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muscle relaxers and preg

myy doc perscribed me flexril 5mg for back pain. I've been taking 1 a day for almost a week and today it feels like it didnt work...like i'm immune to them. Do you think it would be okay to move the dosage up to 10mg(2 at a time) once a day???

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a.mitchell09

Asked by a.mitchell09 at 6:38 PM on Mar. 15, 2010 in Pregnancy

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  • NO....you were given a small dose for a reason...try acupuncture...it actually works
    aliishott2

    Answer by aliishott2 at 6:40 PM on Mar. 15, 2010

  • no even not pregnant you NEVER double up a med without a dr approving it
    Mrs.Owen86

    Answer by Mrs.Owen86 at 6:54 PM on Mar. 15, 2010

  • Go see a chiropractor and massage therapist...best thing for back pain during pregnancy!! (Have done this five times and worked every time!)
    singnstitch

    Answer by singnstitch at 7:33 PM on Mar. 15, 2010

  • try anything natural first. a chiropractor, an accupuncturist, a massage therapist, yoga
    i wish you the best of luck!
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 10:33 PM on Mar. 15, 2010

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