Muscle relaxants

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Muscle pains are common, they also appear when you perform heavy exercises that the person is not used to, this causes some muscles to begin to ache from the over exertion that the body did.

On the other hand, the tension and stress that the person has at the passage of the day also influence.

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What are muscle relaxants for?

Muscle pain tends to occur in the muscles that exerted great force in those physical or mental activities; however, in some cases it can occur in other muscles that simply are not exercised or need it.

Additionally, muscle pain may be a sign of a viral illness such as the flu.

A well-known cause of pain and discomfort is fibromyalgia, which is a chronic pain which affects the muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia without anomalies are noticed in those places.

It is thought that these pains are formed by physical or mental factors that play a very important role in the onset and development of this disease that cause muscle pain.

How to treat muscle pain?

Normally these pains usually disappear as the days go by. However, when muscle pain persists it is advisable to supply the following medications:

Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

They are drugs that are manifested in the nervous center and repress the activity of the skeletal muscle causing them to decrease the tone and movements that are made involuntarily.

On the other hand, there are also a couple of groups of drugs that cause different actions and purposes, such as:

Neuromuscular blockers

They are used in surgical interventions because their function is to act on the neuromuscular plate; In addition, they are applied together with general anesthetics.


These are pills that decrease spasticity in some neurological conditions, normally they are used for acute local muscle spasm.

In distinction to other drugs, skeletal muscle relaxants belong to a heterogeneous group and are not chemically related, it should be noted that there are significant differences which are considered at the time of deciding the medication in order to treat patients suffering from spasticity or musculoskeletal problems.

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What are muscle spasms?

Muscle spasms, also called cramps, are supported and involuntary contractions of one muscle or more, which cause pain that may be mild or intense and may swell.

What is spasticity?

Spasticity is all these strange measurements of skeletal muscle tone that transcend lesions in different areas of the CNS (central nervous system).

In addition, a clinical element that is normally in these modifications is the hyperexcitability of tonic stretching reflexes, this occurs when a skeletal muscle is stretched causing a sudden reflex contraction, which in some cases can be a bit painful producing maltose in muscle control.

In this article we mention the drugs that are more effective and quick to maintain control of the spasticity of the patient are: diazepam, dantrolene and baclofen. If pains persist, visit your doctor.

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