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Local anesthetics prescribed for myofascial pain

stone14sstone14 Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:53 AM in Spinal Injections
does anyone get any kind of LA prescribed for myofascial type pain, ie piriformis syndrome or any other where muscle paralisis is benifiscial.

anyone had botox for this?


  • I don't know if this is exactly what you're referring to, but my rheumatologist has a compounded medicine made for my fibro/myositis that contains lidocaine, prilocaine, gabapentin, flurbiprofen, cyclobenzaprine in lipoderm active-max and it does help with the joint/muscle spasm, aches, pains...there are days that I bathe in this stuff! It is very expensive as it's specially compounded, but if you can get your dr. to think along the line of topical pain relief/spasm relief in addition to any other regimen it is beneficial, and there are programs that assist with the co-pay...
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