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Dr. Arun Phophalia
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Experience:  MBBS MS. Post doctoral fellowship in Sports Medicine. General surgeon and sports medicine specialist
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My husband currently takes Ramipril 5mg once a day,

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My husband currently takes Ramipril 5mg once a day , Allupurinol 300mg once a day and 1 x Amitriptyline 10mg at night but is still in a lot of pain in his arms, back and legs. He is waiting to see a neurologist.
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: While he is at work ( he is a builder) he is fine but as soon as he sits in his van or relaxes at home it is terrible.
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Customer: can he take Zapain in the evening for it with this medication
Submitted: 17 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 17 days ago.

What is his age?

What are the investigations done for arms, back, and legs?

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
60 he had a ct scan and he is having a EMG test next week
Believed to be nerve damage and need to locate it
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 17 days ago.

Thanks for the further information.

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Thank you.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Just need to ease his pain now and want to know if he takes Zapain in the evenings only will it interfere with the meds he’s on apart from making him drowsy maybe
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 17 days ago.

Zapain would not interfere in his medicines.

Customer: replied 17 days ago.
Thank you so much
Expert:  Dr. Arun Phophalia replied 17 days ago.

You are very welcome.

Wishing him a speedy resolution and all the very best in life.

It was a pleasure to assist you.

I sincerely hope that I have helped you and that I have earned my 5-star rating today!

Thank you.

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