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How does robax platinum therapy work for pain?

How does robax platinum therapy work for pain?

Does it work?: Well, it has Ibuprofen in it which is an anti-inflammatory agent, and Methocarbamol which is a muscle relaxant and if indeed it does work, this information should be self explanatory. ...Read more

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Does robax platinum work?

Does robax platinum work?

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

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Is robax platinum safe while breastfeeding?

Is robax platinum safe while breastfeeding?

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

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Will taking robax platinum every day for a few months make you have withdrawals if discontinued?

Will taking robax platinum every day for a few months make you have withdrawals if discontinued?

Depends on dose: Weaning off of methocarbamol can be safely done if you have been taking it regularly for a few months but the extent to which the weaning schedule is recommended, it would depend on the dosing. I would speak with your prescribing physician for guidance. ...Read more

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Could robax platinum help treat a sharp, stabbing pain in my thigh?

Could robax platinum help treat a sharp, stabbing pain in my thigh?

Possibly: Robax platinum is a combination medication including a muscle relaxant-methocarbamol and an anti-inflammatory-ibuprofen. If you have stomach ulcers and gastritis or high blood pressure problems those would be reasons not to use this. ...Read more

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Can I take robax platinum if im breastfeeding? My baby is 14 weeks old

Can I take robax platinum if im breastfeeding? My baby is 14 weeks old

Methocarbamol: Is a class c drug during pregnancy, with known risks that must be balanced against benefits. It's excreted in breast milk. The american academy of pediatrics website, aap. Org, says it is compatible with breast-feeding. ...Read more

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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?

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

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1.) Is robax a stimulant? And should people with an arrhythmia take robax?

1.) Is robax a stimulant? And should people with an arrhythmia take robax?

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

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Does Nikken brand magnetic therapy work for pain relief?

Does Nikken brand magnetic therapy work for pain relief?

Could work: 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

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What Other Treatments Is Good For Chondromalacia. I Tried Therapy and Injections. But They Didn't Work.?

What Other Treatments Is Good For Chondromalacia. I Tried Therapy and Injections. But They Didn't Work.?

Bracing, surgery: Depending on the area of involvement, bracing can sometimes be used to" offload" the symptomatic areas. Ultimately, surgery may be a consideration as well. ...Read more

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I av chronic health anxiety always think I av serious illness therapy n antidepressnts don't work please help wht can I try?

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

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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.?

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

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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.?

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

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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

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

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What should I do if pills don't work and I leave therapy only more confused?

What should I do if pills don't work and I leave therapy only more confused?

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

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I suffer anxiety, which is caused by the slightest day to day things. I have tried multiple therapy’s which didn’t work. What’s my next step?

Generalized Anxiety: Try a combination of SSRI medications like Escitalopram plus cognitive behavior therapy which is shown to have excellent results in treating generalized Anxiety Disorder. Ask your psychiatrist about Referral to a CBT therapist. ...Read more

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If my nerve was severed and I recieved therapy but it didn't work, why would the muscle be atrophied?

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

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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.

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 is always hope: In addition to what you are doing, please review your diet, lifestyle, exercise if any, etc. Neurotransmitter testing by Pharmasan Labs in MN may also provide info. They have targeted Amino Acid therapy supplements also. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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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?

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

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For what reason wouldn't therapy and antidepressants work for some people?

For what reason wouldn't therapy and antidepressants work for some people?

Treatment resistant: For some people, a strong family history and predisposition for depression along with addiction or highly stressful life events or traumatic events can cause treatment resistant depression which can be very hard to treat. ...Read more

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What is "humiliation therapy"? Could it possibly work?

What is "humiliation therapy"? Could it possibly work?

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

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How can urine therapy work?

How can urine therapy work?

Uropathy: I can't endorse urinotherapy
or uropathy. Urine is regularly ingested & massaged into the skin. It is reported that the varied metabolites and hormones benefit health but there is no research to back up the claims of this odd form of alterative medicine. ...Read more

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How does family therapy work?

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How does family therapy work?

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

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Does laughter therapy work?

Does laughter therapy work?

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