Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER

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Composition for Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER

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Primarily used for

Muscle relaxation
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Alcohol
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₹18.0/Capsule ER
10 capsule er in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Skelebenz Capsule ER

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Uses of Skelebenz Capsule ER

Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER is used for muscle relaxation.
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Side effects of Skelebenz Capsule ER

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

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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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER at a fixed time.

How Skelebenz Capsule ER works

Skelebenz 15mg capsule er works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on Skelebenz Capsule ER

Expert advice for Skelebenz Capsule ER

  • Skelebenz can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Skelebenz, 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 Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Skelebenz 15mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER is probably usafe to use during la
ctation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER 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 Skelebe
nz 15mg Capsule ER in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Skelebenz 15mg Capsule ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Skelebenz 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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