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Flexeril vs. Low Dose Naltrexone for Fibromyalgia

Flexeril

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Other Names: Cyclobenzaprine   Amrix   Fexmid

Low Dose Naltrexone

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 32,604 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 24,064 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant medication used to relieve skeletal muscle spasms and associated pain in Acute (medicine) musculoskeletal conditions. It is the most well-studied drug for this application, and it also has been used Off-label use for ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Tricia
January 30, 2014
Tricia wrote
RA and Lupus
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By Quinn
January 14, 2014
Quinn wrote
Seems like I cant tolerate LDN because of my histamine intolerance
One LDN research docs writes this. Dr. J. McCandless writes...

There is a phenomenon that happens to some people that as the immune system is shifting (usually from T2 to T1) right after starting LDN, the immune system drops and people get an infection, cold, flu, cold sore, etc. which is usually short lived. Candida tends to overgrow or a virus will flare up. These infections are usually short-lived...
March 15, 2014
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By Jeff
November 16, 2013
Jeff wrote
Naltrexone Low Dose liquid
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By Melissa
November 5, 2013
Melissa wrote
Baclofen vs Flexeri
I started with Baclofen then started flexeril. I swear by baclofen as the BEST. I honestly can't say much about flex because I really haven't given it a chance but I hope it the Baclofen works as good for you as it did for me. Also, it curbed my desire for the opiate pain relievers. My doc seems to want me stuck on them lol she took away the baclofen and gave me a shit load of tramadol and flexeril. Could be blissful if only I were ignorant..
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By suzi444
September 4, 2013
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Flexeril (Cyclobenzaprine)10mg for Spasmodic Torticollis and Fibromyalgia
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What patients are saying about Flexeril vs. Low Dose Naltrexone

26 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
low dose naltrexone (not the alchohol withdrawal dose...
...health problems. I lost an inch after my injury. I have tried a lot of stuff over the years. I refused narcotics for pain (even when they were offered) because I was worried about tolerance and ...
MS and Flexeril for muscle spasticity. Anyone else taking...
...so important when you have MS. My medications are Low Dose Naltrexone for the MS and Flexeril for muscle spasticity. Anyone else taking those medicaitons? I have never heard that they could caus...
full week of Low Dose Naltrexone therapy now. I have had...
...Low Dose Naltrexone ...Flexaril at times and usually by noon was on the couch or back in bed for a while. I have taken One Tramadol in the past week! That in and of itself is amazing! This past ...
helped? Just tried LDN which didn't help, seems anything...
...150's to 300's...Maybe that would have helped? Just tried LDN which didn't help, seems anything that might boost my ...help me sleep and does Flexeril. I think I am suffering...
taking LOW-DOSE NALTREXONE 4.5 mg at bedtime ...This...
...fibromyalgia until I started taking LOW-DOSE NALTREXONE 4.5 mg at bedtime ...This ...I was taking ultram, flexeril and living off of ...want to share what low-dose naltrexone did for me and...
is down, I'm completely OFF Flexeril and the brain zaps and...
...OFF Flexeril and ...and Low Dose Naltrexone. LDN (WOW, ...links!!!) http://autoimmunedisease.suite101.c... http://snapl.stanford.edu/ldn/ http://www.ldners.org/ ...
all! I just started LDN 4.5mg yesterday. I waited quite...
...all! I just started LDN 4.5mg yesterday. I waited ...Norco yesterday mid-afternoon, my first LDN capsule late afternoon. My question ...if it will interfere with Flexeril or not either...
is down, I'm completely OFF Flexeril and the brain zaps and...
...completely OFF Flexeril and the ...Zanaflex and Low Dose Naltrexone. \ \ LDN (WOW, does ...\ \ http://snapl.stanford.edu/ldn/ \ \...
ill-thought out combo of LDN (which I have been taking for...
...the ill-thought out combo of LDN (which I have been taking ...and a short run of Flexeril for some muscle aches (which ...a bad idea given that Flexeril's TCA type actions inhibit the...
getting kicked up by LDN and then keep up by Flexeril...
...kicked up by LDN and then keep up by Flexeril was pretty intense, ...idea). Now that the Flexeril is out of my system, I'm back on LDN and no high pulse. A side effect of Flexeril for many is hi...
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