Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER

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Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms.

Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.

Some common side effects of this medicine include sleepiness, dryness in mouth, tiredness, and headache. If any of these side effects do not go away or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Skelebenz Capsule ER

  • Muscle relaxation

Benefits of Skelebenz Capsule ER

In Muscle relaxation

Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is a muscle relaxant that is used to relieve rigidity, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for such symptoms. It effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.
Take Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER as prescribed by the doctor. The dose and duration will be decided by the doctor depending on the condition you are being treated for. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Skelebenz Capsule ER

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Skelebenz

  • Sleepiness
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Tiredness
  • Headache

How to use Skelebenz 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. Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is to be taken with food.

How Skelebenz Capsule ER works

Skelebenz 15 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Skelebenz Capsule ER?

If you miss a dose of Skelebenz 15 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.

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Quick Tips

  • Skelebenz 15 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.
  • Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Dibenzocycloheptene Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
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Patient Concerns

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Disc bulge L4_L5, Sciatica pain from 1 and half years
Dr. M. K. Ansari
Neurology
take gabapin 300 thrice a day along with skelebenz 15 at evening hours
I fell down amid night and dont know it happens.I get injuri in neck. Now the problem is I cant sleep on bed straight due to too much pain and also comes in shoulder and both the arms
Dr. M. K. Ansari
Neurology
get cervical mri done. use cervical collar. meanwhile for symptom relief u can take PREGABA NT at evening between 6 to 7 and skelebenz 15 between 4 to 5 pm
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FAQs

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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References

  1. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 334-35
  2. Cyclobenzaprine. Titusville, NJ: McNeil Pediatrics; Apr. 2013]. [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 02 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link

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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
Country of Origin: India

Expires on or after: May, 2021

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