenol and had blood in my urine the next day. I went into the ER but fortunately the doctor said it was not that bad and would stop. It took about a week. So make sure you can take a high doses of Tylenol especially if you have stomach problems

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@dawn_giacabazi

@19lin that’s interesting. We use PGx testing and our patients in Illinois have had no copays so far. Genetic testing has changed so much in just 1 years time. I to am very interested in the knee procedure. I have heard both pros and cons.

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My body did not respond to it at all, anyway.

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WHAT DO U MEAN BY “HIGH DOSES”? i THINK THE LIMIT IS NOW 4 GRAMS/DAY FOR ADULTS BUT CHECK THAT OUT WITH MAYO CLINIC OR PHARTMACIST OR MANUFACTURER.

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@afibber

You might want to try the oils/tinctures ..apparently, good success with pain management and bodily discomfort. Administered under the tongue and measured by increasing small amounts of tincture. Usually by drops.

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Is there a name for this testing process? This could be exciting! Thanks!!

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@afibber

You might want to try the oils/tinctures ..apparently, good success with pain management and bodily discomfort. Administered under the tongue and measured by increasing small amounts of tincture. Usually by drops.

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@vickiekay it is call pharmacogenetic testing also know as PGx or monecular profiling.

Yes it is very exciting!! 🙂

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please try sublingual CBD it is from the plant, no smoking, no TCH so you don’t get high. It helped a great deal with my chronic pain of nerve damage from a hernia operation.

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Thank you for the terminologies dawn_giacabazi. ladyjane85

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I just tried the oil (smoked) THC from marijuana 3 diff x’s, and more than
a male would use – no reaction at all.
Am being told of sublingual CBD for pain – do not know price. Then told of
testing for diff meds since either I react badly of they do not help at
all. This is called pharmacogenetic testing or PBx or monecular profiling –
will have to talk to my pain management dr. ladyjane85

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@ujeeniack

WHAT DO U MEAN BY “HIGH DOSES”? i THINK THE LIMIT IS NOW 4 GRAMS/DAY FOR ADULTS BUT CHECK THAT OUT WITH MAYO CLINIC OR PHARTMACIST OR MANUFACTURER.

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This was THC, meaning oil made from marijuana. The person said uses three
puffs on electric cigarette, I never got high or felt anything even after 4
puffs – dare not go higher. ladyjane85

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