I take soma for spasms due to back surgery. while the medication works well it can also turn on me. I can become very uncordinated, forget words and suffer severe 2-3 day headaches. can anyone recommend something especially for the headaches?
I too had major back surgery (more to come) and my doctor prescribed valium for the spasms. I could not afford the "muscle relaxers." The soma may be causing the headaches. As far as pain relief for the headaches (I'm assuming you have meds for surgery pain) Try ice packs on the back of your neck and see if your doctor can switch you to valium. Fortunately, I have had no ill side effects from them. As a matter of fact, they have actually helped headaches caused by tension and spasms. Good luck to you and hope you have a pain free day!
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