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How many 500mg muscle relaxers can I take at one time if only one does not help the pain!

How many 500mg muscle relaxers can I take at one time if only one does not help the pain!

Need more info: Need more information about the medication prescribed, not only the dosage. In general, muscle relaxants relieve muscle spasm, but are not analgesics. Best to talk with your doctor. ...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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Is it possible for you to take muscle relaxers when you are o your period?

Is it possible for you to take muscle relaxers when you are o your period?

Discuss with MD: Yes, there is no absolute contraindication to taking these medications during your menstrual cycle. Make sure your doctors all know what medications you take (including over the counter). ...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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CCan I take flexeral and tramidol together both muscle relaxers together before, bed?

CCan I take flexeral and tramidol together both muscle relaxers together before, bed?

Yes: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a direct muscle relaxing medication, and often makes people drowsy. Taking at night before bed is a good idea.
Tramadol is not a muscle relaxer; it acts in the brain as a non-narcotic pain blocker. It also can make some people drowsy. If you have responsibilities at night, such as caring for small children, the elderly, or need to awake suddenly for your job, try it on the weekend. ...Read more

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Help please, my doctor prescribed several muscle relaxers. How do I know which one to take?

Call your doctor: Multiple muscle relaxers can cause unwanted side effects such as severe sedation and fatigue. I recommend you call your doctor for clarification on which medicines to take and how often. ...Read more

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If i. Have pulmonary hypertension, what muscle relaxers. Can. I take?

Depends on therapy: Medications can interact with other meds. Uncertain what therapy you are on and whether they are safe to take with to your medications. If the muscle relaxer can decrease your chest muscle strength is. This would be up to your pulmonologist. ...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 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 someone who knows you or has access to your file.
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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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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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What other things can you do for tendonitis in the shoulder then take muscle relaxers?

What other things can you do for tendonitis in the shoulder then take muscle relaxers?

Tendinitis. : Tendinitis can also be treated with anti-inflammatory medications as well as physical therapy. Should these modalities not help, then you might be better served with a formal orthopedic evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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Today I threw out my lower back real bad I can not straighten up. Can I take a muscle relaxer while on prozac (fluoxetine). Been on muscle relaxers before for neck?

Yes: You can take a muscle relaxant while taking Prozac. Flexeril or Robaxin are options. Zanaflex (tizanidine) is also a possibility. Talk with your doctor. Be careful with the potential for drowsiness. Hope this helps and hope your back gets better! ...Read more

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I have pvcs often and I was put on Paxil (paroxetine) 40 mg for them and the anxiety I get with them. I'm prehypertension. Are muscle relaxers safe to take with?

I have pvcs often and I was put on Paxil (paroxetine) 40 mg for them and the anxiety I get with them. I'm prehypertension.  Are muscle relaxers safe to take with?

Paxil (paroxetine) effects: Paxil (paroxetine) in not a medication for PVC
It can cause Anxiety and Palpitations.
Let Wise Woman within you ask:
•Anxiety due to PVC
•Anxiety due to Paxil (paroxetine)
•Anxiety due to Stresses in life
•Prehypertension due to stress
•Lack of response to High Dose of Paxil (paroxetine) 40mg/day
•Need for muscle relaxers if tension is due to stress
•Need to see Psychiatrist to decrease dose of Paxil (paroxetine) and
•Therapy
• Breathing Relaxation ...Read more

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Hi nice to meet you doctor. I was wondering. If I could have your help. I recently seen a doctor for my lower back who gave me medrol and some type of muscle relaxers and told me to also take ibprofine and its not helping. What happen to me was when i w

Hi nice to meet you doctor. I was wondering. If I could have your help. I recently seen a doctor for my lower back who gave me medrol and some type of muscle relaxers and told me to also take ibprofine and its not helping. What happen to me was when i w

Your text got cut,: But if this first round of treatment didn't work, would be worth calling your doctor back and let them know this! Physical therapy may be a reasonable next step if they didn't' think there were any "alarm symptoms" and if that's still not effective then you may need some imaging or other testing. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get physically add. To pain meds & would it help to switch from opiates to muscle relaxers to relieve chronic lower back pain?

Physical Dependence: Is not addiction and is a normal consequence of chronic opiate use. Addiction is marked by compulsive and uncontrolled use with preoccupation and adverse consequences. A withdrawal syndrome with discontinuation does not imply addiction. Discuss your concerns with your doctor. Non-opiates like muscle relaxants and snri's can help reduce your reliance on opiates to a limited extent. ...Read more

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