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  1. breathing problems
    ... only real relief when it gets bad it a small dose of valium which calms me down & works as a muscle relaxer. I...

  2. MRI Results (neck/thoracic) two protrusions/on spinal cord (m)...
    ... back and SI Joints, I am going to need some heavy valium if they are going into the neck first. Yikes ;) ...

  3. Spinal fusion ... Anterior Cervical Discectomy
    ... management: includes: 2 morphine slow-release per day, valium every 4-6 hours, oxycotin every 4 hours, patches for...
    ... the morphine slow release? Oxy is strong and with valium on top might be able to handle the pain. Actually...

  4. Anterior Cervical Discectomy
    ... quite a long time for those to subside. They gave me Valium to help, which it did A LOT. I would say, for me...

  5. To have surgery or not to have surgery!!!??
    ... and my shoulders are spasming and I am on my third valium , I then wish I had a neurosurgeons cell number so...

  6. Questions about EMG and NCV
    ... in pain, but I am still popping two or three 5 MG valium s a day and taking Celebrex. In the last 5 months ... relaxant known to man, Vicodin, Skalaxin, Flexiril, Valium , Naprosyn, Percocet, Darvocet, Lyrica and some others...

  7. Tired of all this pain!!!
    ... least go back monday, believe it or not said take a valium to relax my muscles & deal with the doc. & to take...

  8. Sleepless on Tylox ? ? ?
    ... even here yet and I know I`m gonna have trouble..... valium isnt workin , flexeril, percs,vics,tylox,nothing....

  9. Anybody take TRAMADOL (Ultram)?
    ... I have Valium and I take it on ocassion, but it so addictive that...

  10. Foraminotomy Info?
    ... insomnia) and taking ibuprofin. Trying not to take valium . I noticed I was suddenly getting short of breath ... heart & lungs fine) so I looked up the side effects of valium and yes shortness of breath is right up there (rats...

  11. MRI Interpretation???
    ... anyone help me out??? They put me on oxycontin and valium and I don't want to be on that forever. I rather have...

  12. 5 months post ACDF, zip, nada, zero improvement, where to turn?
    ... kind of meds! The one thing that helps me sleep is Valium , and that's about it! I feel like my neck is going...

  13. Has anyone had to stop working due to Cervical Pain? And what does your day look like
    ... the liberty of either drugging myself up with some Valium or a Vicodin to get thru the night. Then to be able...

  14. Rehabilatation Dr. next, whats his job?
    ... way, skelaxin, and tylanol, well took the 2 mg of valium away @bedtime, I think that may been part of reason...
    ... work, can't get anyone to understand that. Took the valium (wow,whole 2mg) away @ night, you can read about that...
    ... Fun fun.... I now just take the Cymbalta, and take Valium at night to sleep and that helps somewhat. About...
    ... good luck with the Job thing. By the way I was on valium to help with muscle spasms @ night & to sleep alittle...
    ... unbearable. I can remember being on pain meds and valium and totally unable to work. They finaly did this...

  15. Is using Advil 7 months post fusion OK?
    ... The only drugs I am taking are Advil and occasional valium (spasm relief). I have been back to work since 3...

  16. Is it OK to take Ibuprofen 7 months post op (fusion)?
    ... Advil will maybe take the edge off. I have low dose Valium (2mg), but I don't want to get spaced out. I already...

  17. 1 day post-op / 2 level ACDF
    ... for me. In the hospital, they will give you a valium or something while you are in pre-op if you have jitters...

  18. Wondering if I should cancel PT untill I see doc, or go anyway?
    ... MRI.....if someone can drive you there......take a Valium . Ask the Dr. you see today, after he says he will ... order the MRI...that you will need a Valium . Also bring a washcloth to put over your eyes during...

  19. Do you all experience this with friends?
    ... Trazodone, Duragesic Transdermal Patches (Morphine), Valium , Lyrica, Robaxin, Lidoderm Lidocaine Pain Patches...

  20. Question about MRI results
    ... I am on prescriptions anti-inflammatories, soma, valium at night for spasms plus I got a shot in the bum for...

  21. Having had ACDF how difficult is Lumbar fusion operation?
    ... the pain and an anti-inflammatory. I am also taking valium for the muscle spasms which do linger as everything...

  22. Do muscle relaxers help with pinched nerve?
    ... that has made a dent in my spasm pain, for me, is Valium . Not enough to get hooked, but enough to take the ... edge off. After my ACDF, they gave me Valium 2mg, which is a small dose. I have had 5mg, which...
    ... it's very addictive they say, don't know about the Valium ..2mgs of that isn't a lot though. I took the xanax...

  23. July 30 - 3 level ACDF - Countdown is on!
    ... collar for protection while driving. I've been taking Valium or Flexeril at bedtime to aid sleep as I haven't been...
    ... case. I see NS in 4 wks for first x-rays. I take valium at night so that I can get a full nights sleep. If...

  24. Myelogram
    ... there any way you can call your Dr. and ask for some Valium to calm your muscles down? After my ACDF they gave...

  25. C4-C5 symptoms?
    ... hell it was just like a pre-surgery spasm. Took a valium , spasm went away. The only drugs I take are NSADs ... on a rare occasion and same with valium . How are you with fatigue? I find I am totally...

  26. Upper Thoracic Spinal Fusion and Now My Pain is Worse Than Ever !
    ... Oxycodone. Oh I do occasionally take a low dose of Valium for back spasms, after my surgery I had them quite...

  27. 5 days post-op acdf...a few questions
    ... worked. He called in a script to my rx store for valium . I'm a little hesitant since it's so close to Xanax ... but oh well at this point I'll try anything. If the valium do not work then I will ask for baclofen. Kathi...

  28. injections?
    ... think it all depends on your issues. I also took the valium drip so that there was no movement during the injections...

  29. Stiffness question
    ... surgically along with muscle relaxants (flexeril or valium ). Many surgeons, mine among them, advise avoiding...

  30. pain meds ..percocet not woking
    ... call them and talk to the surgeon's staff? I also got Valium for muscles spasms, which was very helpful. I am sorry...
    ... your dosage is off? Again, his doc also prescribed valium to ease his anxiety, which helped. I am sorry for...
    ... and get the lortab (hydrocodone)...and they gave me valium for the muscle spasms. It does take about 10 days...

  31. Cord Compression, Tremors, Neuro Questions, Please?
    ... of vicodin the symtpoms re-appeared. I take some valium when I need to take pain meds just to counteract the...

  32. How to sleep after ACDF
    ... just depended on the night. His surgeon prescribed Valium to help him sleep, and I would suggest asking yours...

  33. Xanax and Pain Mgmt.
    ... is highly addicted, which is a real bummer. So is Valium , which helps me alot, too. I have the same questions ... to NYC and DC in a week for 8 days and I taking my Valium with me due to the total running around I will be...
    ... t sleep if I take it to late in the day. And then Valium at might before I go to bed, I hate it. But the epidural ... I did just try the Melatonin and did not take the valium for two nights and woke up with a spams the size of...
    ... I take Valium for muscle spams at night and it is a controlled substance ... medication, maybe for the rest of my life. Xanax and Valium are in the same family of drugs, so I would think ... the court system and we do have people caught with valium that is only a crime if they precription is not in...
    ... If I could take Valium or Xanax on a daily basis, I would be a million times ... the back...from ALOT of stopping short. I brought Valium along witih me in case it got bad. I ended up taking ... substitute one problem for another bigger one. So I use the Valium on an as needed basis...e.g. when I totally over-do...

  34. Buldging Disc in my neck....Is it as good as it gets.
    ... frequently- I believe that is the generic form of VALIUM , which as I understand it is a pretty addictive drug...

  35. Neck/Shoulder Blade Pain - Can Anyone Help??
    ... purchased online 3) Jacuzzi JAcuzzi Jacuzzi :) 4) Valium on occasion 5) the two tennis balls in a knotted...

  36. The defiant patient
    ... ....the Thurs. before Easter), put me on 5 mg. of Valium everynight for the next 6 weeks for spasms. I am taking ... far as pill combining. I decided the hell with the Valium and just will use it when I get real bad, as needed...
    ... pharmacy that filled both prescriptions (Lunesta and Valium ).... I even called the pharmacist and he acted like...
    ... You know, there are people who take both a benzo ( valium ) and a sleeping pill. It is not unheard of. People...

  37. Info with Shoulder Spasms after ACDF
    ... that is gone....YEAH. I am on Soma 3 x daily and Valium 5mg q 4-6 hours PRN. I find myself with my shoulders...

  38. Info with Shoulder Spasms after ACDF
    ... that is gone....YEAH. I am on Soma 3 x daily and Valium 5mg q 4-6 hours PRN. I find myself with my shoulders...

  39. SKZ - ? for you please
    ... ago...lovely). Its a miracle I am not addicted to Valium or Xanax. I have them hanging around, but I am well ... a Dr. (the surgeon, actually)...prescribe 5 mg. of Valium everynight for 40 days. Forget it, I am not going ... want to go thru with the surgery...ask them for some Valium to get you thru till then!!!!!!! It wont hurt you...

  40. What are the risks if you chose NOT to have ACDF?
    ... are freaking out. Maybe they will prescribe you some Valium or Xanax ahead of time to calm you down. Seriously...
    ... If the collar is freaking you out, ask your doc for Valium , and s/he should gladly give you what you need to...

  41. Valium and Muscle Spasms
    ... Yes, valium has worked well for me as a muscle relaxant. Much...
    ... My doctor told me that Valium is the best muscle relaxant that there is. But it...
    ... Valium also helps with my severe leg spasms i aquired post...
    ... you got so insulted. Its just that my post was about VALIUM . I wasnt inquiring about VISUALIZATIONS and how I ... people that responded to my original post shared their Valium experiences with me. I have been going thru muscle...
    ... Hey Sue, I take the valium . It is about the only drug I can take and it helps...
    ... response. Do you know how long one can take 5 mg of Valium at night and not get addicted. That kind of scares ... know my 21 yr. old will run me ragged. I am hoping Valium will help me not have a rough time from all the running...
    ... I mentioned previously, it seems to help alot, the Valium , but I fear getting hooked on it. What do all your...
    ... think it would have looked like that:) I hope the Valium helps and that they have caught it before it gets...
    ... it out before getting on a drug that's addictive as VALIUM . As I understand it, valium is a very addictive drug ... said- I'm no doctor, I would be concerned with taking valium during the day and being able to function. AND, if...
    ... deal with it. The Dr.'s theory is that if I take the Valium at night....supposedly the muscles will have some...
    ... Flexeril don't even touch mine but I've never tried Valium . But mine are real painful, I can always tell when...

  42. Has Anyone had a Cervical Epidural Injection?
    ... 7. It was pretty uneventful. I was given 20 mg of Valium and don't really remember much of it. The actual injection...
    ... injection. The nurse told me that they usually give Valium prior to the procedure, and if it wasn't offered I ... should ask for it. They gave me 20 mg of Valium and actually said if that wasn't enough, they would...
    ... did not put me into a twilight sleep, only 5 mg of valium and a topical anesthetic. I didn't feel much during...
    ... 2. I'm only getting a topical anesthetic and some valium , just like I did for the first one. It was ok while...
    ... for you. I had my 3rd CEI yesterday and they gave me Valium and IV sedation. I don't remember anything which...

  43. Surgery vs. Watchful Waiting.
    ... night ☺). If things flare up I'll take Aleve and Valium . I'm still working full time (sedentary job). I've...

  44. 72 hrs. Post-Op ACDF, Donor Bone Plate...Questions
    ... mild, some pain in back of neck. I took Vicodin and Valium as prescribed the last 2 days. Have yet to take anything...

  45. Nervous about my next steps...
    ... performs thousands of them each year. I was given two valium prior to the procedure and don't remember much of...
    ... my epidural, but the sedative (in my case 20 mg of valium ) was enough that I really don't remember much of what...

  46. Scared! Have to make a decission! Pls Help!
    ... a time. I take 25mgs of nortriptoline and 2mgs of valium at night for the fibro and glucosamine for the arthritis...

  47. headaches,headaches,headaches
    ... develop within the muscles.have you ever tried like valium for just the headache pain?this actually helps some...
    ... evaluate if surgery will be helpful. Yes I did try valium along with many other drugs with little help. Tramadol...

  48. Chest pain after surgery?
    ... prescription sleep aid. I've seen several people suggest Valium , too. You need that sleep time for healing, plus...

  49. I learned a good lesson today. (oy)
    ... spasm pretty bad. I ended up taking a Vicodin AND a Valium . I guess I shouldnt be driving if there is ANY possibility...
    ... spasm pretty bad. I ended up taking a Vicodin AND a Valium . I guess I shouldnt be driving if there is ANY possibility...

  50. I am back after surgery 1/23 from bdancer
    ... started to KILL me from the tension. I had to take Valium AND Vicodin over this whole debacle. I cannot tell...

  51. sitting here with my collar
    ... in my neck and am in so much pain...so back on the valium and codeine.. I have an appointment with my MT in...

  52. Pre-op jitters
    ... Major meds...15 mg vicodin every 6 hrs along with valium , flexiril etc. Finally ended up on percocet plus...
    ... controlled medication). For discharge I had oxycontin, valium and flexeril. Eventually I transitioned to percocet ... returned to work and would just need percocet and/or valium when I'd get home). He only does these types of...

  53. HI all. Back from 1/10 surgery
    ... morphine the whole time I was in the hospital and I think Valium , too. I was totally out of it. I wasnt in pain or...
    ... completely getting rid of them or anything. I am taking the Valium for the spasms. Not to worry. I could have totally...
    ... dennis will happy to know I just took a pain pill and a Valium . LOL. Dont worry too much about the surgery. its not...
    ... morphine the whole time I was in the hospital and I think Valium , too. I was totally out of it. I wasnt in pain or...
    ... tired after that, but I just took a pain pill and a valium and took a nap afterwards. I am definitely noticing...
    ... dennis will happy to know I just took a pain pill and a Valium . LOL. Dont worry too much about the surgery. its not...

  54. C5-6 Rupture questions
    ... Vicodin, 10 mg flexiril, 500 mg naproxen and 5 mg valium every 6 hours. He is scheduled for am MRI on Saturday...

  55. Muscle Spasms (neck and upper back) after your surgery?
    ... probably give you a muscle relaxer or something like valium until it subsides, along with whatever pain meds you...

  56. Surgery on Nov 29th...getting nervous
    ... beverages or plain water. I did need vicodin and valium a few times a day in the first 6 weeks. And the Aspen ... limiting but occasinally I'd need some vicodin or valium the help me through (especially at the end of the...

  57. ACDF Friday the 20th
    ... some muscle spasm in the neck which responded well to valium and flexeril. I was able to do most self care at...

  58. HELP - Cervical Disc Dilemma!
    ... neurontin, amatryptlin, lunesta and sometimes percoset and valium . i am out on disability leave from my job and it...

  59. Having Injections in my neck
    ... Doctor and his tech were present. I was given a 5 mg valium a few minutes prior to the procedure, because I was...

  60. Pain, Pain, Go Away!
    ... at 3:00 AM (my sleep schedule is all messed up from Valium ), and I woke up in pain. My PT says that it is a...

  61. Which pain meds to use?
    ... accept pain and carry on. If it is only at night try a valium or somthing that helps you relax. Be carefull....

  62. Flu like back pain after PT worked on trigger points
    ... that's helpful info. Who did the injections? I took Valium last night, and that at least knocked me out, but...

  63. If I Knew Then What I Know Now
    ... administered enough drugs to settle me down (morphine and valium ). Talk about hallucinations. When I had finally...

  64. sleeping with collar!!! help
    ... less movement, giving me more support.) My doc gave Valium for muscle relaxant and sleep, which did help me a...

  65. Question about twitching/cramping in hands/arms
    ... area. I cannot sleep lying down and take Norco + Valium to manage the pain. I have seen a NS and am currently...

  66. im so sad
    ... You must insist on getting some pain meds... Perhaps valium or flexeril as a muscle relaxer and percocet for the...

  67. My Surgery.
    ... discomfort. They gave me morphine, and 2 percocets, and a valium . I could’ve sworn that I saw chocolate floating ... really hard to sleep comfortably! I usually take a valium , and that helps. Sorry have to quit typing for...
    ... real hard time with them, but I will take 1, and a Valium before I go to bed. Wow I really had no idea how...
    ... think you mentioned that your doctor had you taking valium , which is good, and I wish all surgeons would prescribe...
    ... possible, but also walking around quite a bit. The Valium has been a life saver. Kissa I am so sorry to hear...

  68. Questions
    ... cervical strain. Family Doc then prescribed Vicodin and Valium for pain management and scheduled PT for me. Pain...

  69. think im in the right place...
    ... reflect on.. so i survied the mri, with the help of valium . the tech let me take a peek and it is a huge mass...

  70. Horrible Neck pain from massage.
    ... Heat, ice, stretching, muscle relaxers (soma, valium , whatever)...

  71. What to expect when the collar comes off?
    ... never on muscle relaxants post-operatively, as he uses Valium instead. It helped a lot, but I stopped taking them ... week.) Muscle relaxants usually wipe me out, and the Valium did not, so I thought it was a good suite for me ...

  72. Myelopathy & MRI meaning? help please in Ky.!
    ... necessary. The MRI is "easy" - I was going to take valium to stay calm but at the last minute I didn't take...

  73. Cervical Epidural Fear
    ... very nervous ask him/her if it's ok if you take some valium before the procedure. That works great on needle...

  74. Cervical Epidural Anyone?
    ... L4-5. I am not in PT (yet) and have oxycodone and valium and neurontin for meds at this time. Had a cervical...
    ... tolerable most days BUT I am on regualr doses of oxy and valium and neurontin - all of which I'm expected to phase...

  75. Please help: post op ACDF problems
    ... pills, shots, fentanyl patches, lidocaine patches, valium and home stim machine. Right after surgery the...