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How Does Flexeril Work
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
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
Does Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) need to be taken regularly to be most effective or does it work just as well on an as needed basis? Thank you!
Depends on condition: For occasional use or acute injury, relaxants may be used 'as needed' for muscle cramps/pain.This is usually sufficient.For chronic pain, Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) can be effective for recurrent spasms.It's not actually a 'pain' med but, if the problem is related to muscle spasm/contracture, it can help.Treating the root cause is preferable.History/physical w/Osteopathic hands-on exam may find cause=Recommended. ...Read more
I'm been taking flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for years now, and it just doesn't seem to work like it used to. Are there any others' that would work better for my back?
How much flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) should I take if I have to work? I want enough to not feel pain, but be able to stand and work for 8 hrs
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): the recommended dose is 3 times a day. Not recommended to exceed that dose regimen. Ask your prescribing doctor ...Read more
If i take aftera (morning after pill) can i take flexeril (cynclobenzaprine) 10mg 2 hours later ? will it affect the morning after pill to work less?
Went to ER upper back pain said it was spasm given flexeril the pain is bad so if flexeril doesn't work maybe not spasm. ?
Upper back pain: Sure it can be spasm, but can be due to many other things, some serious. I had a patient with upper back pain in the ER ended up being an aortic aneurysm, an emergency case, But common things are common. Don't ignore it and go for a full check up. If it is spasm, why? find out how to prevent it. Ergonomics. Posture. Stretch. Adjustments. etc ...Read more
My knee is hurting and swollen from being on my feet all day at work. Have djd in my knee. Can i take ibuprofen overthecounter and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl).
Yes: You can take ibuprofen and flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) together. If the pain is from swelling in a joint the flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) won't really help you much (it is a muscle relaxer). It does make you drowsy so if you can't sleep it might be useful. The ibuprofen will help with the inflammation and pain ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Seek advice: The 2 can interact with each other to cause a variety of side effects see below: https://www.drugs.com/interactions-check.php?drug_list=758-386,896-16076 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: It is a skeletal muscle relaxant.Get a more detailed answer ›