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Flexeril Side Effects
Approximately 18 hrs: The half life of flexaril ranges from 8-37 hrs. With an average of 18 hrs. Depending on the liver as well as renal function, it may take longer or shorter than 18 hrs. Use of other medications may increase or decrease the serum level of flexeril, resulting in delayed or early clearance. Elderly will take longer to eliminate the medication, taking longer for side effects to go away. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe for someone to take 50-70mg of flexeril(cyclobenzaprine) and what would the side effects be?
Many: side effects, if u have any see an MD or ER. it is not safe to take more than 5 or 10 mg dose. ...Read more
What is the max amount of both flexeril and tramadol that is safe to take together? No history of seizures or other negative side effects.
Would Flexeril or Skelaxin be more effective for upper trap & neck spasms/tension? Which one is less likely to cause unpleasant side effects?
Flexeril: This medication can be used on a longer-term basis and actually has a chemical structure related to some of TCA. It will also improve your sleep. The main concern is urinary retention in males with large prostates. Check with your doctor what is best medication for your individual situation. ...Read more
Is flexaril a safe med overall? It is my prescription written for me I'm just hesitant with side effects ofany new meds I'm given to try.
How long should I wait before drinking alcohol after taking Flexeril? To be on the safe side, I mean 4-6+ drinks instead of just 1-2 drinks.
Don't: Presumably, you are taking flexeril 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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pulled lower back leaning over then standing back up radiates to sides. Tylenol and using heat pad. Should I add Flexeril? Or? Should I rest?
Try this...: Hello, Sandy...Tylenol is good a blocking sensation of pain at level of brain, but you may benefit from an anti-inflammatory (such as motrin or aleve) which quiet pain at site of injury as well as relieve inflammation. Flexeril may work but is hit or miss. Applying heat is beneficial in cases like this. You can rest a bit, but too much rest creates stiffness and is counter-productive. ...Read more
Can flexeril/Tylenol combo taken last night make you feel weird next day such as feeling funny drained slight headache on left side?
Yes: Flexed il is a muscle relaxer and can cause the drained, drowsy or "funny" feeling you described. ...Read more
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