Carisoprodol vs Tizanidine

Carisoprodol
(Rx)
Tizanidine
(Rx)
Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxant.
Tizanidine is a muscle relaxant.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.6
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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June 12, 1979
Not Available
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5,258 Discussions
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Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
#2 for Back Pain
Carisoprodol is prescribed for Back Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
#2 for Spasticity
#3 for Fibromyalgia
Tizanidine is prescribed for Spasticity and Fibromyalgia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Car
Addiction
9
Withdrawal Symptoms
8
Euphoria
6
Drowsiness
5
Nausea
5
Depression
3
Dry Mouth
2
Blisters
1
Migraines
1
Liver Disease
1
Tiz
Drowsiness
8
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Nausea
5
Dry Mouth
4
Low Blood Pressure
2
Hallucinations
2
Fainting
1
High Blood Pressure
1
UTI
1
Euphoria
1
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Addiction
Car
Tiz
9
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Car
Tiz
8
5
Euphoria
Car
Tiz
6
1
Drowsiness
Car
Tiz
5
8
Nausea
Car
Tiz
5
5
Depression
Car
Tiz
3
0
Dry Mouth
Car
Tiz
2
4
Blisters
Car
Tiz
1
0
Migraines
Car
Tiz
1
0
Liver Disease
Car
Tiz
1
0
Drowsiness
Tiz
Car
8
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tiz
Car
5
8
Nausea
Tiz
Car
5
5
Dry Mouth
Tiz
Car
4
2
Low Blood Pressure
Tiz
Car
2
0
Hallucinations
Tiz
Car
2
0
Fainting
Tiz
Car
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Tiz
Car
1
0
UTI
Tiz
Car
1
0
Euphoria
Tiz
Car
1
6
Pregnancy Category (FDA)
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C Category C
Before taking Carisoprodol during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Tizanidine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Carisoprodol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Tizanidine and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Carisoprodol
Tizanidine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Carisoprodol and Tizanidine: 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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