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Brace 100Mg Capsule

Brace 100Mg Capsule

Manufacturer: General Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Acebrophylline
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Brace 100Mg Capsule, a xanthine derivative, is prescribed as a bronchodilator for the treatment of asthma, bronchitis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, tightness in chest, lungs inflammation, and other conditions. It is also used when a patient feels difficulty in breathing. Brace 100Mg Capsule regulates surfactant production by reducing the bronchial obstruction. It also works as an anti-inflammatory compound.

On using Brace 100Mg Capsule, side-effects are possible but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Vomiting, nausea, abdominal pain, drowsiness, gastrointestinal discomfort, heartburn, shortness of breath, loss of appetite, esophageal obstruction, airway inflammation, increased white blood cell count, urticaria, rashes, itching, constipation and diarrhoea are some side effects. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.

Before starting this medication it is advised to

  • Inform your doctor if you are on therapy with other medications such as barbiturates, frusimide, reserpine or phenytoin.
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from any seizure disorders, liver or kidney impairment or blood vessel disorders.
  • Inform your doctor if you have any nervous system disorders like epilepsy or face acute myocardial infarction from time to time.
  • Inform your doctor if you are a smoker.
  • Inform your doctor if you are breast-feeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you are allergic towards any of the ingredients present in Brace 100Mg Capsule.

The usual dosage for Brace 100Mg Capsule in adults is 100mg, administered twice daily. It is preferably taken after meals. In case you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then you can skip the missed dose. Contact your doctor if you suspect an overdose with this medicine.

This medicine is used to relieve and treat irritation, blockage, and swelling of airways associated with both chronic and acute form of asthma.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
This medicine is used to relieve shortness of breath, wheezing, cough and other symptoms associated with obstructive diseases of the lungs.
This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Theophylline or any other medicine belonging to the Xanthine derivative group.
This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have recently suffered a heart attack and are making a recovery.
In addition to its intended effect, Brace 100Mg Capsule may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.
Abdominal discomfort and distension Moderate Common
Flatulence Minor Common
Nausea or Vomiting Moderate Common
Diarrhea Moderate Less Common
Heartburn Minor Common
Difficulty in breathing Major Rare
Skin Rash Moderate Less Common
Increase in white blood cell count Moderate Less Common
Drowsiness Moderate Common
Swelling of the eyes, ears, and inside of nose Moderate Rare
Fever with chills Major Less Common
Headache Minor Rare
Numbness of the hands Moderate Rare
Sleeplessness Moderate Rare
Changes in blood pressure Moderate Rare
Increased heartbeat Major Rare
Unusual tiredness and weakness Moderate Rare
How long is the duration of effect?
The time duration for which this medicine remains effective in the body is subject to variations based on the form of medicine consumed.
What is the onset of action?
The time taken for this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the intended use and form of medicine consumed.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women. Consult your doctor immediately if a pregnancy is suspected while taking this medicine.
Is it habit forming?
No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?
This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding. Consult your doctor and discuss the risks before using this medicine.
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Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next scheduled dose then the missed dose can be skipped.
Overdose instructions
Contact your doctor if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence, sleep disturbances etc.
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Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you're at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
Hypotension or cardiogenic shock Major
This medicine should be used with caution in patients having low blood pressure or other associated complications of the heart. Report any incidence of fainting, headache, tiredness to the doctor.
Heart and blood vessel disorder Moderate
This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a disease of the heart and blood vessels. Suitable tests must be performed to ensure safe and effective use of this medicine in such cases.
Liver/kidney impairment Minor
This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a liver/kidney impairment. Appropriate dose adjustments and intensive monitoring may be required if the impairment is moderate to severe.
Seizure disorders Moderate
This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from seizure disorders. Appropriate medicine to control seizure should be given before starting the treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Lab Test
Lab
Information not available.
Interaction with Food
Tobacco and marijuana Moderate
Avoid consumption of tobacco and marijuana while taking this medicine. The risk of adverse effects is high even with secondhand smoking.
Interaction with Medicine
Allopurinol Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together.
Carbamazepine Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together.
Phenytoin Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Contact your doctor if the seizure symptoms worsen and become frequent or breathing becomes more difficult after using these medicines together.
Propranolol Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together. Report any incidence of nausea, insomnia, tremors, uneven heartbeat to the doctor while taking these medicines.
Cimetidine Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together.
Azithromycin Moderate
Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and frequent monitoring to safely use these medicines together.

Popular Questions & Answers

HI Am 23 years old I had braces for 6 months but I removed for an issue due to this reason I had yellow teeth and gap between my upper teeth I want my teeth color back what should I do for please suggest me a treatment which will complete in 2 days treatment bcoz after one month am getting marriage.

Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Allahabad
HI Am 23 years old I had braces for 6 months but I removed for an issue due to this reason I had yellow teeth and gap...
Your teeth are yellowish due to deposition of stain & calculous. You need scaling of your teeth. After scaling your teeth will be natural white colour in one day. Please consult to your dentist for scaling of your teeth.

I am 21 year old. I have two crooked teeth on upper inner side of mouth. How much time it takes to fix it and what is the cost of invisible braces or is there any other method.

BDS, MDS - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced course in maxillofacial sugery
Dentist, Lucknow
I am 21 year old. I have two crooked teeth on upper inner side of mouth. How much time it takes to fix it and what is...
Hi, Please Consult a orthodontist invisible cost one lac n above other cost fifty k n above take about eighteen months including retainers.

When I am standing up and seating time my legs knees make a sound. What I can do for this problem.

Erasmus Mundus Master in Adapted Physical Activity, MPT, BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Chennai
Knee pain As arthritis is very common that you get generally bilaterally. Ice therapy would definitely help to reduce the inflammation. We also advise you to use knee cap which would help to prevent the knee from damaging further and also to maintain the quadriceps muscle tone. You can take Ultrasonic therapy in one of the nearby physiotherapy clinics which would help to heal the damaged cartilages along with shortwave diathermy which would help to improve the blood circulation. You can take Ultrasonic therapy in one of the nearby physiotherapy clinics which would help to heal the damaged cartilages along with shortwave diathermy which would help to improve the blood circulation. It looks like you are anaemic. That's the reason the knee goes for genu recurvatum which is nothing but backward bowing of legs. This can be prevented by wearing knee brace to support the knee from going backwards while you walk or climb stairs. Check with your haemoglobin levels and also with your calcium & vitamin levels in your body by consulting a general physician.

What is the cost of metal braces for serious overcrowded teeth where the duration of full treatment will be 2 years?

Bachelor of Dental Surgery
Dentist, Allahabad
What is the cost of metal braces for serious overcrowded teeth where the duration of full treatment will be 2 years?
Accurate cost of any treatment can not be predict here. Approx cost of fix orthodontic treatment may be 20000/-

Popular Health Tips

Brushing, Flossing and Mouthwash Tips

BDS (Gold Medalist)
Dentist, Gurgaon
Brushing, Flossing and Mouthwash Tips

Brushing: 

Brushing seems like such an easy thing to do right? Then why do so many people do it so infrequently or ineffectively? I’ve had teenager (and occasionally adults) who even admit that they haven’t brushed their teeth in a week! Please don’t be this person! I’m going to go through some easy tips to make brushing more effective and help you reduce your risk of cavities, gum disease, and bad breath. Improving your oral hygiene is easy and doesn’t take much time at all! The biggest thing you’ve got to do is make a habit of it. A habit takes about 21 days of practice before it is ingrained. After it is a habit, it won’t feel difficult or like it is a chore and it’ll make a huge difference in your oral health.

Tip #1: Brush twice a day for 2 minutes each time with a fluoride toothpaste. Most people like to do this first thing in morning to get rid of morning breath and then right before bed. If you only can pick one, brush before bed. Your saliva production decreases at night and if you’ve got sugar or acid on your teeth, they’re more susceptible to attack. Two minutes is also important. You want enough time to fully remove all the build-up on your teeth (which take longer than you think) and allow the fluoride to be taken up into your tooth. The fluoride can’t be taken up effectively until you’ve cleaned all that mess off your teeth. If you want to be really thorough buy some plaque disclosing solution and use it before you brush your teeth. This will stain all the plaque on your teeth and will let you know when you’ve gotten it all off.

Tip #2: Don’t hold your toothbrush with the bristles at a 90 degree angle to your teeth. You want to hold it at a 45 degree angle to your teeth with the bristles pointing towards your gums and do quick vibrating or circular motion all around your mouth. This helps clean the plaque away from the area by the gums which is generally the hardest spot to keep clean. Another good way to brush is to place your tongue at a 45 degree angle to your gums and sweep the toothbrush down along the side of the tooth. The fancy name for this is the “modified bass method”. It works great if you spend a lot of time doing it but most people can’t pull this off consistently.

Tip #3: Don’t rinse your mouth out with water or mouthwash after brushing. Just spit out the toothpaste. This allows the ingredients in the toothpaste to continue working.

Tip #4: Always brush your tongue or use a tongue scraper. Your tongue is covered in taste buds that give food and bacteria a great place to hide. If you notice your tongue is a different color (like white, brown, or black) you’ve got a lot of work to do! Your tongue should be a nice pink color with no coating on the top of it. A lot of people have bad breath because they don’t do this.

Tip #5: Don’t brush right after drinking something acidic like soda or orange juice. The acid temporarily makes your enamel softer and you can actually brush some of it off if you brush immediately. Instead wait a minimum of 30 minutes and I’d probably recommend waiting even longer than that if you’re able to.

Tip #6: Consider investing in an electric toothbrush. They do a phenomenal job getting your teeth clean in a much shorter period of time than a manual toothbrush. The best types of electric toothbrushes are the ones with round heads that rotate and oscillate around. All you have to do is place it on the different surfaces of your teeth for a short period of time and it does all the work for you. No brushing or special technique needed. If you have poor dexterity in your hands (such as in children or the elderly) this becomes even more important. I think every kid should have a cheap electric toothbrush (cheap because they inevitably end up thrown off the counter, or in the toilet!). I’ve seen them for as little as $5 at places like Walmart.

Flossing:

For some reason everyone hates doing this even though it is so fast and easy. I have so many patients who will go to the gym every single day for an hour but can’t spare the extra half a minute to floss their teeth. I can guarantee you that flossing for 30 seconds a day has a much bigger overall health impact than 30 seconds at the gym. I can personally floss my teeth in 10-20 seconds. You can too with a little practice. Here are some tips on how to floss effectively and motivate you to keep doing it.

Tip #1: Make it a habit! Just like with brushing you need some time to make this a habit. Again, force yourself to do it at the same time each day for 21 days straight. After that it gets easy. Do it every night before going to bed. You’ll thank yourself when it is time to go to the dentist and when your teeth aren’t falling out at age 50 or 60.

Tip #2: Use a floss that is easy to use for you. Those flosses that shred and are a pain are why people hate flossing. The best floss is the one that you will use! My patients ask me all the time what I recommend. I always tell them that I don’t care what they use as long as they are using something!

Tip #3: “Only floss the teeth you want to keep”. Periodontal disease (bone loss around your teeth) is the number one reason why people lose teeth. I’ve never seen someone who flosses regularly develop periodontal disease (unless there was some rare underlying medical condition).

Tip #4: If you are terrible at flossing or can’t get into it, try purchasing a Waterpik and use that instead. A waterpik has a small wand with a tip that shoots a stream of water that can be used to clean between your teeth. It is just as effective as floss and can making cleaning around bridges or braces much easier than traditional floss. Want  really good breath afterwards? Fill it up with mouthwash instead of water and you’ll kill two birds with one stone.

Tip #5: If you’ve got big spaces between your teeth, try using soft piks instead of floss. There are a lot of variations and sizes with these but they all look basically the same. They look similar to little tiny christmas trees or pipe cleaners. You can find these next to the floss in most stores or you can usually find them in bulk online for better prices. They are small enough to fit in between the small spaces between your teeth but large enough that they clean the spaces really well! I’ve got a lot of older patients who do great keeping their teeth clean and use these exclusively.

Mouthwash:

Tip #1: Mouthwash cannot replacing brushing or flossing, ever! Listerine made this claim a while back, got sued for making false claims, and it was upheld in court! Always make brushing and flossing a priority before using mouthwash. It does work well in addition to doing these things.

Tip #2: Don’t use mouthwash immediately after brushing. This removes the ingredients from the toothpaste that are helping to protect your teeth. Wait at least 30 minutes. For most people they should brush their teeth in the morning, use mouthwash after lunch, and then brush and floss right before bed.

Tip #3: Figure out what mouthwash is correct for your situation. You can find mouthwashes that are better for breath control, dry mouth, reducing cavities, or a combination of all of them.

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Three Important Exercises For Backache

BPTh/BPT, MPTh/MPT
Physiotherapist, Gurgaon
Three Important Exercises For Backache

1.Tummy tuck in or Bracing the lower back, you can do these exercises in-

Standing- Exhale from mouth with pursed lips (blowing the candle), simultaneously pull your belly button towards your spine hold it for 3 to 5 secs. Repeat 10 times. 

Sitting- Sit on a firm chair in tall relax sitting and repeat as above.

Lying- Lie on your back with legs bent so that feet lies flat on the bed. Repeat as above.

2. Pelvic tilt- Lie on your back as above and push your belly button towards the spine, roll the pelvis as you are trying to touch the pelvis with your face without lifting the pelvis from the bed. Hold it for 3 to 5 secs. Repeat 10 times. 

3. Single leg raise-

Lie on your back as above. Straighten your one leg while other leg remains in bent position. Raise the straight leg up to 50 to70 degree at comfortable range and try to hold for 3 to 5 secs. Repeat 10 times.

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Scoliosis - Know The Reasons Behind It!

MBBS, Diploma In Orthopaedics (D. Ortho), Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS), Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
Orthopedist, Bangalore
Scoliosis - Know The Reasons Behind It!

Introduction Scoliosis is the abnormal twisting and curvature of the spine. It is usually first noticed by a change in appearance of the back. There are several types of scoliosis based on the cause and age when the curve develops; the majority of patients have no known cause.

Typical signs include:
1. Visibly curved spine
2. One shoulder being higher than the other
3. One shoulder or hip being more prominent than the other
4. Clothes not hanging properly
5. A prominent ribcage
6. A difference in leg lengths

Back pain is common in adults with scoliosis. Young people with scoliosis may also experience some discomfort, but it's less likely to be severe. Seeking medical advice If you or your child has signs of scoliosis, make an appointment to see your spine specialist. They can examine your back and can refer you for an X-ray for confirmation. If you or your child are diagnosed with scoliosis, it is important to see a scoliosis specialist to talk about treatment options.

What causes scoliosis?
In around eight out of every 10 cases, a cause for scoliosis is not found. This is known as idiopathic scoliosis. A small number of cases are caused by other medical conditions, including:

  1. Congenital scoliosis: Caused by birth defects.
  2. Neuromuscular scoliosis: Common conditions are
    • Cerebral palsy
    • A condition associated with brain damage
    • Muscular dystrophy
    • A genetic condition that causes muscle weakness
    • Marfan syndrome
    • A disorder of the connective tissues
  3. Idiopathic Scoliosis: Reason not known.
  4. Adult scoliosis: In adults, age related changes in the discs and joints of the spine and a reduction in bone density may cause scoliosis. Adults can also experience worsening over time of previously undiagnosed or untreated scoliosis.

Diagnosing scoliosis
Scoliosis can usually be diagnosed after a physical examination of the spine, ribs, hips and shoulders. You may be asked to bend forward to see if any areas are particularly prominent. For example, one of your shoulders may be higher than the other or there may be a bulge in your back. Scans The specialist will take an X-ray to confirm the diagnosis of scoliosis.The X-ray images will also help determine the shape, direction, location and angle of the curve. The medical name for the angle the spine curves is known as the Cobb angle.In some cases, scans such as a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan or a computerised tomography (CT) scan may also be recommended. Treating scoliosis in children If your child has scoliosis, their treatment will depend on their age and how severe it is. The main treatment options are:

  • Observation
  • Casting
  • Bracing
  • Surgery

Observation treatment is not always necessary for very young children because their condition often corrects itself as they grow. However, if the curve does not correct itself, it can reduce the space for the internal organs to develop in, so careful monitoring by a specialist is important. Casting in some cases affecting young children, the spine may need to be guided during growth in an attempt to correct the curve.

In a child aged under two years of age, this can sometimes be achieved by using a cast. A cast is an external brace to the trunk made out of a lightweight combination of plaster and modern casting materials. The cast is worn constantly and cannot be removed, but is changed regularly to allow for growth and remodelling. Bracing If the curve of your child's spine is getting worse, your specialist may recommend they wear a back brace while they are growing.

A brace cannot cure scoliosis or correct the curve, but it may stop the curve from getting worse. If a brace is used, it will need to be carefully fitted to your child's spine. Braces are often made of rigid plastic, although flexible braces are sometimes available. In general, modern back braces are designed so they are difficult to see under loose fitting clothing. It's usually recommended that the brace is worn for 23 hours a day, and is only removed for baths and showers.

However, it should be removed during contact sports and swimming. Regular exercise is important for children wearing a brace.The brace will usually have to be worn for as long as your child's body is still growing. For most children, this will mean they can stop wearing it when they are around 16 or 17 years old. Surgery is recommended, if your child scoliosis is severe and in case, other treatments have been unsuccessful, corrective surgery may be recommended. They type of surgery will depend on your child's age.

Surgery in children for younger children, generally those under the age of 8 to 9, an operation may be carried out to insert growing rods. These rods aim to allow for continued controlled growth of the spine while partially correcting the scoliosis. After surgery to insert the rods, your child will need to return to their specialist every 4 to 6 months to have the rods lengthened to keep up with the child's growth. In some cases, rods that can be lengthened using external magnets during an outpatient appointment may be used.

Surgery in teenagers and young adults operation where the spine is straightened using metal rods attached with screws, hooks, and/or wires, and bone grafts are used to fuse the spine in place. This metalwork will usually be left in place permanently, unless they cause any problems. After the operation, most children can return to school after a few weeks and can play sports after a few months. Possible complications of scoliosis Physical complications of scoliosis are rare, although serious problems can develop if it's left untreated.

Emotional issues having a visibly curved spine or wearing a back brace may cause problems related to body image Lung and heart problems In particularly severe cases of scoliosis the rib cage can be pushed against the heart and lungs, causing breathing problems and making it difficult for the heart to pump blood around the body. Nerve compression In some cases of scoliosis, particularly those affecting adults, the bones in the spine compress nearby.

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Penis Pain From Oral Sex: Helpful Tips

MD - General Medicine
Sexologist, Delhi
Penis Pain From Oral Sex: Helpful Tips


Whether a ready-to-try-it newbie or an experienced, mature lover, men tend to have a special fondness for oral sex. Even though intercourse is most often the preferred form of sexual engagement, a change-of-pace bout of oral sex is almost always welcome. Of course, as with any form of sex, there are some penis care concerns associated with orally gratification. One of these is the possibility of penis pain. Here are several helpful tips to remember to diminish the chances of mouth-to-penis pleasure inducing pain along the way.

Generally, these tips are intended to address what might be considered "procedural" causes of penis pain from oral sex - things that are done "wrong." But this is not comprehensive; there could be other sources of penis pain from oral sex that are not included here.

- Hot mouth, hot penis. Since oral sex on a man involves placing the penis in the mouth, it stands to reason that other things that have recently been put in the mouth may come into contact with said penis. Thus, if the person performing fellatio just had a lunch full of hot, spicy food, chances are that some of the spices are still lingering on the tongue, throat, etc. That can make for an extremely hot penis - and not in a good way. And once some spices or sauce get on the penis, it takes a little while for them to go away, even if the penis is washed promptly. (And guys, this is also true of cunnilingus; a man's spicy mouth can make her vagina uncomfortably hot and painful as well.) How to avoid this situation? The best way is for the fellator to brush their teeth and/or use mouth wash, and to wait a decent amount of time after eating before getting down to business. An alternative? The man on the receiving end can wear a condom.

- Performing while contagious. If a mouth full of spices can cause trouble on a penis, what about a mouth full of germs? In most cases, a partner who is feeling sick is probably not keen to perform oral sex anyway. But often a person can be in the recovery stages of an illness - feeling better, but still harboring germs - and might be in the mood to give a little oral pleasure. If that's the case, a condom is another good way to protect from penis pain.

- Braces. This used to be a non-issue, but with more and more adults with orthodonture work, it's an adult concern for some. Clearly, the idea of metal scraping against delicate penis skin is problematic. A condom can help, but the better option may be for the fellator to concentrate more on licking than actually swallowing the penis.

- Running out of oil. Lots of guys like oral sex that goes on and on (although the person performing may not be so fond of lengthy sessions). But the more the penis is sucked on, the more of its natural skin oils are depleted. This can leave the penis skin dry and raw, which is hardly the ideal state. So guys, don't make it a marathon session; either ejaculate or move on to other forms of stimulation after a proper amount of time.

When oral sex does result in regular penis pain, use of a first rate penis health crème (health professionals recommend Man1 Man Oil, which is clinically proven mild and safe for skin) may help. Select a crème with both a high-end emollient (Shea butter is one) and a natural hydrator (like vitamin E), which can help soothe irritated penis skin. If rough handling has resulted in a diminishment of sensation, a crème with L-carnitine, a neuroprotective ingredient, can help restore lost sensitivity.

7 Non-Surgical Methods To Treat Spondylitis!

MD, FIPP
Pain Management Specialist, Kolkata
7 Non-Surgical Methods To Treat Spondylitis!

Spondylitis includes swelling of the vertebra. It happens because of wear and tear of the ligament and bones found in your cervical spine, which is in your neck. While it is to a great extent because of age, it can be brought on by other reasons too. Side effects incorporate pain and stiffness starting from the neck to the lower back. The spine's bones (vertebrae) get fused, bringing about an unbending spine. These changes might be mellow or extreme, and may prompt a stooped-over posture. Some of the non-surgical methods to treat spondylitis are as follows- 

  1. Exercise based recovery/physiotherapy: Your specialist may send you to a physiotherapist for treatment. Non-intrusive treatment helps you extend your neck and shoulder muscles. This makes them more grounded and at last, relieves pain. You may neck traction, which includes using weights to build the space between the cervical joints and decreasing pressure on the cervical disc and nerve roots. 
  2. Medications: Your specialist may prescribe you certain medicines if over-the-counter medications do not work. These include: 
    • Muscle relaxants, for example, cyclobenzaprine, to treat muscle fits 
    • Opiates, for example, hydrocodone, for pain relief 
    • Epileptic medications, for example, gabapentin, to ease pain created by nerve damage 
    • Steroid infusions, for example, prednisone, to decrease tissue irritation and diminish pain 
  3. Home treatment: In case your condition is less severe, you can attempt a couple of things at home to treat it: 
    • Take an over-the-counter pain reliever, for example, acetaminophen or a calming medication, for example, Advil or Aleve. 
    • Use a warming cushion or an ice pack on your neck to give pain alleviation to sore muscles. 
    • Exercise routinely to help you recover quickly. 
    • Wear a delicate neck prop or neckline to get transitory help. In any case, you shouldn't wear a neck brace for temporary pain relief. 
  4. Interventional Pain Management: It is a highly effective treatment for back and neck pain
  5. Bed Rest: Severe instances of spondylitis may require bed rest for close to 1-3 days. Long-term bed rest must be avoided as it puts the patient at danger for profound vein thrombosis (DVT, blood clots in the legs). 
  6. Support/brace use: Temporary bracing (1 week) may help get rid of the symptoms, however, long-term use is not encouraged. Supports worn for a long time weaken the spinal muscles and can increase pain if not continually worn. Exercise based recovery is more beneficial as it reinforces the muscles. 
  7. Lifestyle: Losing weight and eating nutritious food with consistent workouts can help. Quitting smoking is essential healthy habits to help the spine function properly at any age.