PATIENT MEDICATION

Cyclobenzaprine

 

Description

Cyclobenzaprine (also called Flexeril®) is a medicine that helps relax muscles and prevent muscle spasms. It is available as a 10-mg tablet.

How to take and store cyclobenzaprine

  • May be taken on an empty or full stomach
  • Store at room temperature, away from heat and moisture

Possible side effects

  • Feeling dizzy
  • Feeling drowsy
  • Nausea
  • Upset stomach
  • Dry mouth

These are the most common side effects, but there may be others. Please report all side effects to the doctor or nurse.

In case of a severe side effect or reaction, call the doctor, nurse or pharmacist at 595-3300. If you are outside the Memphis area, dial toll-free 1-866-2STJUDE (1-866-278-5833), and press 0 once the call is connected.

Special instructions

  • This medicine may cause you to feel dizzy or drowsy. Do not operate heavy equipment or drive a motor vehicle until you see how this medicine will affect you.
  • If you take other pain medicines, they can increase the sleepy feeling you get with cyclobenzaprine.

 

This document is not intended to take the place of the care and attention of your personal physician or other professional medical services. Our aim is to promote active participation in your care and treatment by providing information and education. Questions about individual health concerns or specific treatment options should be discussed with your physician.

St. Jude complies with health care-related federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

ATTENTION: If you speak another language, assistance services, free of charge, are available to you. Call 1-866-278-5833 (TTY: 1-901-595-1040).

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