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A 61-year-old female asked:

I had sore neck swollen on right. dr gave me 800 ibuprofen 5 days and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 10mg. i halfed a flex at beftime and stll knocked me out so quit?

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Dr. Blake Miller
Orthopedic Surgery 15 years experience
Yes: I'd stop that medication and do moist heat on the back of the neck. Sounds like axial neck pain. Moist heat and Ibuprofen should help.
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