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how long after taking flexeril can I drink

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
4 hours: It needs to pass through your system (the alcohol).

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
42 years experience General Surgery
Never mix them: you should never mix the two together. every time you do you are taking a chance of complicted dangeroud side effect.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
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
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
28 years experience Psychiatry
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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
41 years experience Psychiatry
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
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience Psychiatry
Depends on: How much. A beer with pizza likely okay, but a fifth of whiskey, no. Watch for more sedation than usual, .
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: While flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) helps with sleep it should not have a significant additive effect with distant alcohol use
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