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How long after taking flexeril can I drink

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 60 years experience
The Flexeril: has "worn off" and it's safe to have a drink..obviously do not "overdue" or mix it with DRIVING and have a safe weekend! Hope this is helpful! Dr Z
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 30 years experience
CNS depression: Combination of Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and alcohol ( ethanol) may lead to increased risk of CNS depression and psychomotor impairment ( additiv... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
Never mix them: you should never mix the two together. every time you do you are taking a chance of complicted dangeroud side effect.
Dr. David Surdyka
Orthopedic Surgery 34 years experience
Don't: Presumably, you are taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasm. You shouldn't be drinking excessively if you are having muscle spasms beca... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 40 years experience
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) alcohol: A single dose of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) will last for about 6hours. You are 48 hours so drinking alcohol should not be an issue - keep in mind... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
At least 8 hours: Both can cause drowsiness, & combination can cause severe drowsiness. Usual dose for Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is 3 times a day; so sedation risk... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
Psychiatry 43 years experience
I'd avoid alcohol: I would recommend completely avoiding alcohol and all other sedatives while taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). The combination of taking the two ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Probably NO, as the: Drug is still in your body as only 1/2 of the drug is out of your system in 18 hrs. Such drugs and alcohol generally do not mix very well.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
Rheumatology 47 years experience
Yes: While flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) helps with sleep it should not have a significant additive effect with distant alcohol use
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
Rheumatology 34 years experience
Be careful: No it is not safe. Half lives are indicative how quickly a drug is eliminated from your body. A drug like Flexeril mixed with alcohol can have increas... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
That is too much: You are taking too large of a pdose. The medication is typically written as 5 or 10 mg three times a day as needed to treat muscle spasm. You may wa... Read More