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Flexeril vs. Methocarbamol for Spasms

Flexeril

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Other Names: Cyclobenzaprine   Amrix   Fexmid

Methocarbamol

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/ 2,616 posts
Other Names: Robaxin
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 32,635 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 0.5 out of 5
Based on 2,616 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 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
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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 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

135 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
I was taking flexeril 10mg three times a day as needed. It...
I was taking flexeril 10mg three times a day ...me so now I'm taking Methocarbamol 750mg 1 and a 1/2 ...you could take just one flexeril sometime between supper and bed...
take generic Robaxin (methocarbamol). Works well for me at...
...generic Robaxin (methocarbamol). Works well for ...times a day. Flexeril had been tried ...those is I was soooooooooo slee...
i was taking methocarbamol but it did nothing... he just...
well i was taking methocarbamol but it did nothing... he just gave me flexeril... so we will see. he thought it would help...
muscle relaxer I am on is methocarbamol. I was on flexeril...
...muscle relaxer I am on is methocarbamol. I was on...
When I had my leg injury a couple of years ago, it worked...
methocarbamol (Robaxin) years ago...it did very ...that with magnesium) I like Flexeril the best. When I had my leg injury a couple of years ago, it worked well (damaged adducto...
Can I take 20mg of Flexeril and 1500mg of Methocarbamol and...
...I take 20mg of Flexeril and 1500mg of Methocarbamol and 400mg of Advil ...back and my dr prescribed 10mg Flexeril and 750mg Methocarbamol. The directions said to take 1 Flexeril 3X/day, and tak...
He also was prescribed Flexeril and vicodin with this....
...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. ...
the methocarbamol wasn't effective enough (even though...
...reminded me about somas and flexeril a few days ago and ...past, but didn't know if flexeril was more potent or not. ...or flexeril because the methocarbamol wasn't effective enough (even tho...
dentist once gave me some Methocarbamol?? For muscle spasms...
...dentist once gave me some Methocarbamol?? For muscle spasms I ...a doctor to give me Flexeril again so I have ...lifestyle and OTC back pain med MOMENTUM which I take with 2 Tylenol then lay ...
using now methocarbamol as muscle relaxer, but it doesn't...
...using now methocarbamol as muscle relaxer, ...spoke with my doctor over the phone and he is prescribing me Flexeril,I hope this one will work, today is a terrible day, the pain is almost unbeara...
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