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Taking 1/2 Soma at night for sleep/muscle spasms. Looking for shorter-acting muscle relax. That won't change natural sleep architecture.Tried flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl)?

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Dr. Jason Torrente
Family Medicine

In brief: Talk to your PCP

There are other frequently prescribed muscle relaxants including Flexeril and skelaxin (metaxalone).
I generally prefer skelaxin (metaxalone) as it is better tolerated while Flexeril tends to be overly sedating. You should discuss with your primary care physician which medication is right for you.

In brief: Talk to your PCP

There are other frequently prescribed muscle relaxants including Flexeril and skelaxin (metaxalone).
I generally prefer skelaxin (metaxalone) as it is better tolerated while Flexeril tends to be overly sedating. You should discuss with your primary care physician which medication is right for you.
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