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Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl (Overview)

Cyclobenzaprine HCl is a muscle relaxant which is a kind of pain medication.


Dr. Syed H. Sajid
313 doctors shared insights

Cyclobenzaprine Hcl (Overview)

Cyclobenzaprine HCl is a muscle relaxant which is a kind of pain medication.


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My doctor has given me cyclobenzaprine HCl 10mg. Is this safe to take with diclofenac sod 75mg?

My doctor has given me cyclobenzaprine HCl 10mg. Is this safe to take with diclofenac sod 75mg?

Yes: There is no dangerous interaction between cyclobenzaprine which is a muscle relaxant, and diclofenac sodium which is an anti-inflammatory analgesic (NSAID). ...Read more

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Can you smoke cyclobenzaprine hcl?

Can you smoke cyclobenzaprine hcl?

Apparently not.: These are given in tablets, like apo-cyclobenzaprine (10 mg tablets), Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (5 and 10 mg tablets) and fexmid (7.5 mg tablet). They are also given in capsules. The preparation amrix, is available in 15- and 30-mg capsules given once-a-day, extended-release. These are muscle relaxants used for muscle spasm after injury associated with acute painful musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more

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How long does flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) work?

How long does flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) work?

Depends on lots..: Length of effectiveness depends on many factors... Pill strength, how often have you used the drug (getting used to it), time of day, have you eaten with it and other meds you may be taking. All of these will factor in the equation. ...Read more

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Is it okay to split a flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Is it okay to split a flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Ask pharmacist: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) typically comes in 5 or 10 mg tablets. Solid white tablets that are scored (have a line through the center to show where to cut) can be split. A pill cutter can make this easier. ...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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Difference between cyclobenzaprines and cyclobenzaprine hcl?

Apparently not.: There is no difference. The hcl is used to form the finished product through dehydration. These are given in tablets, like apo-cyclobenzaprine (10 mg tablets), Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (5 and 10 mg tablets) and fexmid (7.5 mg tablet). They are also given in capsules. The preparation amrix, is available in 15- and 30-mg capsules given once-a-day, extended-release. The brand name is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). ...Read more

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How will I know when flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) kicks in?

You will know: You will know when it starts working when you start feeling a difference in your symptoms, it also can make you start feeling sleepy as well. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) usually will start working 20-30!minutes after you ingest it. ...Read more

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Can flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) be cut in half 10 millimeter

I : I am glad you asked. Cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) can be started at a dose of 5-10 mg taken at bedtime. The 10mg cyclobenzaprine is a non-scored tablet. Studies have shown that the tablet does not break evenly, even with a pill cutter, so it is recommendted that it not be split. There are however 5mg tablets as well. ...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 a. Person overdose on flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and die?

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) over dose: Probably not. But, that doesn't mean it can cause some significant side effects.

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There are tons of us out here hoping to help. ...Read more

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How much time till flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) begins to work?

I think it gets to -: Work within a couple of hours, as I have used it personally.
If it didn't work for you, then check with your PCP or whoever prescribed them for you. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me, should 30 mg. Of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) hurt me?

Possibly: That is much too large a dose to take at one time. The major problems could be sedation and confusion. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) overdose?

Too much: The definition of an overdose is simply experiencing side effects from the medication secondary to taking more than the prescribed dose. These side effects can range from mild to severe, even to the point of sudden death. A flexeril overdose implies that a person is suffering side effects of the flexeril secondary to taking to high of a dose of it. ...Read more

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What are the results when someone overdoses on flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) pills?

What are the results when someone overdoses on flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) pills?

Muscle relaxant: The most common reactions are:drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, headache, nausea, confusion, nervousness.However, if you overdose you could expirience seizures. Cardiac arrhythmias, mi, stroke, psychosis. All this reactions are very serous and should not be taken lightly. Dr seni. ...Read more

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What happens if my weight 130 libs how would 1 10 mg of cyclobenzaprine HCl affcet me?

You might feel tired: The cyclobenzaprine hcl is a good muscle relaxer. It can also relax your mind and make you feel tired. ...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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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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Does Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) need to be taken regularly to be most effective or does it work just as well on an as needed basis? Thank you!

Depends on condition: For occasional use or acute injury, relaxants may be used 'as needed' for muscle cramps/pain. This is usually sufficient. For chronic pain, Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) can be effective for recurrent spasms. It's not actually a 'pain' med but, if the problem is related to muscle spasm/contracture, it can help. Treating the root cause is preferable. History/physical w/Osteopathic hands-on exam may find cause=Recommended. ...Read more

Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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