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Cyclobenzaprine

Cyclobenzaprine Information

Cyclobenzaprine Benefits & Uses

Cyclobenzaprine is used to treat the following -

Cyclobenzaprine Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cyclobenzaprine

Cyclobenzaprine

Cyclobenzaprine Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cyclobenzaprine is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Drowsiness
  3. Blurred vision
  4. Constipation Moderate
  5. Dizziness Mild
  6. Dry Mouth Mild
  7. Altered taste
  8. Headache Mild
  9. Impaired Concentration
  10. Stomach Upset
  11. Fatigue Mild
  12. Hallucinations
  13. Jaundice Moderate

Cyclobenzaprine Related Warnings

Is the use of Cyclobenzaprine safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women may get mild side effects from Cyclobenzaprine.

Mild

Is the use of Cyclobenzaprine safe during breastfeeding?

No research work has been carried out till date on effect of Cyclobenzaprine on breastfeeding women. So it is not known whether taking Cyclobenzaprine will cause side effects or not.

Unknown

What is the effect of Cyclobenzaprine on the Kidneys?

There may be some adverse effects on kidney after taking Cyclobenzaprine. If you observe any such side effects, stop taking this drug. Consume this medicine again only if your doctor advises you to do so.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cyclobenzaprine on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Cyclobenzaprine on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Cyclobenzaprine on the Heart?

Cyclobenzaprine may cause harmful effects on the heart. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Severe Interaction of Cyclobenzaprine with Other Drugs

Cyclobenzaprine should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cyclobenzaprine Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cyclobenzaprine unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Heart Disease
  2. Glaucoma
  3. Dehydration
  4. Allergy

Frequently asked Questions about Cyclobenzaprine

Is this Cyclobenzaprine habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Cyclobenzaprine.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

Yes, it is safe to do these activities or work after taking Cyclobenzaprine as it does not make you drowsy.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, Cyclobenzaprine is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cyclobenzaprine cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

No

Cyclobenzaprine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cyclobenzaprine

Information is not available on the interaction of any foods with Cyclobenzaprine, due to a lack of research on this.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Cyclobenzaprine

It is difficult to say anything about the effect of Cyclobenzaprine and alcohol. No research has been done on this yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine HCl)
  2. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 374-375