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Temporomandibular Joint Disorder Questions

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Fibromyalgia, anyone taking Gabapentin (neurontin) have stomach pain?

My doc upped my dose and ever since then I've had stomach pain. YET, I took an Ibuprofen Tuesday night, and that stuff tears up my tummy! Just wonder if anyone else has this, or am I an odd duck (don't answer THAT part, guys! lol) Or could it be from Zanaflex? I am playing musical muscle... read more

Diazepam - What dosage is needed when diazapam is used to treat symptoms of TMJ?

After nearly two decades of suffering from daily pain from grinding and clenching my teeth, my doctor has prescribed me 2mg diazepam and 500mg naproxen to be taken before bed. However, he openly admits that he isn't an expert on TMJ so I am wondering what others have been prescribed and if... read more

Has anyone developed Type 1 Diabetes after taking Claravis (the generic of Accutane)?

I took Claravis (generic of Accutane) for about 5 months. I was taken off because I got TMJ (Temporomandibular joint dysfunction) in my jaw. I have been off of it for about 11 months now. Last month, I was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes. After looking over my claravis packaging, I see that high... read more

Does abruptly stopping Zanaflex usually cause overall body pain or nausea?

I have been on 4mg of Zanaflex nightly for years as a preventative medication for migraines caused by TMJ and neck and shoulder soreness and stiffness. This weekend I ran out and probably cannot get more until Tuesday. I am having intense body pain (I rate it a "20"!) and nausea. No... read more

Can someone be marked as a pill seeker on their medical records? If so, how can it be removed?

My wife was recently diagnosed with TMJ after 6 months of trial and error by several doctors and dentists. Her main dentist has been prescribing her pain medicine for most of the 6 months. After he did everything he could for her teeth including 3 root canals, an extraction and a bone graft, he... read more

I was wondering if anyone else here takes gabapentin for tmj nerve pain?

I have just started taking gabapentin 300 mg 3 times a day for my tmj nerve pain.I have had 3 tmj surgeries and the third surgery resulted in chronic nerve damage to both of my tmj joints.I also take cymbalta and 25mg of neurotripiline but so far I have had no relief from my pain and I also have... read more

My husband just had shingles on face and neck. Now having pain and headaches in area that the shing?

les blisters were located. We went to ENT nurse practioner and she thought is was TMJ. she has recommended Voltaren gel. The more I read about the pain of shingles the more I believe this is what is causing the pain.Would the Voltaren gel help or would it aggravate shingles pain?

What is the difference between carisoprodol and cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride?

Or the difference between soma and flexeril?

Can you split a cyclobenzaprine?

... I have a yellow 10mg and it is too strong but is not scored to be broken, can I cut it in half or will it release too much at one time?

Have been taking trazodone for 6 days. I want to stop. Can I stop now?

Prescribed trazodone recently for sleep and depression due to my TMJ and tension headaches. The TMJ made me unable to do anything so I feel into depression. I've been taking 50mg for 6 days now and my TMJ and head aches have improved and are manageable now. I want to get off the meds before it... read more

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