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We found 27 questions associated with the 'Muscle Twitching' topic.

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

Posted 10 Aug 2011 45 answers

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

Fibromyalgia flare, need advice re; muscle relaxers, is it OK to take Baclofen after taking Zanafle?

Posted 25 Jan 2012 11 answers

x today? I've taken two Zanaflex, but the pain is so bad that I want to take Baclofen (and pray I don't yakk up my lunch!) tonight. Tried calling pharmacy, but they were too busy to take my call. Any thoughts, opinions, guesses or shall we discuss politics and religion? Thank you my... read more

Ambien or trazodone causing twitching?

Posted 12 Jul 2013 9 answers

I've been on ambien for insomnia for 4 years now. I was up to 15mg nightly along with 100mg of trazodone and 20mg of Zoloft. One day I suddenly started to get muscle twitching in my left arm and since it has spread to other parts of my body. This has been going on for 3 months now. I have cut... read more

Why don't doctors know that Neurontin can cause permanent movement disorders? It caused mine?

Posted 30 Sep 2014 7 answers

After taking the 2nd 300mg dose of Neurontin, I developed a rapid onset of uncontrollable movements. It began with a burning sensation in my left hand, which started shaking. I also had a visual disturbance in one eye, like a bright light. My shoulders started shrugging, and my neck started... read more

Hi all, Baclofen - dependance/addiction, anyone have an opinion about the possibility of?

Posted 12 Aug 2011 4 answers

addiction or dependance with Baclofen? It has been a miracle drug for me!! Yet I am concerned about this. Any and all opinions and advice are welcome. Thanks in advance, sweet lemon

What is the typical dosage of Baclofen for pain such as neck joint & muscle. Can you take it daily?

Posted 10 Feb 2011 3 answers

When my doctor gave me the presceiption for Baclofen, he said it was one of the milder muscle relaxants and I could take it during the day and still function normally. When I went to get the prescription I noticed that the script said "take 1/2 to 1 3 times a week". I'm thinking it... read more

Question about Baclofen... anyone notice a rebound effect?

Posted 7 Sep 2011 7 answers

Has anyone had to titrate off of Baclofen? If so, how difficult was it? Any opinions about Baclofen are welcome friends!! I find this medication to be quite helpful with muscle spasms related to Fibromyalgia. Just wondering about addictive properties as well... Thank you in advance!!!

Anyone had lisinopril cause muscle pains and twitching?

Posted 15 Sep 2009 5 answers

After about 3 weeks on it, i started noticing muscle pain around my knees and thighs. I also got muscle twitching that started in my legs and moved all around my body.

Anxiety and muscle twitching?

Posted 14 Dec 2016 2 answers

I am having trouble with anxiety and OCD. I am fixated on developing a terrible disease. Specifically, als. It pains me to even write that word. I have been having muscle twitches like crazy which only fuels the fire of this obsession. I've recently started exercising, so I know between that... read more

Autonomic neuropathy -I have just been diagnosed, does anybody else have this?

Posted 3 Apr 2011 3 answers

After a year of chronic nerve and muscle pain, muscle twitching, swelling, tingling, recent skin changes, now lightheadedness, I have just been diagnosed with autonomic neuropathy. Does anybody out there have this? I have started reading about this, but I'd like to hear experiences from other... read more

I've been off Lyrica for several weeks, however, continue to suffer from side effects...

Posted 21 Apr 2018 1 answer

... (pins and needles, nerve pain, muscle twitching). How long might this continue? The symptoms are effecting my sleep, bringing on frequent migraines and putting a majority of normal activities on hold.

Hello all... I have been taking 2 to 4 50mg Tramadol capsules for about a year for herniated discs?

Posted 17 Aug 2013 4 answers

... Now I would like to change to something perhaps a little stronger but with less side effects. Does anyone know of an alternative? Also has anyone out there ever experienced muscle twitching whilst sleeping and horrible dreams of bombs that the explosions actually wake me up? I also have itching... read more

Fluoxetine - Insomnia & muscle twitching?

Posted 13 Dec 2014 3 answers

Only taken this for 3 days now and didn't sleep not even for a second last night , I was so tired but couldn't get to sleep , and my muscles are twitching like every couple of minutes is this a Normal side effect ??

What company makes baclofen?

Posted 30 May 2016 1 answer

I am getting ready to leave the nursing home I'm in md Medicaid won't pay for my baclofen because I get a me's similar to it and they will only cover one. I can't afford to pay for it and I wanted to get ahold of the company that makes it md see if they can help

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