Muscle Relaxants for Prostatitis
How It Works
These medicines relax muscles throughout the body. They are believed to work because they calm both the central nervous system and the muscles. These medicines may make you sleepy.
Why It Is Used
How Well It Works
The use of these medicines to treat prostatitis has not been carefully studied. But doctors find that these medicines are often helpful, especially for men who have chronic prostatitis/pelvic pain syndrome, noninflammatory.1
The side effects of these medicines include:
See Drug Reference for a full list of side effects. (Drug Reference is not available in all systems.)
What To Think About
Valium can be habit-forming with long-term use.
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