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How can I lose weight when I have to take effexor, (venlafaxine) neurontin, flexeril, mirapex etc for fibromyalgia?

How can I lose weight when I have to take effexor, (venlafaxine) neurontin, flexeril, mirapex etc for fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia: The use of medications to control fibromyalgia can also lead to the unwanted side effects of weight gain due to fatigue and water retention. The main treatment for fibromyalgia is exercise and once you are able to exercise because the medications are helping you control your pain, then you will start to see progress. The initial phase of treatment may not lead to weight loss. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Venlafaxine (Definition)

It belong to classification of snri antidepressant also help anxiety start slow go slow its approved for depression and anxiety disorder there are some common side effects important never stop suddenly always taper slowly if you ever ...Read more


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Can I take flexeril if I took Effexor earlier?

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

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

Yes: Yes, there are no known significant drug interactions. ...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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Is it safe to take Flexeril and Prozac (fluoxetine) together?

Ask your doctor: There is an increased risk of a potentially serious side effect called the serotonin syndrome. Talk to your doctor before taking these medications together. ...Read more

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

Yes, you can: There is no drug interactions between these drugs. However, before taking any new medicine, always ask your doctor. ...Read more

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Can you take klonopin and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

Klonopin (clonazepam): Both taken together can cause more sedation, otherwise no major adverse interactions. ...Read more

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Can you take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and percocet together?

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) + percocet: Per Drugs. Com: "Using oxyCODONE together with cyclobenzaprine may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Some people may also experience some impairment in thinking and judgment. " ...Read more

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Can you safely take Motrin and Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

Yes.1=antiinflammat-: -ory, that is Motrin. and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a muscle relaxant, and they are often used in combination by MD's. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and klonopin together?

Is it okay to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and klonopin together?

Not a great choice: Klonopin (clonazepam) or Clonazepam is an anti anxiety medication. It has muscle relaxant, anti seizure, hypnotic and sedative effects. Flexaril is primarily a muscle relaxant and is sedative. Combining, two sedative medications can sometimes multiply the sedation. It may be risky to drive a car, operate a machinery; can make u sleepy, lethargic and confused and can effect your work. Not a good choice. ...Read more

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Can I take a flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Valium together before bed?

Can I take a flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Valium together before bed?

Not a good plan: It would be better not to take these at the same time. They are both sedating, and could amplify each other. Better to take them separately. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take dexamethadone and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

Is it safe to take dexamethadone and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

All medication use: Should be directed by your doctor. Dexamethasone is a steroid anti inflammatory & can be used with the muscle relaxant, flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). This is a common combination for treatment of spine issues. With use of steroids, care should be taken for ulcer or gastritis as well as a condition known as avascular necrosis which is a bone complication. Also diabetics should be carefully watched for glucose levels. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and hydroxyzine together at bedtime?

Is it safe to take flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and hydroxyzine together at bedtime?

Watch for drowsiness: There is no specific drug interactions, but they can both cause sedation that can be additive so be cautious. ...Read more

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Is Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 5mg and Nortriptyline 10mg safe to take together at bedtime? I'm supposed to up it to 30mg of Nortriptyline at bedtime. It's a new rx.

Depends: They are different types of medications, but both have the capability of causing sedation. You would want to first take a stable dose of one and make sure you can tolerate that before considering taking both. Do you need to take both? May want to reconsider. ...Read more

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Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and flexeril together?

Can I take Advil (ibuprofen) and flexeril together?

Yes.: But always consult your doctor first. If you ever experience side effects from any medications, even over the counter medications alert your treating physician immediately. ...Read more

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Can you take Aleve (naproxen) and flexeril together safely?

Can you take Aleve (naproxen) and flexeril together safely?

Yes: Don't take more than 2400 mg of aleve (naproxen) per day. Don't take it for a long time. It's relatively safe otherwise for most people. For some it causes ulcers and bleeding in the gastrointestinal tract. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take flexeril and ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) together?

Is it okay to take flexeril and ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) together?

Yes, but...: Flexeril and ultracet (tramdol and acetaminophen) may be taken together, but this is not a good option. This combination may lead to significant CNS depression and sedation. They may lead to the impairment of balance and coordination as well as fine motor movements of the hand and dizziness, causing problems with things like driving a car or using a machine. The combo can also increase the risk of seizures. ...Read more

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

Talk to your doctor: There is a potential interaction between theses two medications which can increase the side effects of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. Talk to your doctor about your medication. Many people do take this combination with no difficulty. Let your doctor know if you are experiencing any side effects. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Is it ok to take ibuprofen and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

Is it ok to take ibuprofen and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together?

It's safe: These two medications have different mechanisms of action and have no known significant interactions. In fact, they are commonly used together as part of medical therapy to treat acute musculoskeletal conditions which cause pain and associated muscle spasm. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could take arthrotec (diclofenac and misoprostol) and flexeril together?

Yes: There is no drug interaction between arthotec and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).
Flexeril is a muscle relaxer and arthotec is an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory) arthritis medicine with a stomach protector in the same tablet. ...Read more

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Can I take these two medications together? I take Ambien (zolpidem) for sleep on a regular basis and pulled a muscle in my back and happen to have some leftover flexeril. Can I take these two medications together?

Can I take these two medications together? I take Ambien (zolpidem) for sleep on a regular basis and pulled a muscle in my back and happen to have some leftover flexeril. Can I take these two medications together?

Ambien (zolpidem): Ambien (zolpidem) and Flexeril are both drugs that are likely to sedate you. If you take both you should do it when you plan to be in a safe place. Your response to the drugs taken together may affect your level of awareness. Do not take them together if you plan to drive or use power tools. Do not combine them with alcohol. ...Read more

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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl (Definition)

Cyclobenzaprine HCl is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more