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Does Anyone Use Muscle Relaxants?

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Im having lots of pain in my lower back and hips which is now spreading to my abdomen and affecting my ability to urinate. My husband thinks i should ask my doctor for muscle relxants but ive taken baclofen before and it didnt work. Just wondering if anyone is taking them and the name of the relaxant

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I told my doctor that about Tizandidine and he told me to take 1/2 in the morning and a whole one after dinner. That seems to work a lot better for me. Maybe this would help you! Soft hugs!

How Can I Get A Restfull Nights Sleep?

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I Get off to sleep fine as I am always tired. I wake every couple of hours in pain. Even turning over in bed hurts. My doctor is neither understanding or helpful. 😟

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I take Zanaflex because I took Flexeril for so long it no longer worked I also have a 4 inch memory foam mattress pad that helps tremendously.

Muscle Spasms

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I get horrible muscle spasms in my neck and across my shoulder blades. I have gone as far as having 2 surgeries on my right shoulder to have part of my shoulder blade removed. It seemed to help a little. I started having muscle spasms in my left arm and shoulder blade so bad that I woke up one morning and my bicep muscle had tore away from the bone. I have had such bad spasms that after 3 days I normally end up at the doctor or in the emergency room getting injections. I begged my doctor for… read more

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You can ask your doctor. I had gone through trigger point injections, soma, lorazapam with no help. I then got prescribed Flexaril at 10 mg twice a day. It took a couple of days as I couldn't sleep… read more

Flexeril

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Has anyone tried Flexeril for muscle pain? If so has it helped?

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@julibee Now see Soma did not do anything for me but , the flexiril 10 mg's does put me out ! smooches pooches

Did Anyone Used Muscle Relaxants , And Did It Worked ?

A MyFibroTeam Member asked a question πŸ’­

a friend of me gave me one last month because the doctor don't want to give me a prescription , and it helped relieve the cramp/spasm from my muscles , do you think it would work >

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I use Flexeril 10mg at night. My prescription allows 1 tablet 3 times a day, but with my doctor's okay, I just take the other 2 as needed during the day.

What Muscle Relaxers Work For You?

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I am 23 and have had Fibro since 18 (diagnosed that is). I am currently on Cymbalta 60mg in the mornings and Gabapentin 600 mg 4x a day.
What muscle relaxers would be good to ask my doc for?

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I take zanaflex at night, it does help to rest some.

Pain Management

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What tablets are people on for their pain?

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Still researching a couple alternitives. Will post when I find something. But like you said we all have our own cocktail

Muscle Relaxer

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Hello. Is anyone currently taking a muscle relaxer for your FM. If so, would you mind sharing which one? I'm so afraid of all meds due to side effects, but I'm in so much pain that my Dr. recommended something.

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I take Tizanadine no side effects

Was Wondering What People Take N Find Helps Them. Is Muscle Relaxer Any Help

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On meloxicam and flexeril did help me but only took it at night because it made me very tired.

What Are Some Of The Pain Medication That You Guys Are On That Helps Your Pain?

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@A MyFibroTeam Member I'm not sure if there's a difference between naturopath and homeopathy but I see a naturopath. Yes, as I do feel he was more helpful with fibro. When I first went to see him he… read more