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Old 11-06-2007, 08:50 AM   #1
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What is the difference between these two meds?

Can someone tell me the difference between Soma and Fiornial?
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Old 11-06-2007, 09:32 AM   #2
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Re: What is the difference between these two meds?

Soma is a muscle relaxer and I believe the other is a pain reliever.

 
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Re: What is the difference between these two meds?

Fiorinal is used for migraines. Soma is used for back pain,

 
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Re: What is the difference between these two meds?

Soma is a muscle relaxer to relieve back spasms.

Fiorinol is used for the most part for tension headaches. It used to be used for all kinds of headaches, including migraines, but with the advent of the triptans (Imitrex and others like it) Fiorinol is being prescribed much less now for migraines.

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Re: What is the difference between these two meds?

Wow Jon!! A++ for content & grammar!! Memere (Kathy'Mac)

 
Old 11-06-2007, 01:29 PM   #6
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Re: What is the difference between these two meds?

Dear Memere (Kathy'Mac),

Thank You! I guess I'll just have to disregard commas, periods, and basic capitalization to overcome this grammar reputation! Nonetheless, I do like to be as informed as possible concerning the medications we talk about.

Truly, I seriously appreciate your kind comments!

Sincerely,
Jon (Conductor)

P.S. I am still having a hard time thinking of you as "Memere".

 
Old 11-06-2007, 07:33 PM   #7
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Re: What is the difference between these two meds?

Thanks for the help! The reason I ask is: I take fiorinal for headachs but I have neck pain which I take lortab for but I also have ear pain but it's coming from my neck so my ear,nose and throat doctor gave me soma for that and it's the only thing that helps. I would have thought the fiorinal would but it doesn't.
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