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Diazepam vs. Tizanidine for Spasms

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Diazepam

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/ 381,777 posts
Other Names: Valium   Mogadon   Valrelease   Diastat   Stesolid

Tizanidine

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/ 3,568 posts
Other Names: Zanaflex
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Diazepam , first marketed as Valium by Hoffmann-La Roche is a benzodiazepine drug. Diazepam is also marketed in Australia as Antenex. It is commonly used for treating anxiety, insomnia, seizures including status epilepticus, muscle spasms (such as... 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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159 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I will be able to use Diazepam again in emergency...
...I'm off the Gabapentin I will be able to use Diazepam again in emergency situations ...of it) or Tizanidine for spasticity, as an ...decrease the efficacy of Diazepam.  Thank you for your...
prescribe Diazepam for severe muscle spasms. Diazepam is...
...that you are been prescribe Diazepam or where prescribe Diazepam for severe muscle spasms. Diazepam is not the ...your Doctor's for Tizanidine(Zanaflex). Tizanidine is very good for spasms and i...
to 10mg of diazepam, and helped my spine pain a little...
...to which tizanidine makes people sleepy certainly seems ...but then I know several people who don't get particularly tired when taking ...to 10mg of diazepam, and helped my spine pain a littl...
husband found that tizanidine worked much better than the...
...spams my husband found that tizanidine worked much better than the ...be the usual solution, but benzos like valium relax muscles as...
of Nick... Have they tried tizanidine? It's the 4th/5th (I...
Thinking of Nick... Have they tried tizanidine? It's the 4th/5th (I lose ...and find it works well with benzos as it increases...
currently taking tizanidine and it has helped a lot. it has...
...for a few months, about a year ago. i found that besides feeling stoned it didn't do much for me. i am currently taking tizanidine and it has helped a lot. it has helped relax major muscle ...in...
I just try tizanidine, and it did help only a week. Now...
...October after I finish diazepam taper for about a ...worse and worse. I try many ways to relief the pain but still no any ways that last long. I just try tizanidine, and it did help only a week...
perscribed 4MG tizanidine for muscle spasms. They actually...
Zanaflex... I'm perscribed 4MG tizanidine for muscle spasms. They actually do help more than the others ...harm? I mean I can't smoke because of a ...like getting fucked on benzos all the time...
HE TAKES DIAZEPAM, TIZANIDINE, BACLOFEN, AMITRIPTYLINE,...
...DRINKS A LOT BUT IT DOESNT HELP, HE TAKES DIAZEPAM, TIZANIDINE, BACLOFEN, AMITRIPTYLINE, OXYBUTYNIN, DANTROLENE AND LYRICA, IKEEP ASKING THE...
RaeRae, do you take tizanidine diazepam baclofen during...
RaeRae, do you take tizanidine diazepam baclofen during the day? ...out. Do you have trouble staying awake with taking...
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