Tim Canty, M.D.| Associate Director of Pain Management Staten Island University Hospital | Harvard Fellowship Trained and Board Certified in Pain Management Minimally Invasive Spine Pain Management Specialist Produced: www.DrMDK.com
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Male: If you tried common non-steroid anti-inflammatory medicine like the Multrins and the Eleagues, and they haven't improve, what will be the next approach in terms of medication? Tim: For low back pain? Male: Low back pain. Tim: Muscle relaxant are very effective. Male: Give me example of what you’ll call muscle relaxants. Tim: There are a lot of medications, so Flexroll is a very good medication. Robaxin. Medications like valium, maybe of use. And a medication I really like a lot is a medication Tyzanazine or Zanoflex. Male: Okay, what the reason you pick that out of the others? Tim: It has some essential effects on pain. So it can not only relax the muscle but it can help relieve pain as well.

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