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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 vs Zanaflex

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Other name: Lioresal (Lioresal)
Other name: Tizanidine (Tizanidine)
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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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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 Zanaflex
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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but...it came at a price. I had horrible, vivid wild dreams...
" I used to take zanaflex and it was awesome. it controlled my spastic muscles one two three, but...it came at a price. I had horrible, vivid wild dreams, and felt spacey and ...the worse it got. I... "

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dn't do anything to stop or control the muscle spasms. I...
" ...me from Baclofen to Zanaflex I didn't think it did any thing either and it sure didn't do anything to stop or control the muscle spasms. I ended up staying on the Baclofen and they just upped my... "

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- didn't work at all and my cramps were back with avengance....
" ...and into my butt. I was on 30mg of baclofen nightly and then took most of the pain away so I could sleep. She just changed me to Zanaflex - didn't work at all and my cramps were back with avengance.... "

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re sedating.Soma was most effective and most sedating.I'...
" Hey Maine, For me, Baclofen was fairly effective and not at all sedating. Zanaflex was more effective and slightly more sedating. Soma was most effective and most sedating. I'm... "

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me to Zanaflex. I'm not sure it helps, but something lets...
" I was taking Baclofen a few years ago without any positive results.  My GP at the time switched me to Zanaflex.  I'm not sure it helps, but something lets me... "

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from baclofen to zanaflex this week b/c the baclofen...
" I changed from baclofen to zanaflex this week b/c the baclofen wasn't working. The one thing I liked about the baclofen, I could sleep longer.... "

it did. I could have just been experiencing a colitis...
" ...basis. I only took zanaflex for two weeks. It seemed to be helping a bit, but it also caused nausea and stomach issues. Or at least I thought it did. I could have just been experiencing a colitis... "

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egs. So I'm on a combination of Zanaflex and Baclofen.So for...
" Caliegirl, I take Baclofen for my back spasms. It has never helped the ones in my legs. So I'm on a combination of Zanaflex and Baclofen. So for the back it's 10mg 3x daily. I... "

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Originally I was on Soma, then Zanaflex, now Baclofen. But...
" ...side effects. Originally I was on Soma, then Zanaflex, now Baclofen. But I only take 20mg 4 times a day. Not sure what strength you are taking. Maybe that has something to do with the... "

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ofen. I switched to zanaflex because it did'nt make me w...
" ...doc. The doc may prescribe some baclofen or zanaflex as a trial. I thought ...had terrible body aches. They went away when i was given baclofen. I switched to zanaflex because it did'nt make me weak... "

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