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How Does Robax Platinum Therapy Work For Pain
Discuss with MD: Not much experience with the combination drug here in the usa just yet. It is much more commonplace to find in canada, however, the medications that it is made from can be quite effective for mild low back discomfort but should be under the direction of your doctor. Ibuprofen and Methocarbamol (robaxin). ...Read more
Likely safe: The Methocarbamol portion of this med has few studies but is considered probably safe in breast feeding. Observation for mild sedation is listed as a side effect. The Ibuprofen is well known as very safe during breast feeding. See hall t "medications and mothers milk" 15ed, 2012. ...Read more
I am having really bad back spasms and have been in a lot of pain for the past few weeks. Can I take robax platinum while nursing a 10 month old?
Back spasms: It is unknown if Robaxin (methocarbamol) passes through breast milk and it is unknown if it is harmful to nursing babies. Discuss with your doctor before taking Robaxin (methocarbamol) while breastfeeding. Warm moist towels applied to the back muscles may help eliminate the spasms. Again, discuss a treatment plan to eliminate the back spasms. ...Read more
Robax or robaxin (methocarbamol): Is a skeletal muscle relaxant, and may cause CNS depression. It is not a stimulant. If you have a history of abnormal cardiac rhythm, as always, consult with your doctor regarding the risks/benefits and side effects of robaxin (methocarbamol) in your case. Good luck! ...Read more
Can be: Taken together if needed, but optimally a couple of hours apart. ...Read more
Of course there is nothing in the modern medicine explain or support such treatment
patient with chronic pain and arthritis usually swear by it I do not have personal experience
in spite of lack of evidence about their efficacy I usually keep open mind try it. It does not hurt or cause harm but do not delay a sure medical treatment for questionable not medical treatment
good luck ...Read more
What Other Treatments Is Good For Chondromalacia. I Tried Therapy and Injections. But They Didn't Work.?
I av chronic health anxiety always think I av serious illness therapy n antidepressnts don't work please help wht can I try?
Anxiety: Is state of tension, apprehension, worry, uneasiness or fear. While mild episodes of anxiety are common and do not require treatment, more severe forms can be chronic and debilitating. Symptoms of severe anxiety insomnia, chest pain, shortness of breath, palpitations and parasthesia. The antidepressants should be in sync with cognitive behavior therapy and constant mood monitoring. ...Read more
My anxiety is making me feel like I want to kill myself. I don't know how to make it stop. I've tried therapy. It didn't work.?
Help is available: I am not a medical doctor but have experienced what you are going through personally and with both of my teenage children. Do not lose hope. There are many solutions to your problem including medications, therapy, biofeedback, relaxation techniques and support groups. There is no fast cure. It will take some time to overcome anxiety. See a psychiatrist and a counselor, they can help you. ...Read more
Have social anxiety how can I deal with it. Therapy doesn't work with me I tend to quit after a month. It's hard to make friends or have friends.?
Social anxiety: In addition to cognitive behavior therapy, there are medications such as ssris & snris that might be worth discussing with a psychiatrist. Good luck 2u. ...Read more
I am a hoarder. Is there medication I can take that will help me be able to actually throw things away and care myself and things? Therapy didn't work
Yes.: Yes, quite a few. Among these are : luvox, anafranil, prozac, zoloft, Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) and lexapro. The dose of these medications are higher than what is usually used for depression alone. Even then, a combination of medicatipons and behavioral psychotherapy help much more than either medication or therapy alone. ...Read more
That's biology 4 U: The explanation can't be put down in 400 spaces but the search continues. ...Read more
Change therapists: Sometimes it can take several meetings with various therapists or psychologists before a person feels like this is the person they feel safe with and can start emotional work with them. Keep looking and then work on understanding yourself. Be well, . ...Read more
Y won't anything help my GAD and dep. Meds partially help. Tried many therapies and recently TMS but didn't work. Pl help, I'm losing hope. Tyvm?
If my nerve was severed and I recieved therapy but it didn't work, why would the muscle be atrophied?
It is no longer used: If the nerve is severed, it is no longer sending signals to the muscle to contract. Without these signals, the muscle shrinks in size (atrophies) from non use. Therapy may help train other nerves to take over and muscle stim. Units in therapy may help keep the muscle from atrophying during this process. ...Read more
What do they do in cases where therapy and medication don't work for OCD and anxiety? Scared I might be this odd one out.
There's mental health issues in family. They didn't learn coping skills. After years of me learning w. therapy/hard work, I'm finding that I've maybe got more than learned behavior. What does the discovery process look like. Just see my primary?
Congratulations: On working on your own coping skills. You MAY be being discouraged by the pathology that still exists in your family system. Stay rooted in what you have learned and exercise compassion w/family. See clinical psychologist for psych testing if you would like to know more about your personality. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Extreme caution: Some who work with childhood and adolescent sex offenders might be able to answer this better. But it seems to be an attempt at "cognitive restructuring" of behaviors believed to represent fundamental, criminal abnormalities in the minds of these juvenile patients. Humiliation in any context is dangerous -- and can lead to anxiety, depression, ptsd, and suicide. Doesn't sound therapeutic to me. ...Read more
Family Therapy: By enlisting support from the family, helping them cope with the patient when he/she returns home, gaining better understanding of the family dynamics & family history as it is relevant to the patient's diagnosis & treatment, gain better understanding of how they interact, provide family education regarding treatment, and help patient reintegrate into the family system. ...Read more
Of course.: Get netflix or amazon prime and watch every episode of "the three stooges." there is no medical effect from "laughter therapy." it's still a good idea, though, because learning to laugh despite the worst of problems gives you the proper attitude: every day that we are alive on this earth is a precious gift, and it is to be enjoyed. Count your blessings. Laugh like you mean it. ...Read more