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Doctor insights on: Can I Take Muscle Relaxant And Ibuprofen

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I've been on bed rest for 3 weeks now been to every doctor imagineabke. Have taken prednazone for 1 week, on muscle relaxants & Advil but still have?

I've been on bed rest for 3 weeks now been to every doctor imagineabke. Have taken prednazone for 1 week, on muscle relaxants & Advil but still have?

Pain: More detail is needed such as your age, your symptoms, etc. Nevertheless, it may be helpful to talk to a rheumatologist. I would be happy to do a consult. ...Read more

Relaxant (Definition)

A relaxant generally refers to a pharmaceutical that either relieves muscles tension or spasm (e.g. Robaxin, (methocarbamol) soma), relieves anxiety and helps one relax (such as xanax). One can become dependent on anti-anxiety medications when used for prolonged periods of time, high dosages used. These drugs must be managed by a medical professional, and if taking for months, should ...Read more


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Can I takle Advil (ibuprofen) and muscle relaxant together?

Can I takle Advil (ibuprofen) and muscle relaxant together?

Yes: Advil (ibuprofen) and muscle relaxers have different mechanisms of action and may be taken together. Ask your doctor for the recommended dose of each, for you. Also, always take advil (ibuprofen) with food. ...Read more

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Any reason why I am so scared to take my muscle relaxant?

Any reason why I am so scared to take my muscle relaxant?

None I kno of: If U don't need it just don't take it. Problem solved. They R 4 relief of muscle spasms or tightness. Heat, rest is a simple option ...Read more

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Okay to take norgesic (muscle relaxant)?

Norgesic: There are no brands of Norgesic available, this drug was discontinued. You should always consult your physician when making decisions about your medication and health. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any prescribed non sedating muscle relaxants I can take for tmj? I do also take wellbutrin (bupropion) and topomax.

Are there any prescribed non sedating muscle relaxants I can take for tmj? I do also take wellbutrin (bupropion) and topomax.

Get treatment: Medicines only provide 'superficial' treatment for tmj. You need treatment from a trained dentist who can diagnose and treat this problem...Most likely with a special night guard. ...Read more

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How much time would it take 30 muscle relaxants to take effect?

How much time would it take 30 muscle relaxants to take effect?

24-72 hours: Almost all commonly prescribed muscle relaxants act centrally and take effect after 24-72 hours. ...Read more

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I'm scared to take my muscle relaxant?

I'm scared to take my muscle relaxant?

What is your fear?: Why are you scared? What do you think will happen? ...Read more

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Afraid to take my muscle relaxant, what to do?

Afraid to take my muscle relaxant, what to do?

Review indications: For use, potential side effects, mechanism of action and target symptoms either on the internet or with your pharmacist to make an informed decision. Take care. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take norgesic as a muscle relaxant?

Is it safe to take norgesic as a muscle relaxant?

Not available: There are no brands of Norgesic available, this drug was discontinued. You should always consult your physician when making decisions about your medication and health. Good luck. ...Read more

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Does it right to take skeletal muscle relaxant for both muscle cardiac and skeletal?

Does it right to take skeletal muscle relaxant for both muscle cardiac and skeletal?

Only non cardiac: Skeletal muscle relaxants do not work on cardiac muscle which is autonomic controlled. These are used for muscle pain due to muscle stiffness. ...Read more

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I clench my jaw often and am starting to have jaw pain. Are there any over-the-counter muscle relaxants I can take to stop clenching?

I clench my jaw often and am starting to have jaw pain. Are there any over-the-counter muscle relaxants I can take to stop clenching?

Dentist: Dental examination to check muscles of mastication and actual wear patterns on the teeth and radiographic views of the tempromandibular joint. ...Read more

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I worked out at the gym yesterday for the first time, and now I can't straighten out my arms. Should I take an oral muscle relaxant, or just rest?

Rest: It is a common effect when you do something your muscles are not used to. Moist heat and stretching exercises plus drinking lots more fluids are of utmost importance ...Read more

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When should I take pain relievers and when should I take a muscle relaxant for back pains?

When should I take pain relievers and when should I take a muscle relaxant for back pains?

Non Steroidals: Taking non steroidal medications like Ibuprofen or Naproxen as indicated on the package, or by the prescription is a basis for pain control. Add a muscle relaxer when the muscles cramp, or are tight. Stretching exercises work the fastest to get yourself out of back pain. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to take muscle relaxants and hydrocodone together?

Is it dangerous to take muscle relaxants and hydrocodone together?

Depends: Generally, I would say no. Depends upon your health history, which muscle relaxant, how much hydrocodone you take, etc.... ...Read more

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Safe to take norgesic muscle relaxant if you need to drive to work?

Safe to take norgesic muscle relaxant if you need to drive to work?

Probably not: Norgesic is like many other "muscle relaxants". The main ingredient is an antihistamine which can definitely cause drowsiness. I would not advise people to take this medication and then get behind the wheel. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take oxycontin, 20mg ER tab twice a day, for my IBS with pain. For smooth muscle relaxant and pain with spasms. Could I go to 30mg.?

Is it safe to take oxycontin, 20mg ER tab twice a day, for my IBS with pain. For smooth muscle relaxant and pain with spasms. Could I go to 30mg.?

Ask your doc: All medication changes especially when dealing with a controlled substance should be discussed with your physician. Medication to medication interactions, medication side effects, and your specific medical conditions must all be taken into account in order to advise you properly. ...Read more

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Is it be good to take a natural muscle relaxant about 30 minutes after workout?

Is it be good to take a natural muscle relaxant about 30 minutes after workout?

It'll be better if: You would take the meds to your pcp and let him see them and read about them. It might have something that you might be sensitive to, or have had side effects from etc. So show it to some one who knows you or has access to your file.
Good luck. ...Read more

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My urgent care doctor gave me 10 mg diazepam for muscle relaxant. I have serious insomnia and take zolpidem regularly. The diazepam. Has not made me real sleepy. My sleep med is 12.5 can I go ahead and take it. It has been about 3 hours since I took diazep

My urgent care doctor gave me 10 mg diazepam for muscle relaxant. I have serious insomnia and take zolpidem regularly. The diazepam. Has not made me real sleepy. My sleep med is 12.5 can I go ahead and take it. It has been about 3 hours since I took diazep

Insomnia, Anxiety: You deserve good sleep and feeling rested in the morning!
Even 10mg dose of Diazepam has not relieved your anxiety.
Zolpidem is a medication for sleep problem; it has lost its effectiveness as you have been using it regularly.
Your serious insomnia is likely due to Anxiety and Depression due to stresses in life.
See a Psychiatrist for Therapy, Medication, Breathing Relaxation and
Visual Imagery. ...Read more

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Can muscle relaxants destroy muscle tissue?

Do not believe so: I am not aware of any scientific study thatprove or disprove the theory that muscle relaxants destroy muscle tissue. They are many different muscle relaxants and each one has particular side effects related to they chemical properties, however I do not believe that destroing muscle tissue is one of them. ...Read more

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What are depolarizing muscle relaxants? How do they work?

Muscle relaxants: Medications which work by blocking the chemical (acetylcholine) release by the nerve from activating the muscle to contract. Eg Botox prevents nerve ending from making the acetylcholine. Hence the muscle is prevented from contracting ...Read more

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How long should I stay on muscle relaxant?

Just a few days: Muscle relaxants can become addictive. For acute injury, they should be used for just a handful of days. Thereafter, their benefit diminishes, and they should be stopped. For certain neurological conditions long term use may be required, but should be done under close supervision with your physician. ...Read more

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Are there any muscle relaxants that can be bought without a prescription?

Are there any muscle relaxants that can be bought without a prescription?

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. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


Ibuprofen (Definition)

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (nsaid). It works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body. Ibuprofen is used to reduce fever and treat pain or inflammation caused by many conditions such as headache, toothache, back pain, arthritis, menstrual ...Read more