Flexabenz 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Flexabenz 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
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Alcohol
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₹8.47/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Flexabenz Tablet

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Uses of Flexabenz Tablet

Flexabenz 5mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation
It relieves painful spasms of the skeletal muscles.
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Side effects of Flexabenz Tablet

Common

Sleepiness, Dry mouth.

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How to use Flexabenz Tablet

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 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Flexabenz Tablet works

Flexabenz 5mg tablet 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 Tablet

Expert advice for Flexabenz Tablet

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Flexabenz 5mg Tablet
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Flexabenz 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Flexabenz 5mg Tablet 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 5mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Flexabenz 5mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Flexabe
nz 5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Flexabenz 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Flexabenz 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Flexabenz 5mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Flexabenz 5mg Tablet

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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