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  1. Quick Neurontin Question
    ... this drug. And yet, on the whole, he likens it to Valium as one of the most used, most beneficial and safest...

  2. Suzy-Q Home from Boston and Have I got Some Stories For You!
    ... I have percocet, oxy IR for break through pain and valium for spasms. These are all working fairly well for...

  3. CT Myelogram ?s
    ... Hi, what they did to me was 1>give me a valium 2>lay you under a machine to take pictures of the...

  4. muscle spasms in lower back....
    ... I have been prescribed valium and soma for muscle relaxers for my spasms, but did...

  5. wondering about injections
    ... could take some time. Perhaps they could give you valium or something to make the time pass a little easier...

  6. New here..Have intense lower back pain..
    ... pain.. Perhaps you can try some muscle relaxers, like Valium or Soma.. One more thing that seems to help me...

  7. Another Case of Ultram Withdrawal Problems
    ... muscle relaxers, anti-anxity pills such as Xanax or Valium all have dependancy factors. People who use laxatives...

  8. Ibuprofen/Vicodin/Soma - Questions
    ... spasms in calf and after that quit working, I take 5mg valium at bedtime. It works for me. I'm scheduled for fusion...

  9. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE II
    ... herniated my L5/S1. I've been taking vicodin, ibuprofen, valium , etc., but icing it seems to give me the most relief...

  10. Long-lasting muscle spasm/tightness???
    ... having fusion the end of the month. I take a 5 mg valium at bedtime to control spasms in my calf....

  11. Back pain on my side???
    ... throught the pain and muscle relaxers... (Soma and valium ). In your case, could just be muscular.. Maurice...

  12. Harrington rods removed after 14 years?!?!
    ... muscle spasms.. I take muscle relaxers (mainly SOMA or VALIUM ) when it acts up... I find that some stretching and...

  13. epidural injections
    ... after. The best was when they gave me a tiny bit of valium beforehand, and versed just before. The versed is...

  14. Need Advice as to What to do and Where to go
    ... Also, have you tried any muscle relaxers like soma or valium ? It could also be stress related, where your tension...

  15. Feet Cramps
    ... I'm having this at night time and take a valium before bed for the spasms and sometimes that doesn...

  16. Severe Pain Again
    ... do much as muscle relaxer.. ask for soma or even valium ... Will help with muscle spasms... And, believe...
    ... do much as muscle relaxer.. ask for soma or even valium ... Will help with muscle spasms... And, believe...
    ... Pooby... I take 1 valium or soma and 1 glass of red wine about 30 minutes after ... I take valium , and it makes it a super drug... I dont abuse it...
    ... A lot of doctors out there don't prescribe valium because it can be very addictive and a lot of people ... abuse it. The effects of valium are enhanced when taken with alcohol that is why od ... 's occur when large amounts of valium are taken with alcohol. Also the longer you take ... valium the lesser the effect because a tolerance is built...

  17. Little help reading CT results please
    ... any meds for pain? Do you have muscle relaxers ( valium or soma?).. Also, try ice packs wherevever you...
    ... any meds for pain? Do you have muscle relaxers ( valium or soma?).. Also, try ice packs wherevever you...

  18. Sciatica pain?
    ... can also prescribe muscle relaxers, such as soma or valium to help with muscle spasms that could be contributing...

  19. Question regarding epidural??
    ... Is your dr prescribing muscle relaxers like Soma or Valium ? Flexeril is too weak, at least for me... This...

  20. both legs now? Not sure what to do until I see Dr
    ... vicodin during the day - some days worse than others and valium at night to calm down the spasms in my lower leg....

  21. Help! I've done nothing and I can't get up!
    ... .. Do you have any muscle relaxers, such as valium or soma? That could help muscle spasms... Sometimes...

  22. Please tell me about steriod injections and the discogram
    ... should tough it out. The only meds I got was 10mg valium , IV. Didn't do a thing to help. I'd suggest discussing ... how much sedation he gives. I know that 10mg IV of valium is enough to put a lot of people to sleep, but not...

  23. Drx 9000
    ... pain. Im on all sorts of pain and muscle relaxers and valium . They dont seem to make the pain go away but Im so...

  24. Countdown to TLIF ... Lots of Questions
    ... gave us compazine to help that. He then called in valium when her muscles spasmed for a few nights. She was ... She was miserable. The next day he called in the valium and it only midly happened one other time to her....

  25. Epidural steriod injection on lower back
    ... if youre nervous ask them if they can give you valium before the procedure. for me, they called in 10 mg ... foot control (didnt bother me though). if you do get valium get someone to drive you there and back. the shot...

  26. New to the Board... An Intro.
    ... the L4-L5 disc problems. My doc gave me vicodine and valium and that just takes the edge off but that ankle and...

  27. Any suggestions to help fight the depression we all have from time to time?
    ... length of time causes great pain and vicodine and valium doesn't help much. I also use to knit but I forgot...

  28. Toes trouble with back pain
    ... specialist until the 23 of march> and the vicodine<5-500>, valium <5mg>and skelaxin <800mg> is not working. I also had...

  29. don't know for sure what to do!!
    ... emergency room 2 weeks ago they gave me vicodine and valium and sent me home. The ER Dr said take 1 to 2 vicodine...

  30. 18 days post op leg pain
    ... day or two and then disappeared. He gave her some valium and it took the edge off on the two occassions when...

  31. methadone or spinal cord stimulator
    ... I told them no. So the doc put me on vicodine and valium until I get another epidoral to hold me over until...
    ... I told them no. So the doc put me on vicodine and valium until I get another epidoral to hold me over until...
    ... I told them no. So the doc put me on vicodine and valium until I get another epidoral to hold me over until...
    ... I told them no. So the doc put me on vicodine and valium until I get another epidoral to hold me over until...

  32. how long to wait?
    ... to the bathroom. My Doc placed me on vicodine and valium neither seem to do the trick for me. I am seeing a...

  33. Pinched Nerve - Disc
    ... to have the operation. They have me on vicodine and valium , it does'nt help with nerve pain at all. Only you...

  34. 4 weeks;fusion..very happy..ALMOST SCARE
    ... sleeping as well. And maybe a little down. I do have some valium left from surgery & wonder if that might help at night...
    ... it's OK, I'm not REAL sure but think Elavil, Soma, Valium are all pretty much muscle relaxers, we have to do...

  35. MRI Results
    ... pain meds "vicodine" twice every 6 hours and to take valium every 6 hours. I told him I didn't want to go back...

  36. back, leg and sciatic nerve pain "AGAIN"
    ... disctomy was the L5-S1. I am on pain meds "vicodine, Valium and Ketorolac. I didn't want to go back on the morphine...

  37. Need some advice.
    ... compared to the other side. i have to take vicodin and valium to sleep because of the pain. it has made my life...

  38. Leg cramping...7 months post op
    ... could still be nerve healing, but they could give you valium at night or something to calm it down. It helped...

  39. Newbi post- please read. R neck/back/shoulder problems.
    ... depression), fentanyl (patch form 25mg), percocet 5mg and valium 5mg. A lot of medication. It's coming up on...

  40. L5 S1 fusion 1 week away - could use some success stories and words of wisdom
    ... will be too! They allowed me to take a couple of valium before coming to the hospital, I was very calm and...
    ... taking something to relax, you can ask your Dr for some Valium for the days leading up. All of my surgeries so far...

  41. Who Has Or Having This Done ???radio Frequency Ablation Of The Facets Surgery?
    ... eye at my medications, which are fentanyl, percocet, valium , elavil and cymbalta... But trying to get them to...

  42. ques: scared!!!!!!!!!
    ... of the surgery? A lot of times they can give you a valium or something. Not all drs. will do this, but many...

  43. Whats the deal with Scarring and therapy for Micro D recovery?
    ... taking skelaxin and muscle relaxers alike includig the valium . I am back to sleeping on both sides and getting almost...

  44. mri tomorrow and severely claustrobic
    ... A couple of Ativan will definitely help (I used Valium ). Another thing, it's helpful to put something over...

  45. What to expect once I wake up after fusion
    ... after we were home and that was it. Her dr called in valium in case she needed it again. She started eating about...

  46. MRI +spinal chord compression
    ... 2 hours, I came home Thursday, have had only some valium and hydro codone for pain, but don't feel bad at all...

  47. self administered back pain therapy?
    ... I have had spasms for three years now. I take Valium for them. It is the only thing that works for me....

  48. Two weeks post-op...had to go to ER yesterday
    ... they put in an IV and shot me full of Demerol and Valium , which really helped that knot on my back (earlier ... post) calm down. So now, I'm taking Valium in addition to the Percocet to ease the constant spasming ... through to get to my spine. Any of you ever took that ( valium ) and did it help you with your back? :) Tomorrow...
    ... and allow yourself time to get better. As for the valium , it is an excellent muscle relaxer. In fact, that...
    ... ) I forgot to ask him to give me a script for Valium ...I will call him tomorrow and see if he will call...

  49. One week post-op for L5-S1 fusion...New problem
    ... the whole time I was there!), and also injectible Valium , to relax the knot on my back I mentioned previously ... . The Valium REALLY helped instantly :) , it relaxed the spasms ... that? The ER doc sent me home with a script for the valium and so far, so good. I see my surgeon tomorrow...

  50. Doc ordered another Lumbar MRI for 11/14 (m)...
    ... there. In the meantime, he gave me a script for some valium since I am growing scared of large needles and just...
    ... other treatments, or prescribing medication other than valium ? Valium may relax you, but I think most would agree...
    ... some cases, I am not saying this one in particular, Valium does alleviate some of the pain. It relaxes the muscles ... problem has to be muscles because if I take three Valium or sit in a very hot tub, all of my pain is gone. ... have it until I move and then it only goes away with Valium and or a heat pack or a hot tub. So, I am surmizing...

  51. Myelogram is scheduled, what to expect?
    ... me. :) So, I guess I'll just take my percocet and valium and hope for the best. So, maybe it's not imperative...
    ... I hope it's not too bad on me. I will be taking 1 Valium and my percocet before I go, but probably just half...

  52. Post Surgery--Finally--but still have ????'s
    ... spasams? I have tried Flexeril, Norflex and am now on Valium (Yeah, I thought it was weird too!!!). Oh, and...
    ... Just wanted to let you know that valium was originally intended as a muscle relaxant! Glad...

  53. Pre-Operative Tests
    ... them. For the future, you may want to try taking a valium (sp?) which your Dr. will give you prior to MRI's...
    ... Lori suggested for my daughter's mri. She took one valium one hour prior to her appt and brought her own cd...

  54. discogram?
    ... scary not knowing what to expect. They will give you a Valium if you ask, I'm sooo glad I had one because I was...

  55. Thoracic Back pain
    ... and believe it or not WINE..... I actually take a valium or soma with wine (against the disclaimer on the med...

  56. Radiofrequency Nuerolysis
    ... My first facet block I took 1o mgs of valium before I went. It didn't really hurt as much as I ... was coming from. The 3rd facet block I took 10mgs of valium before I went because I had a neck spasm caused by...

  57. What a mess!
    ... possible. The doctor tried giving me low doses of valium for my nerves. Well this made me loopy as all get ... He & the office manager did it the week I took the valium and then he waited a month to give it to me. He said...

  58. Lower back injured this morning at work - Help!
    ... and felt my back. He then prescribed Ibuprofen and Valium and said get some rest but try to remain active as ... much as possible. The Ibuprofen and Valium aren't beginning to touch the pain I am in. I would...

  59. Pain Management Suggestions
    ... only been helpful occassionally.. switching to the valium has helped at night alot. Now, the patch. I think...

  60. back spasm relief???
    ... best thing I did. The other thing..my doc prescribed valium . I was a bit surprised when she did that. Have been ... on Somas for years..didn't do much at all. She said valium is the best muscle relaxant out there. I can tell...

  61. Fusion and Flying
    ... if I take my pain pill, is it still safe to take a valium for the panic attacks. I don't want to get really...

  62. well, i had my shot and ive got a no candy coated explanation if you dare read on :P
    ... persons pain threshold and if youre sedated. I took a valium but thats it and it didnt do much but make me a tad...

  63. Question about a myelogram
    ... all. I was nervous for nothing. The dr. gave me valium to take, one an hr. before and one right before. ...
    ... with local anesthesia, and usually some ativan or valium to help relax you. The risks, of course, one of which...

  64. never had surgery-nervous!!
    ... arms set at our table for her. I did give her a valium last night as her leg muscles are waking up a little...

  65. Old at back pain with new diagnosis Hating WC
    ... this game. They gave me percocet 2 every 4 hours and valium 5 mg eery 8 hours for pain. That still does not take...

  66. Old at back pain with new diagnosis Hating WC
    ... this game. They gave me percocet 2 every 4 hours and valium 5 mg eery 8 hours for pain. That still does not take...

  67. Getting an epidural for two rupturing discs in lumbar , what should i expect? TY
    ... so i think i should DEMAND some kind of sedative or valium , just to calm my nerves so i dont make sudden movements ... are sending me an info packet and a prescription for valium . My appointment is set for June 27 so ive got 3 weeks...

  68. Epidural or MicroDiscectomy.....?
    ... pain! No sedation but my dr did allow me to take a valium about an hour before the shot. Although the shot didn...

  69. L4/L5 L5/S1 problems
    ... HAVE HIM GIVE YOU MEDS. BEFORE YOU GO IN . MAYBE SOME VALIUM . I'VE HAD 3 SURGERIES AND A L4-5, L5-S1 FUSION. TRY...
    ... hear from me itll be over with.i plan on taking a valium and 2 percocets and drinking o hot fresh big cup of...
    ... well my injection didnt hurt..but i did take a valium and 2 percocets and felt it was a waste of pills.lol...
    ... point around 4:30ish that i finally had to take a valium to calm my nerves..figured id read the posts and reply...

  70. can anyone help me
    ... ask your dr for something to calm your nerves like valium to take before the mri. I also hate confined spaces...

  71. I made it through But oh it hurts
    ... the pain relievers are not cutting it. They gave me valium to go along with my meds which seem to work pretty...

  72. Pain Meds Resistance
    ... works with your system. They gave me 20 mg of valium before surgery some many years ago. HA! I sat up ... start work and not have me under, but I refuse to take valium any more as it has the reverse affect on me. While...

  73. How claustrophobic is an MRI, really?
    ... ways to handle nervousness. Your MD can prescribe a valium , but you'll need someone to drive you home. Or you...

  74. Muscle spasms - Suggestions???
    ... Have you tried valium yet? Oddly enough..I've been on and off somas for ... years and never thought of valium as anything but a "calm me down" sort of drug. My ... doctor suggested valium . She said it was the best muscle relaxer there is ... my rotator cuff and that makes sleeping (even with valium ) almost impossible. I can get to sleep immediately ... ..but when the valium wears off...I'm up. I want sleep!!!!!!! Good luck...
    ... Have you tried valium yet? Oddly enough..I've been on and off somas for ... years and never thought of valium as anything but a "calm me down" sort of drug. My ... doctor suggested valium . She said it was the best muscle relaxer there is ... my rotator cuff and that makes sleeping (even with valium ) almost impossible. I can get to sleep immediately ... ..but when the valium wears off...I'm up. I want sleep!!!!!!! Good luck ... Thanks for the advise! I will ask my Doctor about Valium . The thing that drives me NUTS the most is NOT being...
    ... sleep/pain/stress cycle has to be broken............so valium may do the trick. But the main thing is to find out ... stairs. Call your dr & see if he will give you a few valium to try, and explain your change in sensation, restless ... leg syndrome...If dr will rx valium ....be sure to talk pharmacist...i dont know if you ... can take valium with anyother muscle relaxer. I wish you the best...
    ... but never asked my doc about this....oh and about valium it is a great muscle relaxer and it it is awesome...

  75. Had my steroid epidural for my back
    ... I took valium before I went, but it didn't do much. Katrina, ...