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Doctor insights on: Quitting Cyclobenzaprine

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Is cyclobenzaprine a opiat?

Is cyclobenzaprine a opiat?

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 more

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Can cyclobenzaprine get you high?

Can cyclobenzaprine get you high?

Yes: It has been known to change you mentation and can make you very sleepy or drowsy as well Be careful with this medication ...Read more

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What is cyclobenzaprine used for?

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What is cyclobenzaprine used for?

Cyclobenzaprine: It is flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) a muscle relaxant, is used for muscle spasms & pain. It is not a benzo. ...Read more

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Can cyclobenzaprine get you high?

Can cyclobenzaprine get you high?

Cyclobenzaprine: Cyclobenzaprine may numb you brain, temporally feeling relax. It has obvious side effects if you use without medical indication. High itself is a abnormal status. Please do not hurt yourself, family and society to seek high. ...Read more

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Can children take cyclobenzaprine?

Can children take cyclobenzaprine?

Cyclobenzaprine can: be given to adolescents 15 years old & older for muscle spasm. The starting dose is 5 mg. 3 times/ day. It may be increased slowly by the prescribing physician to 7.5 mg. 3 times/ or to a maximum of 10 mg. 3 times/day, if needed. ...Read more

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Who should not take cyclobenzaprine?

Who should not take cyclobenzaprine?

No Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Ones with recent heart attack, have used MAO inhibitors within past 2 weeks, have heart arrhythmias, Congestive heart failure, Heart block or overactive Thyroid, or ones actively consuming Alcohol. ...Read more

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Can you cut cyclobenzaprine in half?

Can you cut cyclobenzaprine  in half?

Yes, if tablet form.: Yes you can, if it is a tablet (not caplet). The tablet may not be scored to facilitate even splitting. The normal dose is either 5mg or 10mg. Note that an extended release form of this medication comes in a caplet form, which you cannot break in half, but this is usually in a 15mg or 30mg dosage. ...Read more

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Can cyclobenzaprine lower sz. Threshold?

Yes, but very little: Studies show it to be less than 1% of patients, and one study quoted it as 1in a 1000 (0.1%). ...Read more