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Composition FOR FLEXABENZ 5mg tablet

Cyclobenzaprine(5mg)

food interaction for FLEXABENZ tablet

alcohol interaction for FLEXABENZ tablet

pregnancy interaction for FLEXABENZ tablet

lactation interaction for FLEXABENZ tablet

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Flexabenz 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
Flexabenz 5mg tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
UNSAFE
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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Flexabenz 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION FOR FLEXABENZ 5mg tablet

Cyclobenzaprine(5mg)

Flexabenz tablet uses

Flexabenz 5mg tablet is used for muscle relaxation.

How flexabenz tablet works

Flexabenz 5mg tablet works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

Common side effects of flexabenz tablet

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

COMMON DOSAGE FOR FLEXABENZ 5MG TABLET

Patients taking FLEXABENZ 5MG TABLET

  • 60%
    Once A Day
  • 40%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES FOR FLEXABENZ tablet

No substitutes found

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Expert advice FOR FLEXABENZ tablet

  • Consult your doctor if you have any of the following conditions: heart rhythm disorder (arrhythmia), or recent heart attack, congestive heart failure, heart block, thyroid disorder, liver disease, glaucoma, enlarged prostate, or problems with urination.
  • You may experience unpleasant withdrawal symptoms if you discontinue cyclobenzaprine after long-term use. Seek advice from your doctor to avoid withdrawal symptoms when you stop taking this medication.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as cyclobenzaprine may make you feel drowsy.
  • Do not consume alcohol as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR FLEXABENZ 5mg tablet

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
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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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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)