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What Meds Do You Take?

What Meds Do You Take?

What is the most important med you feel you take?

A MyFibroTeam Member

No longer on Tramadol. It was ineffective when I had flares

Zanaflex

Zanaflex

Is it anticholinergic?

(I'm trying to avoid anticholinergic drugs out of concerns about developing dementia.)

A MyFibroTeam Member

Zanaflex (tizanidine) is an Alpha2-adrenergic agonist. It decreases spaticity by increasing presynaptic inhibition.

Pain Meds

Pain Meds

I wanted to know what kinds of pain meds ppl have tried n if they work.
I use to be on hydrocodone But they me off that now I take tramadol. It work kinda

A MyFibroTeam Member

@A MyFibroTeam Member, after fighting and treating pain, I have found a combination of 1-3 Vicodin 5/350 mg each tablet and Flexeril 20 mg at bedtime.

Burning

Burning

Anyone have burning throat/lip?

A MyFibroTeam Member

it may be an allergic reaction to the med's !

Muscle Relaxers

Muscle Relaxers

I have seen that some of you take muscle relaxers and I would like to know what kinds & if they work well. I feel like my body is constantly tense. Thanks for any help

A MyFibroTeam Member

Sorry Metax alone. One word

Medications

Medications

I am on lyrica, cymbalta, and zanaflex for my fibro is the other meds that might help for pain fatigue joint pain and held with energy.

A MyFibroTeam Member

Thanks Krissy. I'm going to do some research about vitamins and which ones will help with my symptoms.

How Can I Get A Restfull Nights Sleep?

How Can I Get A Restfull Nights Sleep?

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. 😟

A MyFibroTeam Member

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.

Skelaxin

Skelaxin

My doctor just added Skelaxin to my medications, I was wondering if anyone else is on it or has tried it and their thoughts. 💜

A MyFibroTeam Member

Muscle relaxer

Muscle Relaxer

Muscle Relaxer

Anyone tried muscle relaxer called tizanidine, generic for Zanaflex? My pain doctor just switched me to that from baclofen. Baclofen was not helping the painful spasms in my back.

A MyFibroTeam Member

I am on it now and it's helped me a lot. I get sleep now and had so much trouble sleeping before.

Hi!

Hi!

I feel extreme tightness in my lower back that comes around into my abdomen. It feels weird and really hard on my bally, pushing the organs inside. Any of you have this?

A MyFibroTeam Member

How many Zanaflex should I tske for pain of Fibro