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I want to find out which drugs have the least side effects

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I want to find out which drugs have the least side effects for chronic pain of the back, neck, and down the arms, sometimes my heart does flip flops and disturbs my sleep. The sensation is mostly of burning and excess energy build up
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Pharmacy
Expert:  Drugdad replied 1 year ago.

Hi, thanks for the question. What medications are you taking now?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
None besides occasionally Ibuprofen
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sometimes I've used amino acids such as GABA and Glycine which help me relax a little
Expert:  Drugdad replied 1 year ago.

For chronic pain OTC, you can try either Tylenol, Ibuprofen or Aleeve but don't take ibuprofen/aleeve for long period of time without taking to your doctor. GABA or Glycine are fine with these drugs. If these drugs are controlling your pain then you have to take to your doctor about stronger medications like tramadol or percocet.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Drugdad replied 1 year ago.

Anything else I can help you with?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Expert:  Drugdad replied 1 year ago.

Take care. I would appreciate a positive rating.