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Skelaxin vs. Valium for Spasms

Skelaxin

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Valium

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/ 302,842 posts
Other Names: Diazepam   Mogadon   Diastat   Valrelease   Antenex
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 5,794 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 302,842 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Metaxalone (marketed by King Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Skelaxin) is a muscle relaxant used to relax muscles and relieve pain caused by strains, sprains, and other musculoskeletal conditions. Its exact mechanism of action is not known, b... Read more on Wikipedia
Diazepam , first marketed as Valium by Hoffmann-La Roche is a benzodiazepine drug. Diazepam is also marketed in Australia as Antenex. It is commonly used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures including status epilepticus, muscle spasms (such as... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Skelaxin vs. Valium

369 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
didn't help me too much. Valium works nicely and helps...
...Valium works nicely and helps me get to sleep but my doctor didn't want me getting addicted to it. So last week, he prescribed Soma. Took one and no relief. Waited and took another one four h...
uncontrollably, and it had to be discontinued Skelaxin...
...but it made me begin to tremble uncontrollably, and it had to be discontinued Skelaxin did me ...game me Valium for night, it helps me get to sleep sometimes. It does help with ...
was very very mild. I've found valium to be more helpful...
...my personal experience, I've found skelaxin to be not very helpful. When I've had ...far as sedation goes--I'd say the effect was very very mild. I've found valium to be more helpful for spasms ...
many things but valium was my drug of choice. Havent...
...Baclofen. I like skelaxin better. Dont know if ...used to take valium for the spasms I had ...thing that would help. I tried many things but valium was my drug of choice. Havent n...
it long term. Skelaxin works for me but combined with the...
...generic ($25 co-pay). Flexeril make me too groggy even in the ...on it sometimes. I still think Valium 5mg is better at nighttime but ...prescribe it long term. Skelaxin works for me but comb...
gave me valium to relax my muscles and help me sleep. It...
...and skelaxin did nothing for me. Robaxin ...fact my doctor decided the benefit I was getting from them was not worth the side effects. Oh, he also gave me valium to relax my muscles and help me ...
taking 800mgs of Skelaxin 4 times a day and it really works...
...all, I have to say that Valium has always worked the best for ...hate Flexeril, it made me non-functioning. I am currently taking 800mgs of Skelaxin 4 times a day and it really works well for m...
Soma has helped but only in high doeses. Valium helps...
...not sure what your tolerance to any kinds of medications are, but mine are high. The only effective muscle relaxer that has helped me is Zanaflex. But I cannot take it during the day because i...
prescribed skelaxin but it has quit working. Thanks...
...in so much pain that I feel like I am seeing stars. The valium they gave me in the ER worked but I can't/won't take it everyday. I am currently prescribed skelaxin but it has quit working. Than...
nothing. I have had good luck with valium, soma, and...
...does absolutely nothing. I have had good luck with valium, soma,...
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