Cyclobenzaprine + Aceclofenac is a combination of two medicines: Cyclobenzaprine + Aceclofenac1 and Cyclobenzaprine + Aceclofenac2, which relieves pain and relaxes the muscles. Cyclobenzaprine + Aceclofenac1 is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and to improve pain and movement of muscles. Cyclobenzaprine + Aceclofenac2 is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which works by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).
Q. Can I stop taking Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR when my pain is relieved?
Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR is usually used for short term and can be discontinued if there is no pain. However, it should be continued if advised by the doctor.
Q. Can the use of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR can cause diarrhea. In case of diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Also, avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medicine. Talk to your doctor if diarrhea persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to your doctor.
Q. Can the use of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR can cause dry mouth. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips during the day and keep some water by your bed at night. You may use lip balm if your lips are also dry. Try to avoid foods that are acidic (like lemons), spicy and salty.
Q. Can the use of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR cause damage to kidneys?
Yes, long-term use of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR can cause damage to the kidneys. Use of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.
Q. Can I take a higher than the recommended dose of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR?
No, taking higher than recommended dose of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR can lead to increased chances of side effects. If you are experiencing increased severity of pain or the pain is not relieved by the recommended doses, please consult your doctor for re-evaluation.
Q. Can the use of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR cause sleepiness?
Yes, Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR can make you feel sleepy. Avoid driving, operating machinery, working at heights or participating in potentially dangerous activities till you know how this medicine affects you.
Q. What are the instructions for the storage and disposal of Flexabenz Plus Tablet SR?
Keep this medicine in the packet or the container it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.