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Baclofen vs. Flexeril for Spasms

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Baclofen

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Other Names: Cyclobenzaprine   Amrix   Fexmid
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
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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 have been taking Flexeril for years. It has worked Great for me. No side effects that I can recall!! I started today taking the Baclofen only because my insurance would no longer cover the Flexeril????
I have read alot of comments made people taking Baclofen and feel very good about taking it. I have Degenerative lumbar scolois. Thank you all for your comments
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. Flexeril

1,057 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
been taking baclofen for the past year after trying flexeril...
...been taking baclofen for the past year after trying flexeril and Soma. Baclofen has been very effective for me and ...co-pay. For me the baclofen is just as effect...
blow baclofen and prefer it to flexeril mostly because of...
I use baclofen daily, I like to use ...like that I can blow baclofen and prefer it to flexeril mostly because of that, but prefer soma to baclofen. I dont see anything wrong...
still having muscle spasms with the Flexaril. I havent...
...I switched to Baclofen from Flexaril a few years ago, because I was still having muscle spasms with the Flexaril. I havent had a single spasm since starting on the Baclofen, and I...
that people who flexeril made tired, baclofen didn't, and...
When my pm switched me to baclofen because the flexeril knocked me out, he ...that people who flexeril made tired, baclofen didn'...
actually switched to baclofen at one point, because flexiril...
I actually switched to baclofen at one point, because flexiril was too sedating for me. Baclofen didn't make me tired in ...that for those that flexiril makes them tired, bacl...
neuro switched me from baclofen to flexeril. My current...
...between baclofen and flexeril? My former neuro switched me from baclofen to flexeril....
it didn't do anything for me. My dr switched me to baclofen...
...according to my dr. I tried flexeril during the day, but it didn't do anything for me. My dr switched me to baclofen. It is an antispasmotic drug. It helps a bit more than...
and switched my flexerill to baclofen. My next follow...
...convinced that restorative sleep would relieve most of my pain. She increased my effexor, added elavil and switched my flexerill to baclofen. My next follow up visit with her, she told...
constant muscle spasms. My PCP changed me over to Flexeril...
...10mg 3xday for about a year and a half. For most of that time it worked pretty well. Then the problem with my ribs started and it quit working, I was having almost constant muscle spasms. My PCP...
horse\" Switched from baclofen to flexeril prn,,taking...
...of having a \"charlie horse\" Switched from baclofen to flexeril prn,,taking it in the evening,,which is when I get most of my spasms. Maintaining my good diet,,yoga...
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