cyclobenzaprine, Flexeril, Amrix, Fexmid

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GENERIC NAME: cyclobenzaprine

BRAND NAME: Flexeril, Amrix, Fexmid



USES: Cyclobenzaprine is used with rest and physical therapy for short-term relief of muscle spasms associated with acute painful muscle and skeletal conditions. It is only for short-term use, up to two or three weeks.

SIDE EFFECTS: The most common side effects of cyclobenzaprine include:

Other reported side effects include:

Abrupt cessation after prolonged therapy may cause withdrawal symptoms such as headaches, nausea, and weakness.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/29/2016

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