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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 10,081 Valium 9,014 Botox 5,621
388,219 conversations around the web about Spasms to help you make a decision
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Baclofen
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Tizanidine
Other name: Lioresal (Lioresal)
Other name: Zanaflex (Zanaflex)
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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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Tizanidine (trade names Zanaflex, Sirdalud) is a drug that is used as a muscle relaxant. It is a centrally acting 2 adrenergic agonist. It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as mul...
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Addiction
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Depression
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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 Tizanidine
Tizanidine (trade names Zanaflex, Sirdalud) is a drug that is used as a muscle relaxant. It is a centrally acting 2 adrenergic agonist. It is used to treat the spasms, cramping, and tightness of muscles caused by medical problems such as mul...
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does help most people Tizanidine 20mg per day - some help...
" Hi I take Baclofen 30mg per day - no help at all, but I think it does help most people Tizanidine 20mg per day - some help but side effects are... "

help at all, i take tizanidine at night since it helps me...
" ...have someone help do it. Baclofen didn't help at all, i take tizanidine at night since it helps me... "

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my doctor switched me from tizanidine back to baclofen....
" ...have you tried baclofen? In my experience it helps allot with muscle ...significant improvement when my doctor switched me from tizanidine back to baclofen. Even with my other meds ...I wa... "

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I took it for a while. It was never very effective...
" ...was on Baclofen but the MS consultant suggested I try Tizanidine. I took it for a while. It was never very effective because I could ...back to Baclofen. I find Baclofen works very well for me... "

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is the medication that helps me with the jumpy leg...
" Tizanidine is the medication that helps me with the jumpy leg ...baclofen in the morning for spasticity. It doe... "

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work like Soma? Tizanidine works well, flexeril works well,...
" ...that will work like Soma? Tizanidine works well, flexeril works well, baclofen works well. You didnt say which... "

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it relaxes a bit even though I partner it with tizanidine...
" ...I take baclofen, my left leg remains tight. I feel no period where it relaxes a bit even though I partner it with tizanidine. It is... "

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It has two side effects --slightly sedating (more...
" I had problems tolerating Baclofen, although they were different. My neuro switched me to Tizanidine. It has two side effects --slightly sedating (more than slightly in ...almost as... "

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never did anything for me. Baclofen doesn't...
" ...anything for me. Baclofen doesn't do much, but by adding a small dose of diazepam seemed to do the trick. I take 80mg of Baclofen with 10mg diazepam per day. If I take any more diazepam than... "

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have used tizanidine, it helped with sleep but i think most...
" ...have used tizanidine, it helped with sleep but i think most muscle ...muscle pain. i have found baclofen quite good also, but i would only take ...a sleep aid. i think using baclofen for slee... "
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March 30, 2015
I USED BACLOFEN FOR many years until doctor changed it to tizinidine. no reason. just HE(DOCTOR) wanted 2 try dif drug. both helped the same. i couldnt feel any difference

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