Flexeril Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride
CYCLOBENZAPRINE (Flexeril®) is a muscle relaxant. It works by bloking nerve impulses that are sent to your brain. It helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles and can treat muscle spasms. Cyclobenzaprine, a muscle relaxant and it is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relax muscles and relieve pain and may caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. cyclobenzaprine relieves muscle spasm when the spasm is due to local problems.
The usual dose is 10 milligrams 3 times a day and you should not take more than 60 milligrams a day.
Uses of Flexeril
Side Effects of Flexeril
If you are using Flexeril, then discuss the side effects of Flexeril with your doctor and if you feel any develop or change in intensity, then tell your doctor immediately. Side effects of Flexeril may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Flexeril:
Drug Interaction:- If you are taking certain drugs with Flexeril, then it may be increased, decreased, or altered the effects of Flexeril. So discuss with your doctor before combining Flexeril with the following:
After taking Flexeril, If you feel that overdose is suspected, then contact with your doctor immediately. Symptoms of Flexeril overdose may include:
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