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trazodone muscle relaxer

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marc Zimmermann
21 years experience Psychiatry
Depends: Most muscle relaxers are fine with trazodone, but it really depends on which muscle relaxer you are taking.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Muscle relaxer: Muscle spasm as prescribed by your doctor.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It may relieve the discomfort of a strained or otherwise sore muscle.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Delcampo
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Non -Steroidal: Meloxicam (Mobic) is a prescription strength non steroidal anti inflammatory medicine. Specifically inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins (PGAs) by ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes: It has value for some people and is ineffective for others. You cannot tell until you try it.
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradley Butkovich
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vincent Rizzo
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Medications: Valium (diazepam) is a benzodiazepine and not a muscle relaxer. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (cyclobenzaprine) is.
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possibly: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is believed to work through the central nervous system to have a relaxant effect on skeletal muscles, so since the inte ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Patrick Tapia
12 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: It is possible that Buspirone could stop muscle twitching although this would be unlikely given the characterized indications and therapeutic effects ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
no: No it is not. Naproxen is an anti-inflammatory.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Perhaps habituating: Most muscle relaxant medications have little addiction or habituation risk. However, Soma (carisoprodol) or carisoprodal does metabolize to "miltown" ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Equivalent: they are both muscle relaxants of equivalent efficacy and strength.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Vanis
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
None of above: Medications should not be ordered until pathology is understood.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
28 years experience Psychiatry
Few differences : Both Methocarbamol ( robaxin) and flexaril( cyclobenzaprine) are muscle relaxants. Exact mechanism of action is unknown, but both are most probably ce ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Tizanidine: All doctors tend to have their 'favorite' one. I prefer tizanidine (zanaflex) because it is not as sedating and seems to help more than cyclobenzapri ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aj Rastogi
17 years experience Pain Management
Yes: This can occur with many medications including these two different types of muscle relaxants but this incidence is typically low. With physician supe ... Read More
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A 69-year-old female asked:
Dr. Todd Sontag
15 years experience Family Medicine
Xanax (alprazolam): It can, as it has muscle relaxing properties to it. However xanax (alprazolam) has a short half life and is intended for panic attacks.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Topamax (topiramate): like lyrica (pregabalin) and neurotin, helps decrease nerve irritation
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
No: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a muscle relaxant.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 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
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
Sometimes it can.: Flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) cyclobenzaprine, has been used to treat restless leg syndrome and although not approved for this use has been found to ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
No: No, just a pain reliever anti-inflammatory.

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