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Gabapentin vs Tizanidine

Gabapentin
VS.
Tizanidine
Other name: Neurontin Neurontin
Other name: Zanaflex Zanaflex
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
3.8
Concern level
2.8
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
2.8
Concern level
3.1
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Pain*
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Seizures
Numbness
Headaches*
RLS*
Migraines*
Tingling
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Chronic Pain
Back Pain
Bipolar Disorder*
Leg Pain
Shingles
Hot Flashes*
Sciatica
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Spasms
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Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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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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Arthritis
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Dry Mouth
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OA
1
Suicidal
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High Blood Pressure
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Blurred Vision
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Psychotic
1
Suicidal Thoughts
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Suicide
1
Palpitations
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Withdrawal
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Depression
6
Nausea
6
Migraines
5
Addiction
5
Dry Mouth
5
Arthritis
2
Hallucinations
2
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About Gabapentin
Gabapentin (brand names Fanatrex, Gabarone, Gralise, Neurontin, Nupentin) is a pharmaceutical drug, specifically a gamma-Aminobutyric acid Analogue (chemistry). It was originally developed for the treatment of epilepsy, and ...
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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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" Sounds like you're taking too much Tizanidine, because Gabapentin really has ...take 2400 mgs of Gabapentin a day and... "

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gave me Tizanidine, Gabapentin, and Nortiptyline....
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" ...the ER, the neurologist gave me Tizanidine, Gabapentin, and Nortiptyline. What really stinks is that all 3 of them make... "

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by a neuro to prescribe tizanidine but gps ARE able to pres...
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" hi there as well as chasing up a referral you should ask your gp to prescribe you some gabapentin for the buzzing feelings ...be told by a neuro to prescribe tizanidine but... "

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but tizanidine and alcohol made me give up drinking! i...
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" i had no problem with gabapentin and alcohol but tizanidine and alcohol made me give... "

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elped me sleep for many years. Importantly, it helps with...
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" ...am not sure the gabapentin helps either) so I really need to explore ...throughout the day, but Tizanidine is the only medication that has ever helped me sleep for many years.  Importantly, it helps with... "

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3 times a day. I have tried so many this helps the...
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" ...&radiation in 2004-2005. I have neuropathy in hands, feet,back,and under ...pain for you. I am on 3000 mg of gabapentin,&4 mg tizanidine 3 times a day. I have tried so many this helps the best. Cold... "

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tizanidine and it did not do anything for my condition....
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" I have taken tizanidine and it did not ...my condition. I use gabapentin and it works reasonably well. It... "

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use the muscle relaxant tizanidine at night. Different...
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" Gabapentin has helped my sleep enormously. It has also reduced stress and ...was fatiguing. I also use the muscle relaxant tizanidine at night. Different people prefer... "

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work...I began with tizanidine, it did nothing, then it...
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" ...some of it helps...I started on Gabapentin, but a month into it made me suicidal, then I was told ...thing happening, so then I was put on tramadol(which helps), and then it was ...muscle relaxer would... "

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