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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 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?

Harmful effects of Cyclobenzaprine are extremely rare for pregnant ladies.


Is the use of Cyclobenzaprine safe during breastfeeding?

There is no research available on the side effects of Cyclobenzaprine on breastfeeding women. Therefore, its impact is unknown.


What is the effect of Cyclobenzaprine on the Kidneys?

Kidney can be affected by Cyclobenzaprine. If you experience any unwanted effects of this drug, stop taking it. You should take it again only after medical advice.


What is the effect of Cyclobenzaprine on the Liver?

Cyclobenzaprine may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.


What is the effect of Cyclobenzaprine on the Heart?

Cyclobenzaprine can have moderate side effects on the heart. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.


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?

Forming a habit of Cyclobenzaprine has not been reported.

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

Cyclobenzaprine does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.


Is it safe?

Yes, but you should take Cyclobenzaprine only as per your doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cyclobenzaprine is not used to treat mental disorders.

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Cyclobenzaprine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cyclobenzaprine

There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Cyclobenzaprine with food.


Interaction between Alcohol and Cyclobenzaprine

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Cyclobenzaprine.

This medicine data has been created by -
Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
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Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
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