Nsaids

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are a group of drugs that are used to treat pain and inflammation. Painkillers like Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Naproxen, and Diclofenac belong to this group. The most commonly used medicine for fever that is Paracetamol is also an NSAID.

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What to do if my body ache does not get better even after taking medicines?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a mild fever, body ache, and a severe headache. I took tablet Dolo 650 mg, but the body ache is not getting better. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. Body ache is a common symptom in viral fever, bacterial fever, or dengue. If it is dengue, there may be bleeding tendency, NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) like Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Aceclofenac, etc., for...  Read Full »

Can tablet Diclomol decrease platelet count?

Query: Hi doctor, Can tablet Diclomol be taken to reduce temperature? Will it decrease platelet count?  Read Full »


Dr. Shafi Ullah

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your question and I understand your concern. Tablet Diclomol (combination of Diclofenac and Paracetamol) is an NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug) and an antipyretic. It will help to decrease the fever very well. It has an adverse effect of reducin...  Read Full »

Are there any harmful interactions between NSAIDs, multivitamins, and alcohol?

Query: Hi doctor,I am considering taking the following supplements, medications, and substances (not always the same day, but at different times and circumstances. For instance, I certainly would not be taking Nurofen or antacids daily but only when needed). I would like to know if there are any interactio...  Read Full »


Dr. Bn Bhagat

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I can understand your concern. Ibuprofen is NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) that comes under propionic acid derivatives. The side effects are milder, better tolerated, and their incidence is lower. Common side effects include gastric discomfort, nausea, and ...  Read Full »

What is the reason for edema of both feet and ankles?

Query: Hello doctor, I am regularly taking 6 oz of warm water with half a slice of a medium-sized lemon and one medium spoon of honey right in the morning for the last 15 days. Whatever be the benefits, I find my arthritic knee pains have slightly increased along with edema of both feet and ankles and pa...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your post. You have mentioned that you are suffering from ankylosing spondylitis (AS) with osteoarthritis. But, you have not mentioned which DMARD (disease-modifying antirheumatic drug) you are taking. Anyways, I would suggest the following. NSAIDS (non-...  Read Full »

I want a permanent solution for my back and neck pain. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been experiencing joint pains in my waist, back, and neck for a year now. Whenever I visit a hospital, I am prescribed NSAID, which gives me only a temporary relief. I want this problem to get solved permanently because it has started affecting my academics. I need your ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. Your predominant complaint is pain along the axial skeleton. If it is associated with early morning stiffness of the back and if the pain increases with rest, then ankylosing spondylitis needs to be ruled out. If the above features are not pr...  Read Full »

What is the reason for chest pain that exaggerates standing up from a lying position for the past four days?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 44 year old female. From the last four days, I have a pain when I breathe in. It is felt just above my left breast, not exacerbated by lifting, but when I stand up from a lying or sitting position, it gets worse. I also have a slight ache in the left shoulder and on the top of m...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I went through your query. Let me tell you few important things about chest pain. Any chest pain which is increased by a movement is from the chest wall and not from the heart. A chest pain which is exaggerated by coughing, sneezing, and deep breathing is due to a prob...  Read Full »

I have sharp pains right lower back area whenever I walk. Kindly help.

Query: Hi doctor, Yesterday, I bent down to pick up a grocery bag, and suddenly I felt a sharp pain in the lower right region of my back. And ever since, I have had sharp pains in that area whenever I walk, bend over or if I place my weight over my right hip, and whenever I put pressure on my right leg wh...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your predominant complaint is of pain in the right lower back, which is aggravated by bending forwards and walking. There are two possibilities: Muscle spasm or strain in your muscles of the gluteal area. This is a self-limiting problem, and it will settle in few day...  Read Full »

Why am I having right knee pain without injury for more than a month?

Query: Hi doctor, I have an issue with my right knee. A few months back, I woke up with mild pain in my right knee. I do not recall whether doing any sports or falling or hitting anything caused it. I ignored it for a few months until it became annoying. The pain was not much, and it caused more discomfor...  Read Full »


Dr. Manav Gupta

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for the information. Since there are very few sections of the MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) that you have shared, I cannot comment on the status of the ligaments and joints. Also, there are no reports got through the radiologist. From the history, you have ...  Read Full »

Does an increase in uric acid and creatinine levels indicate a damaged kidney?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 42 year old male. From the past three months, I was suffering from typhoid. Now, I have pain in knees, sole, back, and wrist joints. The test reports show high sensitivity c-reactive protein (hs-CRP) 7.67, eGFR 68, folate 2, uric acid 7.7, creatinine 1.02, total cholesterol 211, tr...  Read Full »


Dr. Ashaq Hussain Parrey

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You mentioned that you had typhoid three months back, and now have features of large joint arthritis. With this profile, it seems to be reactive arthritis. If you have heel pain, which is more in the morning once you get up from the bed and put your feet on the ground,...  Read Full »

How to recover from a muscle injury in the hip due to running?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a regular runner and have recently been trying out a new programme running five days per week, with lots of gentle short runs. I have had a few running related injuries in the past year. I got shin splints and peroneal tendonitis on the outside of my left foot for several months,  l...  Read Full »


Dr. Atul Prakash

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is very difficult to be precise without examining you. You recent injury could be an iliopsoas strain or a rectus femoris strain from the hill run. Is the pain deep within the groin? Is the movement of getting up from a sitting position uncomfortable? Is there any...  Read Full »

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