Baclofen vs Hydroxyzine

Baclofen
(Rx)
Hydroxyzine
(Rx)
Baclofen is a muscle relaxant.
Hydroxyzine is an anxiety medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
4.5
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
3.4
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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July 21, 1988
August 24, 1979
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
66,400 Discussions
18,153 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 Anxiety
#2 for Itching
#3 for Allergy
#4 for Insomnia
#5 for Sedation
#6 for Nausea
#7 for Hives
#8 for Sedative
#9 for Eczema
#10 for Vomiting
#11 for GAD
Hydroxyzine is prescribed for Anxiety, Itching, Allergy, Insomnia and Sedation and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bac
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Depression
6
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
3
Euphoria
1
Vomiting
1
Hallucinations
1
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Stroke
1
Hyd
Weight Gain
3
Euphoria
3
Dry Mouth
3
Migraines
1
Nightmares
1
Weight Loss
1
Hallucinations
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
Twitching
1
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Withdrawal Symptoms
Bac
Hyd
9
0
Depression
Bac
Hyd
6
0
Drowsiness
Bac
Hyd
4
0
Nausea
Bac
Hyd
3
0
Euphoria
Bac
Hyd
1
3
Vomiting
Bac
Hyd
1
0
Hallucinations
Bac
Hyd
1
1
Itching
Bac
Hyd
1
0
Dry Mouth
Bac
Hyd
1
3
Stroke
Bac
Hyd
1
0
Weight Gain
Hyd
Bac
3
0
Euphoria
Hyd
Bac
3
1
Dry Mouth
Hyd
Bac
3
1
Migraines
Hyd
Bac
1
0
Nightmares
Hyd
Bac
1
0
Weight Loss
Hyd
Bac
1
0
Hallucinations
Hyd
Bac
1
1
High Blood Pressure
Hyd
Bac
1
0
Low Blood Pressure
Hyd
Bac
1
0
Twitching
Hyd
Bac
1
0
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.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Baclofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Hydroxyzine and alcohol.
Method of use
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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
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Baclofen
Hydroxyzine Hcl, Hydroxyzine Pamoate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Baclofen and Hydroxyzine: 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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Baclofen lowers my inhibitions, making me feel less anxiety. And a general feeling of happiness and wellbeing. Taking 40mgs, I feel relaxed and calm and more social for about 8 hours

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