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Condition: Muscle Spasm
7/29/2014 12:22:06 PM

Reviewer: oldharleyguy, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
take 1/2 pill (100 mg) with advil when my lower back goes into spasm. Usually in a few days the cyclic pain issues are gone. I think most may be taking too much to be effective for them. Less is more for sure.

Condition: Muscle Spasm
7/26/2014 11:40:42 PM

Reviewer: Chris, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Have had severe back.neck,and neck muscle spasms for 35 years and have yet to find a muscle relaxant that works with the exception of Zanaflex which helps but doesn't last very long. Not effective and no side effects either.

Condition: Muscle Spasm
7/24/2014 12:03:26 AM

Reviewer: SCB778049, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I suffer from severe leg cramps from my hips to my toes. when this happens, my feet turn inward & it usually last around two hours. I am currently going through many tests to find the cause & my doctor gave me Skelaxin to help. It does help slightly but does not stop the cramping.

Condition: Muscle Spasm
6/19/2014 11:50:29 AM

Reviewer: merrilyn, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
what is a relaxer like skelaxin there so expensive i need another kind its only one i have helped me

Condition: Muscle Spasm
6/14/2014 8:07:38 AM

Reviewer: Charming, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I did not take it daily only when I had stress related spasms in my neck. It worked quite well until I developed a sensitivity to it and it began causing swelling of my hands, itching, swelling of my throat and tongue. Very frightening.

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