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cyclobenzaprine hcl adverse effects

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Is a muscle relaxant. Most common side effect is sedation.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) SE are: sleepiness, dizziness or lightheadedness and burred vision.

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
Not sure: Usually as soon as you stop the medication. The side effects should be reduced and gone in the time it takes to leave your body - usually a few days.
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Dr. Syed H. Sajid
29 years experience Psychiatry
Approximately 18 hrs: The half life of flexaril ranges from 8-37 hrs. With an average of 18 hrs. Depending on the liver as well as renal function, it may take longer or sh ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
29 years experience Psychiatry
Half life 8-37 hrs.: Half life of cyclobenzaprine ranges from 8-37 hours, with the average half life being approximately 18 hrs. It is metabolized in the liver through the ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Follow Doc's Orders: None of us here are prescribing or monitoring your medication use. This question must be answered by the physician overseeing your care.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vythilingam Alagappan
39 years experience Bariatrics
Massage: Topical Bengay or similar cream to rub on massage heat or cold
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
28 years experience Pathology
Apparently not.: These are given in tablets, like apo-cyclobenzaprine (10 mg tablets), Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (5 and 10 mg tablets) and fexmid (7.5 mg tablet). ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ask pharmacist: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) typically comes in 5 or 10 mg tablets. Solid white tablets that are scored (have a line through the center to show wher ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I'll try: I kno nothing of its chem struc or action. It = a muscle relaxant with a side effect of sedation which is good4 nite use or when u keep someone on bed ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
You might feel tired: The cyclobenzaprine hcl is a good muscle relaxer. It can also relax your mind and make you feel tired.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
16 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Bad reaction: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) should not cause rls- if it is, talk to your doctor about changing medication or dose. Make sure it is not interacting ... Read More
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