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I was prescribed 5mg of cyclobenzaprine it's not relieving the pain im feeling which is neck, shoulder, back pain. How much more of a dosage I can take?

I was prescribed 5mg of cyclobenzaprine it's not relieving the pain im feeling which is neck, shoulder, back pain. How much more of a dosage I can take?

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Initial dose is 5mg. Three times a day, which can be raised to 7.5mg. Then 10 mg. three times daily. Consult your prescribing doctor before you make any dose changes. ...Read more

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20mg cyclobenzaprine at one time ok? I know usual dose is 30mg per day but can be taken to 60mg daily right??

Cyclobenzaprine dose: Cyclobenzaprine according to the DEA, the usual starting dose, is 5 mg three times a day. The maximum recommended dose is 10 mg three times a day. ...Read more

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Is it safe to double up on Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 5mg if my one dose an hour ago hasn't touched my pain? Will I be able to wake up in the morning? And function?

Is it safe to double up on Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 5mg if my one dose an hour ago hasn't touched my pain? Will I be able to wake up in the morning? And function?

At night: Best try one or two in bedtime. It depends on your tolerance because some people get very sleepy from it. That is why it is best to take it before you go to bed night. You have to give it a chance to clarify your pain, help your sleep, and help decrease the pain sensations.some people will not tolerate 10 mg at bedtime, but you can start at five and then slowly increase it to the 10 and see how ...Read more

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How much time should be inbetween a dose of 100mg gabapentin and: 5/325 hydrocodone, 10mg cyclobenzaprine, or 1mg xanax (alprazolam)? Gabapentin scares me.

How much time should be inbetween a dose of 100mg gabapentin and: 5/325 hydrocodone, 10mg cyclobenzaprine, or 1mg xanax (alprazolam)? Gabapentin scares me.

Gabapentin scares U?: Really? Because the hydrocodone and its pharmacology would worry me more. I have seen people get side effects on small doses of gabapentin for sure. But I've never seen them have trouble stopping compared to Hydrocodone. You should not take all those drugs together. I think that's a lot (especially if you happen to be petite?). Check with your doctor for rationale dosing schedule to following. ...Read more

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Is cyclobenzaprine an opiat?

Is cyclobenzaprine an opiat?

No: Cyclobenzaprine is a type of muscle relaxant, and not an opoid medication (narcotic). Because it can affect the way you feel, some people can become psychologically dependent on it if they take a lot over an extended period. But it is not a narcotic or opoid medication. ...Read more

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Can cyclobenzaprine get you high?

Can cyclobenzaprine get you high?

Yes: It has been known to change you mentation and can make you very sleepy or drowsy as well
Be careful with this medication ...Read more

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What is cyclobenzaprine used for?

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What is cyclobenzaprine used for?

Cyclobenzaprine: It is flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) a muscle relaxant, is used for muscle spasms & pain. It is not a benzo. ...Read more

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Can cyclobenzaprine get you high?

Can cyclobenzaprine get you high?

Cyclobenzaprine: Cyclobenzaprine may numb you brain, temporally feeling relax. It has obvious side effects if you use without medical indication. High itself is an abnormal status. Please do not hurt yourself, family and society to seek high. ...Read more

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Can children take cyclobenzaprine?

Can children take cyclobenzaprine?

Cyclobenzaprine can: Be given to adolescents 15 years old & older for muscle spasm. The starting dose is 5 mg. 3 times/ day. It may be increased slowly by the prescribing physician to 7.5 mg. 3 times/ or to a maximum of 10 mg. 3 times/day, if needed. ...Read more

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Who should not take cyclobenzaprine?

Who should not take cyclobenzaprine?

No Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Ones with recent heart attack, have used MAO inhibitors within past 2 weeks, have heart arrhythmias, Congestive heart failure, Heart block or overactive Thyroid, or ones actively consuming Alcohol. ...Read more

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Can you cut cyclobenzaprine in half?

Can you cut cyclobenzaprine in half?

Yes, if tablet form.: Yes you can, if it is a tablet (not caplet). The tablet may not be scored to facilitate even splitting. The normal dose is either 5mg or 10mg. Note that an extended release form of this medication comes in a caplet form, which you cannot break in half, but this is usually in a 15mg or 30mg dosage. ...Read more

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Can cyclobenzaprine lower sz. Threshold?

Yes, but very little: Studies show it to be less than 1% of patients, and one study quoted it as 1in a 1000 (0.1%). ...Read more

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Is cyclobenzaprine safe for long term use?

Is cyclobenzaprine safe for long term use?

No. : Muscle relaxer should not prolonged use. If may induce you feel general weakness, fatigue and depress. Usually, this kind medication should not use more than 1 week, I believe. ...Read more

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Can I take 20mg of cyclobenzaprine at once?

Unadvisable: Maximum single dose of cyclobenzaprine is 10mg, taken up to 3 times per day. 20mg at once has the potential for decreased consciousness and a drunken feeling. ...Read more

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Cyclobenzaprine. What does this medication do?.

Cyclobenzaprine. What does this medication do?.

Muscle spasm: It is a muscle relaxant which helps with muscle spasms and the associated pain and stiffness. Brand name is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). ...Read more

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What happens when u overdose on cyclobenzaprine?

What happens when u overdose on cyclobenzaprine?

Fatal: Overdose symptoms of cyclobenzaprine may include drowsiness, rapid heartbeat, tremors, slurred speech, confusion, nausea, vomiting, hallucinations, chest pain, or seizures. Finally, an overdose may be fatal. ...Read more