I had three injections all of which worked for a few days to two weeks then stopped. The excruciating pain returned and only Vicoden 5 mg 3-4 times a day controlled the pain. Vicoden at that dose is the lowest dose prescribed. it worked perfectly for several years and doctors refused to prescribed opioids for fear of losing their license. My sister recently died of throat cancer and she complained constantly of pain. She died with unrelieved pain. As a cancer patient she was prescribed Morphine 2 mg. every 6 hours. That is beyond ridiculous but keeps our doctor’s license safe. Our doctors are violating their Hippocratic oath – Do No Harm. They had added a caveat “except when the government is breathing down your neck. Then the patient be damned. I am glad this helped you Randy. I don’t know your clinical status but I am sure it differs from mine. Do you have severe and crippling arthritis?
Seventeen patients in each group completed the treatment. The mean VA improved from to ( P < ) for the study and from to ( P < ) for the placebo group. The difference was significant ( P = ). The comparison showed no significant difference regarding DAI improvement in other items ( P > ): PU, to ( P < ) versus to ( P < ); RV: to ( P < ) versus to ( P < ); TIAI: 23 to ( P < ) versus to ( P < ); TADAI: to ( P < ) versus to ( P < ). We had one flare in the study versus seven in the placebo group ( P < ).