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Since flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is closely related to amitriptyline, does that mean flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) has antidepressant effects?

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Dr. Darrell Herrington
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Amitriptylline are not closely related in structure or function.

In brief: No

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) and Amitriptylline are not closely related in structure or function.
Dr. Darrell Herrington
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Not on the label

It may but by label that is not the indication.
It is like a tri-cyclic antidepressant.

In brief: Not on the label

It may but by label that is not the indication.
It is like a tri-cyclic antidepressant.
Dr. John Goldman
Dr. John Goldman
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