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Orphenadrine Citrate vs Flexeril vs Zanaflex for a male patient aged 55

Summary: 2,121 male patients aged 55 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Orphenadrine Citrate vs Flexeril vs Zanaflex for a male aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Orphenadrine citrate (latest outcomes from 578 users) has active ingredients of orphenadrine citrate. It is often used in muscle aches.

Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,461 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Zanaflex (latest outcomes from 7,312 users) has active ingredients of tizanidine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

On Apr, 4, 2015: 2,121 male patients aged 52 who take the same drugs are studied in Orphenadrine Citrate vs Flexeril vs Zanaflex

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male52Pain - back

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Orphenadrine Citrate orphenadrine citratenot specified
Flexeril cyclobenzaprine hydrochloridenot specified
Zanaflex tizanidine hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 52 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Orphenadrine CitrateFlexerilZanaflex
DepressionAnxietyDepression
AnxietyDepressionAnxiety
InsomniaPainMyocardial Infarction
TremorNauseaHeadache
Back PainMyocardial InfarctionMuscle Spasms
IrritabilityBack PainPain
VomitingFatigueDyspnoea
AgitationDyspnoeaDizziness
Myocardial InfarctionAstheniaChest Pain
NauseaHeadacheHypertension

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Orphenadrine CitrateFlexerilZanaflex
Oroantral FistulaNervousnessErectile Dysfunction
OsteonecrosisShortness Of BreathArthropathy
Abscess JawSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsCoronary Artery Disease
Venous Thrombosis LimbLightheadedness - FaintingAngina Pectoris
HypoaesthesiaInsomniaAcute Myocardial Infarction
Tooth InfectionMuscular WeaknessDepression
Chronic SinusitisRestlessnessHypercholesterolaemia
ArthritisGait DisturbancePleuritic Pain
Adverse Drug ReactionExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessLaceration
ArthropathyDepressionPeroneal Nerve Palsy

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Orphenadrine Citrate20.00%0.00%40.00%40.00%0.00%
Flexeril3.45%38.79%30.17%20.69%6.90%
Zanaflex1.79%28.57%41.07%17.86%10.71%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Orphenadrine Citrate (orphenadrine citrate) is often used to treat muscle aches. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Zanaflex (tizanidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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