Muscle relaxant

What is Muscle relaxant?

A drug with the capacity to reduce muscle tone; may be either a peripherally acting muscle relaxant such as curare and act to produce blockade at the neuromuscular junction (and thus useful in surgery), or act as a centrally acting muscle relaxant exerting its effects within the brain and spinal cord to diminish muscle tone (and thus useful in muscle spasm or spasticity).It is a powerful drug used in cases like Temporomandibular disorder, Low back pain , Neck pain, fibromyalgia.Muscle relaxant has side effects which includes Heart faliure, and Paralysis.The common side effects include dizziness, headache, nausea, nervousness and drowsiness.

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I Fell a few days ago on my face Have a small cut on my nose and my lip my face does not hurt very much but i feel like i have a stiff neck and can...

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muscle relaxant and warm compresses

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The stiff neck would be due to spasm of...

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how can methocarbomal 500 mg help chronic lower back pain. stenosis

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a muscle relaxant helps to reduce any spasm in the muscles in the back

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It is a...

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I have a muscular back pain issue in my right middle back. What is a good home remedy...heat or cold. I'm taking Tylenol for the...

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You need to take muscle relaxant

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Hello, I have studied your case. Back pain can be controlled by muscle relaxant....

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