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User Reviews for Cyclobenzaprine

Also known as: Amrix, Comfort Pac with Cyclobenzaprine, Fexmid, Flexeril

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Cyclobenzaprine Rating Summary

6.4/10 Average Rating

272 Ratings with 194 User Reviews

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Reviews for Cyclobenzaprine to treat Muscle Spasm

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "having had pain meds in the hospital were awful following Hip replacement. I was given hydrocodone and they think it was the cause of my BP dropping to 60/40. To avoid those opiots they gave me flexeril and it relieved the most excruciating spasms of my entire operative leg. Not quite sure but that it also is a source of giving me hypotension. If you are going to be comfortable laying down. My recommendation is this."

   
9.0

DeeBear August 28, 2016

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"Ineffective for deep muscle pain for my Torn rotator cuff "

   
3.0

LoriB31405 August 8, 2016

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"It knocks me out for at least 12 hours and the drowsiness lasts days. I am completely unable to function the following 2 days. It messes with my mood as well."

   
3.0

Cryssie83 August 5, 2016

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"It knocked me out for 12 hours. Didn't get rid of my pain. Made me feel confused and very irritable. I'm still feeling effects 5 days later (small waves of confusion/anxiety with nausea). I wouldn't recommend it. Rather have someone stand on my hurt back all day than to use this again."

   
1.0

Shabutie July 28, 2016

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"I have tried this several times. While it works well for the muscles spasms I can't function the next day. I am very confused and looking for something to get it out of my system. I just read it can stay in your system 5 to 10 days"

   
2.0

Dee1956 July 14, 2016

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"I was extremely confused on this medication , it was awful, I am glad that my doctor diagnosed me properly, as I could easily have been mistaken for dementia"

   
1.0

Cathemm July 1, 2016

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"Tried this drug for chronic neck pain. Doctor prescribed as better than Norvo. NO WAY! Tried first one 10mg before going to bed. Got bad insomnia . Couln't sleep at all--and neck pain was WORSE. Bad night--Will try once more during day. If pain doesn't get relief I'm dropping this as worthless."

   
1.0

whyl June 29, 2016

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"Helped. Have used off and on for a few months."

   
9.0

GILLOOLY June 14, 2016

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Fexmid (cyclobenzaprine): "This was prescribed for lower back pain. I was to take 1 before bed to help me sleep. Unfortunately, my body often reacts opposite to what is expected. It gave me insomnia. My brain refused to shut off while taking it. The doctor switched me to Soma, which works well for me."

   
1.0

Lwg99 June 10, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "Very helpful for spasms of lower back. A little occ. dizziness the only side affect plus some drowsiness early in the course of treatment."

   
9.0

rubylogan56 (taken for less than 1 month) May 31, 2016

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"Horrible muscle spasms was not able to sleep because of so much pain"

   
1.0

Hurtado May 16, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "Have had a Diabetic Frozen Shoulder/Diabetic Complication - Adhesive Capulitus for about 8 or so months. Have been on Norco 7%u2019s for a while, but Flexeril seems to work better for me right now , NOTHING helps Frozen Shoulder. %u2026 FYI, do NOT do any Physical Therapy in the initial or %u201Cpainful%u201D stage, I made that mistake and made it worse. My Orthopedic specialist even told me the same thing at our initial visit last week. Wish I would have seen him first. My GP put me in Physical Therapy and wondered why I got a lot worse. Admittedly, doctors have no idea how to treat a Frozen Shoulder, especially in Diabetics as the scar tissue is much more dense. They suggest surgery on most websites online.. on something they know nothing about? No thanks"

   
7.0

S. Sea May 8, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "This drug is OK for short term but long term after second car accident severe stomach pain. I would take it and stomach would start making noise. Horrible nausea follow, researched and found it is cheapest muscle relaxers. My opinion there is bad stuff in those things, currently taking Soma and no side effects even when taken for same time frame: taken longer too."

   
4.0

Mr2NotAtFaults (taken for 1 to 2 years) April 30, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "I was prescribed flexeril 10 mg twice a day as needed after experiencing lower back pain resulting from epidurals (I did not take this while I was pregnant or nursing). My discs would slip out of place and pinch the nerve(s) in my back causing me great pain. I would get adjusted to get the bone alignment right, but the swelling and pain was still there. Flexeril worked great for me. It is great to take at night; it helps you sleep. But, I have also taken it during the day if the pain was bad enough. I will drink a 5 hour energy or something equivalent to help me stay awake and function at work. I definitely wouldn't take this if I were driving. This medication in combination with an 800 mg Ibuprofen is wonderful."

   
10

Georgia's thoughts April 28, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "Work pretty good speaking as my back, shoulders, & neck spasm ever since my accident. Takes most of the pain away if not all of it."

   
7.0

HisWorld:) (taken for 1 to 2 years) April 27, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "Perfect!"

   
10

x6xSLAYERx6x (taken for 1 to 6 months) April 27, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "Worthless! Dont waste your money."

   
1.0

Jsef April 21, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "I had right shoulder ,arm, and neck pain for 2 weeks - I had taken norco at night so I could sleep but the pain was to much and I had no relief. my orthopedic doc prescribed flexerol 5 mg I took one at dinner but 3 hrs in still no relief - took a pain med (oxy) fell asleep a while later- next morning I woke up and no pain- first time in two weeks! Since the pain meds had no affect I know the flexerol did its job. I felt a little " hungover" but ok- next night I took it alone and I had no side affects the next day-"

   
10

Flowerdiva (taken for less than 1 month) April 19, 2016

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"I was born with a club foot, my legs aren't the same length so I've had back pain since I can remember. I've always had a hard time when it came to bed time, my pain would be in pain that it would keep me up. My doctor gave me Xanax and perscribed pain killers. I got married was stationed somewhere else and had to get a new doctor, she said she would start me in muscle relaxer and ibuprofen. I was given cyclobenzaprine for muscle relaxer. It was such a change that I feel like it doesn't do a thing for me whatsoever."

   
1.0

Anonymous (taken for 1 to 6 months) March 24, 2016

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"Dr. prescribed 5 mg of Flexeril for my TMJ and it worked wonders for me. It completely took the pain away and I was not drowsy, sleepy or anything like that. I don't think I've ever taken something that has actually worked for what it was prescribed for. AMEN!"

   
10

TMJ March 8, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "Worthless, night sweats. No relief at all."

   
1.0

Kaye's February 29, 2016

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"My Favorite medicine. I have tried other pain relievers, including Vicodin, but nothing takes the pain away more than Flexeril. It is never had any serious side effects for me and I have even been able to take it while at work to improve my performance when my back would flare up. Best time to take it is right before bed because it puts me right to sleep when I needed to and I wake up feeling no pain at all."

   
10

RedLee February 29, 2016

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Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine): "Took two ten mg tablets then tried to sleep. Couldn't sleep because of legs and upper back spasming the same or worse and then . Fell asleep three times for thirty minutes to an hour each time only to wake up because of spasming and then discovering I had pooed myself a little each time. It gave me horrible diarrhea. I would rather be knocked out with a few firm punches to the face than to try this stuff again. I'm fairly certain it not only didn't help, but it made everything worse."

   
1.0

AlaskanLady February 29, 2016

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"Same as so many -- didn't help the pain at all, but did make me very tired."

   
1.0

dhbdhb February 11, 2016

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"Works wonders on a very sore back/hamstrings, no problems at all and I can deal with the side effect of drowsiness and dry mouth."

   
10

tkdgirl February 1, 2016

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