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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 8,986 Valium 8,343 Botox 5,291
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Baclofen
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Zanaflex
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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Bac
Withdrawal
9
Addiction
7
Depression
5
Drowsy
5
Insomnia
4
Nausea
3
Burning
3
Allergies
2
Dystonia
2
Weight Gain
2
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Drowsy
8
Insomnia
7
Migraines
6
Depression
5
Addiction
5
Nausea
4
Sedation
3
Withdrawal
3
Allergies
3
Arthritis
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3
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2
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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 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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" ...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 ...it got. I switched back to bacl... "

" ...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 dose a little! It does... "

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" ...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. I stopped the Zanaflex and wen... "

" ...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 currently... "

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" ...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 ...complicate things...I take Zanaflex 5 ... "

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" ...baclofen wasn't working. The one thing I liked about the baclofen, I could sleep longer. The zana flex only last 2 hours and I take it 3... "

" ...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 attack,... "

" ...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 wish it helped... "

" ...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 nausea/vomiting.. Ta... "

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

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