I used to take cyclobenzaprin for muscle spasms at night. This made me groggy the next day. 

Finally my arthritis Dr. prescribed gabapentin. What a relief! I started with 100mg. Then I went to 200 mg. No more spasms and cramping. I went online and did some research and come to find out it is recommended for PPS.

Give it a try.

Views: 15

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

One thing to consider if you have leg cramps is your iron level.  PPSers tend to have low iron levels, due to rhabdo, and this can cause "restless leg syndrome".

If you suspect this, though, first have your doc check your FERRITIN level (a type of iron), since supplementing iron levels when they're not low can lead to other problems.

RSS

Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Spread the word about PolioToday.org



Post a flyer: You can let others know about PolioToday.org by downloading this flyer and posting it on a local bulletin board and/or bringing it to your local PPS support group.

Invite your friends: You can easily send out email invitations to join PolioToday.org


© 2018   Created by Salk Institute.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service