... I was on flexeril and it didn't help.I have been on zanaflex for 8 months now and on baclofen for 6 months.I take 8mg zanaflex and 20 mg baclofen 4 times a day.Zanaflex sedated me until I got used to.The combination works great for the muscle spasms most days,not much for the pain. ... (14 replies)
... thanks so much everyone for your responses! Your input was invaluable for my appt today. Where my doc and I landed was that I retain the Zanaflex for bedtime use, since I find it so sedating, and try Baclofen for during the day, up to 3 x day. ... (14 replies)
... mg. every 6 hours then I take 8 mg. for bed along with ambian cr. I do get some relief with zanaflex and I do get sleepy about one hour after taking it which usually makes me nod off only for like 15 min. ... (14 replies)
... For me, Baclofen was fairly effective and not at all sedating. ... (14 replies)
... I've read about many people here taking Baclofen and am thinikign of trying it. Does anyone know how Baclofen compares to Zanaflex? ... (14 replies)
... ok...I think I have basically the same answer from several different people so maybe I need to educate myself on addiction vs dependence. Although both of those words seem like a nightmare to me. ... (14 replies)
... something came to mind. I know it would be impossible to remember but the tizanidine vs. the baclofen in your case may explain the sleepiness. ... (111 replies)
I have been on Baclofen,zanaflex and valium.A combo that works for my spasms from 2 failed back surgeries.I have multiple sclerosis and adhesivive arachnoiditis.
My neurologist fills my scripts for 6 months at a time.
my narcotics script I have to pick up in his office each month.
Don't know if this helps. (4 replies)
... Ask your Doctor about zanaflex or baclofen,these meds are designed for spasms vs anti-seizure meds.Preferrably the baclofen,zanaflex can cause drowsyness. (9 replies)
... I did try adding bupivicaine "marcaine" to the mix but it caused such severe UA retention I just couldn't tolerate it. I've tried Baclofen in the mix and had side effects I couldn' tolerate either. Now I just have Dilaudid in the pump. ... (14 replies)