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A 35-year-old male asked:

is it okay to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) in conjunction with hydrocodone?...

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. David Sherer
Anesthesiology 37 years experience
Yes: Yes, but you must check with your doctor first! there may be an additive effect.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Leanswered
Pain Management 17 years experience
Yes: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a muscle relaxer. Hydrocodone is a narcotic. You can take them together. However, it might increase the risks for respiratory depression, drowsiness, dizziness ...

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