Log in to your
account.
Quick sign up
It only takes a millisecond.
Terms and Conditions
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Enter your email address below, and you'll receive and email containing a link to reset your password.
Password reset
A confirmation email with a link to reset your password has been sent to at your request.
Please check your email and click on the link.
We do our best, but if you don't hear from us in a minute or two, please check your spam email folder.
For further assistance please contact us at support@treato.com.
Treato My Voice
Share your thoughts, experiences and ideas which could help others.
Please, no commercial content and no spam.
Make sure you enter your email address correctly so we can let you know when it goes live after a short moderation process.
The name that will be displayed with your story
Your email address will not be displayed on Treato, and will never be shared.
 
 
Thank you for sharing
Our editorial team will review this shortly and we will inform you once it goes live.
Treato My Voice
Thank you for sharing!
Your post was added to treato.com.
You’re one step away from being a registered user on Treato.
Just choose a password, and you’re done!
Treato My Voice
NOTE: All My Voice posts are carefully monitored by the Treato tream.
Your privacy is important. Treato will never sell or give your email address to a third party.
How to use bookmarks
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you through the My Treato
panel on the right
help-img
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
Bookmarks allow you to easily access Treato pages that interest you
through the My Treato panel on the right
help-img
To save and access your bookmarks from any browser, you need to be
logged in or create an account in 5 seconds.
Successfully bookmarked the
page!
You now have bookmarks. In order not to lose them, we recommend that you sign up or log in.
Security check
Let us know that you are a human.
Type the characters you see in the picture below
Submit

Neurontin vs. Zanaflex for Fibromyalgia

Neurontin

Rx
/ 120,720 posts
Other Names: Gabapentin   Gabarone

Zanaflex

Rx
/ 12,609 posts
Other Names: Tizanidine
Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 120,720 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 12,609 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
Learn more
Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ... 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
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Arthritis
Did you have
this too?
Suicidal
Suicide
Concern level
Top 3 Concerns
Drowsy
Did you have
this too?
Insomnia
Migraines
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
See all concerns, alternative treatments and more
Treato Video
Follow us
share this page
Help people by sharing experiences you've had with Neurontin or Zanaflex - your story could impact others.
Treato My Voice
By Vanessa
December 9, 2013
Vanessa wrote
Neurotin
Comment on this post
By IMT
September 7, 2013
IMT wrote
Gabapentin, Lyrica & Peripheral Neuropathy & Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Comment on this post

What patients are saying about Neurontin vs. Zanaflex

1,081 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
Zanaflex; I'm staying away from the Neurontin-type drugs,...
...depression, yukky body-feels! Ug. Thanks for the suggestion of Zanaflex; I'm staying away from the Neurontin-type drugs, but I haven't tried Zanaflex. Maybe a low dose of that - I can...
as the Neurontin was not working well anymore and causing...
...had to go up or down on Baclofen and Zanaflex. I also changed from Neurontin to Lyrica after 3-4 years as the Neurontin was not working well anymore and causing me \"brain fog\". I...
a year Ambien to sleep Zanaflex Given two injections...
...left shoulder and down forearm fine motor skills messed up couldn't concentrate on anything lightheadedness off and on depression Meds: Took Neurotin for about a year Ambien to sleep...
I switched to Keppra from Neurotin about 1.5 years ago. I...
I switched to Keppra from Neurotin about 1.5 years ago. I ...the side effects of the Neurotin and it seemed like I ...Keppra 3x/day plus 8mg of Zanaflex. Both were prescribed to help...
night time spasms. My neuro changed my rx to Zanaflex...
...on Zanaflex. I have the baclofen pump but still take extra neurontin at bedrime. I was taking Keppra but was having trouble with night time spasms. My neuro changed my rx to Zanaflex....
go from there. My neurologist tried to switch me to Zanaflex...
...I've been taking baclofen for almost three years now and I absolutely cannot live without it. I'm worried though because I'm getting toward the upper end of the daily dosage and I'm not sure where ...
for spasm. Zanaflex works through the spinal cord,...
...believe, for me, the effexor has been a blessing. I constantly have a large spasm under my right shoulder blade. It has a deep, burning pain that never ends. The worst for me at this point is th...
he switched my flexeril over to zanaflex. The letter from...
...pain levels are getting worse, and it takes higher dosages of the meds to get pain down, or at least bearable. So i'm still on the norco, and neurotin, but he switched my flexeril over to...
me bad side effects, Neurontin worked better with the side...
...gave me bad side effects, Neurontin worked better with the side ...antacids with it. zanaflex helps...
better than he Neurontin without the horrible side effects...
I prefer Topamax for my neuropathic pain. it works MUCH better than he Neurontin without the horrible side effects. As far as a ...muscle spasms, I take Zanaflex & it works really well also......
feedback