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Trazadone and flexeril

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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IN an adult with : Your symptoms, you may well be getting poor sleep because of sleep apnea which has a strong association with depression (20% of people with sleep apne ... Read More

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Weisman
36 years experience Neurology
Trazadone: can be used long term. Flexeril can be used short term. (the latter can cause cognitive impairment and depression) Both can be used together (I usual ... Read More
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Dr. Dora Chizea
48 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Check with MD/ Pharm: 30 year old female asks if it is safe to take Trazodone for Insomnia and Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for Muscle pain. Combination could have unplea ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Willson
17 years experience Family Medicine
Discuss with doctor : You should consult directly with a doctor. You may want to consider making an appointment with a HealthTap provider to discuss the details of your qu ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bryan Treacy
35 years experience Gynecology
Variable: I use trazodone frequently for insomnia since it is scored two different ways on the tablet. It gives a variety of doses to try from a 150 mg dose. In ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Concern: Flexeril when take with Trazadone will increase Seratonin levels significantly. Probably best no to take at all.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Grieco
37 years experience Family Medicine
Over sedation: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) works as a muscle relaxer mainly by sedation, when other sedating medications are taken as well there can be unpredicta ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nathaniel Drourr
29 years experience Pain Management
No: It is a muscle relaxant
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Mix well: They can both be taken together.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: Both are muscle relaxers. Both have the same adverse effects. My experience is that skelaxin (metaxalone) is less sedating than flexeril.
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Dr. Daniel Rivas
20 years experience Family Medicine
Be careful!: In general, those two medicines taken at the same time can give you a condition called serotonin syndrome. Therefore, Usually is not recommended that ... Read More

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