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  1. Going for pre-op physical and have questions
    ... pre op, most of the narcotics really didn't help and valium which helped the spasms was the most effective. Another...

  2. 6 days after surgery still numb?
    ... own. Many surgeons apparently prescribe meds like Valium after surgery, so at least some of them must be aware...

  3. Am I wrong to have lost all hope...
    ... I don't know, I saw my family doc today for some valium (having of all things a stinking ROOT CANAL tomorrow...
    ... really didn't have any pain post canal. I hope the valium works too. I am curious how your pain level will...

  4. Discogram
    ... t like them? The usually use versed which is like valium and puts you in a very relaxed state. You can always...

  5. Back home from the hospital, surgery was 5/18
    ... was on morphine, percocet, oxycontin, benadryl, and valium , Friday the doctor and nurse recommended I stay...
    ... was on morphine, percocet, oxycontin, benadryl, and valium , Friday the doctor and nurse recommended I stay...

  6. C-Spine MRI results - HELP!!
    ... herniation in the neck. I am on oral steriods, lortab and valium to help with the pain. Any suggestions as to what...
    ... my options. Considering I have been on Steriods, Valium and Lortab for a week and it's only getting worse...
    ... PMs or even MRI facilities will recommend you get a valium or something along those lines prior to the MRI if...
    ... sedation" is the right word, though. I took plenty of valium and kept my eyes shut. My shoulders barely fit the...
    ... I had open MRI for C-spine, I had Valium but decided at the last minute not to take it and...

  7. More pain after ACDF surgery
    ... been religious about heat / ice rotation and trying valium 5mg 2x a day to help fight off spasms. It certainly...
    ... Meds are not even touching it. I will ask him for valium tomorrow and see if that helps. So far, the only...
    ... Meds are not even touching it. I will ask him for valium tomorrow and see if that helps. So far, the only...

  8. the collar
    ... going to be? should i be looking into the effects of valium of xanax? thanks, all. appreciate the input...
    ... and getting my muscles back in shape. As far as Valium or Xanex is concerned (I'm assuming this is what he...
    ... going to be? should i be looking into the effects of valium of xanax? thanks, all. appreciate the input...

  9. Four Weeks Post ACDF C5/6 - Ouch! (?)
    ... Percoet... None of those seem to do much. I did try a Valium 5mg a few hours ago and that helped prior to the MRI...
    ... would guess??? Take it easy Mike Yea - the valium seems to be a big help - waiting for my next dose...
    ... my percocet which did nothing for me for 5mg 3x of Valium + tylenol... Things are much more bearable. I'm...
    ... am I doing? 1000mg Tylenol 3x day (usually) 5mg Valium 2x day (usually) HECK of a lot of heat / ice (15...
    ... percocet barely touches the pain. Wouldn't give me valium . At a cost to my insurer of $30K for this procedure...
    ... percocet barely touches the pain. Wouldn't give me valium . At a cost to my insurer of $30K for this procedure...
    ... light at the end of the tunnel. I am not without my valium 5mg or tylenol 1000mg, but I ACTUALLY have times of...
    ... don't think they do that. Ugh. And yea - the valium does wonders for the pain somehow.... Just wish it...
    ... Whatever that meant. I heard someone else mention valium for pain. Glad it's workin for you....
    ... Whatever that meant. I heard someone else mention valium for pain. Glad it's workin for you. I think the...
    ... originally started this thread... I haven't had a valium today either... So... I think (hope?) that I just...
    ... Off to do some more heat / ice! (and I am off the valium 5mg as of the past two days... I am going back to...

  10. help in questions I have about test upcoming
    ... went home I was so scared. They give you an iv of valium and I just can't remember much except a period where...

  11. 10 Months Since Last ACDF!
    ... golf. As for sleep, have you tried ativan or valium ? They aren't good long term because they are depressants...
    ... golf. As for sleep, have you tried ativan or valium ? They aren't good long term because they are depressants...

  12. When in doubt, don't do anything!
    ... easily dealt with using ibuprofen and an occasional valium at night. Like others I was reluctant to have more...

  13. cervical stenosis
    ... then.i have recently started taking one half of a 5mg valium now(right when I wake up) and that seems to help things...

  14. Cervical nerve block complications
    ... anesthetic. I had Versed (Midazolam - a benzodiazepine). Valium has a 50 to 200 hour half life, Versed is supposedly...

  15. Possible T5-6-7 hypermobility-DESPARATELY NEED ADVICE!
    ... nothing and was put on Morphine daily for the pain, and Valium daily for the muscle spasms. For the first time in...

  16. Help I cant Sleep!
    ... couple of months!! Also, together with the pillows, valium also helped!! W...

  17. Need Info & help
    ... pack) that reduces the inflammation. I found that valium occasionally at night helped the spasm (and for me...

  18. Old-timer checking in
    ... a root canal 2 weeks ago. I had sweet air, 10mg of valium and 1 percocet. So it was a breeze. I hate dentists...

  19. Lumbar fusion L1-L5 ??
    ... patches 25mg, oxycodone break through pain, topamax, valium trigger point injections for cspine June 2005 ESI...

  20. Drug questions along with story
    ... €™s all gone, from the combination of Demerol and Valium according to the doctor. Has anyone out there...
    ... comfortable enough to shuffle round the house. I saved the valium for muscle spasms and found it most useful early on...
    ... pressure went high. Thank goodness for my husband. Valium works best for me but the side affects are not worth ... can't remember much of what happens when I am taking valium . I was taking another one I don't remember (see)...

  21. Message for Esmo77
    ... decrease my dose by 4 weeks to nothing. I also was given valium to help with muscle spasms and used that for a couple...

  22. Info on C5-6 ACDF with BMP
    ... was scared shitless so she gave me the max dose of valium she could and i was wasted lol peace! jaymz...

  23. pain worse now
    ... talk to ns 2morrow about a diff painkiller , im on valium to sleep thats a joke too i never sleep, how can...

  24. 3 days post opt
    ... this stops? vicodin es 750 wont touch it neither will valium 10's i had some left over from b4 surgery, now after ... meds from vicodin 750 mg es to vicodin 500 mg and valium 10 mg to valium 5 mg what do i do i cant take it...

  25. well i made it!
    ... but i must of thoght i did from the drugs vicodin an valium must not of went thru nite all...

  26. post op medz
    ... giving me 750mg vicodin es 2 pills 4 times a day and 1 valium 10 mg 2 times a day. the vicodin works .the valium...

  27. Esmo, posterior cervical fusion information
    ... narcotics after the first procedure, I was on percocet and valium for a good four weeks this time round. It was explained...

  28. Need advise on ESI
    ... t do the IV thing, and gave me a prescription for Valium . Will the Valium help about the same as an IV....

  29. Posterior fusion experience
    ... especially muscle spasms so I needed percocet and valium for four weeks. However the type of pain I had before...
    ... first procedure, this time I was on narcotics and valium for a month. However I also needed decompression...
    ... narcotics after the first procedure, I was on percocet and valium for a good four weeks this time round. It was explained...
    ... narcotics after the first procedure, I was on percocet and valium for a good four weeks this time round. It was explained...
    ... narcotics after the first procedure, I was on percocet and valium for a good four weeks this time round. It was explained...

  30. is my NS BSing me?
    ... faith in the Doctor that does the surgery,that and a valium helps,hahano really its understandable,but anything...

  31. C 6-7 nerve problem
    ... you an IV or if they prescribe you muscle relaxers ( Valium ). Also ask what certifications or experience the...

  32. Recent Neck Surgery - Numb finger
    ... the next 2 weeks flat on my back on oxycodone and valium . I had the surgery on 12/29/04. It was wonderful...

  33. Help
    ... almost 2 months, cant do anything but eat vicodin and valium , i am scared to death but at the same time trying...

  34. I'm back!
    ... not do crap for me. I use Norflex now and 2.5 MG valium at times to ease the muscle spasms now. I never take ... them together and use the valium for quicker results, say if I ride four wheeler or...

  35. major muscle spasms in back,shoulders, chest post surgery ?
    ... was not in that left chest wall. My PM doc has me on valium for it, I dont take much do to being tired but it...

  36. 10 days postop ACDF, still have twitching!
    ... tense and weak all of the time. I'm on lorcet and valium , but nothing is helping. I've already spoken with...

  37. Help! Need Advice-Facing ACDF Again Within 1yr
    ... After nearly two years of pain meds (vicodin, codeine, valium , etc....) I'm down to tylenol. Nearly all the pain...

  38. post acdf questions
    ... percocet as needed for breakthru along with asprin and valium for muscle spasm did take neurontin for a week but...

  39. ACDF c5 and c6
    ... have no regrets. I haven't had any trouble sleeping ( valium works wonders) or eating. It was wonderfull to read...

  40. MRI with little findings, but strong symptoms...
    ... surgeries: L3- S1 FUSION OR ADR UGH meds: oxycodone, valium , flexeril, nexium, pravachol...

  41. Mri-c5-6
    ... Oxycontin IR 5mg 2every 4hours, Victon 10/325 2every4hr, valium 10mg, vioxx 50mg and allot other. So you can get pain...

  42. Need Info On Hnp!
    ... was already having arm probs. I was sent home with valium and told I had a shoulder sprain. Again, no xrays...

  43. surgury tommorow prayers please
    ... yesterday and he said they will give me an injection of valium as so as i arrive there that he has called them and...

  44. ACDF for Friday
    ... i was having a heart attack i have been taking a valium as soon as i feel 1 coming on it happens when i start...
    ... preoccupation with it and the surguery did they give valium before they took you to surguery also how long did...

  45. Pain meds/sleeping meds?
    ... management for other reasons than the neck. I took valium to sleep because Ambien and one other med that escapes...

  46. Second question, C Spine and Blood pressure
    ... raises your blood pressure[/FONT]!!!!!! I was given valium and it worked. At one point my bp was 150/95 and my...

  47. Hello
    ... get rid of the depression. With a little help from valium and going back to work I realized I was ok. I have...
    ... is caused by medications, particularly if you take valium and are prone to depression to begin with. I've suffered...

  48. Just had ACDF w/ plating at C4-C5 new to board
    ... for a day or two. I was given percocet for pain and valium for muscle spasms. I have only had to take half ... a dose of percocet since the surgery, the valium I have taken only at night. I am going to switch...
    ... for a day or two. I was given percocet for pain and valium for muscle spasms. I have only had to take half ... a dose of percocet since the surgery, the valium I have taken only at night. I am going to switch...

  49. 14 days out ACDF C5-6
    ... 51 yr. old female who is so very tired of pain. (on valium , and skelaxin until ns sees me; the neurologist has ... also switched the valium to lexipro, but I have to fade off valium over a 3...

  50. Is this headache related to disc?
    ... days and this got the ball rolling. I have been on Valium (I hate it) and Skelaxin (muscle relaxer) since Dec...

  51. nervous about myelogram
    ... knew what she was doing got it in. They gave me a valium before along with pain medicine in my IV, pain medicine...

  52. ACDF Hospital Stay
    ... painkillers etc and have them ready when you come home. Valium actually settles muscle spasms as well as calming...

  53. dizzy attacks
    ... freaky (as my 12 yr. old would say!) Anyway, my GP rx valium , and it has been working. Although, not as well as...
    ... repair of nerves and spinal cord. I did take a bit of Valium to calm me down. It is also supposed to be very helpful...

  54. Bryan disc
    ... rostered my friends to cook and feed etc. Had drugs, valium , books etc at hand..... quite thought I was going...

  55. surgery? or not?
    ... neurosurgeons. Even with pain meds (Lortab 10 3X daily, Valium 5X daily, Topamax, and Zanaflex) I am still in pain...

  56. Congenital Fusion C6 C7
    ... But Other Than That It Was Painfree. I Also Took A Valium To Calm My Nerves. I Have Gotten 6 Opinions For...

  57. somebody tell me plese if a CT myloegram is painful or not
    ... but give you my experience. First off I took 5mg. of valium prior to the test. FIrst they took x-rays. The made...

  58. getting off the drugs...
    ... to taper off these meds. I was on hydrocodone and valium for almost 5 weeks while they were trying to figure ... issues. Post operation they have me on oxycodone and valium . What are others experience with getting off the...

  59. floor moving
    ... was also experiencing insominia. His answer was a valium rx. It is good for 3 of my symptoms: muscle spasms...
    ... sleeper and is only for sleep and isn't addicting like valium , it's been great for me especially through this whole...

  60. excruciating pain....any suggestions???
    ... Ortho? They may have some suggestions. I also found valium helpful for nerve pain and spasms. Take care Mel...

  61. PAIN. ICK!
    ... to many hours of typing for study and took so much valium for the spasms I could hardly see straight. I had...
    ... if there is any effect due to the other cocktail of valium etc. I just wondered what you thought of it. I think...
    ... accupunture as the best. I am getting worried about my valium addiction and am going back to do some accupunture...

  62. ? about "dead arms"
    ... posting for a bit). So back to the drawing board. Valium has really helped but I think it's the usual time...

  63. trying facet blocks for my horrid headaches
    ... overdid it(my usual tendency) and ended up on a large valium cocktail. I find valium gives me these weird jitter...
    ... Hi all, wr, lol, you are funny. Try combining valium with vodka! I did this the other night at a friends...
    ... for that. Mel, you know I cannot condone mixing valium with vodka! Whew! And what break dance moves are...
    ... really impressed by your spins. I know the vodka / valium thing is not the best and probobly explains that ... am not sure what I am on about either as having a valium evening. My german shepherd attacked my poodle over...
    ... rsomewhere over in your country(blame my poor memory on the valium ) to discuss my films and posture situation with the ... me some releif from the spasms. I am sick of taking valium it actually seems to make me a bit edgy and agitated...

  64. Party time, and everyone's invited!
    ... ongartulate you on your posting mastery. Too much vodka and valium have left me a bit like a beached whale. No more mixing...

  65. Anyone else having daily headaches?
    ... all think its the muscle spasms post op. I am taking valium and I find this is almost the only thing that works...
    ... Hi Emb, As Lisa said I think muscle relaxers (like valium ) may really help. I find valium is almost the only ... it a go. The pain meds just mask the pain, yet, the valium will actually target the cause; muscle spasm. I also ... confuse things I take cafergot for that and often valium also. I get that shoulder blade pain too and find ... relaxers? Let me know if so. So far I really think valium is worth a shot for you. And you don't sound like...
    ... muscle relaxant, but I don't know how it compares to valium . I'm going to try and find out. I actually took it...

  66. anyone else frustrated all close to them due to their pain!
    ... rather wise about the whole thing. I am on so much valium I feel like a pink zebra flying over tall buildings ... anyway so I don't really need to increase it with meds. Valium is really good for the muscle spasms so it's worth...

  67. 2 SURGERIES, MORE PAIN HELP!!!
    ... NECK PAIN IS UNBEARABLE. I AM TAKING OXYCODONE AND VALIUM AND IT IS NOT WORKING. I CALLED MY NS AND AM SEEING...

  68. various questions about Duragesic patches...
    ... the time. I also use Percoet 10/650 for BT pain and Valium 10mg for spasms. Nothing that my doctor gives me ... shakes when I'm due for a patch. Also, my percocet and valium is not helping me enough. I've told him this several...

  69. sick of spasms!!!!!
    ... trigger points shots which I hope will help soon. Valium is great for the spasms, yet I feel like I'm on another...

  70. Can say i told you so!
    ... spasms start all over again. I feel like I am living on valium in a daze. It's so frustrating. But we must take it...

  71. 1 month post op -crazy spasms and rather down!
    ... that seemed to help. I am surviving at the moment on valium and hoping my NS visit tomorrow can shed some more...

  72. 7 week post op visit with NS
    ... de-caf and handed them pinking sheers!lol! too much valium for me tonight. I also noticed how differently people...

  73. Results of CT scan
    ... hold until I get this off. How are you? Is the valium still helping your headaches? spasms? I have to...

  74. miserable collar...and 9 weeks to go
    ... uncomfortable. Instead of sleeping meds have you tried valium ? I am using it for the muscle spasms and find it helps...

  75. Cervogenic dizziness, dizzy after ACDF
    ... other options.... I got a 5 gallon bucket (kidding) of valium to help me past this. I am posting this info, for ... and gets pooped out. (malaise) I had been prescribed Valium for it, and it did work. The thinking was, muscle ... When I went back for 2nd follow up, surgeon said..... valium does NOT work for vertigo.... I said I have article ... filling him in on everything, he told me.. "of course valium works for vertigo!" He explained to me, like I did ... I need to re boot. (this guy is a hoot no? ) The valium will calm my CNS, and the nerves, and the muscles ... time. I now have a *5 gallon bucket* (kidding) of valium so I do not have to spend half my day falling into...