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    Question getting off zanaflex

    Can I just stop taking it or do I have to wean off it like baclofen?

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    I think you are supposed to wean off, but I could be wrong.
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    Even if it may not formally recommended, I suggest that all drugs such as Zanaflex, etc. that have effects of spasticity and neuropathic pain, should be weaned off rather than cold-turkeyed. Do it over a couple of days. Wise.

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    Yes, baclofen is best weaned off. I would discuss your desire to wean off with your health provider. The weaning can be done in different ways depending on your dose and timing. The usual way I am used to is to reduce the dose gradually every 5 days.


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    thanks for all replies. I am trying to replace it with valium.

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