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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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Baclofen vs Tizanidine

Baclofen
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Tizanidine
Other name: Lioresal Lioresal
Other name: Zanaflex Zanaflex
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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Moderately Satisfied
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2.2
Concern level
3.0
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.2
Concern level
3.1
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Baclofen (brand names Kemstro, Lioresal, and Gablofen) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is primarily used to treat spasticity and is under investigation for the treatment of alcoholism.It is an agonist for the GABA B recep...
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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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Allergies
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About Baclofen
Baclofen (brand names Kemstro, Lioresal, and Gablofen) is a derivative of gamma-aminobutyric acid. It is primarily used to treat spasticity and is under investigation for the treatment of alcoholism.It is an agonist for the GABA B recep...
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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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vailable in a pump? it's the generic for xanaflex. it works...
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" ...anyone know if tizanidine is available in a pump? it's the generic for xanaflex. it works well for me, only ...baclofen pump surgery because baclofen tends to work better in some people with... "

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help most people Tizanidine 20mg per day - some help but s...
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" Hi I take Baclofen 30mg per day - no help at all, but I think it does help most people Tizanidine 20mg per day - some help but side effects are... "

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drowsy etc. Tizanidine can also make you sleepy. Baclofen p...
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" ...(Xanaflex) is very helpful. Baclofen itself- no long term side effects- if you can tolerate ...are too drowsy etc. Tizanidine can also make you sleepy. Baclofen pump ...reserved for those who can't tolerate... "

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help at all, i take tizanidine at night since it helps me...
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" ...have someone help do it. Baclofen didn't help at all, i take tizanidine at night since it helps me... "

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my doctor switched me from tizanidine back to baclofen....
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" Jean-Paul have you tried baclofen? In my experience it helps allot with muscle knots. ...significant improvement when my doctor switched me from tizanidine back to baclofen. Even with my other meds... "

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Baclofen work but I find Tizanidine much better, it is more...
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" ...day when a I was on Baclofen. I could be in the ...at the times when I was likely to fall asleep. I tried to make Baclofen work but I find Tizanidine much better, it is more recently... "

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I took it for a while. It was never very effective...
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" I was on Baclofen but the MS consultant suggested I try Tizanidine. I took it for a while. It was never very effective because I could not ...switched back to Baclofen. I find Baclofen works very well... "

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is the medication that helps me with the jumpy leg...
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" Tizanidine is the medication that helps me with the jumpy leg ...at night. I take baclofen in the morning for... "

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work like Soma?Tizanidine works well, flexeril works well, b...
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" ...that will work like Soma? Tizanidine works well, flexeril works well, baclofen works well. You didnt say which... "

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me a prescription for tizanidine and so far so good as...
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" Hi baclofen didn't work for me in fact it made me feel worse. My neurologist wrote me a prescription for tizanidine and so far so good as far as... "

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