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Baclofen vs. Methocarbamol for Spasms

Baclofen

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Methocarbamol

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Other Names: Robaxin
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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
Methocarbamol (trade name Robaxin, which is marketed by Actient Pharmaceuticals LLC in the United States and Pfizer in Canada) is a central muscle relaxant used to treat skeletal muscle spasms. It is the carbamate of guaifenesin, but does not prod... Read more on Wikipedia
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By theresa hawkins
March 26, 2014
theresa hawkins wrote
robaxin and seroquel
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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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By MISHEL JORDN SMOKED DOPE
November 3, 2013
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What patients are saying about Baclofen vs. Methocarbamol

106 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and Methocarbamol, I couldnt keep my eyes open. I'm...
...we all are, I was on Flexeril for a long time and only had some drowsiness the first week and ...fine. But when I was on Baclofen, Skelaxin and Methocarbamol, I couldnt keep my eyes open. I'm ...
was useless and made me feel like I had the flu
I was taking baclofen and noticed NOTHING.. very disappointed since it was one ...use to it and ask to try something new every 4-5 months the methocarbamol was useless and made me feel like I had t...
wrap (yup) to hold those muscles from spasming. IT helped...
...away. I am now on Baclofen AND for my ...stiff/painful. I have used RX Methocarbamol AND wore a wrap around lumbar wrap (yup) to hold those muscles from spasming. IT helped so I could...
RX Methocarbamol..which helped if I added Ibruprofin...
...sorry you are having this awful pain. THIS was MY ...good muscle relaxant RX Methocarbamol..which helped if I added ...Now that I am finally DX with MS and on Baclofen for spasticity (which I...
using gabapention, and methocarbamol but this combination...
...people. I've been using gabapention, and methocarbamol but this combination no ...In the past, I've used Baclofen but that lost it's effect and was replaced with Methocarbamol. What works ...
along with 3 200 mg ibruprofin..it helped. Its...
...muscle relaxer, RX Methocarbamol along with 3 200 mg ibruprofin..it helped. Its NOT a ...that med or Baclofen or BOTH but something IS working. Oh..tried to stretch which helps but does not...
them all the unused pills and tell them they aren't working...
Methocarbamol (Robaxin) didn't work for me ...Next they want me to try Baclofen, but ,y hopes aren't high. At every appointment I bring them all the unused pills and tell them they aren't working a...
spasms. I also have take RX Methocarbamol 750mg as a muscle...
...ribs or other..and or..get a major spasm that grips my ...spasms. I also have take RX Methocarbamol 750mg as a muscle relaxer ...remain alert. Now I am on Baclofen for spasticity in legs ...
Baclofen for spasticity, I think that combo works better...
...along with a less drowsy muscle relaxant, Methocarbamol. Now that I am on Rx Diclofenac for my lumbar spinal stenosis, along with Baclofen for spasticity, I think that combo works better. Mayb...
now. Since being on Baclofen, reducing my stress a lot...
...symptom for years. I was given a less drowsy RX Methocarbamol that I would ...years. Now I am on RX Baclofen and Diclofenac ...worst pain now. Since being on Baclofen, reducing my s...
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