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Medication for bad stomach and OSTEOARTHRITIS.

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what medication could a dr. prescribe, for patient with bad stomach, for arthritis? nsaids ate up stomach lining, tried miloxicam, same results. taking 75 mg. of zantac as it is without anything but tylenol. tylenol doesn't help much at all. have ostioarthritis in both knees, shoulders and hips hurt. I'm 63yr. old male.

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Hello,
Thank you for your query at DoctorSpring.com
I have read details of your question.It looks that you are suffering from severe arthritis of hip ,knee & shoulder.
If you want to take a safe medicine which does not hurt your stomach then you should have a combination of tramadol with paracetamol .I used to prescribe ULTRACET for such pain.With this it will be better to have an antacid as to prevent any mild acidity like pantaprazole with domperidone.
Hope this will help you.
Feel free to discuss further,
With best wishes.


Dr. Jaydeep Tripathy
Category: HIV- AIDS Specialist
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MBBS from Sri Ramachandra University in December 2011
M.Med (Family Medicine) - TNMGR University, Chennai
MBA-MPH in Public Health in March 2016, SRM University
Finished AFIH in March 2016, SRM University
MRCP ( UK ), Internal Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, June 2016
Fellowship in Diabetology from Martin Luther University in January 2017

Currently Resident Physician, in MD Radiodiagnosis - Kamakshi Memorial Hospital, Chennai
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