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  1. Step mom passed update - thanks
    ... to talk to the doctor when you're there. Maybe some Valium ? Or Atavan? Just to keep you calm so you can get your...

  2. What are us back problem people taking for meds?
    ... stressed, which really agravates my back, I'll take a Valium 5mg. :) Sure hope you feel better soon. Get another...

  3. What do people take for drug regimine?
    ... for over a year. I also take Vioxx and occasional Valium for spasms. And Nuerontin. So I know what groggy is...

  4. Please help-meds
    ... on too high of a dose. What you *could* try is valium , it is proven it works well for back pain and muscle...
    ... doctor about it. You could take a small dosage of valium at night with it if you are having troubles with it...

  5. Falling apart from pain and death in family
    ... anyway. First, you need to calm down. Take a valium if you have to. Get your doctor to give you some for ... But you also have to take care of you. So get some valium , and try to find a way to talk to your mom and dad...

  6. myelagram
    ... with fear. But you shouldn't be. Just ask for some Valium before hand. You'll do just fine. I don't know...

  7. Any alternative to Advil???
    ... appetite. I cannot tolerate flexeril, darvocet or valium , well I should say I can tolerate them but my head...

  8. neck pain-slept wrong?
    ... on Neurontin, Percodan, Percocet, Flexeril, Soma, Valium , none of which worked. The MRI showed two herniated...

  9. I freaked out during MRI. Looking for encouragement!
    ... that was a while ago. She said she could give me Valium , but since I had nobody to drive me home, she couldn ... room and hold my foot. And they will give 10 mg of valium along with chlorhydrate (?) which makes you sleepy...
    ... The lady gave me earplugs to wear. What strength valium did they give you? She said she'd give me 10 mg and...
    ... me and the doc for the meds. They usually offer you VAlium , but like you said, you have to have someone to drive...
    ... noise really got to me. The second one, I took a valium , wore earplugs, then put the headset with music on ... was really comfortable. Pesonally I think it was the valium that did the trick ;) Good luck, sounds like you...
    ... husband's presence should do wonders. BTW, xanax and valium are equivalent medications (in the same family), so...
    ... you could take something like Lortab AND xanax or valium . Don't know about mixing the two, but doc or pharmacist...
    ... now I realize how silly that was. They gave me 5 mg valium along with chloralhydrate liquid (tastes awful!)....

  10. Maxed out pain killers/not cutting it
    ... medication I would suggest Percocet and maybe some valium for muscle pain....

  11. soar back all over
    ... I'd call it muscle spasms. A good drug for that is Valium , which also acts as a mild tranquilizer and will reduce ... the stress you are feeling. Unfortunately, Valium is very addictive and getting off it can take a long...
    ... especially mid to upper section. I tireid rest, valium , anti- inflammatories etc but no lasting effect. ...

  12. Ok Here goes
    ... gave a shot of some type of pain killer and a couple valium . I felt better in about 20 mins. They prescribed...

  13. Post-op fusion pain med question
    ... days and dilaudid IM 4mg every 6 hours, plus 10mg valium IM. They sent me home with percocet 10/325 q6 hours...

  14. Survived the MRI!!!
    ... the second time, I told the doctor and he gave me valium to take first. So You can take a valium first, you ... put seeds in my ear, against one spot called the valium point, and it calmed and I got through the procedure ... , just like I'd taken a valium . You might want to consider that next time. No sense...

  15. MRI, I am afraid of closed in spaces!!
    ... on the Adivan either, they just gave me plain ole Valium . That seemed to help me out quite a bit though. I...

  16. Muscle Relaxers: Flexeril vs. Soma
    ... your stomache. And by far the best muscle relaxer is valium . But I am sure we all know why doctors don't prescribe...
    ... not get to a deep sleep.. I ended up switching to valium , which works the best of all.. makes me sleep, and ... ER due to a herniated disc, they injected me with Valium , so it must be the best muscle relaxer... The only...

  17. Is leg pain normal after fusion?
    ... themselves even tho it hurtts some. I take Percocet and Valium to sleep and sometimes use 2 pillows between knees...

  18. Micro-Discetomy L4-5, L5-S1
    ... needed after a few tries she gave me demorol and then valium - which really helped. The people in the recovery...

  19. No nore PAIN MEDS! Question ???
    ... the same problem. I take 6 vicoprofen and up to 3 valium a day. It really slows things down. Eats lots of...

  20. Cervical MRI-claustrophobic
    ... panicaked. I am a bit claustrophobic and did have 5mg. of Valium prior to the procedure. I was not able to have it ... done on Monday. I was fine with my lumbar MRI (with valium ), but when they put the brace over my head and pads...

  21. severe lower back pain and leg pain
    ... about 6 weeks and then they put me on vicodein and valium and that helped alot and then they started ordering...

  22. Choosing the right PT
    ... but the only meds I use are Advil and an occasional valium if I have spasms. I do not use narcotics of any kind...

  23. Back problems, new to board : questions
    ... and longer time. I was also given some pain meds and valium to relax the muscle when I was going thru that which ... I am a nervous flyer. Before this I was taking the valium now and then as that was given for my back and it...

  24. Lots Of Pain Tonight
    ... it, you can't control it. They gave me versed and valium in IV for that procedure and it did nothing for me...

  25. Unbearable muscle spasms in left side/back-help
    ... I'm on hydrocodone, (60mg) per day, somas and now valium . I have to work and the somas and valium will probably...

  26. 2 days post hemilaminectomy/discectomy
    ... surgery. Percocet was given 2 every 4 hours as well as valium for muscle relaxing. Nothing was releaving the pain ... spasms everytime I moved. They gave me morphine and valium around the clock to calm my nerves. A new MRI was...

  27. Please help re: ESI
    ... No relief. 2nd one was 2 weeks later (I took 2 valium on my own) and it didn't hurt at all (doc told me...

  28. thorasic disc problem
    ... they have put me on Methandone, Hydrocodone, Ultram, Valium , Soma, and Ambien CR. I had been taking Celebrex...

  29. Post Surgery Update
    ... 02 causing severe back pain. Two Percocet 10 mg Valium every 4 hours attempt to releave pain. Trigger point...

  30. Hello I am New!
    ... for 6 months before surgery (demerol and soma and valium ). I had a foraminotomy on March 11, so it has...

  31. Desco Booked This Thur Not Lookin Forward To It
    ... mine done without meds, too. They gave me a bit of valium IV but that was all. Painful? Yes, it was...but afterwards...

  32. GOT HELP...but TOO much meds???
    ... 10mg (eventually will be 20mg) 1 celebrex(200mg) 1 valium (5mg) 1 neurontin(300mg..eventually getting up to ... Afternoon.......... 1 valium (5mg) 1 celebrex (200mg) nightime........... ... way...she is tapering me completely off these) 1 valium (5mg) 1 Ambien (10mg) (for 14 days til sleep is regulated ... do all these pills seem the NORM? and she said the valium was a muscle relaxer.....and will all these eventually...
    ... dangerous drugs, especially the percocets, ambien, and valium . I am not sure what neurontin is, so perhaps you...
    ... there....I would worry about being over-medicated. Valium is a wonderful muscle relaxer and unfortunately, it...
    ... an appointment for 2 weeks......and gave me enough valium for 10 days.... and told me to take 3 percs a day...
    ... most people very tired and sleepy at first. Then add valium , ambien, and percoset to the mix and I don't know...

  33. What Medicine For Back Spasms?
    ... Hi there, Post surgery spasms - valium will setlte them instantly though this is not over ... the counter. If pre-surgery im not too sure, i mean valium would work the same but its a worry you're getting...

  34. Good fusion outcomes wanted!
    ... up of the pre-med ( i am fairly sure the pre-med is valium ). From this point i remember nothing at all even though...

  35. muscle spasms after spinal fusion
    ... experienced severe spasms the week after surgery and valium stopped these. Perhaps i am concerned though that...

  36. new here. med probs.
    ... everything for day time...such as flexeral....neurontin.... valium ...motrin 800....celebrex....and now UltraM. I have...

  37. 2nd epidural steriod injection Frid.....scared even more than 1st one
    ... t had to take anything stronger than a Vioxx and a Valium at night (for my neck/jaw tensing). I haven't experience...

  38. got my 1st epidural today
    ... Believe me, I was scared to death to go back (I took 2 valium and made my hubby drive me, they helped alot with...
    ... Believe me, I was scared to death to go back (I took 2 valium and made my hubby drive me, they helped alot with...

  39. New here- ESI question
    ... it would have been so scary. And they may offer a valium or something before-hand, so you should find out....
    ... it would have been so scary. And they may offer a valium or something before-hand, so you should find out. ... epidural today, and I did it "au naturel" - i.e. no Valium or other sedative. They did give me a local though...

  40. How do I live with this?
    ... I don't know whether it's the 5mg of Valium that I take at bedtime or throwing my right leg over...

  41. Help! What questions should I ask the Neuro Doc
    ... management going on, (morphine, hydrocodone for bt, valium , ultram, etc.) At least she got lucky with finding...

  42. 1st steriod injection on Friday..scared to death...
    ... nervous, ask your doctor if you can take a couple valium before hand to relax you if he doesn't use anesthesia...
    ... nervous, ask your doctor if you can take a couple valium before hand to relax you if he doesn't use anesthesia...

  43. Soft Tissue Bumps on Back Associated with Pain?
    ... spasm component or not for me, but probably so, since valium can also be very helpful at times. Standingman...

  44. Home from L5-S1 fusion & decompression lami
    ... release pain med in the morning and one at night and one valium at night. i was on digesic every four yo six hours...
    ... tried to move in bed? Is that what they have given you valium for? I too was on digesic and i think i have some...

  45. Post Myelogram
    ... RMurf--I did have mild sedation (5 mg. valium ) but no pain meds. They offered some after, but I...

  46. Lumbar Fusion & Anti-Inflammatories!?
    ... such as celebrex. I was on pain medication and valium for really bad spasms post surgery. I would assume ... a muscle relaxant such as valium would have close to the effects that celebrex would...
    ... me on Xanax after Fusion Surgery. Kinda sorta Like Valium ....
    ... back pain before surgery. Naprosyn was just cheaper. Valium is in the sedative family (along with xanax)....

  47. toe cramps, tightening up anyone else?
    ... prescribed Flexeril, (a skeletal muscle relaxer) & Valium which helps with the charlie horses and restless sleeping...

  48. Good laminectomy outcomes wanted (really, all experiences)
    ... meds, since I don't take anything besides Advil and Valium prn when I have a clear spasm. I have other reasons...

  49. Need some help...
    ... off meds for close to 3 weeks i think, I had been on Valium and really strong narcotics but i was becoming quite...

  50. Doctor won't prescribe strong narcotics!!!!!
    ... Last doctor told me I must be depressed....gave me VALIUM !!! After falling asleep three afternoons in a row...

  51. What is disk disease and a bulged disk
    ... closticphobic and i called my doctor and he called in valium i was so relaxed i dozed once and she woke me up guess...
    ... closticphobic and i called my doctor and he called in valium i was so relaxed i dozed once and she woke me up guess...
    ... very claustrophopic. The doctor gave me 5 mg. of Valium to take 20 minutes before my appt. I also have degenerativ...
    ... very claustrophopic. The doctor gave me 5 mg. of Valium to take 20 minutes before my appt. I also have degenerativ...

  52. Post-IDET Report
    ... Mostly same old, same old here as well. Using more valium than I was which certainly helps. I don't think it...

  53. MPT & Jus ~ question please about injuries?
    ... Advil for over a year (well, OK, and an occasional valium for spasms). That's because my pain tends to be all...

  54. Newbie here! Q's about Laminectomy.
    ... on no pain meds beyond ibuprofen and an occasional valium for spasms. Still, as is clear, I am living "inside...

  55. November Surgery's
    ... and am taking probably 10 per day. I stopped the valium and zanaflex, and doctor said next we will work on...

  56. 4 months post-op from lumbar spinal fusion and laminectomy
    ... pretty playful soul (so i am hoping its not just the valium ). 16 days post op today! I havent begun seriously...
    ... attitude is positive. I was just wondering besides the valium what other medications are you taking for pain. Depending...
    ... the same prescription as the morning at night plus a valium as i had been experiencing spasms. But generally things...
    ... Sleeping is almost normal even though i am still taking valium at night but i am not ready to stop taking it just...
    ... friend about making decisions while you are still on valium . When will you stop taking that. It is amazing to ... that works great for me. Maybe you should quit the valium . You just don't realize what kind of hold it has on...
    ... I think you may be right. I will try not having Valium tonight. I always thought valium was also a mood moderator...
    ... I think you may be right. I will try not having Valium tonight. I always thought valium was also a mood moderator...
    ... it. Do yourself and everyone else a favor. Stop the valium . Get yourself some extra strength tylenol. The tylenol ... patient. It will take some time. Remember going off the Valium , you will experience withdrawal symptons. Just hang...
    ... scary. Last night was the first night i didnt take the valium and i didnt have the spasms (which is why i was put...
    ... temptation. I don't know how long it takes to get the valium out of your system. I think that after I took my last...
    ... have been more sore today than i have been whilst on valium but that could be in my mind or maybe i am just thinking ... trying to see whats happening with my body as the valium would have worn off by now anyway. I have spent...
    ... dealing with how i feel. I have stopped taking valium and i have stoped taking di gesic. You know the strength ... / effect of valium , di gesic is not a strong pain killer but it does...
    ... youre so right about relaxing! i was given rx for 100 valium s when i left hospital & still have over 90 because ... decided i needed a relaxing evening dammit! & took a valium & noticed the same amount of pain relief I have if...

  57. PLIF Post Operative Leg Pain
    ... been prescribed muscle relaxants to help ease this - Valium . It seems to work too. I have never received nerve...
    ... Glad its not going to hurt. I was planning on taking Valium beforehand. However, considering what i have been ... As for the large spasms, they are eased with the Valium . If i am not moving when they occur it is very hard...
    ... 12 am here middle of the night 3 hrs ago i took 2 valium and 2 pain killers to get me through the night. I...
    ... After my last post I tried to sleep again. I took 2 valium .. it worked for 2 hours and here i am again. This...
    ... i'm not waking up at night. That could also be the valium . I cant wait to start physio on my legs as i feel...
    ... are sleeping through the night. Even if it is the valium that is helping you, at least you are getting a good ... most. Maybe I should ask my pain management dr. about valium although I have never taken it before. I do take Zaneflex...
    ... been there for a while. How long have you been taking Valium to sleep? I sleep through most of the night. I would...
    ... Dear Christi, Valium is primarily a muscle relaxant. It is also used as ... and a sleeping tablet. My cousin is epileptic and valium is used to stop the seizures. It has definately controlled...
    ... type drug, then i take digesic again at night with 2 valium . Last night I tried to reduce it down to 1 valium...
    ... thing about taking medications period, even more so Valium , so it makes it even more difficult but i just woke...
    ... np pain associated with it, that is because of the valium decrease im sure. Hope you're doing ok and the...

  58. test results and disability
    ... i have high blood pressure and high choleseral on valium and wellburten physical theraphy 3 times a week always...

  59. Ciatic Nerve Pain
    ... middle of the night here in Australia. At 9pm i took 2 valium and 2 pain killers.. I was so proud. I am 11 days...
    ... but it is not as intense at night - because I take valium at night and that totally relaxes all the muscles...

  60. 2 years of back pain and now hip pain too
    ... only on Advil. Occasionally, I also take 2.5 mg. valium when it seems that spasm is part of the problem. ...
    ... only on Advil. Occasionally, I also take 2.5 mg. valium when it seems that spasm is part of the problem. ...

  61. Newbie has ?'s for the back pros :)
    ... on until Saturday when I finally went to the ER for Valium and a Demerol shot. I can no longer walk long distances ... considered getting a mobile scooter. My current meds are Valium 10 mg 3 times a day, Neurontin 300mg at bedtime, Skelaxin ... Current meds: Oxycontin, Neurontin, Indocin, Skelaxin, Valium ...
    ... Current meds: Oxycontin, Neurontin, Indocin, Skelaxin, Valium ...

  62. Post Surgery Tips
    ... mri's later and ..... MUSCLE SPASMS??? UofM gave me Valium , Flexeril, Baclofen, and Nuerontin. 4 prescriptions...
    ... pain (Gas being poured down my right leg. I am on Valium , Percoet Lyrica and Lunesta to fall asleep. Good...

  63. question about pain meds
    ... edge off and i don't have bad side effects. i take valium to help me sleep. i'm so glad i feel much more normal...

  64. Hello...newbie here!
    ... up in pain. Trying not to take meds (Darvocet and Valium ) but seems when I don't, it gets really bad. Everything...

  65. 3 level 360 Fusion 5 mo post op
    ... yourself. Pain meds would not work, I had to take valium in order to calm down so that the pain meds would...

  66. spondylolesthesis
    ... ist SI it was up to 160! my pcp gave me a scrip for valium for the next one - - 1 only! so now i have 9 valiums...
    ... Along with that at night I take a childs size dose of Valium (as I am a smaller framed girl they didnt want to...

  67. Myelogram tomorrow
    ... so. I did not need pain medication, although the valium beforehand to stay "mellow" was probably useful. ...

  68. Question about meds
    ... doesn't really seem to knock them out. I've found Valium is really the best, but my dr warned me if you take...
    ... Yup ...... Valium did the trick for me also. ...
    ... time around, my primary gave me a mix of vicodin and valium , and I tell you, that did the trick. However, now ... have messed up on, has me on a combo of flexeril and valium . Yesterday was first day and I am finding my self...

  69. C2-3 problem w/headache.....anyone every have a Disc-O-Gram ???
    ... As for versed, it is an IV med. It is a strong valium type of feeling. It is amnesia causing, which means...

  70. Surgery Day After Tomorrow
    ... you and wish you a good surgical outcome. Ask for Valium if you are nervous tomorrow, and splurge for a private...
    ... how things go just as soon as I can. I have taken a valium and it's off to bed for me [img]http://www.healthboards...

  71. L5-S1 Hemilaminectomy with microdisectomy 2
    ... alittle nervous but I know I will do fine, I'm taking a valium before I get there, lol, just alittle something to...

  72. New Medication question
    ... Klonopin is HIGHLY addictive, as it comes from the Valium family. (it even looks like valium minus the "V" stamped...
    ... the klonopin you are takling about but if it is like valium I would recommend you don't use it long term if you...

  73. Good Fusion Outcomes Wanted
    ... 1st week. Pain meds would not work, I had to take valium in order to calm down so that the pain meds would...
    ... with me. I want to be prepared (im going to take some valium before i go anyway to help relieve any muscle tension...
    ... fantastically! Really. I am so happy. (its probably the valium shh its our secret) hehe. I'm in the best mood today...
    ... had a pretty disrupted nights sleep. I took only 1 valium instead of 2 (to ease muscle spasms) and I think i...
    ... aracetamol every 3 hours then at night: 2 x digesic and 2 x valium (for the spasms). As i was having leg pain the doctor ... just not good for you. So last night i had 1 x valium and 1 x digesic and believe me i wont be doing that ... do. The digesic is for the back discomfort and the valium is for the spasms which i think i have figured are ... trying to work to full capacity they just seize up. The valium controls this by relaxing the muscles. I am the type ... that was from trying to change positions in bed. The valium lets me do this, so you can see why i am reluctant...
    ... nasry spasms. I went to thr doctor and she prescribed valium and they stopped straight away. Perhaps this is worth...
    ... problems most of my life and have never been prescribed Valium . I understand this can be very addictive along with...
    ... I agree with Larryp in principle-- valium and its cousin drugs can lead to a dependency cycle ... of great help when used strategically. Personally, valium has "saved my butt" (literally) a few times, by breaking...
    ... addictive. Is it that my body will learn to depend on the valium to relax at night? I do not want to be on pain meds ... drug. What is the length of time one would prescribe valium for in surgical cases? I have been on it for a about...
    ... about what the guys are saying in regards to your valium , but im sure ur doc wouldnt have you on it if it was...
    ... soon. Basically, it "tamps everything down." Valium was originally developed specifically for muscle spasms ... to mellow you out are usually in the same family as valium and have the same effect. Again, relatively short ... acute disk herniations, they often also prescribed valium for five-six weeks. It was pretty effective, even...
    ... during the day. I have been asked to taper to one valium so perhaps i should not try just going straight off...
    ... general, tapering off is a good idea. One thing about valium is that it is easy to build up to a point where you...
    ... only 1 paracetamol and 1 digesic, tried to go off the valium but that was not a good idea. I had 6 hours sleep...
    ... i am only on basic paracetamol, at night i take 1 valium and 1 digesic (only a little stronger than paracetamol...

  74. SuccessStory and Others
    ... and decide what to take for the pain. I have some valium here that I only take for spastic colon,,,, usually...

  75. Neck Surgery?????
    ... already - I have decreased the amount of vicodin and valium I am taking now, which means it is getting better...