Muscle Relaxants for Prostatitis
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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
Muscle relaxants may help relieve symptoms for some men.1
The side effects of these medicines include:
- Dry mouth.
- Urinary retention.
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.
Last Revised: November 11, 2013
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