Freiberg disease is avascular necrosis of the metatarsal head. Pain is most pronounced with weight bearing. Diagnosis is confirmed with x-rays. Treatment includes corticosteroid injections, immobilization, and orthotics.
They'll help draw up a specific treatment plan for you. You may see more than 1 specialist during the same visit to hospital, to help with diagnosis and creating a treatment plan. Your treatment plan usually involves the use of a combination of different medicines. Depending on the type and severity of your symptoms, you may only need to take medicines when you have a flare-up.
This leaflet answers some common questions about Qlaira. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines have risks and benefits.
If you have atrial fibrillation a condition in which the heart beats irregularly, increasing the chance of clots forming in the body, and possibly causing strokes and are taking apixaban to help prevent strokes or serious blood clots, you are at a higher risk of having a stroke after you stop taking this medication. Do not stop taking apixaban without talking to your doctor. Continue to take apixaban even if you feel well.