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Hello, my name is***** and I'm an internal medicine specialist here to help you answer your question today. It is not uncommon for pacemakers to cause muscle twitches or spasms in the abdominal region--many patients have reported that the symptoms are exacerbated upon lying down, especially on the left side. Others have reported that muscle relaxers or even anxiety medication such as low-dose Xanax have helped alleviate these muscle twitches or spasms. In general, however, they do not typically lasts more than a few months and will eventually go away. If you find that this is not the case, it may be due to a lead problem with your pacemaker, and in that case would need to be something that your doctor would have to take care of. I Hope that helps you answer your question today.
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