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A 49-year-old member asked:

Can you tell me of any topical muscle relaxants that are sold over the counter?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
There's none: Only thing close is an nsaid, otc. If a big concern, seek advice from ur pcp.

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A 30-year-old member asked:

Please recommend a good over-the-counter topical muscle relaxant?

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Dr. Dennis Giannini
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 36 years experience
Heat: A moist heating pad works very well as a topical muscle relaxant.
A 50-year-old member asked:

What are good over-the-counter muscle relaxants?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
None: Unfortunately, there are no muscle relaxants that are for over-the-counter use. If needed use OTC NSAIDs or Tylenol (acetaminophen) for pain and inflammation.

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