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Carisoprodol vs. Flexeril for Spasms

Carisoprodol

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/ 4,121 posts
Other Names: Soma-350   Vanadom

Flexeril

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/ 32,509 posts
Other Names: Cyclobenzaprine   Amrix   Fexmid
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 4,121 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 32,509 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Carisoprodol is a centrally-acting skeletal muscle relaxant. Carisoprodol is slightly soluble in Water (molecule) and freely soluble in alcohol, chloroform and acetone. The drug's solubility is practically independent of pH. Carisoprodol is manufactured ... Read more on Wikipedia
Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant medication used to relieve skeletal muscle spasms and associated pain in Acute (medicine) musculoskeletal conditions. It is the most well-studied drug for this application, and it also has been used Off-label use for ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Tricia
January 30, 2014
Tricia wrote
RA and Lupus
Its the Flexeril!!
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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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What patients are saying about Carisoprodol vs. Flexeril

179 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
the best thing. Flexeril is shit. I think some Ketamine...
...I would take some Flexeril but I don't ...hands on some Carisoprodol (Soma) That's the best thing. Flexeril is shit. I think some...
to ask your Doctor about these. I've never had one problem...
...carisoprodol which is really SOMA. It helps me when ...like Flexeril. The pills are white without color. You might want to ask your Doctor about these. I've never had one problem using...
Flexeril worked great, but gave me a morning hangover (so...
...have taken both Flexeril and Soma (carisoprodol) muscle relaxers. In my experience, Flexeril worked great, but gave me a morning hangover (so to speak) ...morning hangover that Flexeril does. ...
a few years, I've taken flexeril and darvasat in the past...
...have been dealing with awful neck pain for a few years, I've taken flexeril and darvasat in the ...350mg tabs of carisoprodol but I am afraid to use them. Al...
I used to take Flexeril...some people like this one,...
...I used to take Flexeril...some people like this one, but I found it tough to wake up in the morning with it. Soma (generic is called carisoprodol) seems to work bette...
hit-or-miss after a while. And sometimes made me very sleepy...
Carisoprodol was effective but kind of hit-or-miss after a while. And sometimes made me very sleepy. I know what you ...by the tolerance thing though. Flexeril had the least side effects...
for a month and I didn't get any relief from it at all....
...put on Flexeril for a month and I didn't get any relief from it at all. Of course, ...that was it. I've found that Carisoprodol (Somas) are way better for me. If the Flexeril doesn't work for yo...
is superior. I have never had a problem taking...
Between cyclobenzaprine (brand name Flexeril) and carisoprodol (brand name Soma), I have found that carisoprodol is superior. I have never had a problem taking it in hot...
it will work MUCH better than Flexeril or Zanaflex. Behind...
...muscle relaxants, it will work MUCH better than Flexeril or Zanaflex. Behind Soma is Milltown, which is very much like Soma, though it isn't frequently prescribed these days. Just be honest, and...
zanaflex. The carisoprodol is the best. Tizanidine makes me...
...flexeril, zanaflex. The carisoprodol is the best. Tizanidine makes me...
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