Medicine Overview of Flexabenz Capsule ER
Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER is used for muscle relaxation. It relieves painful spasms of the skeletal muscles.
Side Effects of Flexabenz are Sleepiness, Dryness in mouth.
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. Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.
In Depth Information on Flexabenz Capsule ER
Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
- Take it with or after food or a glass of milk.
- Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Don't stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.
Flexabenz Capsule ER related warnings
Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Flexabenz 15 mg 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.
Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Flexabenz 15 mg Capsule ER, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Questions Related to Flexabenz
I m suffering from Hla b 27. Can I use Flexabenz plush or any other medicines plz provide me my e-mail if. I m in very painful.
Dr. Vipul Aggarwal
Bone & Joint Specialist
I can understand ur problemIts a trouble to have ankylosing spondylitisMain stay of treatment from Orthopedic point of view is core stability exercisesMedcines are now days written by rheumatologistThe problem can be controlled There is no definite permanent cure for it
My husband is having illicit relationship bcoz of that lot of problems. I am very tensed all the time. Please suggest a medicine to calm down. Thank you
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
We understand your concernWe are here to helpYou are advised to solve problemAs medicine will help you for temporary periodDiscussing with husband and finding solution will calm you downTill then you can do Jacobson Progressive Muscle Relaxation""http://www.healthline.com/health/what-is-jacobson-relaxation-technique#wholebody-technique3Follow this link to find detailed procedure
i have suffering from anxiety problem and blood preasure in high condition
Dr. Ambrish Dharmadhikari
Thank you for your question. We understand your concern. I would urge you to consult nearest psychiatrist for assessment and to rule out any anxiety disorder. For anxiety you can do lifestyle modifications. You can practice yoga and meditation. You are advised to exercise regularly and do breathing exercise. Above methods are priceless to reduce anxiety. For relaxation, you can read about Jacobson progressive muscle relaxation" on internet and practice it."
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Frequently asked questions about Flexabenz Capsule ER
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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