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Can I take flexeril 10mg after taking Maxalt (rizatriptan) 10mg 5hrs ago? Is there any interactions with these two?

Can I take flexeril 10mg after taking Maxalt (rizatriptan) 10mg 5hrs ago? Is there any interactions with these two?

NO PROBLEM: Maxalt (rizatriptan) has a very short half life of about 3-4 hrs, and should be virtually insignificant by 5 hrs, although some persists minimally. So, OK to take Flexeril if you wish. ...Read more

Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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I was just prescribed Lexapro (escitalopram) 10 mg once daily. I also have been taking Flexeril once daily. Are these safe to take together?

They can interact: Both of these medications when taken together can increase your risk for serotonin syndrome or neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Symptoms can be found here: http://cpnp. Org/resource/mhc/2013/09/differentiating-serotonin-syndrome-and-neuroleptic-malignant-syndrome or https://www. Aacp. Com/pdf%2F0512%2F0512ACP_Perry. Pdf. Speak with your psychiatrist or PCP if you experience any such symptoms. ...Read more

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Is it Ok to take zzzquil now if I took a flexeril at 2pm?

Is it Ok to take zzzquil now if I took a flexeril at 2pm?

Seek advice: The 2 can interact with each other to cause a variety of side effects see below:
https://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=758-386, 896-16076

It depends what you were doing (might be risky if driving or operating heavy machinery for instance). Safest approach here is to seek advice from a doctor or pharmacist licensed in your area. ...Read more

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Can I take a flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) after taking an adavan?

Not a good idea.: Not if you are planning on driving or operating heavy machinery or have significant pulmonary issues like sleep apnea. Both can lead to drowsiness. You should also avoid drinking alcohol which is a depressant like ativan. Ativan can cause respiratory depression at higher doses like narcotics which could cause apnea and even death. Take the flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) during the day. ...Read more

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Can I take flexeril if I took Effexor earlier?

Be careful!: In general, those two medicines taken at the same time can give you a condition called serotonin syndrome. Therefore, Usually is not recommended that you take them together. ...Read more

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Can I take Flexeril and Maxalt at the same time?

Talk to your doctor: Taking both of these medications may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome: fever, muscular rigidity, mental status changes, muscle destruction and serious blood clotting problems (DIC). You should discuss this with your physician and see if an alternative combination might be considered. ...Read more

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Can I take Ambien (zolpidem) and flexeril together?

Can I take Ambien (zolpidem) and flexeril together?

No: These are both sedatives and can cause central nervous system slow-down. They should not be combined. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take Ativan 0.5mg with Flexeril 10mg?

Is it safe to take Ativan 0.5mg with Flexeril 10mg?

NotSafeIncreseSedati: Taking Ativan and Flexeril may increase side effects like dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating especially in the elderlyThey may also have impairment in thinking, judgment and motor coordination ...Read more

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Can I take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) with seriquol?

If approved by docs: Always tell each & every doc everything you're taking, whether prescription or over-the-counter, medication or dietary supplement. Check out http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=758-386, 1979-1274 for concerns over possible interactions btwn these two meds. Only take together if (both of) your prescribers are aware of other drugs, too, and approve. ...Read more

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How often can you take 10 mg of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Up to three times: Three times daily max, but go slow, can cause drowsiness and not good with alcohol, tranquilizers, and antihistamines that make you sleepy. Many people just take it in the evening or at bedtime. ...Read more

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Can you take robaxin (methocarbamol) and flexeril at the same time?

Drug Abuse: No. These are designed to be nearly the same medication. Taking them both is not in any way a sign of healthy behavior. ...Read more

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How long does it take your system to flush out the effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

How long does it take your system to flush out the effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Half life 8-37 hrs.: Half life of cyclobenzaprine ranges from 8-37 hours, with the average half life being approximately 18 hrs. It is metabolized in the liver through the cyp450 enzyme system. So, the effects of Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) may leave your system in approximately 18 hours. ...Read more

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Can I take 2 10 mg flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) at one time? Is there a big risk with doing that?

Don't take 20mg: The maximum dose of flexeril is 10mg 3 times per day. A higher dose will give a higher peak level in your blood, and could cause sedation, cardiac arrythmias, and other serious stuff.
Flexeril is a weak muscle relaxant. In my experience, people with severe spasm often do better with baclofen, or robaxin, (methocarbamol) or tizanidine. ...Read more

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Can I take flexeril well im on azithromycin?

Can I take flexeril well im on azithromycin?

Yes: No interaction, good that you asked, always exercise cautwith multiple medications, and read the labels carefully, best wishes ...Read more

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Can you take seroquel (quetiapine) with flexeril?

Can you take seroquel (quetiapine) with flexeril?

Ask your doctor: Many drugs have interactions with each other and that includes this combination. Both of these meds. Have a "sedative" like effect and the combination is at minimum additive. If you have been on one medication for some time than the second will likely be less prone to cause an issue than were you to start both at the same time. This is an issue that a professional should be actively managing. ...Read more

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Can u take Valium with flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Can u take Valium with flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Not good: Valium is a great muscle relaxant, but also a sedative. Same with flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). 1 or the other but not together. ...Read more

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Can you take amox with flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Can you take amox with flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Yes: If you are referring to amoxicillin, then yes you can take them together. ...Read more

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Can I take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Azo together?

Yes: Yes, there are no known significant drug interactions. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take 5 mg Flexeril with 50 mg Zoloft (sertraline)?

Although the doses: You are referring to aren't particularly high- combining these medications can increase risk for serotinergic syndrome. I have actually seen Serotonin Syndrome occur at moderate medication doses. ...Read more

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What is flexeril? Why take it with benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

What is flexeril? Why take it with benadryl (diphenhydramine)?

[email protected]: Flexeril is a muscle relaxant, its generic name is cyclobenzaprine, it does not have to be taken with Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to be effective. But it can be taken with benadryl, (diphenhydramine) but be careful, it will cause sedation. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) with a flexeril?

Should be ok: Benadry is an anti-allergy (anti-histamine) and Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is essentially a serotonin anti-depressant med. But you might feel a little extra sleepy, so be careful about machinery/driving etc and try it out with some supervision the first time b/c everyone has individual reactions. ...Read more

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Can I take naproxan and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

See below: There should be no interaction between Naproxen and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). I recommend that my patients do not drive or use machinary when taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) as drowsiness is a frequent side effect. ...Read more

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Can you safely take codeine with Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Yes you can: Please be aware that taking codeine with Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) may enhance some of the side effects of codeine such as constipation and urine retention. In addition, taking these medications together may cause effects such as sedation and drowsiness. ...Read more

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Can I take Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) while on Paxil (paroxetine)?

Can I take Cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) while on Paxil (paroxetine)?

Yes but: I would limit use of Flexeril to 1 week as chronic use can cause depression. This is what I was taught at USA medical center in Mobile. This is also what I have seen in 22 years of practice. Robaxin, Norflex (orphenadrine) and Skellaxin are less likely to cause depression. ...Read more

Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Flexeril (Definition)

Flexeril is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more