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Old 07-20-2006, 12:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
 
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Can Klonopin help pain? I took 1mg an hour ago. Slept for an hour, woke up and now i feel sorta high and really relaxed. I also feel alot less pain throughout my body.
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It tends to relax muscles.

If you ever do something crazy like just stop taking it for a day you end up feeling really sore, its kind of strange.
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Muscle relaxant effect would be my guess as well. I personally have never noticed this effect, but then I don't have muscle spasms, so perhaps one doesn't notice it so much in that case.

I know Valium is used as a muscle relaxant. I'm not sure how other benzos compare in terms of muscle relaxant effect.
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Yeah. My mom is on this stuff... and then some. I'm glad you posted the side effects of coming off it, Lupus. That might explain why she is addicted to pain killers.
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