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... said he wanted to wait before giving me anything until the results of the LP had come in, which I guess makes sense. Still, I was wondering if anyone had tried Botox for spasms. Expensive, but the MS specialist seemed to have a lot of faith in it and thought it was a shame insurance wouldn't recognize it as being beneficial. ... (12 replies)
... I haven't been diagnosed as having MS but the MS specialist says its "possible MS". The neuro said that Botox injections might help my muscle spasms either way. Has anyone who is experiencing muscle spasms ever tried Botox and did it help? ... (12 replies)
... There are meds available for muscle spasms. I know that botox can work, but I think that you should discuss any treatment in depth with your doctor. Botox, wrongly used, can cause problems. ... (5 replies)

... t stop the spasms but did some of the pain. I have another doctors appt. and will see if they think Neurontin might help me or something that will stop it. ... (11 replies)
... Hi,I have had the botox injections. They thought I may also have a disease called Meige's Syndrome and botox is the only thing in Canada that is approved for treatment of this condition. But now since my MRI and the lesions on the results of the mri they think it is MS. ... (3 replies)
... Has anyone had experience with Botox injections for severe muscle spasms from MS? ... (3 replies)
... year old calf looked alot younger, but I didn't notice that!! They injected the gastrocnemius muscle and the anterior tibial and that definitely reduced the spasms from those muscles. I have a foot drop and it seemed to be more pronounced before the Botox. ... (12 replies)
... Thanks for your reply! Yes, I have MS and have tried Zanaflex, Baclofen, and even Clonazepam. All they seem to do is make me more tired than I am already. ... (5 replies)
... You might not get back to read this at this late date, but I just thought I'd throw in another experience. Muscle spasms have always been my biggest problem with my MS. Unfortunately, some muscles can spasm continually, meaning they get rock hard and pretty much never let go. ... (12 replies)
... If the spasms in your face are not affecting your quality of life or disabling you, the Botox would only be a temporary thing and would have to be repeated every 6 months or so. There have been studies looking into the long term side effects of Botox. ... (19 replies)
... put me on a med that is rare the pharmacy didn't even have and had to order. Not sure the name as of yet still waiting for it to come in. She also suggest me get Botox shots in my face to control the spasms... Kinda nervous about this because of all the horror stories of faces freezing not sure if its worth the risk. ... (19 replies)
... got the following info directly of the national muliple sclerosis society's web page... perhaps you should take it along for educating purposes for your neuro... spasms are produces from spasticity. ... (6 replies)
... works quickly to calm spasms and relax tightened muscles. Although it doesn't produce muscle weakness, it often causes sedation and a dry mouth. ... (4 replies)
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May 23, 2006
... They can be so busy that I think that they forget that the diagnosis they are giving could result in chemo or no chemo, etc. MS is not an exact science and no two people with MS have all of the same symptoms. That's what makes us unique, I guess. ... (7 replies)
Feb 25, 2006
... sent me to a rehab dr...who sent me to a very good neuro physical therapist. After we went thru the usual exercizes, etc. for a few weeks, she thought that the spasms that were driving my foot down may be able to be relieved with Botox and then my sessions with her could be more productive. ... (2 replies)
... I have MS and Lupus on my list of differential diagnosis........but so far no diagnosis. ... (3 replies)
... Hello all. I'm new here. I am left with some confusion after many months of seeing a neurologist to try to find the cause of my symptoms. Prior to the lumbar puncture, he had stated probable MS. Lumbar puncture was clear, no o-bands. So he became dismissive and said that it was likely hemiplegic migraine aura sensory symptoms. His advice was eat healthy and get more exercise... (6 replies)

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