Flexeril vs Robaxin

Flexeril
(Rx)
Robaxin
(Rx)
Flexeril is a muscle relaxant.
Robaxin is a muscle relaxant.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.0
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Spasms
1.9
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.4
Concern level
1.3
Approval Date
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August 26, 1977
July 16, 1957
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
42,597 Discussions
7,376 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Spasms
#3 for Fibromyalgia
#4 for Cramping
#5 for Neck Pain
#6 for TMJ
Flexeril 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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
Robaxin is prescribed for Tetanus and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Fle
Drowsiness
6
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Grogginess
3
Dry Mouth
2
Fainting
1
Hallucinations
1
Nightmares
1
Rash
1
Coma
1
Mood Swings
1
Rob
Nausea
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
6
Burning
2
Dry Mouth
2
Hip Pain
1
Tinnitus
1
Cancer
1
Bleeding
1
Euphoria
1
High Blood Pressure
1
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Flexeril
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Robaxin
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Drowsiness
Fle
Rob
6
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Fle
Rob
5
6
Grogginess
Fle
Rob
3
0
Dry Mouth
Fle
Rob
2
2
Fainting
Fle
Rob
1
0
Hallucinations
Fle
Rob
1
0
Nightmares
Fle
Rob
1
0
Rash
Fle
Rob
1
0
Coma
Fle
Rob
1
0
Mood Swings
Fle
Rob
1
0
Nausea
Rob
Fle
7
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Rob
Fle
6
5
Burning
Rob
Fle
2
0
Dry Mouth
Rob
Fle
2
2
Hip Pain
Rob
Fle
1
0
Tinnitus
Rob
Fle
1
0
Cancer
Rob
Fle
1
0
Bleeding
Rob
Fle
1
0
Euphoria
Rob
Fle
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Rob
Fle
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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B Category B
Before taking Flexeril during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Robaxin 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 Flexeril and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Robaxin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
Tablet: 500 mg, 750 mg
Solution: 100 mg/mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl
Methocarbamol
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Flexeril and Robaxin: 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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