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Flexeril vs. Lorazepam for Spasms

Flexeril

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Other Names: Cyclobenzaprine   Amrix   Fexmid

Lorazepam

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Other Names: Ativan   Lorazepam Intensol
Rating: 3 out of 5
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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
Lorazepam (initially marketed under the brand names Ativan and Temesta) is a high-potency short-to-intermediate-acting 3-hydroxy benzodiazepine drug that has all five intrinsic benzodiazepine effects: anxiolytic, anterograde amnesia, sedative... Read more on Wikipedia
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By NightDiver
March 11, 2014
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January 30, 2014
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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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By suzi444
September 4, 2013
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Flexeril (Cyclobenzaprine)10mg for Spasmodic Torticollis and Fibromyalgia
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What patients are saying about Flexeril vs. Lorazepam

163 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I just took a flexiril 30 mins after a lorazapam (adivan) ?...
I just took a flexiril 30 mins after a lorazapam (adivan) ? i forgot to...
pretty well.I also take flexeril among other things. It's...
...take flexeril among other things. It's 'funny',you never know where it will hurt next.Thanks to this board I learned that a few other peoiple have...
MD? I know I take lorazepam (Ativan) or the muscle relaxer...
...MD? I know I take lorazepam (Ativan) or the muscle relaxer cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) and they really help me sleep. Can you take two Tylenol PMs or is that...
asleep. I've used a muscle relaxer (Flexeril) to help; I...
...trouble *staying* asleep. I've used a muscle relaxer (Flexeril) to help; I get them for my back pain. I also use lorazepam, which also helps. I never use t...
formula. The Lorazepam helps relax my muscles. I take...
...formula. The Lorazepam helps relax my muscles. I take it as a substitute for Flexeril, which gives me restless legs. The only side effect I've had is drowsiness at the...
take Lorazepam which is both Anxiety and Muscle relaxor, I...
...which is both Anxiety and Muscle relaxor, I took flexeril but if ...stay awake for nothing on Flexeril...
need real pain relief! Lorazepam helps me sleep too. Also...
Flexeril did nothing for me, and cymbalta is obviously not helping your pain. Get a doc that ...and need real pain relief! Lorazepam helps me sleep too. Also...
4 mg of lorazepam in me. Its a beautiful day and its about...
...gives me enough energy. Man i'm feeling amazing, i've got 5 fiorecet, 3 darvocet, 2 mg of alprazolam, 15 mg of flexeril, and 4 mg of lorazepam in me. Its a beautiful day and its about to get...
take lorazapam for my panic anxiety. I take flexeril for my...
I take lorazapam for my panic anxiety. I take flexeril for my muscle spasms. I had a bout of muscle spasms in ...so bad last winter that I couldn't walk. I was out of my flexeril at the time and ha...
time about 6 months ago. I recently was switched to norflex...
...been on 10 mg of flexeril 3x daily for years. It started making me feel hung over and tired all the time about 6 months ago. I recently was switched to norflex as a ...and I take 1 mg of lorazep...
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