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spasm is a sudden, involuntary Muscle contraction of a muscle, a group of muscles, or a hollow Organ (anatomy), or a similarly sudden ...
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Flexeril vs Tizanidine

Flexeril
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Other name: Cyclobenzaprine (Cyclobenzaprine)
Other name: Zanaflex (Zanaflex)
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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orks well, flexeril works well, baclofen works well. Y...
" ...that will work like Soma? Tizanidine works well, flexeril works well, baclofen works well. You didnt say which... "

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facial spasm from Bell's Palsy. It has been very effective...
" I have taken Tizanidine for the past year, to relieve the facial spasm from Bell's Palsy. It has been... "

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in my medicines. Put me on Tizanidine for muscle spasm...
" \"Have been on Flexerill for the last 18 ...a change in my medicines. Put me on Tizanidine for muscle spasm and ...C7-C8. Had some side effects coming off of the Flexerill. But since this medicine hasn't... "

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relaxer I take, tizanidine, works great for me. Flexeril...
" ...Vicodin. My Rheumy has me take two tram with two tylenol, and it works better that way verses taking ...alone. The muscle relaxer I take, tizanidine, works great for me. Flexeril never helped me. Maybe... "

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my doctor switched me from flexeril to tizanidine, thefirst...
" my doctor switched me from flexeril to tizanidine, thefirst time I took it was in the morning and it started to... "

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Flexeril (muscle relaxer ). It works some for me...
" Hi Love2Travel Have you tried Tizanidine? It's an alternative to Flexeril (muscle relaxer ). It works... "

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aril, which is only mildly effective, but fortunately I ha...
" ...very effective. I take Flexaril, which is only mildly effective, but fortunately I haven't ...had much trouble during my pregnancy. Tizanidine is a strong muscle relaxer, and it really works - but it'll... "

but the tizanidine was not doing much. I sleep great...
" Yes, have been on flexeril for more than a year now. Originally was alternating flexeril and tizanidine but the tizanidine was not doing much. I sleep great if... "

zanidine for almost a year.I found it more effective than fl...
" Queen, I have taken tizanidine for almost a year.I found it more effective than flexeril.It targets the ...baclofen 4x a day.The tizanidine does make me sluggish.The tizanidine was... "

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quit working about a year ago. I've had no side effects...
" ...a day. I actually take the Generic - Tizanidine. My PCP rx'd it when flexeril (used for 15 years) quit working about a year ago. I've had no side effects from it either. I... "

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