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.

Questions and answers on "Muscle relaxant"

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 not get rid of it. what should i do ?

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Brief Answer:
muscle relaxant and warm compresses

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

The stiff neck would be due to spasm of the muscles in the neck region.

In addition to the continued use of the advil, you may also want to consider a muscle relaxant as well as warm...

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

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

Detailed Answer:
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

It is a muscle relaxant.

Muscle spasm can contribute to back pain so the use of a muscle relaxant would help to reduce the tension in the muscles.

Spasm can...

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Can panadol extra lower resting heart rate if taken with a muscle relaxant ?

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Brief Answer:
some muscle relaxants have this effect

Detailed Answer:
Hi, thanks for using healthcare magic

Panadol extra contains a combination of panadol and caffeine. Caffeine is associated with a potential increase in heart rate because it is a stimulant.
Panadol is not normally associated...

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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 discomfort.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You need to take muscle relaxant

Detailed Answer:
Hello, I have studied your case. Back pain can be controlled by muscle relaxant. Tyenol is not sufficient for this. I have following suggestions for you.
1.Physiotherapy in form of back muscle relaxant exercises.
2.Tablet...

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I was exercising on my exercise ball and lost my balance. I rolled off and hit the floor hard on my left side under the breast. I am ok when I'm sitting but its painful to stand up. It as also hurts when I cough. I assume I bruised some ribs. Can I do self care at home? I am taking Naproxen.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Pain is due to musculoSkeletal cause.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
As per your description, it looks like musculoskeletal pain.

I prescribe Skeletal muscle relaxant tablet containing Thiocolchicoside to my patients with similar complaints. You need a good pain killer too.I add Etoricoxib...

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Dear Dr. XXXXXXX

Thanks for letting me know that I have cervical spondylosis and advising me to wear a cervical collar for a week. I wore a cervical collar for a week until last Friday. While it did help me temporarily, the neck pain is still there. I also have pain in shoulder blades and at specific points in mid back and lower back. The pain is usually less in the mornings and as the day progresses, it increases. It's usually worse in late afternoons and in the evening. It gets better with sleep and sometimes with exercise.

Please advise what I can do to keep the pains under control and hopefully get rid of them.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
isometric neck exercises will help.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.

The pain in cervical spondylosis can be well controlled with the help of isometric neck exercises.

ISOMETRIC EXERCISES:
Do not hold your breath as you do these. For each exercise press for 5-6...

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I woke up yesterday with pain around my right collarbone, that's the side I sleep on. Last night every time I moved it hurt. Could I have slept on it wrong, or I don't have a very good pillow either. Because before yesterday I didn't have this pain. Or could I have strained it Friday I couldn't go to the bathroom and I could feel something weird on my chest when I tried to, but now I am going ok...what can I do to sleep better with this or what can I take or what can I put on it for the pain?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Due to bad posture.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
The pain is likely to be due to a bad posture during sleeping. It is best to lie on your back while sleeping. The pain will subside in next few days. In addition to heat, advil, muscle rub cream, you can...

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I am having severe right sided neck spasms. Had yesterday- thought slept funny
now much worse.
taking ibuprofen 400 mg every 4 hours

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Neck muscle spasm

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Welcome to HealthcareMagic and thanks for putting up the query
Take muscle relaxant twice daily for 5 days and calcium supplements regularly.
Avoid pillow and any neck exercises.
Ibuprofen is just a pain killer so better to go for a muscle...

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Hi Doctor,
During the workout exercise i got an Air lock in my back shoulder . Already appilied the volini but not got much effect . Is there any medicine should i take to get the relief .

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You can have muscle relaxant.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,
Thanks for posting your query.
I have gone through your query,you can take muscle relaxant like thiocholchicoside 4mg twice daily and do hot fomentation.
I hope this answers your query.
In case you have additional questions or...

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I am felling pain in my back side of my left hand, since yesterday evening due to bad sleeping posture

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You should take skeletal muscle relaxant tablet.

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Pain due to bad posture will get relieved by skeletal muscle relaxant tablet.I prescribe Tablet containing Thiocolchicoside 4mg to my patients with similar complaints.
Apply hot fomentation.
Nothing to worry.It...

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Recent questions on  Muscle relaxant

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I am currently on cyclobenzaprine with a prescription. I take it at nighttime right before bed to help me sleep better due to I have a muscle strain that s also affecting my sciatic nerve. I am off work right now, but when I go back would I still be able to take this pill at night and operate under my cdl the next day. Would this drug show up on a dot drug test if I was pulled in for a random or god forbid an accident.

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I have pain in my left upper arm. There is some pain in upper spine also. Seen doctors several times. They advised physiotherapy (Hot pack, IFT and exercise ) and muscle relaxant ointments and Etoshine MR tablets. Pain reduces a bit after physiotherapy for 3-4 weeks but again reappears. Need some advice.

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I feel weak when I wake up in the morning and experience low temperature- around 97 degree F.I get pangs of hunger. I had a blood test done recently. Diabetes and Thyroid are ruled out. My haemoglobin is 11.9. Lympocytes is 44%, Neutrophil (stab) is 0% Neutrophil (segm) is 52% Platelet count 2,20,000 Total R.B.C is 4.4 milliom/cumm P.C.V is 35% I have been suffering from Cervical Spinal Stenosis for the past 3 months and was under medication of pain killers and muscle relaxants. I was advised surgery but Osteopathy treatment improved my condition.

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Six months ago, I was dancing (I know it is isn t a sport, but my injury is close), and I was doing a full split while I slipped and split fully and too fast. Since then, on my left leg, I have been experiencing pain whenever I stretch . This pain is localised to one long line from my groin to mid-thigh, on the inner side of the leg. I would like to know if the injury is serious, what type of doctor I should consult, and if muscle relaxants (like Moov and Volini) will help, along with hot and cold foamentation and wrapping the injured area with a crepe bandage .

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I have been diagnosed with spondylothesis of the L5 and S1 region. I have had an mri and x-rays for my back. I had an epidural injection(2) in Nov in my back which seemed to help the pain going down my legs for a couple of weeks. Unfortunately I...

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Since yesterday, I have a sharp pain in my right leg at the knee, and above, and the right buttock. It s sharp, stabbing pain in the knee and buttock. Nothing seems to help it (e.g. Ibuprofen , changing position (standing, sitting, laying,...

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I have had pretty sharp pain under my left shoulder blade for the past three days. I was thinking a pulled muscle but I am wondering if it could be something else. It seems to be a little high to be an organ but I am not sure. It is at the bottom...

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