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Carisoprodol vs. Tizanidine for Spasms

Carisoprodol

Rx
/ 4,165 posts
Other Names: Soma-350   Vanadom

Tizanidine

Rx
/ 3,582 posts
Other Names: Zanaflex
Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 4,165 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 3,582 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
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... Read more on Wikipedia
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By sami
March 1, 2014
sami wrote
tizanidine with worse depresion, stomach problems and NO sleepiness!
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What patients are saying about Carisoprodol vs. Tizanidine

50 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
two caused me to sweat, feel groggy and have weird dreams...
...taking Zanaflex (Tizanidine is the generic, I believe). One pill did nothing and two caused me to sweat, feel groggy and have weird dreams. I finally ...Nothing works like Soma/Carisoprodo...
zanaflex. The carisoprodol is the best. Tizanidine makes me...
...flexeril, zanaflex. The carisoprodol is the best. Tizanidine makes me...
is Soma (carisoprodol). It works sometimes, and sometimes...
...any of the anti-spasmodics? The only one I've tried is Soma (carisoprodol). It works sometimes, and sometimes it doesn't. Tizanidine was also prescribed for me...
(Tizanidine) is a short-acting muscle relaxer. It works by...
...musculoskeletal conditions. Zanaflex (Tizanidine) is a short-acting muscle relaxer. It works by blocking nerve ...to your brain. Tizanidine is used to treat spasticity by temporarily relaxing...
gave me fucking Tizanidine instead, which basically makes...
...with my prescription to carisoprodol, I've been going through a real hard time. They gave me fucking Tizanidine instead, which basically ...my oxycodone. The carisoprodol never gave me this prob...
gave me fucking Tizanidine instead, which basically makes...
...with my prescription to carisoprodol, I've been going through a real hard time. They gave me fucking Tizanidine instead, which basically ...my oxycodone. The carisoprodol never gave me this prob...
was given this stuff (Tizanidine) as an alternative,...
SWIM was back in Spain for the summer and was thinking of trying something OTC that is prescription at home, after trying to get Carisoprodol was given this stuff (Tizanidine) as an alternative, SWIM...
I dont like taking the Tizanidine because of the way...
...help sleep.. I also take Carisoprodol 350 mg three times a ...take Tramadol for pain, and Tizanidine 3 times a day and ...loopey.. I dont like taking the Tizanidine because of the way...
I take tizanidine at night to relax for sleep on nights I'm...
...to relax for sleep on nights I'm too keyed up to fall asleep. Doesn't do much for actual muscle spasms for me. But neither did Flexeril. There is also CARISOPRODOL (Soma), CARISOPRODOL...
taken everyday such as tizanidine, carisoprodol, baclofen...
...etc.something? Since it seems at least in part to be muscular if i were you i would want to be prescribed a different muscle relaxer that could be taken everyday such as tizanidine, carisoprodol,...
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