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  • Vaginal Valium and Pain

    Hey gals......diagnosed two years ago....was in PT for PFD last year, lower back and pelvic floor are killing doctor has mentioned the vaginal valium suppositories before....i actually have a doc appt with him this afternoon..........intimacy with hubby has been a no-no lately.....wondering just how this stuff works.....does it make u sleepy, etc? Any insight is greatly appreciated!!!!!

    Dx's: Moderate IC, PFD, Infertility, ADHD, Anxiety/Depression.
    Current Meds: Zoloft, Adderall, Seroquel, Gabapentin, Hydroxyzine, Claritin, Pyridium, At-Home Instills, Macrobid, Lidocaine Gel
    Meds that Didn't Help: Ultram (Severe Retention), Tylenol 3 (Itch), Paxil, Effexor, Cymbalta.
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    I just started a few weeks ago on vaginal valium and I do see some improvement. I tend to use it at night on days when my pelvic floor muscles are really tight and for some of the next day it feels better.

    It can make you sleepy, but I only take it a night.
    DX: IC, V, VV, PFD, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, PN (just chronic inflammation of the nerve, not an entrapment), Depression

    Current Treatments: Effexor XR, Gabapentin, Oral Valium, Methadone, Lidocaine, ice/heat packs, sometimes vaginal valium suppositories, Vicodin

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