... I had a spinal cord injury (2000) in my cervical / neck at C5-6-7 (whiplash) resulting from a car accident. For the past 14 plus years, I have been taking (SOMA) Carisoprodol 350mg - 2 tabs / 3times a day. My Health Insurance Co. is saying they will not cover the soma (ANYMORE.) They say; It has been determined (dose & necessity) exceed and does not meet Service Benefit Plan. ... (2 replies)
... Currently I'm on 20mg of Baclofen 3x a day. ... (14 replies)
... I was on flexeril and it didn't help.I have been on zanaflex for 8 months now and on baclofen for 6 months.I take 8mg zanaflex and 20 mg baclofen 4 times a day.Zanaflex sedated me until I got used to.The combination works great for the muscle spasms most days,not much for the pain. ... (14 replies)
... es! Your input was invaluable for my appt today. Where my doc and I landed was that I retain the Zanaflex for bedtime use, since I find it so sedating, and try Baclofen for during the day, up to 3 x day. ... (14 replies)
... I DO take Flexeril and have no problem with sedation during the day. It helps my neck by far the most with the least side effects. ... (14 replies)
... I am tellin you I have tried every muslce relaxer mentioned here and Robaxin is good because you can function on it. you do not feel all drugged like flexeril and baclofin makes you feel. ... (14 replies)
... Flexeril. The Skelaxin didn't make me as sleepy as the Flexeril does, but have been having problems with vomitting from the Skelaxin lately so have stopped taking that. ... (14 replies)
... I Can't take Flexeril during the day either but at night it works really good. I use Robaxin during the day, and it really helps my pain and doesn't make me tired at all. ... (14 replies)
... I've read about many people here taking Baclofen and am thinikign of trying it. Does anyone know how Baclofen compares to Zanaflex? ... (14 replies)
... I am sorry, I posted this a couple of days ago but no one replied so I am trying it again. I am in tremendous pain (L4/5 S-1 fusion with severe neuropathic pain in left leg). I took a nasty fall last Sunday and the pain is only getting worse...so here is my dilemma. Sorry it is long...
I have been on a plethora of PM: the usual oral :Vicodin,Lortab, Lorcet, Darvon,... (10 replies)
... I have been on a plethora of PM: the usual oral :Vicodin,Lortab, Lorcet, Darvon, Percocet,Darvocet, Norco, Ultram, and then OxyContin. IV: Dilaudid, morphine, demoral (which has always worked best for me (but not always used at every facility), toradol (YUCK) , the muscle relaxants: soma, flexeril, ativan, valium, baclofen..you get the picture.
I have always believed myself... (0 replies)