Vicodin vs Zanaflex

Vicodin
(Rx)
Zanaflex
(Rx)
Vicodin is a pain relief medication (opioid).
Zanaflex is a muscle relaxant.
Satisfaction Score
?
2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.8
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
2.0
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
3.2
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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January 7, 1983
November 27, 1996
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
289,033 Discussions
16,117 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#3 for Headaches
#4 for Depression
#5 for Back Pain
#6 for Migraines
#7 for Pain Relief
#8 for Fibromyalgia
#9 for Chronic Pain
#10 for Cramping
#11 for Discomfort
#12 for Severe Pain
Vicodin is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
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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Vic
Addiction
10
Nausea
4
Vomiting
2
Dizziness
1
Euphoria
1
Drowsiness
1
Weight Loss
1
Fainting
1
Liver Damage
1
Restlessness
1
Zan
Drowsiness
4
Nausea
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Dry Mouth
1
Hallucinations
1
Grogginess
1
Fainting
1
Low Blood Pressure
1
High Blood Pressure
1
Itching
1
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Vicodin
Vic
Zanaflex
Zan
Addiction
Vic
Zan
10
0
Nausea
Vic
Zan
4
2
Vomiting
Vic
Zan
2
0
Dizziness
Vic
Zan
1
0
Euphoria
Vic
Zan
1
0
Drowsiness
Vic
Zan
1
4
Weight Loss
Vic
Zan
1
0
Fainting
Vic
Zan
1
1
Liver Damage
Vic
Zan
1
0
Restlessness
Vic
Zan
1
0
Drowsiness
Zan
Vic
4
1
Nausea
Zan
Vic
2
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
Zan
Vic
2
0
Dry Mouth
Zan
Vic
1
0
Hallucinations
Zan
Vic
1
0
Grogginess
Zan
Vic
1
0
Fainting
Zan
Vic
1
1
Low Blood Pressure
Zan
Vic
1
0
High Blood Pressure
Zan
Vic
1
0
Itching
Zan
Vic
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 Vicodin 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 Vicodin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Zanaflex and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5-500 mg, 7.5-750 mg, 10-300 mg, 200-7.5 mg, 500-5 mg, 660-10 mg, 750-7.5 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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Hydrocodone Bit/Acetaminophen
Tizanidine Hcl
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Vicodin 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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