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What drugs have you found effective in treating Restless Legs Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movement?

I'm currently on Requip, but I would like to know if anyone has tried Mirapex, Baclofen, Horizant, or anything else for RLS and PLM? If so, what did you like or dislike about the drug? Also, this applies to what has worked or not worked for you pertaining to, muscle spasms, muscle twitching,... read more

Soma for Fibromyalgia?

I am currently on Soma 350mg 3x daily for my Fibromyalgia with mild relief if I am having a mild day that is. Has anyone out there with Fibromyalgia ever taken anything but narcotics for your Fibromyalgia and have it work more than 20%? I cannot deal with the pain much more my muscles in my legs... read more

Restless Legs Syndrome - I have severe restless leg syndrome. I am on requip for about a month and?

... no relief. I also take lyrica, amrix and soma for my back (3 herniated disks). One leg will start and then go away and then the other leg starts. The sensations go from my feet to my hip just to explain the severity of it. I have suffered from this for about 16 years. Is there any home remedies... read more

Nerve damage causing muscle to spasm and cramp. the pain is unbearable!

What does anyone reccomend for muscle pains in my legs, back, pretty much all over the body. Muscle spasms are the best I can to describe the problem. Nerve damage is causing the muscles to cramp. Besides muscle therapy I need something else to decrease my pain. I've got heated padding,... read more

Out of these two medications, what possibly could be causing vivid dreams or nightmares?

Zanaflex or Gabapentin? Take a wild guess, use knowledge, flip a coin, or do eenie meanie miny mo. (That looks spelled incorrectly) I seem to get two hours of sleep and WHAM, some weird dream/nightmare awakens me, so now I have the oh so fun problem of insomnia again! Thank you for any opinions,... read more

Why have most doctors stopped prescribing carisoprodol for severe muscle spasms?

Why do they prefer Lyrica over soma for muscle spasms, and severe neurological painful conditions, because Lyrica has many terrible side effects according to my own experience between the two!

Can I take ibuprofen 800mg with cyclobenzaprine?

Need a substitute for Carisoprodol?

I have been using the generic (Carisoprodol) of Soma for quite a while for painful muscle spasms. Suddenly, Carisoprodol has been removed from the 2011 formulary list from my drug plan. The cost of Carisoprodol is several hundred dollars a month. Is there an alternative medication? I suffer from... read more

Has anyone read that Flexeril is somewhat similiar to antidepressants?

I have 'flare ups' of sciatica, back pain & muscle spasms. Been diagnosed in my 20's with depression/anxiey disorder but was fine with the tricylic & later with SSRI's. I'm now 54 and ALL antidepressants make me more anxious and agitated. Doc said I'm sensitive... read more

Gabapentin - Good or bad for muscle spasms?

I saw my primary doc today and asked if he would put me back on Soma since the pain mgmt clinic took all patients of this med. He suggested that I try Gabapentin. I told him I would give it a try. Has anyone had any luck with this helping for debilitating muscle spasms? The good news is he said if... read more

Why can't I sleep while taking TiZANidine?

I Have recently been prescribed TiZANidine for bad muscle spasms. And since starting the prescription, If I take one before bed, I can not sleep. It keeps me up all night with just a thousand thoughts running through my head. I've tried reading up on it and everything I read, everyone claims... read more

Can Morphine cause problems with memory loss?

I have been on Morphine for four years along with Oxycodone for five years and Flexeril for five years and Cymbalta for a year. My memory is getting really bad. My short term memory is what bothers me the very most. I can't remember things from one moment to the next. I have to set alarms to... read more

Which is stronger 10mg Cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride or 4mg Tizanidine?

I fractured 7 vertebrate recently, then a few days ago, I sprained my ankle. I am on pain meds as well as 4 mg Tizanidine 4x/day. When I first fractured my vertebrate a few months ago they gave me flexoril (10mg's). I am not completely sure if I notice a difference between the two (been on... read more

What are the ingredients in Zanaflex/Tizanidine HCL 4 MG Tablets?

I was told it was a combination of Xanax and Flexeril. I would really like to know because my Dr. recently put me on it. https://www.drugs.com/answers/

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