Which Is Better Skelaxin 800 Mg Or Naproxen 500 Mg?

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Which Is Better Skelaxin 800 Mg Or Naproxen 500 Mg?

having sciatica nerve pain in right side leg

Answer

These are quite different drugs.Skelaxin is a strong muscle relaxant used to relieve pain caused by strains, sprains, and other musculoskeletal conditions. Because muscle spasms are not uncommon in sciatica muscle relaxants can be helpful treating it. Skelaxin is usually used for shorter term problems.

Naproxen is a NSAID or anti-inflammatory that reduces yes, inflammation - the swelling and damage caused by injury and it can be helpful in reducing the trauma caused by your disc problems and therefore your pain.

These are two different drugs - both of which can be helpful for sciatica. Be sure your doctor is aware of all medications that you are taking.