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GET HELP NOW: No ethical physician is going to give you such advice, since you are clearly depressed and i believe that this question is your cry for help. There are suicide hotlines like the samaritans (1-877-870-4673) or online at http://samaritanshope. Your health care provider can help and refer you, or your local public mental health clinic can be a source of help. Please get the help you need asap. ...Read more
Alcohol: I recommend not drinking if u r on any medication. ...Read more
Is it ok to take a flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) tonight if I drank alcohol not last night but the night before, would be 48 hours later?
CNS depression: Combination of Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and alcohol ( ethanol) may lead to increased risk of CNS depression and psychomotor impairment ( additive effects).Fine motor movements, coordination and balance may be effected significantly. Driving a car or operating a machinery can be very risky. Risk of fall may increase. My recommendations are not to do so. ...Read more
Can you stop taking all of they as they are poisoning your body.
Find out the cause of the pain that is making yoy take the pills and get the problem resolved/
www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org for a doctor to do prolotheapy and resolve you issues. ...Read more
How long should I wait before drinking alcohol after taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)? To be on the safe side, I mean 4-6+ drinks instead of just 1-2 drinks.
Don't: Presumably, you are taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasm. You shouldn't be drinking excessively if you are having muscle spasms because you will be making the medical condition worse that causes the spasm. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is meant to be used for short term use so get better first. If you have chronic pain then really you should quit alcohol as this habit will make your pain worse in the long run ...Read more
I drank earlier. Finished the last around 530p. Took 5mg lortab & 10mg flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) around midnight without considering the alcohol. Should I be worried?
At least 8 hours: Both can cause drowsiness, & combination can cause severe drowsiness. Usual dose for Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is 3 times a day; so sedation risk less after 8 hours. Ideally should not drink alcohol with medications, especially ones that can cause additive effects. ...Read more
I was wondering if it was safe to drink alcohol tomorrow night if I take my last flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) tonight?
Depends on: How much. A beer with pizza likely okay, but a fifth of whiskey, no. Watch for more sedation than usual, . ...Read more
If half-life of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is 18 hrs, is it ok to drink alcohol after that long? Also, I am a rapid acetylator.
The 2 can interact with each other to cause a variety of side effects see below:
It depends what you were doing (might be risky if driving or operating heavy machinery for instance). Safest approach here is to seek advice from a doctor or pharmacist licensed in your area. ...Read more
Hi I was recently prescribed Flexeril, Orphenadrine because I was in a accident. I've been trying to do some research on the orphenadrine. What are the effects of orphenadrine, is their a "high" feeling? As I do not want that because I refuse to get addic
Talk to your doctor: Taking both of these medications may increase the risk of serotonin syndrome: fever,muscular rigidity, mental status changes, muscle destruction and serious blood clotting problems (DIC). You should discuss this with your physician and see if an alternative combination might be considered. ...Read more
Zanaflex (tizanidine) & Flexeril: there is no such thing as "best", "worst" or "stronger" medication, only those that work and don't work, based on the patient's individual circumstances and genetics. ...Read more
Depends on lots..: Length of effectiveness depends on many factors...Pill strength, how often have you used the drug (getting used to it), time of day, have you eaten with it and other meds you may be taking. All of these will factor in the equation. ...Read more
Zanaflex (tizanidine) vs.Flexeril: Flexeril differs from the other centrally acting agents because it is structurally and pharmacologically related to amitriptyline, a tricyclic antidepressant. Zanaflex (tizanidine) is an alpha adrenergic agonist that inhibits the release of NE from the locus ceruleus in the brain. ...Read more
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If approved by docs: Always tell each & every doc everything you're taking, whether prescription or over-the-counter, medication or dietary supplement. Check out http://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=758-386,1979-1274 for concerns over possible interactions btwn these two meds. Only take together if (both of) your prescribers are aware of other drugs, too, and approve. ...Read more