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Doctor insights on: Cyclobenzaprine Drug Interactions

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Drug Interaction (Definition)

When the combination of two agents cause an effect, intended or unintended, that would not have otherwise ...Read more


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Mixing drugs perigesic and cyclobenzaprine should a person take the two drugs together?

Should be safe: I assume you mean pyrigesic or Acetaminophen (tylenol). This is a non-narcotic pain killer, and it should have no difficulty being combined with the muscle relaxant cyclobenzaprine (flexeril). Just stay under 4000mg, and ideally 3000mg, of pyrigesic per day for the health of your liver. ...Read more

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Is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) a drug that can get you kicked out of military service?

Is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) a drug that can get you kicked out of military service?

No, but...: It will ground you if you have airborne or diving status, and your profile will/should indicate you are on muscle relaxants which may impact safety and keep you from doing your MOS. You may be stuck in the motor pool for a while until you are considered safe by your treating military doctor. Being on a limiting T3 (liothyronine) profile long enough - regardless of reason - will send you straight to the MEB. ...Read more

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Can I take Cyclobenzaprine and Ativan (lorazepam)? The pharmacist didn't see an interaction but it doesn't seem ok to do?

Can I take Cyclobenzaprine and Ativan (lorazepam)? The pharmacist didn't see an interaction but it doesn't seem ok to do?

Safe: If you have a normal metabolism this should be a safe combination. I have several patients on Cyclobenzaprine and Benzodiazepines who are doing well. . ...Read more

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Is there any interaction between cyclobenzaprine and mitrazapine or amitryptaline ? Can i take it for my back pain along with these meds ?

Is there any interaction between cyclobenzaprine and mitrazapine or amitryptaline ? Can i take it for my back pain along with these meds ?

Caution: Depending on dosage and frequency of use, serotonin syndrome is possible with this combination. Also, these medications are mutually sedating. Discuss this with your physician and pharmacist, please. ...Read more

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Cyclobenzaprine HCl will it show up in drug testing?

Cyclobenzaprine HCl will it show up in drug testing?

As a tricyclic: Cyclobenzaprine is not chemically similar to benzodiazepines, which include drugs such as xanax, (alprazolam) ativan, valium, and klonopin. There should be no cross reactivity between cyclobenzaprine and benzodiazepines on drug testing. Cyclobenzaprine is chemically similar to tricyclic antidepressants, such as Elavil (amitriptyline). Some panels for substances of abuse do include tests for tricyclics. ...Read more

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I have not took flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) in four days will it show up in a drug test?

I have not took flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) in four days will it show up in a drug test?

Possibly: The rate of drug elimination from the body is called the half life; it is the time for half of the dosage to be eliminated. After two half lives, only 1/4 of the amount will be present. The half life of cyclobenzaprine ranges fro 8 to 37 hours, and is affected by many other medications however, cyclobenzaprine is not a drug of common abuse, and would not likely show up n a drug abuse screen. ...Read more