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Flexeril vs. Methocarbamol for Spasms

Flexeril

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/ 33,353 posts
Other Names: Cyclobenzaprine   Amrix   Fexmid

Methocarbamol

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/ 2,474 posts
Other Names: Robaxin
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 33,353 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Based on 2,474 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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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
Methocarbamol (trade name Robaxin, which is marketed by Actient Pharmaceuticals LLC in the United States and Pfizer in Canada) is a central muscle relaxant used to treat skeletal muscle spasms. It is the carbamate of guaifenesin, but does not prod... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Holly Fox
September 29, 2014
Holly Fox wrote
RLS (Restless Leg Syndrome) after taking Flexeril
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By theresa hawkins
March 26, 2014
theresa hawkins wrote
robaxin and seroquel
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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..
Quamie  |  March 7, 2014
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By MISHEL JORDN SMOKED DOPE
November 3, 2013
MISHEL JORDN SMOKED DOPE wrote
BEER BENZO MUSCLE RELAXER
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By suzi444
September 4, 2013
suzi444 wrote
Flexeril (Cyclobenzaprine)10mg for Spasmodic Torticollis and Fibromyalgia
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What patients are saying about Flexeril vs. Methocarbamol

133 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
and Methocarbamol, I couldnt keep my eyes open. I'm...
...all are, I was on Flexeril for a long time and only had some drowsiness the first week ...on Baclofen, Skelaxin and Methocarbamol, I couldnt keep my eyes open. I'm ...did to the Flexeril! To...
the doctor prescribed Methocarbamol with no explanation....
...is the difference between Flexeril and Methocarbamol when used ...in my shoulder which my doctor treated with Flexeril; it worked. This time the doctor prescribed Methocarbamol with no explanat...
seizure when given a new med called Methocarbamol. He...
...hurt in Iraq. He was given tramadol and suffer a gran mal ...later has suffered another seizure when given a new med called Methocarbamol. He also was prescribed Flexeril and vicodin with this. ...
(methocarbamol) which does much better for me. On...
...years since I was on flexeril. Made me too ...Robaxin as an alternative (methocarbamol) which does much better for me. On it f...
nothing... he just gave me flexeril... so we will see. he...
well i was taking methocarbamol but it did nothing... he just gave me flexeril... so we will see. he thought it would help...
me out for too long so my dr. changed me to Methocarbamol...
...but it knocked me out for too long so my dr. changed me to Methocarbamol....
with methocarbamol but that crap makes me puke. Cannabis is...
...to have that sort of pain. I was taking flexeril for mine and I get ...I had it subb'ed with methocarbamol but that crap makes me puke. Cannabis is by far better for me than anything the docs...
soma etc... and none work like flexeril but i do find the...
...have to remember to allow eight hours for it to work so i'm not groggy in the am. i have tried methocarbamol, soma etc... and none work like flexeril but i do find the brand name more effective...
take flexeril. Gives me the crazy, surreal dreams. Whenever...
...take flexeril. Gives me the ...up I would feel tired from the intense ...my doc tried me on a couple in addition to some 10/325s. In the end methocarbamol worked the best, with pretty much ze...
with methocarbamol but that crap makes me puke. Cannabis is...
...to have that sort of pain. I was taking flexeril for mine and I get ...I had it subb'ed with methocarbamol but that crap makes me puke. Cannabis is by far better for me than anything the docs...
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