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Suggest medications for mitochondrial myopathy apart from tab Flexeril

I ve been taking flexeril for 15 yrs. Would it be beneficial to switch to Lorzone?I ve had mitochondrial myopathy for 19 years. I have myoclonus jerking mostly in my legs. I have horrible dry mouth from flexeril mixed with my pain med hydromorphone.
Mon, 10 Jun 2019
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Hello,

We can not cure the disease completely. Only symptomatic management is possible.
You can also use drugs like baclofen.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician
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Suggest medications for mitochondrial myopathy apart from tab Flexeril

Hello, We can not cure the disease completely. Only symptomatic management is possible. You can also use drugs like baclofen. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician