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Is there a drug interaction with DMSO for my qrthritis. I am…

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Is there a drug interaction with DMSO for my qrthritis.
I am on metformin, mirapex, syhnthroid, levothryoxin and prilosec is it safe to take dmso with these drugs?

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I am taking synthroid, mirapex, metformin, levothyroxin and prilosec.

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

No. I have arthritis in my back and hands.

Doctor's Assistant: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? In general, how would you describe your health lately?

I am in good health except for the pain from the arthritis.

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are you using DMSO externally to soak into your joints to decrease inflammation to help decrease pain?

is it working for you?

does it smell bad of sulfur?

it shouldn't have interactions with your other medications.

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I haven't started using yet. It does not smell of sulfur. I will be rubbing it on my back and hands.
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No you can send answer here.

DMSO can change the way your breath smells.

it can help decrease pain and inflammation in some of your joints

you can also try arnica creams as well to see if they help reduce pains

https://www.amazon.com/Heel-Traumeel-S-Ointment-100g/dp/B01LZE57SQ

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
I have tried arnica cream with some success.

yes, you can try DMSO as well

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