Welcome, Friend!

It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!

advertisement

Quick Start Forum Video Tutorial

    Forum-Tutorial-Screenshot
There are no medical professionals on this forum side of the site. Therefore, no one is capable or permitted to provide any type of medical advice.
This includes any analysis, interpretation, or advice based on any diagnostic test

The main site has all the formal medical articles and videos for you to research on.
advertisement

We're building a better forum experience with you in mind. Beginning June 26, 2019, all Veritas Health forums will move to forum.veritashealth.com.

Learn More

Muscle relaxer

2

Comments

  • yeahh i mean the half life of zanaflex is short which has its ups and downs.. but i agree that im not gonna walk in and straight up ask.. i just heard a success story about it.. and i am sketchin even asking for pain medicine.. idk what to do i see him in 2 weeks and it sucksssssss lol i appriciate your adivce you guys are life savers!
  • SCSoccer911 said:
    I have been on pretty much every sketeal muscle relaxant in the pharamcy. recently i have developed muscle spasams along with nerve pain a i was perscribed zanaflex.. it took the edge off but no releif.. since i have used most sketal muscle relaxants.. should i CNS relaxants liek valium or somthing?? also sleeping is impossible.. my aunt was perscribed it after she had her c-4 vertebre fused and said she had great success.. i am skeptical but desperate.. I am young too so i am not sure how to ask my pain management doctors about switching medications without him questioning my condition? anyone else have a problem like this? thank you!

    My pain management doctor will give me anything I want, because I have built a good repoor with him. when something is not working, i research anything new I want to try....then I run it by him with the benefits I have read about. If I need to up the dose on my meds, he does it no problem, because last time I upped the dose was over 6 months ago, his only reply was "I was surprised you didn't ask sooner"

    He also noticed I get dermographism, so he gave me some hydroxyzine for the itching, and make the pain meds more effective by clearing out the receptors a bit.

    when I was having migrams with the season change, I just asked for imitrex...no problem.

    if you have a good repoor with your doctor, and he knows your not a drug seeker, he should have no problem with it.
  • advertisement
Sign In or Register to comment.