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  1. New GP lowers stress
    ... and only did so because I needed a prescription for valium to help get me through my first MRI. He made me come...

  2. Doctors....grrrr!!!
    ... I'm going away for a month, and CANNOT survive w.o valium and Lortab or its equiv. I know how to cry on cue...
    ... Aren't Lortab and valium fairly habit-forming meds (I don't do meds, so don ... additional rx's. A friend of mine has MS and finds that valium is the only thing that helps with some of her symptoms...
    ... alcoholic. They are absolutely OK with 5-10 mg of valium per day, and inevitably I still have drugs left when ... high threshold for pain. Took 1.5 Lortab and 5 mg valium . hobbled to my recliner, and gritted my teeth for...

  3. help I'm scared
    ... jerkiness. It's back and getting worse. I take 10 mg of valium at night, and the kicking you describe stops, or at...

  4. sadia here again
    ... And don't worry about the MRI. They will give you valium before hand if you're claustrophobic. If it will...
    ... the MRI techs will hear you. You can ask for a valium for your MRI. These are commonly given to help with ... interrupts my nap! Get yourself a heated blanket and a valium , KEEP YOUR EYES CLOSED and I promise it will be fine...

  5. Hi ,new here with some ms symptoms
    ... the first MRI but now it's like old hat. ;) I pop a valium and besides a few other tricks that work for me (for...

  6. MS twitching ??
    ... narcotic--it's a benzodiazepine, in the same family as valium and xanax. To me, it takes longer to kick in and lasts...
    ... narcotic--it's a benzodiazepine, in the same family as valium and xanax. To me, it takes longer to kick in and lasts...

  7. Another MRI TUESDAY WITH CONTRAST AND XANAX!!!!
    ... think the doctor would know the right dose. I'm a Valium girl on MRI days! :) I will give you some other tips ... time that I bailed, which was without my best friend valium !). The other great tip I got was from my PCP, who...

  8. MRI with contrast for diagnosis
    ... which I should have done in the first place!!!) for valium . He made me come in and he referred me to the new...

  9. Newbie Awaiting Mri Results__you Are All Wonderful!!
    ... luck, Kellly. Ask if theyll prescribe you a Xanax or Valium to take before the test...youll wind up sleeping thru...
    ... Kelley, and welcome! I agree with Nikki...ask for a valium or something to help you with the MRI. At my first...

  10. what "natural"meds do other people take??
    ... quite a few of them under my belt now -- and also valium . Best other tip I ever got was to close your eyes...

  11. I have 10 of the most common MS symptoms and no diagnosis!
    ... only reason I called his office was because I needed valium to get through my first MRI -- this is all during...

  12. Questions about symptoms/relapse
    ... drugs! Unless I absolutely need too. He prescribed me valium 3 months ago for my dizziness and feeling off balance...

  13. sacroiliac problems along with hip,knee & 2 drop feet
    ... as I dislike the drug (makes me feel stupider than valium , which I am currently using. But 10 mg only works...

  14. Chronic Leg Fidgiting(sp?)and constant needing to move them???
    ... The fidgeting is called SPASTICITY. I take 10 mg of valium before bed or long trips where I can't get up much...

  15. How Do You Deal With Family That Doesn't Understand?
    ... could experience the optic neuritis, have him pop a valium to induce the 'brain fog' i get to deal with.....and...

  16. Not so open MRI
    ... slightly to moderately clasterphobic and they gave me valium for the closed MRI. I slept thru the test and was...

  17. Spinal MRI
    ... scheduled to have a spinal MRI on Monday night. I had valium for the head MRI and it was a good thing, the cage ... would have done me in. The doctor did not order me valium for this test and I did not think to ask if there...
    ... want to give them a call to find out.... Taking a valium wont hurt you, or your test results, nor will Xanax...

  18. Have a couple of questions about MS
    ... else;however to be honest I went for it (even took a valium due to my claustriphobia) and I COULD NOT do it! ...

  19. Freaking Out.
    ... laustraphobic and I hate needles so my doc gave me 20 mg of valium to take before the test. I didn't care when they...

  20. i hope i am not alone....
    ... Klonopin (Clonazepam) which is a Benzo, same category as Valium . I started using Klonopin for antiety/panic attacks...
    ... Klonopin (Clonazepam) which is a Benzo, same category as Valium . I started using Klonopin for antiety/panic attacks...

  21. Symptoms Becoming More Frequent/More Pronounced
    ... spasticity. I only get it at night now, and take 5-10 mg of valium , which calms them down. There are other drugs too...

  22. baclofen-help
    ... other cns drug in your system. They tried to give me valium to counteract the symptoms of withdrawal but I refused...

  23. relapes with little recovery/new symptoms any advise
    ... nerve. But they are back, mostly at night, so I'm on valium (10 mg at bedtime). This is certainly MS related....

  24. lumbar puncture next week- questions-
    ... claustrophobe) the MRIs were way worse. 10-15 mg. of valium will get me thru an hour. I wish you well. My...

  25. Awsome Appointment With The Neuro
    ... Cindy, I have heard that taking a Xanax or Valium to relax wont hurt you. But just in case, if you have...
    ... advice of the radiologist and got a prescription for Valium . It helped enormously, as did 2 other pieces of advice...

  26. HELP!! possible MS diagnosis, but questionable symptoms, frustrated!!!!
    ... will be able to tell a lot from that. They have me on Valium right now in hopes to relax the nerves in my face...
    ... and after that they tell you to do, and take that valium ! Its alot more nervous type nerves, then real pain...

  27. Msnik
    ... thats alot to say for it. You do need to get off the valium if the doc wants you to...ask him about Xanax. LOL ... type of addicting drug, however maybe the "stigma" of valium vs. Xanax will make him happy? I laugh when I say...
    ... today and fight off the stress....and take the darn Valium if thats what it takes! Hugs Ill check in with...
    ... weening off of them.I'm down to the rebif,baclofen and valium and suffer through the pain....
    ... the LDN and Im all for you trying it....stay on the valium until you feel ready. That brings me to another question...
    ... weening off of them.I'm down to the rebif,baclofen and valium and suffer through the pain. No, I'll pass and...

  28. Tired voice / throat etc.
    ... damage and cryopharyngeal?? muscle spasm. Gave me valium for spasm which I take rarely to loosen throat. I...

  29. How long does spascity last?
    ... get them ow and they re MS related, so I just take a valium when they get too trooublesome. taosdaphne...

  30. Rheumie Thinks Lupus But I Think MS
    ... involved too, theneuro said. So I have a stash of valium and tak 5-10 ms, when I've had a had day. taosdaphne...

  31. Dr. said Brain MRI to R/O MS
    ... my first MRI and it's become much easier. I take valium before, close my eyes BEFORE entering the tube and...

  32. Questions about tests?
    ... totally NOT painful however, I would think that taking a valium or something to relax you prior to the MRI might interfere...

  33. lost with out insurance and have ?'s
    ... if you are that afraid...they can also give you a Valium before you go into the room to relax you...also, I...

  34. Rebif shot days....something that worked for me!
    ... I stayed in bed and suffered with pain.Vicodin and valium have been my two best friends today. Hope you are...

  35. Nuero visit/ steriod drip
    ... caused by ms(swelling on the brain) thats why the valium did not work, they should have listened when the nurse ... was told this.(my understanding is valium suppresses vertigo accociated with inner ear problems ... . she was taken off valium and meclizine doc said was no good cause it was not...

  36. My story.. do I have MS?
    ... to have a MRI. I am very claustraphobic so I take valium before the test. Maybe they could give you enough...
    ... only way I can deal with MRI'S is to be prescribed valium . I didn't know I was claustraphobic until I had my...

  37. So this is an answer...?
    ... So now I am to start taking Prozac 20 mg qid and Valium 1 mg qhs. They don't understand for one that I am...
    ... So now I am to start taking Prozac 20 mg qid and Valium 1 mg qhs. They don't understand for one that I am...
    ... four days. You probably don't need to take the Valium if you don't think you need it. It is a good tranquilizer...

  38. Its back again
    ... ;) docter told her to take meclizine and 10 mg of valium , and call next day with results. now its like her...

  39. hip pain
    ... so for the mean time I am dealing with it. I take Valium for the spasms and Kadian for pain control. Hope...

  40. Nuffs..
    ... sleep and the only thing thats keeping my sanity is my valium . Each day I see this dang disease take my legs...

  41. Second Mri Results
    ... veteran now, LOL) and had to call my internist for a valium prescription. Turns out the best thing I ever did...
    ... with him otherwise -- the only reason was to get the valium prescription. He is concerned and involved and wants...

  42. Msnik
    ... needles scare the crap out of me,I iced my site,took a valium and a half,plus my baclofen,my tyelenol,waited until...

  43. MS? Another MRI
    ... symptoms, I think I've read other people say that valium has helped -- and hey, it sure would help the anxiety...

  44. Myleogram - to have, or have not??
    ... live with the problems you have. Ask about getting valium to take ahead of time since you are lucky enough to...

  45. just a question
    ... first failed experience, aided with some tips and valium , I'm now 3 MRIs down and if I can do it, so can you ... ! Here's my routine. I take a valium about an hour before and than another half when they ... trying to relax (you have to breathe in and LET the valium do its job). Just in case I feel compelled to cheat ... above are certainly personal choices but in general, valium , closing your eyes BEFORE they roll you in and keeping ... like us. And again, you DO have to give into the valium and let it do its job. Other thing is that most facilities...
    ... knocked out, LOL. Obviously, I decided to see if valium and those tricks would work first and thankfully it...
    ... MRI center because I'm terribly claustrophic! Even valium doesn't help. Also when I use ear plugs, in general...
    ... breaths and got myself "meditative" as well but the valium sure helped! Honest though, the first few minutes ... can get in there and give it a go and try to let the valium work, you just might surprise yourself. NarLy...

  46. Cant get pain under control
    ... taking Percocet10/325 along with naprosyn, and 5 mg Valium . I feel like I'm whining and This is not ME at all...

  47. desperate, please help!
    ... primary care physician but I did on a fluke (only to get valium to help me with the MRI :) ) and that is when EVERYTHING...
    ... wishes, desperate. I'm taking along my best friend valium so I should be okay (at least until the next wave...

  48. IV Steroids...?
    ... about the 3rd day of the treatment and he gave me some Valium to help with the nervousness which helped. and avoiding...

  49. How do your loved ones deal with your pain?
    ... Maybe it will show one day, but I pray not!You have Valium . I have xanax! On the occasion where he yells and...

  50. just curious.....
    ... m thankfully okay by myself now (with the help of valium and the other tips I collected! :) ) What's tesla...

  51. marinal

  52. Who should I see first??
    ... My doctor (internist) gave me a prescription for valium and I got a few other good tips -- let me know if ... definitely handle much better (and I AM refilling the valium prescription! :D). Re: your internist, at the...

  53. Optic Neuritis
    ... but have now done two with some good tips and some valium ! If you do need the orbits done, ask your doctor...

  54. Horrible Back to Chest Pain
    ... wrapped around my chest. After 2 percocet and 10 mg of Valium and a heating pad it subsided enough for me to move...

  55. Spasticity?
    ... grown men can't bend my legs. I'm on Diazepam (generic Valium ) and I'm sure some of my other meds address the issue...

  56. AM I the only one who has a nero. that doesnt believe that MS causes pain?
    ... @ 3 times a day Zanaflex 4mg 2 @ 3times a day and Valium 5.mg @ 2 times a day.I also have fatuige bad. He gave...

  57. To Oliver Bocca about antidepressant for MS...
    ... Lexapro, which works on anxiety (kind of like a mild valium ) and the antidepressent takes away the crying jags...

  58. Memory Problems and Spasms Getting Worse
    ... ago and have never left.I take baclofen,zanaflex and valium to control them. Be insistant on them prescribing...

  59. possible ms not diagnosed
    ... docter has her taking meclezine(***arre medicine) and valium . what is valium suppose to do. while back at work...

  60. MRI'S...I Hate The Noises
    ... like John Mayer... virtually puts me to sleep. No valium required, even though I am somewhat claustrophobic...
    ... was so loud I almost freaked during it despite the valium . The second MRI I had done was on a newer machine ... and I fell asleep during it (ear plugs and valium too)....
    ... Hello to all about how far in advance do you take the Valium before the MRI?? I'm having one next week and need ... the Valium but don't know how far in advance to take it. Any...
    ... the noise out for me. (And then maybe toss down some valium on top of that! Just make sure you get a ride!)...

  61. Lumbar Puncture :(
    ... your doc about it. I also HIGHLY recommend getting a valium or something beforehand to calm your nerves. I did...
    ... myself worked up pretty good beforehand and despite the valium was a nervous wreck. It ended up being a lot of tears...

  62. Spasms
    ... Now he is weening me off the Neurontin and gave me Valium . This has caused the pain in my leg to return somewhat...

  63. First LP Experience and last
    ... not sedate patience.I self sedated myself with 5 mgs valium a half hour before and 10 minutes before the LP.The...

  64. Nuff??? whats going on??
    ... days over it.I've been taking 1000mg's vicodin,10mgs valium and 20 mgs of baclofen every 4 hours and still no...

  65. nuff3
    ... to start the steroids,the neuro has increased the valium and baclofen,I feel I'm moving at a snails pace.I...
    ... my right side.I terrified my son.I really think the valium helped.It was mostly a chronic spasm that wouldn't...

  66. Rebif,IV steroids,system overload
    ... groceries and get things done.It wasn't until I took valium to get it to settle it down to use it.I go and sign...
    ... This pain has to go.I've taken enough vicodin and valium to choke a horse.Its only a 2 hour fix. Thats awesome...

  67. Is This Apropriate/i'm Confused
    ... it.He took me off the lorazepam and wants me to try valium for 4 days,if that helps the spasms then I'll stay...
    ... better, i know it will be have for you at first, the valium before hand is a good idea. What a pain with the...

  68. Fatigue,can someone
    ... The neuro took me off the lorazepam and put me on valium said its better for the muscle spasms and not as sadative...
    ... are seperating them.In the morning I'm taking the valium and baclofen and 3 hours later the zanaflex and so...
    ... the pain. I have found if I take the vicodin and valium together I get better pain releif.I have temporarily ... taking the lorazepam,my new neuro replaced it with the valium and I'm finding I can function on that vs the lorazepam...

  69. Lilc,how are you doing
    ... day ,zanaflex 8mgs 4x a day ,vicodin,oxy and 5mgs valium 2x a day.Gosh I should be a walking zombie!!!!Just...

  70. new To Board
    ... Taken for muscle spasms.Vicodin and oxy for pain and valium for tinnitus(ringing in ears)and nystagmus(jerky movements...

  71. MS symptoms and pregnancy! HELP
    ... just fine! if my balance is that bad i will take a valium and be ok! if my legs ache i will stay in with her...

  72. Tight band feeling
    ... both.Now I wait it outor if its real bad I'll take valium . Nikki , glad to hear that neurontin works. Toni...

  73. Lyrica
    ... some knowledge you might look into some diazapam ( valium ) type pills for pain. Many are in the anti-convulsant...

  74. Stress induced relapse
    ... house and phone calls. Before I left town I took valium and on the way home.I don't think they have helped...

  75. ringing in ears
    ... in the ears. i take antivert for the dizziness. valium helps with the panic. how this ms thing came up is...