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Jamiet

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What's the best stuff to use, i've got horrible cramps.

I've read about quinine, it's not really avail. in the US or Canada. I have a friend in the UK i can get it from, but is there anything else out there that works?

I don't like the side effects quinine can cause.....

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Hi Guys, In addition to baclofen, try Vit. E. We used 400UI in tha am and pm. This seemed to help Henry a lot. Good luck.

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Jamiet said:
What's the best stuff to use, i've got horrible cramps.

I've read about quinine, it's not really avail. in the US or Canada. I have a friend in the UK i can get it from, but is there anything else out there that works?

I don't like the side effects quinine can cause.....

thx,

Jamie

HI Jamie, hope you got my answer to you! I am a little backward about some of the how to do's on this forum. as to cramps I am not sure what it means( is that the same as I call spasms), I have not found anything to help on that, just to force myself to relax as much as possible. All the best to you. EM
 

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Jamie,
I use the prescription baclofen, it helps, I get cramps often just like you, try it maybe you will have some relief. Annmarie

Hi Annmarie I hope you recieved my answer to you! I am a Little naive on some of the things to do on this forum. I will figure it out eventually. I have been on bacofen at the beginning of this disease then the Doc. took me off it. Don't remember why. Have a good day. EM
 

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Hi Edna Mae- are you trying to send a personal message? Start a new thread? Whatever it is we can save you hours of poking around. Just let us know and one of us will gladly point you in the right direction. Cindy
 

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Hi Jamie , I also have feet and calf cramps. A cramp hurts but spasms are uncomfortable and a bother. I use baclofen and ativan, those two together have worked for me. Hope this will help you....
 

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Jamie. I have no problem getting Quinine up here in Canada. The side effects if any haven't bothered me and I probably qon't get Malaria either. I use Baclofen as well.
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Quinine is my most favorite drug in the whole world. The only side effect I experience is a bad taste in my mouth. That after taste is one of the reasons I was never a fan of gin and tonic.:-D But I've been known to accept one here and there if offered...Cindy
 

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Jamie, I can confirm with Al - I just got a prescription for Quinine from the neurologist at the ALS Clinic - so far it is not a problem in Canada. I look forward to starting on it. The only other thing I find helps is Ibuprophen.
 

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hi everybody,
i use MEXITILENE since 2004. 100mg before sleep and no more cramps

i hope it help you
 

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Now cindy....

YOu sure you not just sipping that ole gin and covering it with quinine....:lol:

just joking....lol

thanks for the advise ya'll. I'm gonna try to get some.

Rgds,

Jamie
 

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Dear all,
I've been on baclofen & tazanadine but started getting achiles tendon cramps. They stopped with my very first quinine pill....I could be a spokesperson for the drug. No side-effects either (probably a good thing - dont like gin!)
 
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