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Baclofen vs. Cyclobenzaprine for Spasms

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Baclofen

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Cyclobenzaprine

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Other Names: Flexeril   Amrix   Fexmid
Rating: 3 out of 5
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Baclofen (brand names Kemstro, Lioresal, and Gablofen) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is primarily used to treat spasticity and is under investigation for the treatment of alcoholism.It is an agonist for the GABA B recep... Read more on Wikipedia
Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant medication used to relieve skeletal muscle spasms and associated pain in Acute (medicine) musculoskeletal conditions. It is the most well-studied drug for this application, and it also has been used Off-label use for ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Melissa
November 5, 2013
Melissa wrote
Baclofen vs Flexeri
I started with Baclofen then started flexeril. I swear by baclofen as the BEST. I honestly can't say much about flex because I really haven't given it a chance but I hope it the Baclofen works as good for you as it did for me. Also, it curbed my desire for the opiate pain relievers. My doc seems to want me stuck on them lol she took away the baclofen and gave me a shit load of tramadol and flexeril. Could be blissful if only I were ignorant..
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What patients are saying about Baclofen vs. Cyclobenzaprine

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folks can take as a pill that doesn't have the side effects...
...spasms, it's the same as taking a drink of water!  Generic Flexeril (Cyclobenzaprine) helps some but the spasms are awful at night.  If there is a derivative of MJ that folks can take as a pill...
but i've found myself often without any access to those,...
...use the effervescent aspirin/alka-seltzer for post-drinking ...some muscle-relaxants work best for this (baclofen, cyclobenzaprine) but i've found myself often without any access to those, and i...
First is not addictive at all, but helps the...
...same kind of idea) what helped me come off them was taking loperamide/immodium, a muscle relaxant like cyclobenzaprine/baclofen. First is not addictive at all, but helps the buttpee and the...
I also take cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) as needed, usually...
...and have been taking baclofen orally since injury. In addition I also take cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) as needed,...
sucks. now im on cyclobenzaprine and thattttt is pretty good
i had baclofen scripted to me a couple ...altered state of mind. that shit sucks. now im on cyclobenzaprine and thattttt is pretty good...
have such good reviews in terms of recreational profile....
...fit, as well as some other anti-spasmodics such as Baclofen that don't have such good reviews in terms of recreational profile. I haven't seen cyclobenzaprine in Australia...
Baclofen works the best for me. I also have cyclobenzaprine...
Baclofen works the best for me. I also have cyclobenzaprine and tizanidine. the latter makes me trip balls man. Wayyyyy out there hallucinations. Scares me. I only...
cyclobenzaprine did not help my pain from sciatica, spinal...
...an alternative medication to cyclobenzaprine tab 5 mg. The ...me to choose between baclofen and tizanidine. I have ...the tiny pink cyclobenzaprine did not help my pain from sciatica, spina...
grand scheme of things. It's a GABA-B agonist (mixes well...
...that I'm Rx'd called 'Baclofen' - and it's pretty damn worthless in the grand scheme of things. It's a GABA-B agonist (mixes well[ish] w/ benzos - ...money on it. Cyclobenzaprine (TCA-style.. eh...
suggestion is to stick with the Cyclobenzaprine if it works...
...took Cyclobenzaprine for a long time...successfully. ...a tolerance and was switched to Baclofen, and eventually, I'm sure ...of them. My suggestion is to stick with the Cyclobenzaprine if i...
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