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A 59-year-old male asked:

Can flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) be cut in half 10 millimeter

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
I : I am glad you asked. Cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) can be started at a dose of 5-10 mg taken at bedtime. The 10mg cyclobenzaprine is a non-scored tablet. Studies have shown that the tablet does not break evenly, even with a pill cutter, so it is recommendted that it not be split. There are however 5mg tablets as well.

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A 48-year-old female asked:

Can I take Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) & Metropolol? Can 5mg Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) be cut in half?

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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 37 years experience
Yes, you can: there is no interaction between two drugs. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 5 mg is a minimum dose. Instead of cutting in half take 2 hour before bed time. For more information talk to your treating physician and good luck.

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