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Old 06-07-2005, 06:00 AM
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I have osteoarthritis and a prior gastric bypass. My surgeon told me not to take NSAIDs because I didn't have much of a stomach left to risk ulcers with. I was put on Vioxx for the osteo and in 3 days noticed my feet and ankles beginning to swell. I gave it a good two-week trial; the pain didn't go away, and the swelling escalated to pretty much whole body. I really got panicky when I noticed that I wasn't making very much urine anymore and had gained weight. I stopped the Vioxx, took a diuretic, and lost 18 pounds of water in 24 hours! It's on my list of drugs never to take again.
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