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Doctor insights on: Cyclobenzaprine H Cl Extended Release Capsules Side Effects

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Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl (Definition)

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


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How long does it take for the side effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) to go away?

How long does it take for the side effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) to go away?

Approximately 18 hrs: The half life of flexaril ranges from 8-37 hrs. With an average of 18 hrs. Depending on the liver as well as renal function, it may take longer or shorter than 18 hrs. Use of other medications may increase or decrease the serum level of flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) resulting in delayed or early clearance. Elderly will take longer to eliminate the medication, taking longer for side effects to go away. ...Read more

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What is the max amount of both flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and tramadol that is safe to take together? No history of seizures or other negative side effects.

Discuss This: Discuss this further with your doctor, let them know your concern. Every once in a while some people taking tramadol will have a seizure without taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) or other medications with it. ...Read more

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How long should I wait before drinking alcohol after taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)? To be on the safe side, I mean 4-6+ drinks instead of just 1-2 drinks.

How long should I wait before drinking alcohol after taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)? To be on the safe side, I mean 4-6+ drinks instead of just 1-2 drinks.

Don't: Presumably, you are taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasm. You shouldn't be drinking excessively if you are having muscle spasms because you will be making the medical condition worse that causes the spasm. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is meant to be used for short term use so get better first. If you have chronic pain then really you should quit alcohol as this habit will make your pain worse in the long run ...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 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 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

Dr. Syed H. Sajid
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Flexeril (Definition)

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