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Re: got a zanaflex prescription UPDATE 1

Posted by JohnX2 on December 1, 2001, at 23:57:38

In reply to got a zanaflex prescription; wish me luck, posted by JohnX2 on November 30, 2001, at 11:06:14

I think Zanaflex is working.

The pain in my head is going down substantially,
I feel much less anxious, and I can sit still.
Plus my klonopin craving is gone.
I'm still a bit drowsy which can be solved
by reducing klonopin. ;)

I hope this isn't another cruel joke.


> I'm starting Zanaflex (tizanidine) today which
> is an anti-spasmodic dirivative of Clonodine.
> Supposedly a bit weaker without as bad sedation
> or anti-hypertensive side effects.
> Hopefully this will alleviate my Klonopin withdrawal
> as well as my tension headaches.
> I also think it may act as a good atypical mood
> stabilizer as it is a weak partial agonist of
> the noradrenaline alpha-2 receptors. This would help
> mediate firing in the stress centers of the brain.
> crossing my fingers,
> john




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