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Old 07-21-2007, 07:23 PM #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by hboyajian
When I had a back injury several years ago, I was given a low dose antidepressant to treat the pain. These meds are supposed to act as a pain reliever by acting as neurotransmitters, or so I was told. For me, they did little to relieve the back pain which was interfering with my sleep, and to top it off, the side effects of dry mouth was so bad, I got a sore throat and couldn't sleep at all. Antii-inflamatories did help.
Why would a doctor give someone a antidepression for a back injury. Its time to find new doctor.