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Condition: Muscle Spasm
8/2/2015 2:42:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Started taking two weeks ago only 2mg. at bedtime, but that didn't help my TMD muscle spasms in daytime so last week Dr. had me taking 2mg. at 10am, 4pm and 4mg at bedtime. After second day I started waking up around 6am with chills and nervous stomach, but continued schedule for a week. Last night I cut back bedtime dose to 2mg. and didn't feel as bad this morning and I'm only going ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Muscle Spasm
7/24/2015 6:01:03 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I haven't been able to sleep since starting this medicine last night at 8pm.

Condition: Muscle Spasm
7/5/2015 1:09:40 AM

Reviewer: billwh, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I had tightness and spasms in my neck. I took it 4 mg once to three times a day. It made me quite drowsy. Stopped taking it during the day. It would put me to sleep at night easily, but three hours I would wake up.So while it helps you get to sleep it seems to disturb the sleep pattern. I developed a tenderness and occasional pain in liver area. Quit the stuff three days ago, no withdrawal so far. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Muscle Spasm
4/5/2015 12:17:44 PM

Reviewer: Stahoo, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have arm and leg spasms at night. I now take two Zanaflex and one clonazepan before bed and am able to sleep. You can't wake me up for about three hours.

Condition: Muscle Spasm
1/1/2015 2:44:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I used it with Fibromyalgia. The pain was beyond my pain meds yet we didnt want to go anything strong for pain. So we did this. It's a God send. Yes make me tired 1st 2 hours & have to use Biotene a Dry mouth rinse to get rid of the super dry mouth that makes it so I cannot eat, but it doesnt last long. And a trick depending upon how fast a person needs it to work? If a person eats m ... Show Full Comment

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