Medicine Overview of Flexabenz Capsule ER
Uses of Flexabenz Capsule ER
Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER is used for muscle relaxation
It relieves painful spasms of the skeletal muscles.
It relieves painful spasms of the skeletal muscles.
Side effects of Flexabenz Capsule ER
Sleepiness, Dry mouth.
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 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
Expert advice for Flexabenz Capsule ER
- Flexabenz can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Flexabenz, 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.
Special precautions for Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER
Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER is probably usafe to use during la+more
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Flexabe+more
nz 15mg Capsule ER in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor....
Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease....
Use of Flexabenz 15mg Capsule ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Cyclobenzaprine, 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.
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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Substitutes for Flexabenz Capsule ER
Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER
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