Question: What do doctors prescribe for leg cramps?

What is the best medicine for leg cramps?

What medicines may help with leg cramps?Carisoprodol (Soma®): A muscle relaxant.Diltiazem (Cartia XT®): A calciuim-channel blocker.Orphenadrine (Norflex®): Treats muscle spasms and relieves pain and stiffness in muscles.Verapamil: A calciuim-channel blocker.Aug 3, 2020

What over the counter drug is good for leg cramps?

Over-the-counter painkillers wont make the cramping immediately go away, but ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) and/or acetaminophen (Tylenol) can help ease the pain associated with the cramps.

What kind of soap do you put under sheets for leg cramps?

My standby treatment — and one I use myself — is the Ivory soap cure. I recommend Ivory because it is 99.44 percent pure (or so the marketing slogan says). Slide the bar under the bottom sheet where you place your calves. Replace with a new bar of soap every three months.

Why does a bar of soap stop leg cramps?

Soap bars contain magnesium, which has shown to relax the muscles and soothe cramping that occurs with RLS. Soap also has a scent that may be helpful for improving sleep and pain.

Does Dove soap work for leg cramps?

So if youre suffering from nightly leg cramps or RLS, perhaps you should try placing a bar of soap under your sheets near your feet. Even though science has yet to show that these treatments work, what have you got to lose? Just dont try Dove or Dial — those soaps dont work, according to many online testimonies.

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