A 58-year-old female asked:
i am attempting to get off of the oxycodone 5/325mg and doing ok at night experiencing bad pain in legs will diazapham help as a substitute?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin answered
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Neurontin (gabapentin): For my patients, if the leg pain at night appears to be nerve related pain, I will typically try gabapentin (Neurontin) for treatment. Diazepam can be used as a muscle relaxant, but can create issues with dependency.
Answered on May 18, 2015
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