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... My doctor gave me Zanaflex as a muscle relaxant. It is amazingly good but you have to want to be resting a lot. It works so well that it makes me a couch potato. ... (20 replies)
Dec 30, 2006
... Has anyone used Zanaflex for muscle pain from spasms caused by sciatica? ... (11 replies)
Jan 6, 2007
... sbbo, Unfortunately, the muscle gets irritated by the sciatic nerve and that causes muscle spasms, and the spasms irritate the nerve, and so it becomes cyclic. Also trigger points are created by the spasms. Somehow the fascia (the layer of tissue that wraps around your muscle*) gets oxygen deprived (that's how they explained it to me) and the trigger points also create... (11 replies)

... Anti-inflammatory drugs haven't been helping me a whole lot since my sciatica is also due to tight muscle problem as well as my L4-L5 disc. Has anyone tried those muscle relaxants and benefitted for sciatic nerve pain? Please share your experience. (4 replies)
... times a week myself,i take zanaflex when it gets bad,and zanax for anxiety..i jsu want to get better soon!!! ... (10 replies)
Jan 6, 2007
... Hi there... I feel silly asking this, but how does sciatica cause muscle spasms? ... (11 replies)
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May 26, 2009
... I had a decent period of relief. I had some bouts of sciatica and muscle spasms. One day, I picked up my then 3 year old...who was about 45 lbs. I felt something pull in my back and my sciatica and back pain started again. ... (2 replies)
... oxycodone, zanaflex and gabapentin daily and the pain never goes away. Any physical activity causes more pain. When I talked to my PM. ... (5 replies)
... xam and actually said "oh wow" while palpating my back. we talked about long acting meds and I decided to try Nucynta ER 100mg 2x day with vicodin if needed and zanaflex 4mg 3xday. ... (2 replies)
... I had l4-5 fusion in Nov.2006 and cervical fusion c3-4-in july 2003 and for the last couple of months I have been have horrible leg pain. Its not sciatica-its different more of a cramping pain. I have tried everything and nothing seems to help. I am on very powerful pain meds Fentanyl and morphine and a muscle relaxer-zanaflex so I don't imagine my doctor will give me anything... (5 replies)
... I was doing 2400mg Ibuprofen but that was ineffective and the opiate based stuff id sleep for days because etodulac did not work either have done vicadin soma zanaflex some others to all with undesireable side effects and no effect on the pain it was taken for. I am taking naproxen and nap seems to stave off the stiffness. ... (2 replies)
... The internet sure is a great tool for bringing people together! I had sciatica starting in 99. Was not until 3 years ago that it progressed to what it is today. ... (15 replies)
... n the front and it is painful. Most of the pain feels like it is between the ribs and under and on the bones of the shoulders and scapulas. I have some growing sciatica in my butt and off and on pain in my legs, though that might just be chronic stuff I have to deal with, not horrible though. ... (8 replies)
... the33rdczarina. First welcome to the board... I am glad your surgery helped you to have complete relief from your pain... unfortunately some of us are not that lucky...such as myself....... I had a 9 mm herniation at L5-S1 pressing on the S1 nerve root... had Surgery back in June 04... was pain free for 2 weeks, my pain came back completely... times 10... and now I have... (8 replies)
Dec 4, 2003
... e pain in the legs. I am not sure if all of it is nerve pain as some of it may be muscle pain with me. I have been taking Topamax for the nerve pain. I also take Zanaflex at night and pain management just increased my dose from 4mg to 8mg. Sometimes my legs just do not want to work properly and it is a very scary feeling. ... (13 replies)
... Are you still suffering with sciatica since your surgery? ... (157 replies)
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Oct 11, 2002
... L5 is bulging. This has been causing sciatica like symptoms...worse on the left side. ... (0 replies)

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