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Can I take muscle relaxer for tmj?

Can I take muscle relaxer for tmj?

Short term: Drugs provide momentary relief, but fail to address the underlying reason for the muscle pain. ...Read more

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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


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Can i take muscle relaxer with pain pilla?

Yes but side effects: We do often prescribe muscle relaxants to be used at the same time as pain medications; however, both can cause sedation and when taken together, some patients feel quite sleepy, drunk or "out of it." thus, be careful, monitor yourself for any side effects and take the lowest effective dose. You generally shouldn't drive, work, operate machinery and make important decisions when on these meds. ...Read more

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How long after a beer can I take muscle relaxer?

How long after a beer can I take muscle relaxer?

Depends on amount: Alcohol is a CNS depressant similar to a muscle relaxant, i recommending waiting 12 hours or longer before taking a muscle relaxant after drinking alcohol. ...Read more

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Can i take muscle relaxer with hydrochlorothiazide?

Can i take muscle relaxer with hydrochlorothiazide?

Concurrent med use: yes. one warning though is that the latter could change your chemical balance, such as making your potassium lower than otherwise. subsequently your muscle relaxant may not work as effectively as it should. check chemistry as advised by your physician ...Read more

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Going to get thumb-size mole checked. I'm very tense person due to spasticity. Should I take muscle relaxer? Would that interfere w/med used to numb?

No NO: Exactly what do you mean by "muscle relaxer"? No you will not need a tranquilizer. No, it will not interfere with local anesthesia. You do not yet know if any procedure will be done. It will not hurt. Relax. ...Read more

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Can i take amberen with a muscle relaxer?

Ambien (zolpidem)?: You could take both together but remember that the muscle relaxer can also cause drowsiness which will exacerbate the effects of ambien (zolpidem). ...Read more

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Can I take a 5mg muscle relaxer with 800mg ibuprophen?

Can I take a 5mg muscle relaxer with 800mg ibuprophen?

Probably: Depends on the muscle relaxer. If you mean Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (cyclobenzaprine), it should be fine to take with ibuprofen. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take a muscle relaxer before working out? I'm prescribed

Depends: It may depend on type of prescription and dose and how long you have been on it. Muscle relaxants can often have a sedative effect and I would not want you to injure yourself during exercise. Please speak your prescribing physician for guidance. ...Read more

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