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  1. medication results
    ... anyone taking valium as a muscle relaxant for tmj?...

  2. lucy25
    ... and today has been better. I am weaning myself off valium (for relaxing muscles at night) and am wondering if...

  3. Please discuss headaches
    ... weeks. 1st week was great and then i cut back on valium and they came back worse than ever....please tell...
    ... your headaches are being caused by coming off the valium or not. Or maybe I was just really lucky that my splint...

  4. HEADACHES
    ... anyone else have REALLY severe daily headaches? I take valium at night so I can relax (my dentist thinks this will...
    ... related to the tooth extraction, they can help you) Valium and many other meds can cause headaches to be worse...

  5. TMJ takes the Happy Moments
    ... will find someway to help TMJ. I ended up taking a Valium this morning and that helped get my pain under control...

  6. Lorozapam
    ... lorazepam) is a benzodiazepine drug and is related to Valium and Xanax, among others. Benzodiazepines have three ... better for specific purposes than others: Anti-anxiety ( Valium , Xanax, Ativan), muscle relaxant (Valium, Ativan) ... amnesic effects for medical procedures (Versed). Valium is also often used to stop active seizures. Many...
    ... Back in March a perio gave me a prescription for valium & vioxx, along with a night guard. Well, the Vioxx...

  7. diagnosing tmj
    ... they gave me a night guard (not a good idea), Vioxx & valium . The Vioxx helped with the inflammation, the valium...

  8. Hyperacusis.. How's yours?
    ... use of a muscle relaxant (not daily) - 1 or 2 mg or valium worked for me (my dentist attended a conference in ... States and they had concluded v. short term use of valium could be very helpful for tmjd'ers) I used it when...

  9. Elaine
    ... experiences of my life, and that was AFTER I received IV Valium . I supposed I should be thankful for that since I...

  10. Spoke with Energex
    ... more stablized, sleeping is much better. I was using valium , but my dentist does not believe in drug therp in...

  11. TMJgirl !!
    ... Has your dr. suggested that you try a low dose of valium or clonazepam or some other anti anxiety med until...

  12. Moral Support Please!
    ... to meds and only take 10mg at bedtime. I also take valium during the day because i suffer from anxiety and panic...
    ... wonder if that's what's going on? I have never taken Valium or Xanax for my anxiety. I was on Prozac for 7 years ... I know a lady at my church who told me that when Valium first came out her doctors told her it was not addictive...

  13. I am Sorry...
    ... also, and as I said, for me, a very small dose of valium when it was really, really bad, could sometimes knock...

  14. Day 3 - Not convinced.
    ... did get some relief from a very, very low dose of valium , (valium acts as a muscle relaxant) which I only took ... when it was very bad. Valium is highly addictive, you want to use it sparingly...

  15. How do I know what is right????
    ... have been on paxil 10mg for the past six years and valium 2.5mg, 4 times per day for the past 2 years. At one ... age I could be addicted to alot worse things than valium . I really don't know what to say, my daughter just ... boy. I don't know the difference between Xanax and valium but I think they are of the same family of drugs....
    ... Jill, Many Doctors believe Xanax and Valium to be very addicting compared to the other anti-anxiety ... several older ladies who have been taking 1 mg. of Valium or Ativan for years at night and I don't see them...

  16. skelaxin for muscular facial and neck pain
    ... OS put me on Skelaxin during the day and 10 mgs of Valium at night. It worked GREAT. I was almost painfree for ... about 2 months. I even went off the valium and just used the skelaxin for a month or so. Then...

  17. Arthrogram????
    ... cannot handle being in the "tube" even with xanax and valium . So my OS wants me to have this test done...
    ... he can do besides this test. Maybe I'll double my valium and go for the MRI... thanks again, Jill...

  18. Looking For Help?
    ... tmj. They gave me a prescription for vicodin and valium for a muscle relaxer. I haven't taken it yet becuz...

  19. Saw the Dentist.....
    ... like the dentist said. Poor Mike. No wonder the valium didn't work for him, he must be so worked up about...
    ... alone - and I also have very little benefit from 5 mg valium . A person with minimal pain/spasm would be knocked...

  20. Awwwwww........Nooooooooo!!!!!!!
    ... some people that clench really bad at night Ive heard Valium for a few days to try and break the cycle can help...
    ... so it works more effectively with Mike's grinding. Valium might be a good idea tonight. Knock him out, give ... refreshed and feeling better. You might want to take a valium too :) Hey, can I have some too? Take care, Cheryl...

  21. Long term use of Flexeril?
    ... what about valium ? is it a bad one?...
    ... Valium is a very effective muscle relxant. Only problem is...

  22. I wanna hear from EAR people...
    ... spasms in your ears you can try a very low dose of valium - 2mg - but only intermittently, this controls and ... rid of the vibration in my ears when it gets bad. Valium is used as a muscle relaxant and obviously it also ... clicking in the ears, that also suggests careful use of valium or a muscle relaxant. I'm no doctor Jamie, so I can...
    ... constant (most distressing of all) I take 2.5 mg of valium 4 times per day which helps me cope. I know that it...

  23. I give up on TMJ!
    ... spasm. When it gets very bad I take a small dose of valium and it generally gets it under control or relieves ... it. Valium is sometimes used as a muscle relaxant, although it...

  24. Today's appt--not good!!
    ... option --- at 3 am I resorted to some heavy drugs - valium & percocet (I hate to do this) - and they couldn't...
    ... chiro I saw, just so happened to be looped out on valium and I should have gotten up and walked out, I knew...

  25. What to do when jaw locks?
    ... after about and hour or two of massage, heat and a valium . Today I have been locked for 4 hours and it kind...

  26. TMD and long dental appointments
    ... that works well in this situation? Sometimes I use valium (at night) if my facial muscles are really tight. ... Will valium work as a muscle relaxent before the appointment?...
    ... dental work this week and my dentist/TMJ doc prescribed valium before I get to his office, and will also use the ... breaks and massages my TMJ which helps alot too. The valium will reduce the anxiety which in turn reduces any...

  27. I can't believe it!
    ... mouth is wide open. That's a good trick, isn't it? Valium is great at eliminating the clenching, but the side...

  28. Hello Everyone - Appt today
    ... is the price I tend to pay. It's under control with valium again at the moment - so grateful for that drug, just...

  29. Good article on taking control of TMJ
    ... Does anyone take anything at night - like valium or sleeping pill that they find helps their grinding...
    ... Does anyone take anything at night - like valium or sleeping pill that they find helps their grinding ... started taking Flexeril at night too. I had tried Valium , but it didn't relax me at all. Sue...

  30. Help and advice needed
    ... talking, talking made it worse. I immediately took 2mg valium and I think I took another 2 mg twice more during ... the day. I had heard valium was a muscle relaxant. I continued to take 2mg (v ... . low dose) of valium over the next four days and the vibration subsided ... relaxing my muscles, and trying not to panic, without the valium taking the edge off the symptom in the first few weeks ... want but a muscle relaxant. If I were you I would try valium - people are very wary of valium as it can be addictive ... problem. There are many people who take a v. low dose of valium for years - menieres sufferers being one example,...
    ... you are already taking Xanax, although you might try valium instead, see if it proves more effective. I've never...
    ... I take xanax which is the same class of drugs as valium but I have heard that valium is a better muscle relaxant ... with inflammation? I'll check with my ENT about the valium though and thank you for the suggestion. I'll also...
    ... accurate diagnosis, a suggestion would be to take valium before the procedure and wear good earplugs. Also...

  31. Newbie with questions
    ... think it helped knowing Mom was right there. He took Valium beforehand, but it didn't work that well. After 2...

  32. Does this sound like TMJ pain?
    ... drives me insane just the same. Before bed, I take Valium , which puts me to sleep and reduces the clenching...

  33. MRI
    ... Jill, Sorry to hear this. Try taking Valium about 30 minutes before the appointment. If you don...
    ... When I had my MRI the place I went to gave me a valium and it was just 5ml, it helped - but if you can get...

  34. pain pain go away!!!!!!
    ... minutes. I was completely out of it. Once they gave me valium - and it made me cry randomly for 3 hours and I couldn...
    ... you hate having a low tolerance. But I cannot take Valium either. I was on that once and OMG, it was awful....
    ... of Benadryl got rid of the symptoms. When I take Valium before bed I'm fine, but I'm sure I'd be unconscious...

  35. Uggggggg......bad news
    ... know I have to get this done so I will be taking my valium before I go this time. Plus I keep telling myself...
    ... Valium works well. I am very claustophobic and valium really helps when having to have an MRI. I'm glad...

  36. Any Vitek survivors in this group?
    ... kept me drugged for an entire year. I was living on valium , darvons, darvocet, percodan, and percocets depending...

  37. Hi JillJ --are you there?
    ... Mike can do it then I can too...lol Plus I stll have valium from the TMJ specialist that I will probably take...

  38. Stacie 212...Still Up?
    ... elavil (it's supposed to help with pain), aleve, advil, valium , xanax, vioxx (which he was allergic to), and many...

  39. Diane TMJ............
    ... Hi Cheryl! Well, the valium . Dang it works to help with the clenching(I still...

  40. What a pleasant surprise.....
    ... patients just as $$. One doctor I went to gave me valium and it messed me up so much I swear I saw a parked...
    ... night I wanted to go without taking the stupid 1mg of valium at bedtime, suffered for it yesterday. Not bad but...

  41. I'm exhausted
    ... advil for pain and at bedtime I take 1/2 of a 2mg valium . It really loops me out so I need to be careful with...
    ... have a good nite, I am tired, I took my little 1mg of valium and my eyes are very sleepy... my typing is awful...
    ... hold the joint in place. Thanks again.. Robyn ps: Valium .... I need at 5+ mg to get any benefit (and I'm 5...
    ... Robyn Well, my husband convinced me to take a full 2mg valium last night so I could get a good night of sleep. ...

  42. TMJ or ETD or Both?
    ... we've found can be controlled by a very low dose of valium upon onset of pain and advil or ibuprofen. It's a...

  43. Need your Advice.....
    ... ..had one yesterday, but was able to control with valium and an Advil, Tylenol mix....I think it's the rectus...
    ... that your headaches are o.k. How can you function on valium ? That really knocks me out! Have to stick with what...

  44. Cathyk...2 in. of popsicle sticks!??
    ... might suggest you ask your dentist or doctor for some valium or something to sedate you during the procedure. I...

  45. I got my MRI today
    ... of taking pills, but I too had an MRI and I took a valium 5mlg (spell right?) that they gave me at the office...

  46. MRI...first step towards help
    ... call the Neuro. that ordered it, and ask for some valium to take before this test. I don't know if you've ever...
    ... mouth open I think it would be a good idea to take a valium as well prior to getting it. For no other reason than...

  47. ~Status on my impending sugery~
    ... day because it is non drowsy. I've tried flexeril, valium , xanax, zanaflex, and more. I've had one surgery...

  48. Need support......
    ... what to do next. In the meantime, they've got me on valium and I hate it...it seems to help calm down the spasms...
    ... about your headaches. Hopefully, nothing serious. Valium really relaxes you, but makes you soooo tired. Does...

  49. Are there any meds that helped?
    ... you tried Darvocet, or tylenol 3, or some people use Valium . Darvocet is so mild it does nothing to touch my pain...

  50. What do I do? HELP ME PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... a lengthwise hairline fracture. I don't think the valium would have made a difference. They give it to a lot...

  51. IS THIS NORMAL?
    ... that is helping me so much then before! I am taking Valium for my jaw pain and facial spasms, it is the only...
    ... As far as the naseau goes .. I get that when I take valium too. I usually half the pill or sometimes only take ... your face which might help some. The last thing on valium that would make me naseau feeling was if I watched ... lot of quick clips on the tv. MTV style camera.. valium .. and me do NOT go together hehe. Anyways.. I hope...
    ... was the morphone that was making me nasusaed not the Valium ,the valium seems to relax my face and jaw spasms, ... but I am still ichey!. Thank for the information, Valium not strong for me at all, it barly does a thing I...

  52. Flexeril
    ... many others that have this same mechanism of action. Valium is a powerful muscle relaxant as well... but can be...

  53. What a Day!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ... them ASAP, which I can understand, so he gave him valium to take. The lady told me I could go in with him since...

  54. Muscle Relaxers
    ... feel lethargic the next day? I have tried Skelaxin, valium , zanaflex and flexeril, but none helped, and some...

  55. Saw new TMJ doctor today - EXPENSIVE!
    ... information. Some of the medicines I have used: -flexeril, valium , skelaxin, zanaflex -vioxx, naproxen, tylenol-codeine...
    ... have heard that the short term use of diazepam (like valium !) can help anyone else any knowledge of this. thanks...

  56. Celebrex - is it ok to drink (1 or 2 drinks) while taking it?
    ... liver enzymes. It's not like drinking while popping valium or vicodin, which makes you feel like you're in the...

  57. Really confused now???
    ... to help you before you get worse. My dr prescribed valium 5mgs at night to help relax so I don't clench and...
    ... have to wear it at night. I've also been prescribed valium and told to have a drink before bedtime .. the alcohol ... apparently magnifies the effect of the valium and stops me from grinding my teeth at night. I also...

  58. medicines
    ... prescribe flexeril and then the DDS I saw changed it to Valium and I take ibprophen for pain. What are the rest of...
    ... day. As far as the muscle relaxants go, I've tried valium , zanaflex, flexeril, and soma. Currently I am switching...

  59. How TMJ effects the ears?
    ... sufficient evidence to sustain his diagnosis. He put me on valium and sent me home. The moral to this story is, that...

  60. to sue the doctor or to not sue the doctor ?
    ... 350 Trazadone 200 Paxil 20 wellbutrin 100 prozac 300 valium 5 ambian 10 nexium 40 nabumetone 750 trileptol 300...

  61. IS THIS A TMJ HEADACHE? SUE, ELAINE, ANYONE?
    ... that my doctors do is prescribe an anti-anxiety like valium or Xanax when it get really bad. I hope they can...

  62. TMJ forever in NY
    ... did was knock me out for a few days. They gave me valium which made me randomly cry for no reason in the middle...

  63. Could this be TMJ?
    ... meds I take (and haven't for awhile) are Motrin and Valium 5mgs at bedtime with my splint. I now just wear the ... my stomache and I'm afraid to get addicted to the Valium . My teeth and my jaw do not line up at all!! I have...

  64. Someone, please educate me..please..pain is so severe!
    ... wear it I chew it. My orthodontist gave me 5 mgs of valium for bedtime so that doesn't happen. The problem is ... being a single mom of an 8 yr old boy. I only take the valium when it gets really bad. I also spend at least 20...

  65. TMJ-Next Step
    ... a TMJ Specialist and he made the splint, put me on valium at night and PT and chiropractor. I haven't been to...

  66. MRI for TMJ Pain
    ... When I had an MRI I found that intravenous valium worked a treat! I was in there for 30 minutes and...
    ... with the earplugs) and you can't move at all. The valium idea sounds good to me! They also have you put a...

  67. hi there, please read this!
    ... OR CAUSED BY THE PAIN. Im thinking of taking some valium tonight, the only problem is im taking 75mcgs of clonidine...
    ... Brens thread) I take Lorazapam, (I think it is like valium ) to relax me enough to be able to sleep, sometimes...

  68. arthroscopy/arthroplasty
    ... headaches, neck and shoulder pain. every day i'm on valium for the spasms, and strong analgesia for the pain...

Diet & Nutrition board

  1. Need special diet for my disorders-what to eat?
    ... getting really rough at times. (ps....my ENT says valium often helps)...

Exercise & Fitness board

  1. Pulled Hamstring
    ... hamstring last night playing baseball. I took some valium and placed some icy hot because of the pain. They...

  2. hurt lower back with situps ??
    ... the workout that mellow, someone just slipped me a valium high LOL...

Vitamins & Supplements board

  1. Worse when taking supplements?
    ... actually magnesium is natures valium . It doesn't cause anxiety, the reccomended daily...

  2. coq10 for periodontal disease?
    ... I think you can not take it with medications like Valium or Xanax, I'm not sure about that though I have to...

  3. CoQ10 for increased energy levels
    ... week I will have to change to 2 sleeping pills and valium or Soma or flexeril. Bayer asprin sometimes will relax...

  4. Valerian Tea
    ... sleeping problems. Didn't work for me but neither did valium which is the medical form. I found out later that...