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Is flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) a narcotic?

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Dr. Clarence Lyons
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

It is not a narcotic.

In brief: No

It is not a narcotic.
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Dr. Richard O'Leary
Anesthesiology

In brief: No

Cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) is not a narcotic but it can have significant side effects which are similar to narcotic medications.
Side effects include drowsiness or dizziness. You should not take alcoholic beverages or operate a car or other machinery while taking this medication. The medicine is used often as a muscle relaxant to treat back spasms, for example.

In brief: No

Cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) is not a narcotic but it can have significant side effects which are similar to narcotic medications.
Side effects include drowsiness or dizziness. You should not take alcoholic beverages or operate a car or other machinery while taking this medication. The medicine is used often as a muscle relaxant to treat back spasms, for example.
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