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is mixing baclofen and cyclobenzaprine okay?

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Dr. Chaim Colen
18 years experience Neurosurgery
Be careful: Both are muscle relaxants with different uses. Spasticity and severe spasm are treated with baclofen, while cyclobenzaprine is commonly used to treat milder spasm.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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