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Cyclobenzaprine H Cl Muscle Relaxant
How long after taking a flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) (muscle relaxant) should one start to feel theeffects?
A few hours: A few hours.Get a more detailed answer ›
A relaxant generally refers to a pharmaceutical that either relieves muscles tension or spasm (e.g. Robaxin, (methocarbamol) soma), relieves anxiety and helps one relax (such as xanax). One can become dependent on anti-anxiety medications when used for prolonged periods of time, high dosages used. These drugs must be managed by a medical professional, and if taking for months, should ...Read more
Can I use valerian as a muscle relaxant...Been on flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and trying to get off it?
Sometimes I get noctural muscle cramps and they wake me up. Should I try Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)? I heard about it that is a muscle relaxant.
Few differences : Both Methocarbamol ( robaxin) and flexaril( cyclobenzaprine) are muscle relaxants. Exact mechanism of action is unknown, but both are most probably centrally acting muscle relaxants. Robaxin (methocarbamol) has a short half life of 1-2 hrs. And is usually given 4 times a day. Flexeril's half life is 18 hrs (range of 8-37 hrs) and is metabolized mainly by the hepatic cyp450. Flexeril is more sedative. ...Read more
Unknown: I can't find any studies or reports regarding smoking cyclobenzaprine. If the heat does not alter the medication, it will be absorbed into your blood stream quicker than orally and potentially cause muscle relaxation, including lung muscles (stopping breathing). There are other ingredients in the tablet that would also be inhaled, and their effect would be unknown. ...Read more
I have had 5 neck surgeries and i'm on medications for pain like hydro condone and muscle relaxer called flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) how could I get off of these?
I forgot to ask dr if i can take half a tablet of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) muscle relaxer? Have not tried this med before
Yes: Yes you can split the felxaril tablet if you need to but take the medication as prescribed by your physician. If you make or want to make any medication changes discuss it with your physician. ...Read more
Does cyclobenzaprine(aka flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) a musicle relaxant) feel like a painkiller?
I am taking the generic for flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasms. Is there a safe medicine for long term use.
Does it Work?: Flexeral is not recommended for long term use. Generally 2-3 weeks is about the recommended time, especially at age 65. Having said that, there may be a good reason for your doctor to extend the duration time of taking the medication. ...Read more
No: Bad drug don't use it.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have an appointment eight days from now with the new PCP. I have an appointment next Thursday, but in the meantime I need 15 Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and 15 cariprosodal for bad muscle spasms l?
Yes if due to any : Spasm of muscle.Get a more detailed answer ›
Does flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) come in a liquid form that could be injected by a doctor (not me) into muscles for spasms?
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): It has no effect at the muscle site - it works centrally through neural pathways. Injecting it just allows it to bypass the GI tract. ...Read more
I am taking pred & flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for scapular dyskinesis with severe muscle spasms. My dc told me to use ice, but my md told me to use heat. Which is it?
Whatever works: 15 min applications and don't let the skin get damaged with the application. ...Read more
It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more