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Doctor insights on: Long Term Effects Of Cyclobenzaprine

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Is cyclobenzaprine safe for long term use?

Is cyclobenzaprine safe for long term use?

No. : Muscle relaxer should not prolonged use. If may induce you feel general weakness, fatigue and depress. Usually, this kind medication should not use more than 1 week, i believe. ...Read more

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Any idea what the long term effect of cyclobenzaprine might be? I've been taking it for 2.5 years - but the insert said to take for 3 weeks max.

No, but...: ...lots of people take cyclobenzaprine chronically. The reasons why shorter periods are specified in medications' product literature are often more medicolegal than medical. ...Read more

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I am taking the generic for flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasms. Is there a safe medicine for long term use.

I am taking the generic for flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) for muscle spasms. Is there a safe medicine for long term use.

Does it Work?: Flexeral is not recommended for long term use. Generally 2-3 weeks is about the recommended time, especially at age 65. Having said that, there may be a good reason for your doctor to extend the duration time of taking the medication. ...Read more

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How long does it take for cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride side effects to wear off?

How long does it take for cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride side effects to wear off?

Cyclobezaprine: Every medication has a half life that is the time 50% of the effect of the initial dose remains based on blood levels. But. We are all different. Fast answer is about 6 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take your system to flush out the effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

How long does it take your system to flush out the effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

Half life 8-37 hrs.: Half life of cyclobenzaprine ranges from 8-37 hours, with the average half life being approximately 18 hrs. It is metabolized in the liver through the cyp450 enzyme system. So, the effects of Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) may leave your system in approximately 18 hours. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the side effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) to go away?

How long does it take for the side effects of flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) to go away?

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, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) resulting in delayed or early clearance. Elderly will take longer to eliminate the medication, taking longer for side effects to go away. ...Read more

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How long do I have to wait to take another cyclobenzaprine 10 mg?

Read label on bottle: If you look on your medication bottle your doctor will have given you exact directions as to how long to wait between doses. Often times it's simply daily. Other times it's multiple times per day but it depends on many factors so one size DOES NOT fit all! I'm happy to be available for additonal questions or a private consult if you'd write me at: www.healthtap.com/dr-drsaghafi ...Read more

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How long does cyclobenzaprine stay in your system? I took 10mg 3 times per day for 7 days.

About 4 days: It will take about 90 hours or 3.75 days, so almost 4 days to be completely eliminated. Just note, that this is an approximation. ...Read more

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How long does flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 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