Flexeril is the name of cyclobenzaprine. It’s a muscle relaxant that is used to treat acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions like back or neck pain.
It acts in the central nervous system (CNS), to relieve muscle spasms and pain. Cyclobenzaprine comes in both immediate-release and extended-release forms.
Flexeril Side Effects:
Dry mouth, constipation, and fatigue may be experienced.
Make sure to remember that this medication was given by your physician because they have concluded that the value to you is higher than the potential risk of having side consequences.
Inform your doctor immediately If you experience any serious adverse reactions that include irregular or rapid heartbeats and mental or mood changes (such as hallucinations, confusion), or trouble with urination.
In the US Contact your doctor to seek medical advice on adverse reactions. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
In Canada In Canada, contact your doctor to get medical advice on adverse effects. You can report the side effects at Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345.
Before taking Flexeril / cyclobenzaprine tell your physician or pharmacist if you’re allergic to it, or if you have other allergies. The product could have inactive ingredients that could cause allergic reactions or other issues. Consult your doctor for more information.
Before taking this medication consult your physician or pharmacist about your medical history, particularly of liver disease, hyperactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism), heart issues difficulties with urination Glaucoma.
The medication can cause you to become feel dizzy or drowsy. Don’t drive, operate machinery, or perform anything that requires alertness until you can perform it safely. Do not drink alcohol. Discuss with your doctor when you’re using cannabis (cannabis).
If someone is overdosed and is suffering from serious symptoms like vomiting or difficulty breathing Call 911. If not, contact the poison control center immediately. US residents can reach the poison control office in their area at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents can dial the provincial poison control center.
If you have missed the dose, you should take it whenever you remember. If it’s close to the time for your next dose, do not take the dose you missed. Your next dose will be at the same time as usual. Don’t take double doses to make up the time.