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A 34-year-old member asked:

help? i have been prescribed diazepam for back pain. will the pain come back once i stop taking it?

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Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
Pain Management 29 years experience
Hopefully not: Diazepam is a muscle relaxant (as well as a head relaxant). We often prescribe it for acute muscle injuries. Hopefully with a little rest and muscle relaxant you are much improved within 1 week. If not pls follow up with your doc. Hope this helps.

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Last updated Mar 31, 2014

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