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Cerv spondylosis. Baclofen10mg at night. Would this cause insomnia? Helps spasms a lot, but should I take it earlier in day? Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) too sedating.
Your Doctor is best: Though Baclofen at this dose could be taken up to three times a day, in general once a day is enough. No, it is not likely to cause insomnia and No, do Not take while taking Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl). In reality your Doctor is the best to advise you on how to use prescribed medications ...Read more
44Year old female taking flexeril for Arthritis in back, xanax (alprazolam) and zoloft for Anxiety, and ambian for insomnia. IS it ok to take them together?
No: That combination is a bit excessive to take together. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a good drug but is of limited use if the muscle pain and spasm are chronic. The drug does not work for joint pain and arthritis. Please ask your main prescribing doctor about a better combination of stretching, exercise, and medications. ...Read more
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and imovane withdrawals after weeks. I stopped abruptly. Should I go back on and taper? Shaking hyperthyroid racing heart insomnia numbness
Depends no Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl):
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is not usually the problem but
imovane is not used in the us but is in canada and australia. Imovane is a hyponotic and is habit forming and can have withdrawal
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is less likely to be causing you symptoms. You need to discuss with your physician. ...Read more
For sleep aid, patient with severe insomnia you dr. Had to choose between prescribing Amitriptyline or Trazadone or Flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) which one would you choose? And how would you monitor it?
Adjunct, side effects: It all depends on the situation. The bigger question to me is "why does the patient have insomnia? " and then deal with that piece. You mentioned that you're on methotrexate, but not why. Similarly, you've had a cardiac catheterization, but don't state the reason. The choice of drug when treating insomnia, if a drug therapy is required at all, depends strongly on the other conditions. ...Read more
I use Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasm PRN but off label works wonders for insomnia. 8 hrs of sleep instead of 4. Is there a tricyclic antidepressant similar?
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
Tired: Many people feel tired or sedated from that medication. It is a common side affect. ...Read more
I: I am glad you asked. Cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) can be started at a dose of 5-10 mg taken at bedtime. The 10mg cyclobenzaprine is a non-scored tablet. Studies have shown that the tablet does not break evenly, even with a pill cutter, so it is recommendted that it not be split. There are however 5mg tablets as well. ...Read more
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) over dose:
Probably not. But, that doesn't mean it can cause some significant side effects.
Are you asking for yourself? Was or will this be an accident? Are you feeling low, depressed? Is this for someone else?
There are tons of us out here hoping to help. ...Read more
I think it gets to -:
Work within a couple of hours, as I have used it personally.
If it didn't work for you, then check with your PCP or whoever prescribed them for you. ...Read more