• 3 months ago

    Bad cramp

    Hi..I'm currently very worried about bad cramp i keep getting in a lot of places but mainly my calf and feet (arms and hands as well), I'm taking a lot of medication for acute pain following C5/6/7 neck surgery, lower back surgery with ongoing Sacroiliac joint pain and other depression treatments,I'm currently taking Amitriptyline 10mg (1 at night) Gabapentin 300mg twice a day, Celecoxib 100mg twice a day,Citalopram 20mg 1 a day,Lansoprazole 15mg 1 a day,1 Ibuprofen a day...I have been taking all these for the last 7 years and am getting very concerned about all the cramp allover my body really,mainly hands, feet and calf...I do swim and try to get out for a walk as much as possible...I only smoke occasionally and 20 cigs can last me all week...Alcohol is minimal.....Any explanation or advice would be much appreciated.
    Tia.

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  • 2 months ago

    RE: Bad cramp

    1st=be sure you're hydrated daily (drinking enough water=around 8 cups/daily). I don't know your age, but calcium or magnesium deficiency (Mg more common) are thots.

    Consider joining a tai chi or yoga class to stimulate gentle movement.