Tizanidine vs Trazodone

Tizanidine
(Rx)
Trazodone
(Rx)
Tizanidine is a muscle relaxant.
Trazodone is an antidepressant medication.
Satisfaction Score
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4.0
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.3
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
3.1
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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Not Available
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,343 Discussions
102,295 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Insomnia
#2 for Anxiety
#3 for Depression
#4 for Pain
#7 for Fibromyalgia
Trazodone is prescribed for Depression, Anxiety, Pain and Bipolar Disorder and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Insomnia, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Tiz
Drowsiness
7
Withdrawal Symptoms
5
Nausea
5
Dry Mouth
4
Low Blood Pressure
2
Hallucinations
2
Fainting
1
High Blood Pressure
1
UTI
1
Euphoria
1
Tra
Withdrawal Symptoms
9
Weight Gain
6
Drowsiness
4
Grogginess
4
Hangover
4
Nausea
3
Nightmares
3
Dizziness
3
Migraines
2
Weight Loss
2
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Trazodone
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Drowsiness
Tiz
Tra
7
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tiz
Tra
5
9
Nausea
Tiz
Tra
5
3
Dry Mouth
Tiz
Tra
4
0
Low Blood Pressure
Tiz
Tra
2
0
Hallucinations
Tiz
Tra
2
0
Fainting
Tiz
Tra
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Tiz
Tra
1
0
UTI
Tiz
Tra
1
0
Euphoria
Tiz
Tra
1
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Tra
Tiz
9
5
Weight Gain
Tra
Tiz
6
0
Drowsiness
Tra
Tiz
4
7
Grogginess
Tra
Tiz
4
0
Hangover
Tra
Tiz
4
0
Nausea
Tra
Tiz
3
5
Nightmares
Tra
Tiz
3
0
Dizziness
Tra
Tiz
3
0
Migraines
Tra
Tiz
2
0
Weight Loss
Tra
Tiz
2
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 Tizanidine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Trazodone 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 Tizanidine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Trazodone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 2 mg, 4 mg, 6 mg
Tablet: 2 mg, 4 mg
Tablet: 50 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 300 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Tizanidine Hcl
Trazodone Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Tizanidine and Trazodone: Moderate Interaction. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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