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Going Off Cyclobenzaprine
Not enough info: There really is not enough information to answer your question. Cyclobenzaprine is classified as a muscle relaxant although it probably works through mild sedation which helps with the relaxation. I am not sure why you are being prescribed this medication so i cannot really tell you why it is not helping you. ...Read more
Mid left back pain and side when laying down or sitting. Cyclobenzaprine made it go away but came back. Lots of side effects like burning sensation.
Injury?: The location and sensations you describe sound like spinal subluxation (twisted spine) cyclobenzaprine will help spasms from spinal malalignment, but is short lived. Correcting the posture or spine through chiropractic, osteopathic, or medical manipulation is suggested. Medications can be part of the solution even as temporary relief. There are others to try if you experience side effects. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I take Nyquil with either gabapentin or cyclobenzaprine before going to sleep? I have no plans tomorrow that drowsiness will effect.
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 2 more doctor answers
Heavy sedation: I'm not sure what the "750" is, but I suspect you are talking about combining a muscle relaxant cyclobenzaprine and the pain medication hydrocodone 7.5 mg/acetaminophen 750 mg for acute muscle sprain, like from a low back injury. Be careful for heavy sedation side effect. You must not drive, work with any dangerous machinery or perform any tasks that could be unsafe. Hope that helps ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took 20 mg of cyclobenzaprine not realizing i was only supposed to take 10 mg. Should i be concerned? I am worried.
Probably no worries: Usual dose of cyclobenzaprine from 10-30mg. Daily or 15-30 as a one time dose in extended release form. Therefore, it sounds like you're within the limits of normality. You may experience some side effects such as fatigue, lethary, slurred speech, and blunting of your thoughts but this is all transient and will get back to normal in less than a day. Good idea to let your doc know what happened. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
20mg cyclobenzaprine at one time ok? I know usual dose is 30mg per day but can be taken to 60mg daily right ??
Cyclobenzaprine dose: Cyclobenzaprine according to the DEA, the usual starting dose, is 5 mg three times a day. The maximum recommended dose is 10 mg three times a day. ...Read more
How many hours do I have to wait after taking cyclobenzaprine 10mg bottle says take 1 three times a day?
Typically 6 hours: Typically a three times a day medication refers to your awake hours rather than an entire 24 hours. It is usually every 6 hours such as 8a, 2p, and 8 pm, for example. The medication you are asking about can make you sleepy, so some people can only take it at night before they go to sleep or they can try a reduced dosage. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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