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Anyone Taken Flexeril? Offer Same Releif As Baclofen?

Anyone Taken Flexeril? Offer Same Releif As Baclofen?

A MyMSTeam Member

I wish those two meds on top of the Baclofen would have helped me. I'm now going to have the Baclofen pump implanted in November I would of had it done sooner but I was put on the back burner due to… read more

MS HUG Help??

MS HUG Help??

I’ve had the MS hug for six hours straight now what are some of the things that you guys do to get rid of the pain that helps??

A MyMSTeam Member

Zanaflex is a life savor for me and my severe spasms!

Anyone Care To Share Your Experience With Zanaflex?

Anyone Care To Share Your Experience With Zanaflex?

I have been on baclofen and valium for spasticity and neither seemed to do much. My legs get so stiff that sometimes I can't bend my right leg enough to get into a vehicle. It is amazing how strong that atrophied leg is! I have had 2 big guys try to bend it to get into the paspassenger seat of a full sized pickup! Anyway my doctor just prescribed zanaflex and was wondering if any of you have had success with this med.

A MyMSTeam Member

I've been on 6 total and these are the only one that work for me. I'm on my feet all day at work. they allow me to continue to do my job to the best of my ability as before!

MS Hugs Or Just Nerve Pain???

MS Hugs Or Just Nerve Pain???

I've been through several nerve blocks thorasic and intercosal T7 thru 12 and intercosal only on the left side of my body. Nerve ablations, spinal cord stimulator trail, medications, physical therapy, chiropractor, acupuncture. Anyone else out there??? I'm on my 6th pain management doc. No one can help. Now they are thinking epidural. Anyone suffering from, intermittent shooting, stabbing, jolting, when laying down occasional warm sensation in my back. Scratch the right side of my abdomen and… read more

A MyMSTeam Member

have you tried a tens unit?

What Is Spasticity ?

What Is Spasticity ?

Is this spasticity when your leg has an uncontrollable electric feeling and jerks then I get a painful cramp in foot?

A MyMSTeam Member

I never heard of Thermawork. An OTC med that helps???!! I will be checking that out. Thank you for mentioning it.

Spasticity

Spasticity

Does Zanaflex or Flexeril help with tightness in legs more?

A MyMSTeam Member

I tried Baclofen & had to stop taking it cause it made me my throat close up, I could hardly swollow, really scary.

Does Anyone Get A Weird Sensation Down Your Spine?

Does Anyone Get A Weird Sensation Down Your Spine?

Does anyone get a weird sensation down your spine? Hard to decribe, but it make me feel like i am going to go crazy! I almost would rather it be a pain, At least I would be able to take something to make it go away

A MyMSTeam Member

I have this sensation sometimes that feels like bugs are crawling up and down my spine. Somedays I have electric shocks and spasms in my back. But the bug crawling sensation is really weird feeling!

Has Anyone Ever Gotten A Bad Taste After Getting Their Injection?

Has Anyone Ever Gotten A Bad Taste After Getting Their Injection?

I've been on Extavia for a while and I could have swore I got a taste in my mouth just as my husband finished with the injection. It was like a slight reminder of what the Solu-Medrol taste like. It was givin in my right arm. First time that has happened. I've been injecting my arms since November. Weird.

A MyMSTeam Member

I have this via drip over 3 days and it tastes of tin foil so I drink lemon squash which helps