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What would happen if you smoke cyclobenzaprine HCl (muscle relaxer)?

What would happen if  you smoke cyclobenzaprine HCl (muscle relaxer)?

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

Relaxant (Definition)

A relaxant generally refers to a pharmaceutical that either relieves muscles tension or spasm (e.g. Robaxin, 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


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Can I use valerian as a muscle relaxant...Been on flexeril and trying to get off it?

Please talk to: Your doctor for help getting off flexeril. Stopping cold turkey can be hard, & possibly dangerous. Valerian probably won't help much, & it's safety isn't assured. ...Read more

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Sometimes I get noctural muscle cramps and they wake me up. Should I try Flexeril? I heard about it that is a muscle relaxant.

Sometimes I get noctural muscle cramps and they wake me up. Should I try Flexeril? I heard about it that is a muscle relaxant.

Other things first: Before you try taking a prescription muscle relaxer with many side effects, try magnesium supplements that you can buy at the drugstore. ...Read more

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What muscle relaxant would you prescribe for chronic neck & back pain? Soma, zanaflex, flexeril?

What muscle relaxant would you prescribe for chronic neck & back pain? Soma, zanaflex, flexeril?

See below: I avoid soma as it is essentially a tranquilizer, not a muscle relaxer. Both zanaflex and Flexeril are good medications. There best one is the one that works best for you. Other options (less sedating) are Baclofen and skelaxin. ...Read more

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Is cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) muscle relaxer safe to take after the expiration date?

RX medicine expired: We can not recommend you take any medicine after the expiry date as it looses its effectiveness. ...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 (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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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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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

Muscle (Definition)

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


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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl (Definition)

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