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(Muscle spasms)
spasm is a sudden, involuntary Muscle contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow Organ (anatomy), or a similarly sudden ...
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Baclofen 10,153 Valium 9,117 Botox 5,674
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Methocarbamol
Other name: Lioresal (Lioresal)
Other name: Robaxin (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...
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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...
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About Baclofen
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...
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About Methocarbamol
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...
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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 ... "

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years taking Methocarbamol (AKA Robaxin) for Myofascial...
" ...recently started taking Baclofen after many years taking Methocarbamol (AKA Robaxin) for ...effect than from what I'm used to. However, once Baclofen does take full effect it works really well a... "

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The dose is 2 tabs four times a day. Its not a bad drug...
" ...prescribed Methocarbamol 750, 6 ...doesn't know about methocarbamol. The dose is 2 tabs four times a day. Its not a bad drug. Lots of good ...If it works for you and ba... "

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... "

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I miss the methocarbamol. It works quickly and lasts until...
" ...bad drug and that 6 per day was way too much. So put me on baclofen, 3 per day. It's OK but I miss the methocarbamol. It works quickly and lasts until the next dose. Anyone have this experience or... "

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wrap (yup) to hold those muscles from spasming. IT helped...
" ...I am now on Baclofen AND for my spinal stenosis.. Declofenac and ...have used RX Methocarbamol AND wore a wrap around lumbar wrap (yup) to hold those muscles from spasming. IT helped so I could... "

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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... "

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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 ... "

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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... "

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