for pain releif and an over all better outlook and feeling try marijuana. I was taking 60 vicoden a month with little relief after a few years, I was concerned with it not really being liver friendly with the NSAIDS. Some one told me that marijuana works for pain relief. I looked into it and decided to try marijuana, I have now been vicodene free for over a year. I still have pain but I deal with it better, I do not have the anger or the nodding off that I use to get with the vicoden. I can actually go to a movie and not fall asleep as would when I was on the pain meds. Only issue is that the goernment in the state I live in continues to make it illegalView Thread
Yes RA sucks trust me I know I was diagnosed in 02, as a male it is even harder sometimes becuase you are not allow to complain. I have already had 1 joint replacement and will probably have to have a knee replaced in the near future. I was taking up to 60 vicoden a month which really were not helping, plus the side effect were really not liver friendly. I found that marijuana works extremely well for me, I have been vicodene free for over a year, and while I still have the pain I deal with it much better, I am not as groggy, or as angry as I was when I was on the pain meds. The only issue I have is the state I live in it is still illegal, so my government has made me a crimminal for my pain relief. Try it if you are in a state that it is legal as I would never advocate doing something considered illegal.View Thread
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