Baclofen vs Tramadol

Baclofen
(Rx)
Tramadol
(Rx)
Baclofen is a muscle relaxant.
Tramadol is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
4.5
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Anxiety
2.4
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
+ -
July 21, 1988
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
66,358 Discussions
244,966 Discussions
Taken For
+ -
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
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain Relief
#5 for Fibromyalgia
#6 for Anxiety
#7 for Headaches
#8 for Back Pain
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for RLS
#11 for Arthritis
#12 for Nerve Pain
#13 for Migraines
#14 for Severe Pain
Tramadol is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that some patients take it for Withdrawal Symptoms, although this is not an approved use.
Side Effects and Concerns
+ -
Bac
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Depression
6
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
3
Euphoria
1
Vomiting
1
Hallucinations
1
Itching
1
Dry Mouth
1
Stroke
1
Tra
Nausea
5
Euphoria
3
Dizziness
3
Serotonin Syndrome
2
Hallucinations
1
Tingling
1
Dry Mouth
1
Rash
1
Paranoia
1
Head Zaps
1
Compare concerns
By:
Baclofen
Bac
Tramadol
Tra
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bac
Tra
9
0
Depression
Bac
Tra
6
0
Drowsiness
Bac
Tra
4
0
Nausea
Bac
Tra
3
5
Euphoria
Bac
Tra
1
3
Vomiting
Bac
Tra
1
0
Hallucinations
Bac
Tra
1
1
Itching
Bac
Tra
1
0
Dry Mouth
Bac
Tra
1
1
Stroke
Bac
Tra
1
0
Nausea
Tra
Bac
5
3
Euphoria
Tra
Bac
3
1
Dizziness
Tra
Bac
3
0
Serotonin Syndrome
Tra
Bac
2
0
Hallucinations
Tra
Bac
1
1
Tingling
Tra
Bac
1
0
Dry Mouth
Tra
Bac
1
1
Rash
Tra
Bac
1
0
Paranoia
Tra
Bac
1
0
Head Zaps
Tra
Bac
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
+ -
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.
close
C Category C
Before taking Baclofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tramadol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
+ -
There may be a negative interaction between Baclofen and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tramadol and alcohol.
Method of use
+ -
Pill
Pill
Dosages
+ -
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
Capsule: 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 200 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
+ -
No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
+ -
Baclofen
Tramadol Hcl
Drug Interactions
+ -
Interaction between Baclofen and Tramadol: 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.
Read more about:
Baclofen
Read more about:
Tramadol
content loaded dynamically
Filter by
Filter by
Gender
Role
Age
All
We found 1,388 discussions
Treato does not review third-party posts for accuracy of any kind, including for medical diagnosis or treatments, or events in general. Treato does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Usage of the website does not substitute professional medical advice.
The side effects featured here are based on those most frequently appearing in user posts on the Internet. The manufacturer's product labeling should always be consulted for a list of side effects most frequently appearing in patients during clinical studies. Talk to your doctor about which medications may be most appropriate for you.
The information reflected here is dependent upon the correct functioning of our algorithm. From time-to-time, our system might experience bugs or glitches that affect the accuracy or correct application of mathematical algorithms. We will do our best to update the site if we are made aware of any malfunctioning or misapplication of these algorithms. We cannot guarantee results and occasional interruptions in updating may occur. Please continue to check the site for updated information.
Welcome back! Sign in
See what other patients are saying
First time here? Sign up!
See what other patients are saying
Forgot your password?
No problem, we can help.
Please wait...