Norflex vs Zanaflex

Norflex
(Rx)
Zanaflex
(Rx)
Norflex is a muscle relaxant.
Zanaflex is a muscle relaxant.
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.8
Very Satisfied
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Spasms
2.7
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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November 4, 1959
November 27, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
1,361 Discussions
16,150 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Spasms
#2 for Spasticity
#3 for Fibromyalgia
Zanaflex is prescribed for Spasticity and Fibromyalgia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Nor
Depression
8
Drowsiness
8
Nausea
5
Arthritis
4
Dry Mouth
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Burning
3
Euphoria
3
Sciatica
2
Vomiting
2
Zan
Drowsiness
9
Nausea
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Dry Mouth
3
Hallucinations
3
Grogginess
2
Fainting
2
Low Blood Pressure
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Itching
1
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Norflex
Nor
Zanaflex
Zan
Depression
Nor
Zan
8
0
Drowsiness
Nor
Zan
8
9
Nausea
Nor
Zan
5
5
Arthritis
Nor
Zan
4
0
Dry Mouth
Nor
Zan
4
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Nor
Zan
3
5
Burning
Nor
Zan
3
0
Euphoria
Nor
Zan
3
0
Sciatica
Nor
Zan
2
0
Vomiting
Nor
Zan
2
0
Drowsiness
Zan
Nor
9
8
Nausea
Zan
Nor
5
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zan
Nor
5
3
Dry Mouth
Zan
Nor
3
4
Hallucinations
Zan
Nor
3
0
Grogginess
Zan
Nor
2
0
Fainting
Zan
Nor
2
0
Low Blood Pressure
Zan
Nor
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Zan
Nor
1
0
Itching
Zan
Nor
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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C Category C
Before taking Norflex during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Zanaflex 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 Norflex and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zanaflex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 30 mg/mL
Tablet: 100 mg
Capsule: 2 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg
Tablet: 2 mg, 4 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Orphenadrine Citrate
Tizanidine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Norflex and Zanaflex: 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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