Muscle relaxants are used to treat musculoskeletal conditions, spasticity, and anxiety. They work by relaxing muscles and blocking pain signals to reduce pain and stiffness and by slowing down brain activity.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Muscle Relaxants

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
cyclobenzaprine
8
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CYCLOBENZAPRINE is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle pain, spasms, and stiffness.
Robaxin
(methocarbamol)
13
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METHOCARBAMOL helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles caused by strains, sprains, or other injury to your muscles.
Soma
(carisoprodol)
12
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CARISOPRODOL is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat pain and stiffness in muscles caused by strains, sprains, or other injury.
Skelaxin
(metaxalone)
86
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METAXALONE is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat pain and stiffness in muscles caused by strains, sprains, or other injury.
orphenadrine ER
28
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ORPHENADRINE helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles and can treat muscle spasms.
chlorzoxazone
20
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CHLORZOXAZONE helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles and can treat muscle spasms.
Revonto
(dantrolene)
73
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DANTROLENE is a muscle relaxant. It is used to prevent and to treat a condition called malignant hyperthermia.
Dantrium
(dantrolene)
73
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DANTROLENE helps to relieve spasms and stiffness of muscles in conditions such as multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, stroke, or injury to the spine. This medicine can also help prevent and treat a condition called malignant hyperthermia, which may occur after surgery or anesthesia.
Amrix
919
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CYCLOBENZAPRINE is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle pain, spasms, and stiffness.
Lorzone
653
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CHLORZOXAZONE helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles and can treat muscle spasms.
meprobamate
55
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MEPROBAMATE is used to treat anxiety.
Fexmid
197
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CYCLOBENZAPRINE is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle pain, spasms, and stiffness.
vecuronium
7
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Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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