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Skelaxin vs Zanaflex

Skelaxin
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Zanaflex
Other name: Tizanidine Tizanidine
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Spasms
3.4
Concern level
2.9
Helpfulness
for Spasms
3.7
Concern level
3.1
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Metaxalone (marketed by King Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Skelaxin) is a muscle relaxant used to relax muscles and relieve pain caused by strains, sprains, and other musculoskeletal conditions. Its exact mechanism of action is not known, b...
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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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Addiction
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Migraines
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Arthritis
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Allergies
3
Withdrawal
3
Weight Gain
2
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Metaxalone (marketed by King Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Skelaxin) is a muscle relaxant used to relax muscles and relieve pain caused by strains, sprains, and other musculoskeletal conditions. Its exact mechanism of action is not known, b...
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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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to why it is helping my stomach. I have stomach ulcers a...
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" ...doesn't make me drowsy. Skelaxin helps my stomach issues too. I have not mentioned this to my docs so I am not sure as to why it is helping my stomach. I have stomach ulcers and gluten intolerance.... "

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baths, and swimming. I have trouble sleeping whic...
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" My doctor gives me a low dose of Zanaflex, 2 mg before bedtime, and it helps awhole lot. Tramadol is ...are your best bet Skelaxin works great too. Try walking, hot baths, and... "

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doctor put me on zanaflex and it is great....try it if you...
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" For me also skelaxin does absolutely nothing...my doctor put me on zanaflex and it is... "

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did nothing for me,skelaxin helped but was way too...
" i have taken Zanaflex and it worked wonders for me. i have ...soma made me very sick,flexaril did nothing for me,skelaxin helped but was... "

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during the day as needed. It is a stronger one but it works...
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" ...me, I've been on Zanaflex (tizanadine) 4mg at bedtime 2mg during the day as needed. It is a stronger one but it works great for me, everyone ...is different.... "

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time too. I had taken skelaxin but it wasnt strong enough...
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" ...time too. I had taken skelaxin but it wasnt strong ...wants me to use zanaflex.I take it 3x a day. It really makes my mouth dry. I think it does help but I still... "

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4mg. I agree with Maso, however it has worked quicker...
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" ...I am currently taking Zanaflex 4mg. I agree with Maso, however it has worked quicker for me sometimes. ...pretty good one, in my opinion, but everyone has their preferences. To me, Robaxan and Skelaxin... "

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on 4mg of Zanaflex 3 x a day and made all the difference in...
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" I too tried 800mg of Skelaxin 4 x a day with no relief of a chronic back condition. My doctor, too, put me on 4mg of Zanaflex 3 x a day and made all the difference in the world. I'm ...stiffness. It was... "

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was given Skelaxin after surgery and now take Zanaflex. I...
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" I was given Skelaxin after surgery and now ...take Zanaflex. I like Zanaflex the best.... "

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right now. But in my personal opinion, Skelaxin is the best...
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" ...doctor has me on Zanaflex but I can't really tell it's helping me either. In the past I ...Zanaflex, so that's what I'm on right now. But in my personal opinion, Skelaxin is the best. Quote:... "

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