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When would flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) be indicated for migraine treatment? Also, would it be daily dosing or a prn medication?
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a muscle relaxant & would be used if the migranes were being triggered by muscle tension which is uncommon since most migraines are vascular in nature. I would think if prescribed for migraines it would be prn but there are better choices if you have true migraine headaches that could prevent or treat them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Baclofen good medication for spasticity due to peripheral neuropathy? Cyclobenzaprine better choice??
What medication may reduce severe night-time bruxism? Eating thru guards. Already take 10mg flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for neck oa.
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?
Can taking different medications like vicodin or flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) while pregnant cause the child to develop adhd?
Does naproxen 500mg and cyclobenzaprine 5mg increase blood pressure? Doctor prescribed both these medications, and my blood pressure went up suddenly yesterday. Is that a side effect?
I would like alternatives to my present prescription medication that is not working. At the present, the va doctor has me on 5mg oxycodone (x2 three times per day), 10mg cyclobenzaprine (two per day), & 500mg naproxen (1 per day). I have spinal degenerati
I was prescribed medication Wellbutrin XL Lisinopril Strattera cyclobenzaprine ibuprofen 800 chlorpromazine prazosin promethazine thiothixene?
Would this be standard?
Prescribed.: For what was each subscribed? We cannot read your thoughts here. ...Read more
Should be safe: I assume you mean pyrigesic or Acetaminophen (tylenol). This is a non-narcotic pain killer, and it should have no difficulty being combined with the muscle relaxant cyclobenzaprine (flexeril). Just stay under 4000mg, and ideally 3000mg, of pyrigesic per day for the health of your liver. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I had back pain so bad today I couldn't stand. I took 1 10mg(my dads)cyclobenzaprine tablet Will this cause me to fail a military drug test in 10 days?
Cyclobenzaprine: http://www.rxlist.com/flexeril-drug/clinical-pharmacology.htm Half life is about 18 hours (up to 37 hrs) so by 10 days , you should be through 7-13 half lives so the amount in your blood should be negligible. So would not worry. Do not take any more unless you have a prescription( if you have a valid prescription, then it usually does not cause problems with drug testing). f/u/ w/ doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
As a tricyclic: Cyclobenzaprine is not chemically similar to benzodiazepines, which include drugs such as xanax, (alprazolam) ativan, valium, and klonopin. There should be no cross reactivity between cyclobenzaprine and benzodiazepines on drug testing. Cyclobenzaprine is chemically similar to tricyclic antidepressants, such as Elavil (amitriptyline). Some panels for substances of abuse do include tests for tricyclics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly: The rate of drug elimination from the body is called the half life; it is the time for half of the dosage to be eliminated. After two half lives, only 1/4 of the amount will be present. The half life of cyclobenzaprine ranges fro 8 to 37 hours, and is affected by many other medications however, cyclobenzaprine is not a drug of common abuse, and would not likely show up n a drug abuse screen. ...Read more
Hello, i take weekly oral drug tests and they came up clean for years until i was prescribed flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and now my benzos come back dirty. Why is this?
Not Soma (carisoprodol)?: Soma metabolite can trigger bdzp screen, possible Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) metabolite as well. Need to ask for information on the test used, and method of confirmation / follow-up testing (first usually qualitative, confirmatory quantitative). If no bdzp ingestion, quantitative testing should report negative. ...Read more
Will flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) give you a false positive on a drug test? I have recently been prescribed flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and took a drug test and i failed it. I do not do drugs and it showed up as THC why is this
Not likely: Most drug tests use a first test, TLC or thin layer chromatography, as an initial screen. This test is prone to cross-reaction or "false positive" results for some substances. Usually if the TLC is positive, a second test, gcms or gas chromatography mass spectroscopy is used to confirm. This test is much more specific for specific molecules and not likely to yield false positive results. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Only if they : Are specifically looking for it which is doubtful. It is also not illegal if you have a prescription for it. It is not a controlled substance. Best wishes. ...Read more
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 of time. But it is not a narcotic or opoid medication. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cyclobenzaprine: Cyclobenzaprine may numb you brain, temporally feeling relax. It has obvious side effects if you use without medical indication. High itself is a abnormal status. Please do not hurt yourself, family and society to seek high. ...Read more
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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