Baclofen vs Cyclobenzaprine

Baclofen
(Rx)
Cyclobenzaprine
(Rx)
Baclofen is a muscle relaxant.
Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.8
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.5
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.2
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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July 21, 1988
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
66,347 Discussions
6,590 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
#2 for Spasticity
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for Stiffness
#5 for Nerve Pain
#6 for Cramping
#7 for Leg Cramps
Baclofen is prescribed for Spasticity, Stiffness, Nerve Pain and Cramping and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Anxiety, although this is not an approved use.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Spasms
#3 for Fibromyalgia
#4 for Cramping
#5 for TMJ
Cyclobenzaprine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Fibromyalgia, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bac
Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Depression
5
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
3
Euphoria
1
Vomiting
1
Hallucinations
1
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Stroke
1
Cyc
Drowsiness
9
Nausea
9
Dry Mouth
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Euphoria
2
Grogginess
2
Tinnitus
1
Fainting
1
Burning
1
Itching
1
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Baclofen
Bac
Cyclobenzaprine
Cyc
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bac
Cyc
8
4
Depression
Bac
Cyc
5
0
Drowsiness
Bac
Cyc
4
9
Nausea
Bac
Cyc
3
9
Euphoria
Bac
Cyc
1
2
Vomiting
Bac
Cyc
1
0
Hallucinations
Bac
Cyc
1
0
Itching
Bac
Cyc
1
1
Dry Mouth
Bac
Cyc
1
4
Stroke
Bac
Cyc
1
0
Drowsiness
Cyc
Bac
9
4
Nausea
Cyc
Bac
9
3
Dry Mouth
Cyc
Bac
4
1
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cyc
Bac
4
8
Euphoria
Cyc
Bac
2
1
Grogginess
Cyc
Bac
2
0
Tinnitus
Cyc
Bac
1
0
Fainting
Cyc
Bac
1
0
Burning
Cyc
Bac
1
0
Itching
Cyc
Bac
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Baclofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Cyclobenzaprine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Baclofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Cyclobenzaprine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 20000 mcg/20mL (1,000 mcg/mL), 40000 mcg/20mL (2,000 mcg/mL), 10000 mcg/20mL (500 mcg/mL), 50 mcg/mL, 500 mcg/mL, 2000 mcg/mL
Syringe: 20000 mcg/20mL (1,000 mcg/mL), 40000 mcg/20mL (2,000 mcg/mL), 10000 mcg/20mL (500 mcg/mL), 50 mcg/mL (1 mL)
Kit: 500 mcg/mL, 0.05 mg/mL
Tablet: 10 mg, 20 mg
Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg
Capsule: 15 mg, 30 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Baclofen
Cyclobenzaprine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Baclofen and Cyclobenzaprine: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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