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A 43-year-old member asked:

how long does flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) work?

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Dr. Earl Sandroff
Dentistry 43 years experience
Depends on lots..: Length of effectiveness depends on many factors...Pill strength, how often have you used the drug (getting used to it), time of day, have you eaten with it and other meds you may be taking. All of these will factor in the equation.

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A 46-year-old member asked:

Can you smoke cyclobenzaprine hcl?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Apparently not.: These are given in tablets, like apo-cyclobenzaprine (10 mg tablets), Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (5 and 10 mg tablets) and fexmid (7.5 mg tablet). They are also given in capsules. The preparation amrix, is available in 15- and 30-mg capsules given once-a-day, extended-release. These are muscle relaxants used for muscle spasm after injury associated with acute painful musculoskeletal conditions.
A 41-year-old member asked:

Difference between cyclobenzaprines and cyclobenzaprine hcl?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Apparently not.: There is no difference. The hcl is used to form the finished product through dehydration. These are given in tablets, like apo-cyclobenzaprine (10 mg tablets), Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (5 and 10 mg tablets) and fexmid (7.5 mg tablet). They are also given in capsules. The preparation amrix, is available in 15- and 30-mg capsules given once-a-day, extended-release. The brand name is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).
A 34-year-old member asked:

What are the side effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Is a muscle relaxant. Most common side effect is sedation.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Whats the difference between cyclobenzaprine and cyclobenzaprine hcl?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine 35 years experience
Same active : Ingredient.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) safe before bed?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Hand Surgery 19 years experience
Yes: I know of no reason not too...
Dr. Leroy Fleischer
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Yes, since on of the main side effects of the medication is drowsiness, it's the best time to take it.....but do not mix it with alcohol or sleeping pills!
Sep 3, 2012

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