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is safe to take flexeril and ativan together

A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
NotSafeIncreseSedati: Taking Ativan and Flexeril may increase side effects like dizziness,drowsiness,confusion,and difficulty concentrating especially in the elderlyThey ma ... Read More

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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Could/should?: The issue here is whether benefits outweigh risk of increased sedation and feeling even less willing to exercise/move/stretch/live and be active. Any ... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Pyles
32 years experience Addiction Medicine
Talk to your doctor : Typically non-steroidals and rest is best. No heavy lifting. Conservative treatment over several weeks.
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A female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
Be careful: Both of these medications can cause drowsiness. If they are both your meds, you are used to taking them, and you are taking the recommended dose, it's ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Yes, it's safe: There is no drug interactions. However, It's always best to make medication changes under a doctors instructions.
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Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: Percocet and valium should only be taken under the recommendation/supervison of a physician. The reaction to these medications varies with each patie ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
28 years experience Psychiatry
Not a great choice: Klonopin (clonazepam) or Clonazepam is an anti anxiety medication. It has muscle relaxant, anti seizure, hypnotic and sedative effects.Flexaril is pri ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: This combination should be safe if taken as your doctor prescribes. These are both benzodiazapines. They may potentiate one another.
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 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: Yes it is.
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A female asked:
Dr. David Dantes
48 years experience General Practice
Not recommended: The likelihood of certain side effects, including dizziness, confusion and difficulty concentrating, may be increased by combining those drugs. Here ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Xanax (alprazolam): If low dose & not contraindicated by your prescribing doctor.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: There are no interactions between Adipex-P and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sean Mirk
Dr. Sean Mirk answered
13 years experience Pharmacology
Safe for short use: If used for a short period of time the risk of side effects is relatively small. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) should not be taken every day for long ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: That particular combination of medicines is highly sedating, which may impair coordination, driving and balance.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Common combo: It is safe and very common for neuromuscular pain management.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
48 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Watch for drowsiness: There is no specific drug interactions, but they can both cause sedation that can be additive so be cautious.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience Psychiatry
No: It's not a good idea to be taking 2 benzodiazepines at the same time -- either together or separately. I cannot think of any pharmacological reason t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: At lower doses, conceivably, though using two different benzodiazepines and a pain killer altogether is a lot of medication, they could interact and c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Yes but only if . . : Neither epocrates.Com nor drugs.Com mentioned any interaction btwn Amoxicillin & alprazolam. However, it's best that you address this question to your ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: No interactions between the two drugs.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Koenigsberg
41 years experience Psychiatry
probably not: In my practice, i've had patients take Meclizine for dizziness, and I have patients taking valium for muscle sprains or anxiety. Taking both would pr ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
It is safe: There is no drug interactions and these drugs work on different receptors. Always ask your doctor for more information about your individual situation ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerold Kreisman
47 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: ok to combine xanax can help acute increases in anxiety, used periodically; overuse can lead to dependence lexapro should be taken every day, is not ... Read More
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