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Good Morning ! My mother, almost 100 years old, has severe

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My mother, almost 100 years old, has severe pains in her legs. These seem to develop towards the evening and almost every day. She takes a cocktail of medicaments which I think might contribute to her problem, and I recently asked her doctor if he might consider reducing her doses to see if that helped. But he did not agree. He does not know the origin of these pains and spasms. Can youi help?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 7 years ago.
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Will you please tell me about the drugs which your mother is taking so that i can look at them?

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Customer: replied 7 years ago.

Here are the medicines she is taking:


Lyrica, 50 mg, 3 x per day.

Adartrel 2 mg, 1x per day

Aspirin Cardio 100, 1x per day

Nexium 40, 1x per day

Torasemid Sandoz Eco 10, 5x per week.

Cosaar 50, 1x per day

Vitamine Becozyme forte, 1x per day

Auxiolit, half tablet per day.


Thank you for your attention


Expert:  Dr.Tiwari replied 7 years ago.
Thanks for information.

The medicines your mother is taking are generally with in normal doses & dose not consist of higher doses.The drugs which may lead to occurrence of the sever pain & restless legs is the TORASEMID & auxiolit ,most probably she is taking this torsemid to control her blood pressure & swelling.You may ask your doctor to reduce the doses of this if possible.Instead of this the severe pain at the limbs may be due to presence of inflammation in muscles or electrolyte disturbances for this you may add a good anti inflammatory analgesic preparation like advil & should give her a preparation of L carnitine.This will help in relieving the symptoms.

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