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Muscle Relaxers That Get You High
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer