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A 29-year-old female asked:

I have both robaxin and zanaflex (tizanidine).one was for bladder spasm other for muscle pain. which would be better for knotted muscles & soreness in abs/ribs.

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Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: Both drugs share similar mechanism and indication to ease musculoskeletal pain as well as have similar profile of side effects. Before succumbing to their long-term use, ask the treating doctor about why you have had the pain - if physically related or of unknown cause? Based on such, formulate a long-term plan of caring your pain. And behavioral modification & physical therapy are the first line.

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Last updated Oct 8, 2016

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