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Rib cage spasms, charlie horses, gabapentin, cyclobenzaprine, shallow breathing, elevated parathyroid, potassium traces in urine

I am getting horrible rib cage spasms and charlie horses I am on Gabapentin 600mg and cyclobenzoprine and still get no relief..Just had one of the worst I have had 12 minutes of crying and shallow breathing . Been like this for a year progressively getting worse. I just found outr my parathyroid is elevated slighly(78) and I had trace potassium in my urine, can this be causing this?
Asked On : Mon, 7 May 2012
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The muscle spasms that you are having can be related to electrolyte imbalances. Start taking electrolyte rich fluids and get a few blood tests done to find out.
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Dr. Praveen Tayal ,
Answered: Sun, 6 Apr 2014
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