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  1. severe lower back pain and leg pain
    ... about 6 weeks and then they put me on vicodein and valium and that helped alot and then they started ordering...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin Norco

  2. Choosing the right PT
    ... but the only meds I use are Advil and an occasional valium if I have spasms. I do not use narcotics of any kind...

  3. Back problems, new to board : questions
    ... and longer time. I was also given some pain meds and valium to relax the muscle when I was going thru that which ... I am a nervous flyer. Before this I was taking the valium now and then as that was given for my back and it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Xanax ponstel

  4. Lots Of Pain Tonight
    ... it, you can't control it. They gave me versed and valium in IV for that procedure and it did nothing for me...

  5. Unbearable muscle spasms in left side/back-help
    ... I'm on hydrocodone, (60mg) per day, somas and now valium . I have to work and the somas and valium will probably...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Soma

  6. 2 days post hemilaminectomy/discectomy
    ... surgery. Percocet was given 2 every 4 hours as well as valium for muscle relaxing. Nothing was releaving the pain ... spasms everytime I moved. They gave me morphine and valium around the clock to calm my nerves. A new MRI was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Flexeril Lortab Morphine Percocet

  7. Please help re: ESI
    ... No relief. 2nd one was 2 weeks later (I took 2 valium on my own) and it didn't hurt at all (doc told me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx

  8. thorasic disc problem
    ... they have put me on Methandone, Hydrocodone, Ultram, Valium , Soma, and Ambien CR. I had been taking Celebrex...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Celebrex Hydrocodone Oxycodone Soma Ultram

  9. Post Surgery Update
    ... 02 causing severe back pain. Two Percocet 10 mg Valium every 4 hours attempt to releave pain. Trigger point...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fentanyl Percocet

  10. Hello I am New!
    ... for 6 months before surgery (demerol and soma and valium ). I had a foraminotomy on March 11, so it has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Soma

  11. Desco Booked This Thur Not Lookin Forward To It
    ... mine done without meds, too. They gave me a bit of valium IV but that was all. Painful? Yes, it was...but afterwards...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  12. GOT HELP...but TOO much meds???
    ... 10mg (eventually will be 20mg) 1 celebrex(200mg) 1 valium (5mg) 1 neurontin(300mg..eventually getting up to ... Afternoon.......... 1 valium (5mg) 1 celebrex (200mg) nightime........... ... way...she is tapering me completely off these) 1 valium (5mg) 1 Ambien (10mg) (for 14 days til sleep is regulated ... do all these pills seem the NORM? and she said the valium was a muscle relaxer.....and will all these eventually...
    ... dangerous drugs, especially the percocets, ambien, and valium . I am not sure what neurontin is, so perhaps you...
    ... there....I would worry about being over-medicated. Valium is a wonderful muscle relaxer and unfortunately, it...
    ... an appointment for 2 weeks......and gave me enough valium for 10 days.... and told me to take 3 percs a day...
    ... most people very tired and sleepy at first. Then add valium , ambien, and percoset to the mix and I don't know...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Celebrex Neurontin Percocet Prozac

  13. What Medicine For Back Spasms?
    ... Hi there, Post surgery spasms - valium will setlte them instantly though this is not over ... the counter. If pre-surgery im not too sure, i mean valium would work the same but its a worry you're getting...

  14. Good fusion outcomes wanted!
    ... up of the pre-med ( i am fairly sure the pre-med is valium ). From this point i remember nothing at all even though...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine

  15. muscle spasms after spinal fusion
    ... experienced severe spasms the week after surgery and valium stopped these. Perhaps i am concerned though that...

  16. new here. med probs.
    ... everything for day time...such as flexeral....neurontin.... valium ...motrin 800....celebrex....and now UltraM. I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Motrin Neurontin Percocet Ultram

  17. 2nd epidural steriod injection Frid.....scared even more than 1st one
    ... t had to take anything stronger than a Vioxx and a Valium at night (for my neck/jaw tensing). I haven't experience...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx

  18. got my 1st epidural today
    ... Believe me, I was scared to death to go back (I took 2 valium and made my hubby drive me, they helped alot with...
    ... Believe me, I was scared to death to go back (I took 2 valium and made my hubby drive me, they helped alot with...

  19. New here- ESI question
    ... it would have been so scary. And they may offer a valium or something before-hand, so you should find out....
    ... it would have been so scary. And they may offer a valium or something before-hand, so you should find out. ... epidural today, and I did it "au naturel" - i.e. no Valium or other sedative. They did give me a local though...

  20. How do I live with this?
    ... I don't know whether it's the 5mg of Valium that I take at bedtime or throwing my right leg over...

  21. Help! What questions should I ask the Neuro Doc
    ... management going on, (morphine, hydrocodone for bt, valium , ultram, etc.) At least she got lucky with finding...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocodone Morphine Ultram

  22. 1st steriod injection on Friday..scared to death...
    ... nervous, ask your doctor if you can take a couple valium before hand to relax you if he doesn't use anesthesia...
    ... nervous, ask your doctor if you can take a couple valium before hand to relax you if he doesn't use anesthesia...

  23. Soft Tissue Bumps on Back Associated with Pain?
    ... spasm component or not for me, but probably so, since valium can also be very helpful at times. Standingman...

  24. Home from L5-S1 fusion & decompression lami
    ... release pain med in the morning and one at night and one valium at night. i was on digesic every four yo six hours...
    ... tried to move in bed? Is that what they have given you valium for? I too was on digesic and i think i have some...

  25. Post Myelogram
    ... RMurf--I did have mild sedation (5 mg. valium ) but no pain meds. They offered some after, but I...

  26. Lumbar Fusion & Anti-Inflammatories!?
    ... such as celebrex. I was on pain medication and valium for really bad spasms post surgery. I would assume ... a muscle relaxant such as valium would have close to the effects that celebrex would...
    ... me on Xanax after Fusion Surgery. Kinda sorta Like Valium ....
    ... back pain before surgery. Naprosyn was just cheaper. Valium is in the sedative family (along with xanax)....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Xanax naprosyn

  27. toe cramps, tightening up anyone else?
    ... prescribed Flexeril, (a skeletal muscle relaxer) & Valium which helps with the charlie horses and restless sleeping...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Neurontin Topamax

  28. Good laminectomy outcomes wanted (really, all experiences)
    ... meds, since I don't take anything besides Advil and Valium prn when I have a clear spasm. I have other reasons...

  29. Need some help...
    ... off meds for close to 3 weeks i think, I had been on Valium and really strong narcotics but i was becoming quite...

  30. Doctor won't prescribe strong narcotics!!!!!
    ... Last doctor told me I must be depressed....gave me VALIUM !!! After falling asleep three afternoons in a row...

  31. What is disk disease and a bulged disk
    ... closticphobic and i called my doctor and he called in valium i was so relaxed i dozed once and she woke me up guess...
    ... closticphobic and i called my doctor and he called in valium i was so relaxed i dozed once and she woke me up guess...
    ... very claustrophopic. The doctor gave me 5 mg. of Valium to take 20 minutes before my appt. I also have degenerativ...
    ... very claustrophopic. The doctor gave me 5 mg. of Valium to take 20 minutes before my appt. I also have degenerativ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Soma

  32. Post-IDET Report
    ... Mostly same old, same old here as well. Using more valium than I was which certainly helps. I don't think it...

  33. MPT & Jus ~ question please about injuries?
    ... Advil for over a year (well, OK, and an occasional valium for spasms). That's because my pain tends to be all...

  34. Newbie here! Q's about Laminectomy.
    ... on no pain meds beyond ibuprofen and an occasional valium for spasms. Still, as is clear, I am living "inside...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen

  35. November Surgery's
    ... and am taking probably 10 per day. I stopped the valium and zanaflex, and doctor said next we will work on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Neurontin Zanaflex

  36. 4 months post-op from lumbar spinal fusion and laminectomy
    ... pretty playful soul (so i am hoping its not just the valium ). 16 days post op today! I havent begun seriously...
    ... attitude is positive. I was just wondering besides the valium what other medications are you taking for pain. Depending...
    ... the same prescription as the morning at night plus a valium as i had been experiencing spasms. But generally things...
    ... Sleeping is almost normal even though i am still taking valium at night but i am not ready to stop taking it just...
    ... friend about making decisions while you are still on valium . When will you stop taking that. It is amazing to ... that works great for me. Maybe you should quit the valium . You just don't realize what kind of hold it has on...
    ... I think you may be right. I will try not having Valium tonight. I always thought valium was also a mood moderator...
    ... I think you may be right. I will try not having Valium tonight. I always thought valium was also a mood moderator...
    ... it. Do yourself and everyone else a favor. Stop the valium . Get yourself some extra strength tylenol. The tylenol ... patient. It will take some time. Remember going off the Valium , you will experience withdrawal symptons. Just hang...
    ... scary. Last night was the first night i didnt take the valium and i didnt have the spasms (which is why i was put...
    ... temptation. I don't know how long it takes to get the valium out of your system. I think that after I took my last...
    ... have been more sore today than i have been whilst on valium but that could be in my mind or maybe i am just thinking ... trying to see whats happening with my body as the valium would have worn off by now anyway. I have spent...
    ... dealing with how i feel. I have stopped taking valium and i have stoped taking di gesic. You know the strength ... / effect of valium , di gesic is not a strong pain killer but it does...
    ... youre so right about relaxing! i was given rx for 100 valium s when i left hospital & still have over 90 because ... decided i needed a relaxing evening dammit! & took a valium & noticed the same amount of pain relief I have if...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tylenol Vicodin Ibuprofen Tramadol

  37. PLIF Post Operative Leg Pain
    ... been prescribed muscle relaxants to help ease this - Valium . It seems to work too. I have never received nerve...
    ... Glad its not going to hurt. I was planning on taking Valium beforehand. However, considering what i have been ... As for the large spasms, they are eased with the Valium . If i am not moving when they occur it is very hard...
    ... 12 am here middle of the night 3 hrs ago i took 2 valium and 2 pain killers to get me through the night. I...
    ... After my last post I tried to sleep again. I took 2 valium .. it worked for 2 hours and here i am again. This...
    ... i'm not waking up at night. That could also be the valium . I cant wait to start physio on my legs as i feel...
    ... are sleeping through the night. Even if it is the valium that is helping you, at least you are getting a good ... most. Maybe I should ask my pain management dr. about valium although I have never taken it before. I do take Zaneflex...
    ... been there for a while. How long have you been taking Valium to sleep? I sleep through most of the night. I would...
    ... Dear Christi, Valium is primarily a muscle relaxant. It is also used as ... and a sleeping tablet. My cousin is epileptic and valium is used to stop the seizures. It has definately controlled...
    ... type drug, then i take digesic again at night with 2 valium . Last night I tried to reduce it down to 1 valium...
    ... thing about taking medications period, even more so Valium , so it makes it even more difficult but i just woke...
    ... np pain associated with it, that is because of the valium decrease im sure. Hope you're doing ok and the...

  38. test results and disability
    ... i have high blood pressure and high choleseral on valium and wellburten physical theraphy 3 times a week always...

  39. Ciatic Nerve Pain
    ... middle of the night here in Australia. At 9pm i took 2 valium and 2 pain killers.. I was so proud. I am 11 days...
    ... but it is not as intense at night - because I take valium at night and that totally relaxes all the muscles...

  40. 2 years of back pain and now hip pain too
    ... only on Advil. Occasionally, I also take 2.5 mg. valium when it seems that spasm is part of the problem. ...
    ... only on Advil. Occasionally, I also take 2.5 mg. valium when it seems that spasm is part of the problem. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  41. Newbie has ?'s for the back pros :)
    ... on until Saturday when I finally went to the ER for Valium and a Demerol shot. I can no longer walk long distances ... considered getting a mobile scooter. My current meds are Valium 10 mg 3 times a day, Neurontin 300mg at bedtime, Skelaxin ... Current meds: Oxycontin, Neurontin, Indocin, Skelaxin, Valium ...
    ... Current meds: Oxycontin, Neurontin, Indocin, Skelaxin, Valium ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Indocin Neurontin Oxycontin Skelaxin

  42. Post Surgery Tips
    ... mri's later and ..... MUSCLE SPASMS??? UofM gave me Valium , Flexeril, Baclofen, and Nuerontin. 4 prescriptions...
    ... pain (Gas being poured down my right leg. I am on Valium , Percoet Lyrica and Lunesta to fall asleep. Good...
    Medications also discussed in this post: BACLOFEN Flexeril Tylenol lunesta lyrica

  43. question about pain meds
    ... edge off and i don't have bad side effects. i take valium to help me sleep. i'm so glad i feel much more normal...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ibuprofen Ultracet

  44. Hello...newbie here!
    ... up in pain. Trying not to take meds (Darvocet and Valium ) but seems when I don't, it gets really bad. Everything...

  45. 3 level 360 Fusion 5 mo post op
    ... yourself. Pain meds would not work, I had to take valium in order to calm down so that the pain meds would...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol

  46. spondylolesthesis
    ... ist SI it was up to 160! my pcp gave me a scrip for valium for the next one - - 1 only! so now i have 9 valiums...
    ... Along with that at night I take a childs size dose of Valium (as I am a smaller framed girl they didnt want to...

  47. Myelogram tomorrow
    ... so. I did not need pain medication, although the valium beforehand to stay "mellow" was probably useful. ...

  48. Question about meds
    ... doesn't really seem to knock them out. I've found Valium is really the best, but my dr warned me if you take...
    ... Yup ...... Valium did the trick for me also. ...
    ... time around, my primary gave me a mix of vicodin and valium , and I tell you, that did the trick. However, now ... have messed up on, has me on a combo of flexeril and valium . Yesterday was first day and I am finding my self...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Flexeril Skelaxin Vicodin

  49. C2-3 problem w/headache.....anyone every have a Disc-O-Gram ???
    ... As for versed, it is an IV med. It is a strong valium type of feeling. It is amnesia causing, which means...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Oxycontin

  50. Surgery Day After Tomorrow
    ... you and wish you a good surgical outcome. Ask for Valium if you are nervous tomorrow, and splurge for a private...
    ... how things go just as soon as I can. I have taken a valium and it's off to bed for me [img]http://www.healthboards...

  51. L5-S1 Hemilaminectomy with microdisectomy 2
    ... alittle nervous but I know I will do fine, I'm taking a valium before I get there, lol, just alittle something to...

  52. New Medication question
    ... Klonopin is HIGHLY addictive, as it comes from the Valium family. (it even looks like valium minus the "V" stamped...
    ... the klonopin you are takling about but if it is like valium I would recommend you don't use it long term if you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Klonopin Buspar Effexor Lexapro Wellbutrin

  53. Good Fusion Outcomes Wanted
    ... 1st week. Pain meds would not work, I had to take valium in order to calm down so that the pain meds would...
    ... with me. I want to be prepared (im going to take some valium before i go anyway to help relieve any muscle tension...
    ... fantastically! Really. I am so happy. (its probably the valium shh its our secret) hehe. I'm in the best mood today...
    ... had a pretty disrupted nights sleep. I took only 1 valium instead of 2 (to ease muscle spasms) and I think i...
    ... aracetamol every 3 hours then at night: 2 x digesic and 2 x valium (for the spasms). As i was having leg pain the doctor ... just not good for you. So last night i had 1 x valium and 1 x digesic and believe me i wont be doing that ... do. The digesic is for the back discomfort and the valium is for the spasms which i think i have figured are ... trying to work to full capacity they just seize up. The valium controls this by relaxing the muscles. I am the type ... that was from trying to change positions in bed. The valium lets me do this, so you can see why i am reluctant...
    ... nasry spasms. I went to thr doctor and she prescribed valium and they stopped straight away. Perhaps this is worth...
    ... problems most of my life and have never been prescribed Valium . I understand this can be very addictive along with...
    ... I agree with Larryp in principle-- valium and its cousin drugs can lead to a dependency cycle ... of great help when used strategically. Personally, valium has "saved my butt" (literally) a few times, by breaking...
    ... addictive. Is it that my body will learn to depend on the valium to relax at night? I do not want to be on pain meds ... drug. What is the length of time one would prescribe valium for in surgical cases? I have been on it for a about...
    ... about what the guys are saying in regards to your valium , but im sure ur doc wouldnt have you on it if it was...
    ... soon. Basically, it "tamps everything down." Valium was originally developed specifically for muscle spasms ... to mellow you out are usually in the same family as valium and have the same effect. Again, relatively short ... acute disk herniations, they often also prescribed valium for five-six weeks. It was pretty effective, even...
    ... during the day. I have been asked to taper to one valium so perhaps i should not try just going straight off...
    ... general, tapering off is a good idea. One thing about valium is that it is easy to build up to a point where you...
    ... only 1 paracetamol and 1 digesic, tried to go off the valium but that was not a good idea. I had 6 hours sleep...
    ... i am only on basic paracetamol, at night i take 1 valium and 1 digesic (only a little stronger than paracetamol...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Demerol Neurontin

  54. SuccessStory and Others
    ... and decide what to take for the pain. I have some valium here that I only take for spastic colon,,,, usually...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Morphine Neurontin Soma

  55. Neck Surgery?????
    ... already - I have decreased the amount of vicodin and valium I am taking now, which means it is getting better...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  56. question about valium
    ... Kathy, please be very careful with the valium . If they offer you a refill on it, you'd do well enough ... s just that no one ever told me of the dangers of valium and I ended up in detox after less than two months...
    ... I've also heard that valium is EXTREMELY addictive....
    ... have you had PT? It can be difficult to get away from valium once you become dependent on it. It might be wise...
    ... enough for me to get his pain meds down him, and valium does help for the few days after. (Then, the valium...
    ... people when it comes to medications.A doctor put me on Valium 10 mg as needed 40 years ago for anxiety. I have never ... than most people because I was told years ago that Valium was habit forming and it has never been that way with...
    ... Arlene Hello, They said they would not refill my valium because it is very adicting but the thing is now after...
    ... understand I didn't mean to imply that everyone who uses valium becomes addicted. It's a valuable old medicine, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx

  57. Coughing bad for disc?
    ... will NEVER again put me in the "tunnel" unless the valium has kicked in :) More about it later... Have a good...

  58. real bad doctor visit
    ... and ask if they can call in a few pills of Xanax or Valium for you, or at least something that they can give...
    ... myself in to going back for the next one was to take 2 valium (I know, self medicating!) but it really calmed my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Xanax

  59. So Scared!
    ... I was claustrophobia and if I was he would give me Valium . I said no, I'm only afraid of heights, he told me...
    ... Bad days happen to all of us. And there ain't enough valium produced to keep us all happy ! You have a legitimate...

  60. Neuro Visit...And The News Is NOT Good
    ... Center in Monroe, LA but after they had given me the valium [img]http://www.healthboards.com/ubb/dizzy.gif[/img...
    ... going on in my body.. Hey at least they gave you the valium before they tried to take your money ! that was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lortab Neurontin Medrol

  61. Questions about Alcohol???
    ... A valium and two beers in the eving works for me ...

  62. Saying Hi
    ... claustrophobic, so they will have to give me something. Valium probably...I am not crazy about valium, but I can...

  63. Swollen right foot
    ... treatment. I then went on Percoset 7's, then vicodin and valium . Needless to say, I became quite a little junkie and ... cold turkey. I ended up in the ER to detox from the valium , and that's when the shrink visits were prescribed...
    ... addiction. As I've said before, I simply threw away my valium , thinking that would be my cure. No one ever told ... flexeril for pain and muscle spasms. But it was the valium I REALLY wanted. I've always been a responsible sort ... the prescribed doseages. After about 7 weeks of the valium , I'd find myself curled in a ball waiting to take ... CARE about the percoset for pain...I JUST WANTED MORE VALIUM ! My back would be screaming at me because I was in ... so much pain. The valium did nothing to ease that pain, but it was all I wanted ... . So I simply threw away the remainder of my valium one day, figuring that would cure me. Right before ... told them what was happening since I threw away my valium . I faintly remember a bunch of doctors all huddling ... your body to accepting it's not going to get any more valium . After around 8 hours, they started lightening the ... violent shaking, but after a total of 5 days with no valium , they let me come home. Surprisingly, W/C paid the ... happened. Even though I was home, I STILL craved the valium , but the craving was no longer accommpanied by the ... about a month afterwards. But I was clean from the valium and never did get the suicidal thoughts they told ... me to expect. That valium is mean stuff and I'll never take another one ever ... later. I do not feel the craving for them like the valium , and I mostly take a little less than my prescribed...
    ... detox! I'm not certain how percoset differs from a valium addiction, but those detox units WILL get you clean...
    ... first was injured in my lumbar area, they prescribed Valium to me as well. I took it for a week and said enough...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Soma Vicodin Flexeril Buspar

  64. Question about Ambien
    ... turning. It certainly is nothing like getting off valium , but regardless what your doc may say, (mine STILL...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ambien Xanax

  65. Back pain without radiopathy: good & bad news in my search for treatment options
    ... me, the procedure was no big deal. They gave me 5mg valium a few hours before the procedure and a little fentanyl...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fentanyl Neurontin Vicodin

  66. I Have Questions and Need Some Advice...Please!!
    ... that means I take prozac, oxycotin, oxycoton for b/t valium and soma for the rest of my life well then be it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prozac Soma

  67. Getting alittle nervous before Laminectomy surgery
    ... saw the doc yesterday, I asked for some valium to ease the nerves abit, I know I'll be ok, but the...

  68. Surgery or Injections ?
    ... said it was a muscle pull. Perscribed vicodin and valium . No numbness anywhere, pain strictly in the back...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vicodin

  69. I'm scared, can you guys help?
    ... healthboards.com/ubb/dizzy.gif[/img] They gave me Valium though, and I was fine. I slept all the way through...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Phenergan

  70. Still Hurting
    ... in. When I had my MRI, the doc told me to take one valium when I woke up, one when I left home and one right...

  71. L-4 L-5 360 degree fusion
    ... they can recommend???? He is currently on Davocet... Valium ...and Cyclobenzaprine. *****Updated Ok, I talked...
    ... regulating pathways of the brain and spinal cord. Valium on the other can be very dangerous when you become ... injury. I had a few friends that became suicidal taking Valium . Speak with his doctor and see if this is a better...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cyclobenzaprine Amitriptyline

  72. back surgery...help?
    ... they can recommend???? He is currently on Davocet... Valium ...and Cyclobenzaprine. ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cyclobenzaprine

  73. Neck pain and bad headaches..help!
    ... not work at all. Sometimes aspirin and a small dose Valium will do it but it will be a full day before I am better...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Meclizine

  74. Pain Mgmt? Puleeze!
    ... some people respond better to muscle relaxers or a valium than actual narcotics. Keep talking to people and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin

  75. baxter
    ... me being big chicken here....called dr. to get some valium before test.....i should be able to handle a test...
    ... I had to take Xanax before some of my testing, the Valium will help keep you relaxed, I'll be praying that the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Neurontin Xanax