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Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Category B: There is no evidence(with no human studies) that it will cause any issues, but again, no human studies either with mom or baby. Animal studies do not ... Read More

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: First try motrin 600mg every 6 hours in addition to stretching of back and neck, ice pads, and massage and potentially attempting to change nursing p ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is: FDA pregnancy category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled stu ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
18 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a pregnancy category b, which means animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Be careful: Both are muscle relaxants with different uses. Spasticity and severe spasm are treated with baclofen, while cyclobenzaprine is commonly used to treat ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Alcohol: I recommend not drinking if u r on any medication.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Yes: These can be sedating on their own so be careful when taking together as these effects can be additive.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Vicodin and zoloft (sertraline) are often used together safely. However, these medications can both be in breast milk. It is important that you spea ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephanie Chuipek
38 years experience Pediatrics
No: Not a good idea.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not a good idea: Lots of medicine that you ingest get into breast milk. It might be wise to call the physician who prescribed them and have him/her advise you how to t ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: These medications are commonly prescribed together. Make sure to watch for stomach side effects when using ibuprofen.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: Both Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and methocarbanol do the same thinf muscle relaxer.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Dowling
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
All medication use : Should be directed by your doctor. Dexamethasone is a steroid anti inflammatory & can be used with the muscle relaxant, flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Neither are a problem for breastfeeding mothers.They also do not interfere with one another if taken together.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Cassady
35 years experience Psychiatry
I worry about this: Please consult your doctor. See also drugs.Com interactions. Propoxyphene is the more dangerous of the two. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) has strong ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Yes but: Can you stop taking all of they as they are poisoning your body. Find out the cause of the pain that is making yoy take the pills and get the probl ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Overmedicated: Find the cause of your pain and stop throwing new medications after the symptoms. You are overmedicated. Get another doctor to evaluate you and fi ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Not necessarily : This is considered a safe medication for lactation.It should not be a problem for mother or child.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marshall Bedder
37 years experience Pain Management
Not necessarily: Soma is a very poor muscle relaxant meant for short term use only. It's metabolites are barbiturates , which cause sedation as well as withdrawal. Com ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Since it says you: submitted your question 13 hours ago, you have experienced whatever effects there might be. Codeine, in Co-codamol, is an opiod and a sedating analges ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If your doctor has prescribed the three together it jus safe.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
No: Soma (carisoprodol) is a highly regulated muscle relaxant whose future is in doubt. It has been shown to be addictive and dangerous when used with oth ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes you can: Trazadone should be taken as prescribed. Adding cyclobenzapine at 10 mg will be sedating in combination, and may be equally efficacious at 5mg. Melo ... Read More

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