Tramaden: Clinically, it has been considered to be a long-lasting pain relief pill providing instant relief for joints and muscles which are aching and painful. It is capable of restoring joint flexibility, promotes the normal growth of cells and reduces inflammation.
Lioresal: It is a muscle relaxant used for the treatment of muscle spasms because of multiple sclerosis or other diseases. It minimizes both the frequency as well as severity of muscle spasms. Bear in mind that before medicines are swallowed, they should not be crushed or chewed.
Robaxin or Methocarbamol: It is known to be a skeletal muscle relaxant used for the relief of pain and discomfort caused by strains and sprains. Even if it has no direct effect on the muscle, it is not recommended to be used for a prolonged period of time. It is important to take the pill together with a full glass of water.
Tegretol or Carbamazepine: Primarily, it is used to control some types of epilepsy. Also, it is used in relieving extreme pain of the jaw or cheek due to a facial nerve problem or trigeminal neuralgia. Tegretol may be used orally on a daily basis. If it is discontinued suddenly, the risk of side effects such as gallstones Symptoms, occurrence of seizures could increase.
Baclofen: This is a muscle relaxant which is used in reducing the frequency and severity of muscle spasm caused by neurological disorders such as multiple sclerosis. Baclofen may be used orally on a daily basis with or without the intake of food.
Toradol or Ketorolac: This is a kind of NSAID or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug which is used for short-term treatment of up to five days for moderate to severe pain in the muscle particularly following a surgery. This can be used alone or in combination with other medications.
Celebrex or Celecoxib: This is used to alleviate tenderness, pain, swelling and fever because of ankylosing spondylitis, osteoarthritis as well as rheumatoid arthritis. Although, Celebrex reduces the signs of arthritis, it does not prevent the progression of either form of arthritis.
Zanaflex or Tizanidine-Oral: This is a muscle relaxant used for relieving spasms and in increasing the muscle tone caused by multiple sclerosis or spinal injury. Zanaflex has no direct effect on the monosynaptic spinal reflexes, fibers of the skeletal muscle or the neuromuscular junction. This can be used orally, twice or thrice within the day.
Skelaxin or Metaxalone: This is a muscle relaxant which is used in treating skeletal muscle condition or disorders such as injury or pain. This can be used orally with or without the consumption of food. But if Skelaxin is taken with food, it can increase the possibility of dizziness or drowsiness.