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cyclobenzaprine for anxiety

A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ibrahim Busnaina
15 years experience Psychiatry
Mostly okay: The citalopram (at a tiny dose) was probably prescribed to prevent the frequency of panic attacks in the future, and Clonazepam for the short-term. Cy ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Not an anti anxiety: medication. Cyclobenzaprine is not an anti anxiety drug. It is structurally similar to the TCA (tricyclic antidepressant) and used as a muscle relaxan ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheri Yasuna
13 years experience Clinical Psychology
Incomplete question : It's best to discuss any medications with her doctor before giving them yourself. There are many things to consider, such as drug reaction, dosing siz ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): NO - it may cause you to feel drowsy.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
If: the meds are taken as prescribed yes if you dont need the valium I would hold off as long as possible
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
32 years experience Psychiatry
Suffering: I am very sorry you are in such distress. Hopefully you can speak to your prescribing physician soon regarding you needs. Many of the medications you ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Cyclobenzaprine.: Flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) Amrix, Fexmid.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Sedation: Overdose of medication is not good. Can lead to coma or death. Why would you think about this? If you are thinking of harming yourself go to the ER. ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Drowziness,etc..: The main side effects are drowsiness, dizziness, and dry mouth. Drowsiness and dry mouth seem to intensify with higher doses. Other side effects inc ... Read More
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A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Roschmann
45 years experience Rheumatology
Not really: It is an alleged muscle relaxant but it hads properties that result in sedation. I would imagine that if your sciatica disturbs your sleep pattern it ... Read More
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