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Can U Mix Clozopam With Muscle Relaxer
Clonazepam?: It's important to know if you are referring to Clonazepam or clozapine. You can always do an online med interaction check (on epocrates.Com) if you are unsure. Also, your medication information sheet should list some of the medication classes that interact. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Klonopin (clonazepam) belongs to a class of medications called benzodiazepines. They are also referred to as sedative-hypnotics & anxiolytics. These medications are used for a variety of indications to include anxiety, insomnia, muscle spasm, seizure, & alcohol withdrawal. All benzodiazepines including Clonazepam are potentially habit forming. Alcohol should be ...Read more
Exposure therapy: Find a therapist specializing in treating panic disorder. Especially helpful is exposure based therapy, where gradually, w/ the therapist's guidance, you repeatedly face the feared situations & symptoms of panic, along w/ relaxation techniques. Doing this over time, the physical sensations that accompany the panic feeling will no longer trigger a panic attack. Muscle relaxers not a good solution. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes if due to any : Spasm of muscle.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Can be.: No significant interaction.Get a more detailed answer ›
The muscle relaxer prescribed is not helping with the pain, can I take Advil or tylenol (acetaminophen) with the muscle relaxer?
Probably : Commonly used "muscle relaxants" include cyclobenzaprine (flexaril) or benzodiazepams (Valium - Xanax (alprazolam) drugs). None of these should result in an adverse reaction with NSAID (Advil) or Acetaminophen (Tylenol) type meds. HOWEVER.... A good medical practice is to call the pharmacy where you got your prescription filled - ask pharmacist if any issues between ANY med you use and the muscle relaxant. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What kind of meds r for muscle spasm? Other than paracetamol, any meds don't come with drowsy. Does tramadol helps?
Muscle relaxants: Paracetamol (Tylenol) and Tramadol are a painkilling medication with no muscle relaxant effect. They are often used in combination with muscle relaxant for short and long-term use. Included in the category of muscle relaxants are carisoprodol, methocarbamol, metaxalone and cyclobenzaprine. Because muscle relaxants also have a sedative effect, they used at bedtime. ...Read more
See below: These are often used together.Get a more detailed answer ›
Not indicated : Aspirin is probably the oldest anti/inflammatory medicine around; it works well in this regard for some patients.!it's also used as an anti-pyretic to help reduce fever . It has also been used for many other conditions including headaches, 'blood thinning ' etc. It is not, however , a muscle relaxant . Ask your primary care physician about alternatives.. ...Read more
Yes perhaps.: Most pain from crps is nerve pain predominantly although a component of pain from muscle spasms may be present also. In this regard therefore, muscle relaxant use could potentially be of some help. The main thrust of treatment in crps however is aimed at the nerve pain, this being the most pain the patients suffer from. ...Read more
Role of meds: The gabapentin does not cure any illness but may decrease intensity of pain generated by peripheral or central nerve disorder. Typically has minimal effect on musculo-ligamentous pain, and really is not helpful in presence of muscle disease. Muscle relaxants seem to work better. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check with doctor: Mixing medications without discussing with your doctor is usually a bad idea. Both of these medications are addictive, and have high abuse potential. Both are sedating and can potentially decrease respiratory effort-a very dangerous combo. ...Read more
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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