FLEXABENZ 15MG CAPSULE ER

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Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for FLEXABENZ 15MG CAPSULE ER

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Primarily used for

Muscle Relaxation
Potentiallyunsafewith
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Alcohol
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Lactation
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₹14.5/capsule er
10 capsule er in 1 strip
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Substitutes for FLEXABENZ CAPSULE ER

SKELEBENZ 15MG CAPSULE ER
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹17.5/capsule er
21% costlier

Medicine Overview of FLEXABENZ CAPSULE ER

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Uses of FLEXABENZ CAPSULE ER

Flexabenz 15mg capsule er is used for muscle relaxation.
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Side effects of FLEXABENZ CAPSULE ER

Common

Impaired concentration, Sleepiness, Altered taste, Fatigue, Drowsiness, Headache, Dizziness, Blurred vision, Dry throat, Dry mouth, Nausea, Stomach upset, Constipation, Decreased blood pressure.

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How to use FLEXABENZ CAPSULE ER

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Flexabenz 15mg capsule er at a fixed time.

How FLEXABENZ CAPSULE ER works

Flexabenz 15mg capsule er works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on FLEXABENZ CAPSULE ER

Expert advice for FLEXABENZ CAPSULE ER

  • Cyclobenzaprine can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Cyclobenzaprine, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
Warnings
Special precautions for FLEXABENZ 15MG CAPSULE ER
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Flexabenz 15mg capsule er may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Flexabenz 15mg capsule er is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Flexabenz 15mg capsule er is probably unsafe to use during b
reastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
CAUTION
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Kidney
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for FLEXABENZ 15MG CAPSULE ER

Frequently asked questions for Cyclobenzaprine

Q. Is cyclobenzaprine addictive/ habit forming?
Cyclobenzaprine is not addictive/ habit forming if used at prescribed dose and duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is cyclobenzaprine an opiate/ blood thinner/ pain killer/NSAID?
Cyclobenzaprine is not an opiate/ blood thinner/ NSAID. It is a centrally acting anticholinergic drug
Q. Is cyclobenzaprine the same as Flexeril?
Yes. Flexeril is a brand name of drug cyclobenzaprine
Q. Can I take cyclobenzaprine for anxiety/ gout/ tooth pain (toothache)/ menstrual cramps/ back pain/ lower back pain/pinched nerve/ headaches?
Cyclobenzaprine is used along with physical therapy and rest specifically to relieve pain, stiffness or discomfort caused by muscle injury
Q. Can I take cyclobenzaprine with Aleve (naproxen)/ diclofenac/ Tylenol (acetaminophen)/ methylprednisolone?
Yes. Taking these drugs along with cyclobenzaprine is not reported to cause any side effects. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Can I take cyclobenzaprine with Percocet (acetaminophen and oxycodone)/ Zoloft (sertraline)/ Tylenol 3/ Nyquil (dextromethophan and doxylamine)/ Tizanidine/ methylprednisolone/ Ambien (zolpidem)?
No. Taking these drugs along with cyclobenzaprine may cause harmful effects such as drowsiness, difficulty in concentrating or seizures. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
Q. Does cyclobenzaprine cause drowsiness/ hair loss/ raise blood sugar?
Drowsiness is commonly observed with cyclobenzaprine use. Stop taking cyclobenzaprine and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of these symptoms
Q. Does cyclobenzaprine contain codeine/ sulfa?
No. Cyclobenzaprine does not contain codeine/sulfa.
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