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Vicodin vs. Zanaflex for Fibromyalgia

Vicodin

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Other Names: Lortab   Norco   Lorcet   Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen   Zydone

Zanaflex

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/ 12,495 posts
Other Names: Tizanidine
Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 223,649 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 12,495 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Hydrocodone or dihydrocodeinone is a semi-synthetic opioid derived from either of two naturally occurring opiates: codeine and thebaine. It is an orally active narcotic analgesic (pain reliever) and Cough medicine (cough suppressant). It is commonl... 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
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By gennipher1
June 28, 2014
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Vicodin woes
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What patients are saying about Vicodin vs. Zanaflex

356 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
& a Vicodin and its not really done much. I also tried...
...I'm completely off my Aleve for now, tried Tylenol and it didn't do a thing. Somebody at work had a lidocaine patch and it didn't work. ...took a Zanaflex & a Vicodin and its not really done muc...
definitely. I have taken Vicodan in the past for dental...
...Ebullin, Most definitely. I have taken Vicodan in the past for dental ...have found out. I take Esgic (Fiorcet) for my chronic ...they are agonizing, I use Zanaflex (rarely). Those don'...
I couldn't take the zanaflex that was prescribed when...
...my leg and buttocks pain is the same as before. I'm taking vicodin and soma. I couldn't take the zanaflex that was prescribed when I ...hospital because I had hallucinations and extreme dry...
drowzy....I take Zanaflex, which is very powerful....
...am on Vicodin ES...I can take them during ...pain meds. I could function normally on the duragesic patch. You wouldnt have ...make me extremely drowzy....I take Zanaflex, which is very ...
to sleep. I have found that as the lupus symptoms improved...
...was originally put on plaquenil and it ...celebrex, low dose naltrexone, zanaflex and vicodin as needed for pain and to get to sleep. I have found that as the lupus symptoms improved over the la...
is bad I sometimes take Vicodin for the pain as well...have...
...the pain? I take 150 mg 4 times a day, and it does pretty ...Vicodin for the pain as well...have you tried any muscle relaxers like Zanaflex or Flexeril? I find taking the Zanaflex during the ...
short of vicodin to knock me out which I hate to take. Its...
...have a nagging headache, tons of fluid ...sleep (obviously), I have taken everything short of vicodin to knock me out which I hate to take. Its not ...lowering of the pred? Zanaflex is usuall...
my vicoden! no didnt work, definatly spacity, baclofen...
...vicoden! no didnt work, definatly spacity, baclofen works, i take during the day so i dont fall asleep, but for night time zanflex!!! God bless that drug, knocks ya out. but screaming for help has ...
The one time I took Zanaflex, I wasnt conscious long enough...
...muscle relaxer for me when I took Vicodin, it seemed to boost it. On its own I didnt really ever notice a difference. Ever since I found Soma I have no need to look to anything else. ...took Za...
a B****. Vicodin and Soma work the best when I have...
...tried Soma,Zanaflex, Flexerol, Amrix, ...to normal when they wear off. And who wants that. So, I still try other meds for him. But I'll tell ya...it's a B****. Vicodin and Soma work the best ...
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