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Doctor insights on: Muscle Relaxers That Get You High

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How does muscle relaxers get you high?

How does muscle relaxers get you high?

Muscle relaxer, high: It should not be high, it might be semi-sedated feeling induced by muscle relaxer. ...Read more

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 you get high off muscle relaxers?

Can you get high off muscle relaxers?

Muscle relaxers: Most muscle relaxers produce a sedative type of fact. I suppose you could interpret this as getting high. ...Read more

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Which muscle relaxers gets you high?

Which muscle relaxers gets you high?

Hmmm...: Depends on what you mean by "muscle relaxers" (there are many different kinds) and what you mean by "high".

All meds have the potential to be disagreeable to an individual.

I suggest asking your pharmacist.

In the meanwhile, here's a bunch of info. Your q is good, but the answer is complicated!

http://now. Aapmr. Org/pmrjournals/201110_940_emergingconceptsinthetreatmentofmyofascial. Pdf. ...Read more

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Which organs get damaged by taking muscle relaxers?

Which organs get damaged by taking muscle relaxers?

None: Most muscle relaxants are safe. Generally they cause sedation, and occasionally liver damage. Liver functions should be tested if you are taking them for long. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get addicted to muscle relaxers?

Is it possible to get addicted to muscle relaxers?

No: Your muscle problems may have a " beginning". With good musculoskeletal doctors you need to find an "end" that does not rely on medications. If you think you have an addiction risk, speak to your physician. Alcohol, tobacco, and addictive eating habits may be clues to your misuse of muscle relaxers. ...Read more

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How do I get my doctor to prescribe pain pills instead of muscle relaxers?

How do I get my doctor to prescribe pain pills instead of muscle relaxers?

For what?: There are real reasons to take pain killers and muscle relaxers. Chronic use of some pain killers is associated with addiction and dependency. That's why more and more states are making it harder to write them and get them. But fixing the problem is always advisable to just treating the symptoms. ...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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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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Can I use valerian as a muscle relaxant...Been on flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and trying to get off it?

Can I use valerian as a muscle relaxant...Been on flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and trying to get off it?

Please talk to: Your doctor for help getting off flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). Stopping cold turkey can be hard, & possibly dangerous. Valerian probably won't help much, & it's safety isn't assured. ...Read more

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I've been prescribed clonazepam (2mg, muscle relaxant) for many years and I need to get off because of deteriorating health. What specialist would be best? A different doctor answered 'a psychiatrist' but in my experience most don't have a clue.

I've been prescribed clonazepam (2mg, muscle relaxant) for many years and I need to get off because of deteriorating health. What specialist would be best? A different doctor answered 'a psychiatrist' but in my experience most don't have a clue.

Clonazepam tapering: I commend you for your decision to let go off Clonazepam.
I understand that you have not had good experience with the Physicians.

Please find a good Psychiatrist for:
• Diagnosis
• Monitoring any withdrawal symptoms from decreasing Clonazepam,
• Diagnosis of side effects
• Management of side effects
• Therapy for stresses of life. ...Read more

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Can you die from muscle relaxers?

Not likely: If you take the medication as directed by your physician then you likely be ok. ...Read more

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Can muscle relaxers be addicting?

Perhaps habituating: Most muscle relaxant medications have little addiction or habituation risk. However, Soma (carisoprodol) or carisoprodal does metabolize to "miltown", an older sedative that was prone to abuse and definitely habit forming. And people do vary sharply in their responses to these types of medicines. If you feel there is a problem stopping or altering a dose, discuss at length with your doctor. ...Read more

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What are some good OTC muscle relaxers?

See below: There really aren't any over the counter muscle relaxers. A good way to naturally relax your muscles would be the application of moist heat, a warm bath, or massage therapy. ...Read more

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Can muscle relaxers interfere with memory?

Can muscle relaxers interfere with memory?

Perhaps: Most muscle relaxers have anti-cholinergic side effects, and this can result to memory issues in the elderly, people with alzheimer's disease, and even in a few sensitive otherwise normal folks. Talk to your doctor about what is occurring. ...Read more

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Can ther be big modd swings from muscle relaxers?

Can ther be big modd swings from muscle relaxers?

Yes: Muscle relaxers depress or calm the nervous system. Some can be habit forming, too. Take only as directed under your doctor's advice. ...Read more

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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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I have pain in my upper left back dr said pulled taking muscle relaxers off work how long before it heals still hurts?

Varies: It varies somewhat. But if it simply is a "pulled muscle" it sould be a lot better in3-5 days. If it is not better by that time, it just suggests there may be more going on. Some patients may think they just pulled a muscle, don't get better, and then will find they have done something more serious such as sustained a disc herniation. ...Read more

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What are rebound effects from muscle relaxers? Some say its just pre-existing symptoms returning and others say its an increase in those symptoms?

Likely latter: Laura, I do not know a rebound effect of muscle relaxant exists but I do know that when patients take narcotics for pain for some time that they develop an addiction. When they stop taking the narcotics the previous symptom returns along with all the withdrawl which makes everything worse. Although a muscle relaxant is not a narcotic and should not be addictive, you can feel similar things. ...Read more

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Do muscle relaxers help tmj?

Usually: Muscle relaxers will help the muscular pain usually associated with TMJ. ...Read more

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What are some natural alternative muscle relaxers?

Herbal muscle meds: Muscle spasms and cramps should be medically evaluated to determine if they represent major medical problems. If they have been found to be benign, then same has been found to work, as well as ice massage, hot showers with stretching of the involved area, massage, myofascial release, and relaxation. ...Read more

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Could I fail a drug test by taking muscle relaxers?

Depends on what kind: There are many different chemical classes of drugs which relax muscles. Benzodiazepines show up on drug tests, and if you are prescribed these, that should not cause a problem unless you are in a safety-sensitive job. Soma (carisoprodol) is metabolized to meprobamate, a barbiturate-like drug which some testing kits might look for. Robaxin, (methocarbamol) Flexeril and others generally don't cause + tests. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of prescribed muscle relaxers?

What are the side effects of prescribed muscle relaxers?

Muscle relaxer meds: This is in response to your question about common side effects. Medicines known as muscle relaxers often cause symptoms of sleepiness or drowsiness, and sometimes weakness or nausea. ...Read more

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Could restless body syndrome be from using muscle relaxers?

Unlikely: You need to see a neurologist about this. There are conditions that can cause the whole body to be restless and these are best evaluated by a neurologist specializing in movement disorders. It can be caused by medications, but I don't believe that the muscle relaxers are among them. I could be wrong, however, the main thing is that you get it treated for your own sanity. It sounds dreadful. Good luc. ...Read more

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Can muscle relaxers help migraines and if so how. Many thanx?

Can muscle relaxers help migraines and if so how. Many thanx?

Yes they can: I often use muscle relaxers to treat migraine in the emergency room. They do work well. I am not sure however what the mechanism would be but anything that encourages relaxation will be beneficial. ...Read more