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  1. Splint/Night Guard discomfort.
    ... but now it doesn't do much.. I also have 10mg of Valium to take before bed, but since I've been taking Ativan ... years, my tolerance to benzo's are very high and the Valium didn't stop my clenching and grinding (I have very...

  2. this is doing my head in
    ... migraines.. and its doing my head in!! anyone else? valium isnt helping me. makes me feel worse the following...

  3. what medications for tmj?
    ... that this class of drugs caused me.. i have tryed valium but for some reason its stopped helping me and i dont...
    ... tried pretty much every muscle relaxant, I have tried valium as well which helped some. Really the thing that...

  4. plse help ...
    ... i am just a mum to 2 little girls, the doc gave me valium and if anything it makes me even more wired ? whats...

  5. Jaw Hitch, I can't open and close my jaw in a straight line
    ... cliked when kissing my husband...so sad. I also found Valium to help. Good luck....

  6. Meds
    ... getting there.. Or what meds are you on. They gave me valium which really helped the spasms but I went back on ... baclofen since valium is so addicting....

  7. At My Wit's End, Could This Be TMJ?
    ... have you tryed muscle relaxants? such as valium ? i was told to take 1 for bed see how i am in the...

  8. in agony .. anyone in uk?
    ... anxiety anxiety is all i get told) shall i take some valium ? paracetomol? HELP thankyou ps.. if your...
    ... yes , take Valium . It helped me so much. Nothing else worked. I took ... 2 and a 1/2 - 5 mg. of Valium along with 800mg of Ibuprofin. It helped alot. The ... I still don't feel like I yawn normally. Try the Valium . Not flexiril. good luck....

  9. TMJ Symptoms on only one side?
    ... passed out with the injections so he prescribed a valium for me to take just before the next set --about 10 ... hours after the valium , I could open my mouth to its fullest extent -- it ... but can be done. I have gone 3 days now on the same valium and still feel relief. I think 1/2 of my TMJ is muscle...

  10. Scared...
    ... Robaxen,but its so strong I only take half. I take Valium at night. I've been trying to stay postive, but the...

  11. Please help! im too young for this!!
    ... I was recently placed on Soma,Naprosn,again, and Valium . In addition, I also have a new splint which is...
    ... that the dizziness is being caused by the Soma and Valium . This is a side effect of both medications according ... gain of either medication. My daughter was given Valium in the past due to her pain levels/anxiety at her...

  12. tmj & choking feeling
    ... treatment of choice is ibuprophen and low dose of Valium . That is what the dentist ordered, however I never ... tried the valium because I was afraid of it. I had children in the...

  13. TMJ and Carpal and Acid Reflux and Palpitations and IBS
    ... who gave me psychosis drugs, anti depressents and valium for my "anxiety", even though I never had it before...

  14. TMJ Dizziness
    ... can't think straight. She Rxed arthritis med and Valium , as the V works on the inner ear and the other med...

  15. TMJ-Oklahoma City-Help
    ... I've tried every medication you can think of, but valium is the only thing that takes away the pain entirely ... sympathetic doctor that will actually prescribe me Valium , let me know. I live in Oklahoma City. Thank you...

  16. New tmj consult
    ... the ENT doctor said it was stress and prescribed valium , the accupuncturist said it was my "chi" and stuck...

  17. Meditation, how are you doing?
    ... I have been on almost every drug possible. Ativan, Valium , Desyrl, Elavil, Ambien, Ambien CR, and Lunesta.....

  18. What painkillers are you all on and do they work?
    ... 2 or 3 times a day. I also take 10mgs of diazapam ( valium ) a day. I saw my surgeon two weeks ago and he said...

  19. Valium/Xanax
    ... Good morning! Does anyone else take Valium or Xanax (or something similar) before bedtime to...
    ... which is a bendzodiazpine- same family as Xanax and Valium ) for several weeks for clenching. It didn't help ... me from clenching (neither did Valium or Xanax), though I was definitely in a deeper sleep ... is in the system for a shorter amount of time than Valium , but longer than Xanax. So you might want to try...

  20. uk sufferers
    ... told i could take 3 a day if it gets to bad) and also valium and Ibuprofen 4oo gms to top up.Im seeing the specialist...

  21. Veteran Sufferers..Have you had psychiatric help?
    ... Ibruprovin dont work any more nor do the muscle relaxant Valium . I dont know whats going to happen to me im scared...

  22. Looks like surgery is inevitable for me
    ... occlusal adjustment, medication (elavil, flexoril, valium , robaxin, xanax, klonopin, various herbal remedies...

  23. Meditation...How are you doing?
    ... My surgeon put me on 4 different pain meds, and valium for the insomnia. But, none of them are even doing...

  24. Steroid shots/mri question
    ... have your doctor give you a one dose prescription for valium if you don't like enclosed spaces or can't relax....

  25. meditation, you are in my prayers
    ... of course, it isn't touching it..at this point. The valium helps me get a couple of hours of sleep a night, to...

  26. Taking a poll for locked jaw
    ... it's permanently locked. I tried muscle relaxers, valium (from the ER), heat-cold-massage and nothing worked...

  27. Locked Jaw
    ... is panic, I did this once and they had to give me valium . it unlocked after about 5 hours....

  28. Just looking for sympathy
    ... lidocaine in the side of my head 2 weeks ago. Taking Valium , Prednizone, Percocette, Trazadone and Tylenol. Got...

  29. Meditation how are you doing?
    ... an hour a night. My doctor (oral surgeon) gave me Valium . It interacts strongly with the Duragesic patch.....

  30. Oral Muscle Relaxant for TMJ?
    ... on major muscles, about a year ago I was prescribed Valium and told it works well on the facial muscles, it does...

  31. Diazepam (Valium) for short-term night use (clenching)
    ... improved greatly over the last 6 months due to using valium and hypnotherapy. All my TMJD symptoms stem from my...
    ... oh, yea, i only use valium 2-3 times a week. At first i used it for 3 weeks,...
    ... spoke to the PA briefly earlier and asked her about Valium for the clenching. She said she'd talk to the dr...
    ... assistant!) finally called. They won't prescribe Valium (do not see it as a treatment for TMJ, even though...

  32. question for Katie G (braces)
    ... my ortho he recommended that my dentist prescribe Valium for me prior to dental visits to keep the jaw relaxed ... . Before Valium , I used to walk out of the dentist's office with a...

  33. Jaw stuck open - Now terrible tension-type headaches, will muscle Relaxants help?
    ... don't like to prescripe it. I read some here use valium . I've never taken any sedatives, benzos etc.. How...
    ... Michelle, I tried zanaflex, flexeril and even valium for my muscle headaches. Honestly, nothing worked...
    ... tried other things as muscle relaxants on me. Such as valium , elavil, ativan. What about robaxin? I hope the...

  34. Excessive Clenching/Grinding Cause of TMJ - can anyone advise?
    ... a benzodiazepine type drug for nightime use, like valium , xanax or ativan. These help reduce clentching and...

  35. benedryl at night stops my clenching
    ... anything stronger than a mild Flexerill for pain and Valium to help relax the jaw at night. You can't be on a...
    ... tried pretty much all of the benzo's at some point: valium , ativan, klonopin, xanax......... For me i take...
    ... those asking about muscle relaxers, I have found that valium helps me the most. I cut the lowest dose (5mg) in...

  36. Medrol for TMJ Inflammation
    ... insurance. She said to try the Medrol and one 5mg Valium at bedtime so that I wouldn't clench as much when...
    ... 9 in hopes of getting a little sleep but maybe the valium will counteract that (I HOPE ) be careful those...

  37. I'm back to say, occlusal guard
    ... think an NTI would help instead of a full guard? The valium doesn't help me out really, so why bother taking it...

  38. Wow The Day After
    ... can only say from myself trying them all, including Valium , that the soma is by far superior for me. I know...

  39. Clenching With Mouth Splint
    ... to muscle relaxants, various migraine medications, Valium , Xanax, Demerol, Morphine, etc. There are just too...

  40. Some splint therapy progress
    ... teach myself not to do it and it is HARD. 4. 5 mg. valium at bedtime. I know the evils of addiction. In addition ... that a physical dependence on a controlled dose like valium is better than going home at the end of the day and...

  41. Diazepam (Valium)
    ... Be very careful with Valium . It's highly addictive. Edited for "late-night...
    ... . We are looking for help, if you have to take a valium everyday for the rest of your life and you get some...
    ... As a matter of fact, Xanax came about to "replace" Valium , due to the fact that Valium is a harsh drug. ...
    ... go to my doctor, I'm going to ask him to let my try Valium . I truly do not care if I become addicted to any meds...
    ... Be glad you can even get a doctor to give you Valium . I am a chronic pain patient and my TMJ doctor is ... to give me pain medication, but refuses to give me valium . I would really like to try it, but so far no luck...
    ... Well I don't know if he will actually give me the Valium , but I'm going to ask him and see what he says. If...
    ... Hey all, I have to say that Valium has always worked the best for me, but I take Xanax...
    ... Hi, Fellow TMJ sufferers, Long term use & valium , do not go together and any Dr that tells you it is ... with first hand experience with long term usage of valium . It is not a drug to be messed with. This drug, ... max. Many of the side effects with long term use of valium can make your tmj worse, let me say that again...with ... do not know the long term problems associated with Valium and with many other drugs! I had to point out to ... truth about the side effects of medications. Valium is for short term use only and when we are talking ... about long term chronic pain, that puts valium out of the running. Because valium lasts so long ... have no answers long term for my tmj, neither does valium have answers long term for my tmj Please, I beg...
    ... all Happy Holidays! The doctor only prescibed me Valium for short term use. Because of my OCD-Obsessive...
    ... will do nothing to someone else. My dad has taken Valium for 30 years for his back with no problems what so...
    ... wondering if anyone knew the difference between Xanax and Valium . Karen, what kind of muscle cream do you use? I know...
    ... muscular or do you even know at this point? Xanax and Valium are both in the same class of drugs, however, valium...

  42. Failed Lavage/Joint Rinsing???
    ... joint rinsing) on Sept 30. Basically, they had me on valium and nitrous oxide. They they inject novocaine directly ... c the rinsing causes immense pressure that gas and valium don't take away. Afterwards was rough for several...

  43. Really no relief with wearing nightguard
    ... actually fine. MD says about mouthguards, "Phooey", take Valium , dentist says mouthguard and doesn't like to prescribe...
    ... Amy, are you taking a branded Valium ? I ended up with a generic version, and I swear they...

  44. Constant TMJ pain
    ... course contributes to my problem. Has anyone tried Valium or anything like that to help them to relax so that...
    ... generics, so they may be covered. My PCP gave me Valium 2 mgm to take twice a day and it does help relax my...

  45. Jaw locked closed...need advice
    ... They diagnosed it as a muscle spasm and gave me valium and an anti-inflammatory. I have seen absolutely...

  46. TMJ, Bruxism and deep cavity in upper molar
    ... muscle relaxant prior to appointment. Take a 10mg Valium or 10mg Flexeril, one hour before appointment. Valium...

  47. The Verdict?
    ... address the dizziness that would be good...mine used valium , but that's kind of unconventional...antivert also...

  48. Occlusion Specialist and TMJ
    ... Now based on my ortho's recommendations, I take a valium the night before and the day of a dental appointment...

  49. Klonopin?
    ... other's. It's of the Benzo Class, such as Xanax, Valium , Ativan. etc., even though designated a mild anti...

  50. Coping Methods
    ... like an anesthetic. I take a Vioxx a day, and a Valium at night. On worse days I take a Darvocet. I am...

  51. CT scan came back 'normal'
    ... was told by my PCP that I have TMJ, so he gave me valium to take, I took it sporadically, and it did help,...

  52. clenching?
    ... you to see a Dr. ASAP to get a mouth guard and/or valium ....

  53. TMJ Sufferer for 5 Years - New To The Board & Need Advice
    ... that my first and only line of treatment (outside of Valium and Vicodin at the same no less :) ) was surgical...

  54. Serenitol-the all natural supplement for tmj?
    ... make you feel a little less stressed. Like a mild valium . Valium by the way is a seratonin increasing drug...

  55. Is this a sign it's improving?!?!
    ... way past over the counter products. I have taken Valium , Percacet, darvacet, and Lortab, Flexeril. Currently...

  56. Is this all related to TMJ?
    ... proportion due to my panic disorder, gave me some Valium , and sent me home with a prescription for Xanax. ...

  57. I go in to be fitted for a hard splint today..
    ... with him. In fact, the ortho recommended I take Valium before my dental appointments since sitting in a dental...

  58. Pain Management for TMJ?
    ... feel it creeping back in and now am taking Vioxx, Valium and Darvocet. Going into massage therapy soon. Still...

  59. Does stress and constant worrying make the...
    ... but I just can't stop thinking about everything. The valium just knocks me out, if I take 1 it does nothing, then ... 2 and 3 it knocks me out. Also when I am on the valium I still can't stop worrying. I am doomed to a life...

  60. The headaches are terrible
    ... headaches, anyone else going through that. I have tried Valium but they jusy knock me out, I honestly believe that...

  61. Swelling of the jaw
    ... the right side of my mouth. My dentist prescribed valium to help relieve my stress, which did help. I felt...

  62. Inflammation medicine
    ... When my ear symptoms were at there worst I did find valium - at a low dose, 2mg, again, not used for anxiety ... relaxant, very helpful. Although be aware - benzos like valium should be used as cautiously and sparingly as possible...

  63. An Update on Me . . . Your Thoughts Appreciated
    ... second I was already having issues with my TMJ and valium . Anyway, thanks for the note. I do have good news...
    ... Marc, can you please tell me your issues w/TMJ and valium ? I was just prescribed it by my pain management doc...

  64. Ear Pain!
    ... wanted to add something. Benzos - including xanax and valium , can act as direct muscle relaxants and are frequently ... etc... are benzos. I was given a very low dose of valium to treat stapedial muscle spasm by an oral surgeon ... extremely glad that a tiny (2mg) and occasional dose of valium could quiet the violent vibration I experienced in ... my ears, had I been denied valium because it is possible for people to abuse them, I ... an article that states categorically that diazepam ( valium ) is a muscle relaxant. Sorry to be pedantic, but...

  65. arleen - nightsplint and your appointment
    ... procedure, and he'd had to send them to the hospital for a Valium injection to get their mouths closed!!! That cost...

  66. My jaw locked for 3 hours!!
    ... hours. I took a hot shower to calm my nerves and a Valium . One time I went to the ER and they shot me full of...
    ... hours. I took a hot shower to calm my nerves and a Valium . One time I went to the ER and they shot me full of...

  67. splint therapy to unlock?
    ... t unlocked, but I'm hopeful. The DDS has me taking valium and naproxen for relaxing muscles and inflammation...
    ... the anti-inflammatories and am weaning off of the valium (before bed only) to make sure that my symptoms (headaches...

  68. Can Anyone Help?
    ... has me on a soft diet w/ excercise. Im also taking Valium and Vioxx for the inflammation. I need though to...

  69. Exact type of MRI needed for TMJs?
    ... for my kid, other than the claustrophobia. He took Valium prior, but it didn't help much. He had 3 MRI's in...

  70. Grace, how have you been?
    ... that helps me cope with the fog thing is taking my valium . My feeling is like being drunk without the giddy...

  71. Trigger point massage
    ... that has been keeping me sane is the fact that I take valium . It keeps the dizziness and anxiety on a tolerable...
    ... first by him. I dont get this. By the way, how much valium do you take and when do you take it? I am afraid of...
    ... try the trigger point massage. I have been taking valium since my original attack of vertigo over two years...

  72. TMJD & Dizzyness - Is it related??
    ... I had been so doped up with vertigo medicines, ie valium etc... I hadn't noticed I couldn't open my mouth!...

  73. Splint Not Helping Yet - Help
    ... first started wearing my splint, my dr gave me 5mg of valium to take at night until my muscles settled down and ... until I was comfortable with it and didn't take the valium any more. You don't have to take pain meds but muscle...

  74. Please! Can a seven year old have TMJ?
    ... whole side of my face swelled up and I was put on Valium and Tylox for a week. But my seven year old is complaining...
    ... whole side of my face swelled up and I was put on Valium and Tylox for a week. But my seven year old is complaining...

  75. feelgood - re:valium
    ... Hi, I take valium and it does help me. I am also on Paxil for anxiety...
    ... Hello Feelgood- Okay, Valium is in a group of drugs called "benzos"... these drugs...
    ... The best thing to do is to read up on valium . I am sorry, I can not remember of it was Cymy Sue...