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    Condition: Muscle Spasm
    7/25/2016 5:52:20 PM

    Reviewer: nancellen, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I had taken cyclobenzaprine for several years with no problems, however my insurance stopped paying for it, so was prescribed this med. The first day, my blood pressure tanked and I passed out and hit my head. I decided to keep trying it (pain in my back is severe) and I ended up with hearing voices, talking to myself, continued to pass out on occasion and seeing things that weren't there! ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Muscle Spasm
    6/26/2016 12:52:08 PM

    Reviewer: jay1, 35-44 on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Nobody having side effects

    Condition: Muscle Spasm
    11/27/2015 2:03:20 AM

    Reviewer: Covergrl, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    A pain specialist treating me for back spasms, chronic pain, fibromyalgia put me on Tizanidine to help with the spasms. The med works wonders on my back. The morphine and Lyrica did nothing for the back spasms. Thanks doc!

    Condition: Muscle Spasm
    11/2/2015 5:24:28 PM

    Reviewer: Guest, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    I noticed if taken on an empty stomach there would sometimes be hallucinations. I realized the images weren't real but still they were there. The big issue of concern and what prompted me to stop taking this was when my son noticed I would stop breathing when sleeping, like apnea, but occurring only when taking this medication.

    Condition: Muscle Spasm
    9/20/2015 4:19:22 PM

    Reviewer: cybrcruzrr, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    I've only been on tizanidine 4 mg for a week, but the effectiveness is amazing compared to cyclobenzaprine. It took me four years of persistence with the VA to finally give me an outside referral to a pain specialist, thanks to the new Veteran's Choice program. The specialist immediately acknowledged my severe spasms from a blunt force trauma the VA insisted wasn't the problem. The spe ... Show Full Comment

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