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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?

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 more

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I am prescribed Cyclobenzaprine 10mg Tablets 1 tablet 3 times a day. I have tried for a few days but not much help. Is it save to take 2 for back pain?

I am prescribed Cyclobenzaprine 10mg Tablets 1 tablet 3 times a day. I have tried for a few days but not much help. Is it save to take 2 for back pain?

Not working : I do not think increasing the dose if going to provide an more benefit. I would not take 20mg at a once. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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I forgot to ask dr if i can take half a tablet of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) muscle relaxer? Have not tried this med before

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

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Prescribed cyclobenzaprine(10mg) one a day at night, etodolac(500mg) 2x a day and prednisone(20mg) 2 tablets daily. Are these meds ok to mix?

Prescribed cyclobenzaprine(10mg) one a day at night, etodolac(500mg) 2x a day and prednisone(20mg) 2 tablets daily. Are these meds ok to mix?

Maybe: Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxer, and works with either of the other two. I prefer not to mix the steroid (prednisone) with the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory (etodolac), as one can potentiate the other's side effects. It's done sometimes though. I tend to use the steroid acutely, for a short period of time, the use non-steroidals. ...Read more

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Can I take naproxen 550mg pill and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 10mg pill at the same time?

Can I take naproxen 550mg pill and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 10mg pill at the same time?

You can: As there is no clear interaction between the two medications - one is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, the other is a skeletal muscle relaxant. But with any medications you should alert your doctor to the fact that you are utilizing several different medications together, even if one or many are over the counter medications. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Shldr neck muscle pain. have 10mg flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). how long to feel relief other than just being sleepy? I take 1/4-1/2 tablet at bedtime

Shldr neck muscle pain. have 10mg  flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). how long to feel relief other than just being sleepy? I take 1/4-1/2 tablet at bedtime

1-2 hours.: The time that it takes to work will depend upon the specific situation. It is absorbed rather quickly, so will have some benefit within the first 1-2 hours. When used for acute treatment of muscle spasm, it is usually prescribed to be taken three times per day, because the effect may wear off within 8-12 hours, even though the drug has a long half-life (an average of 18 hours). ...Read more

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Is cyclobenzaprine a opiat?

Is cyclobenzaprine a 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 of time. 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