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Cyclobenzaprine/Flexeril



- Adjunct to rest and physical therapy for relief of muscle spasm associated w/ acute painful musculoskeletal conditions; CNS relief of muscle spasm;
- Adult: 10mg PO tid; Do not use for longer than 2-3 weeks; sedative and anticholinergic properties;
- Contraindicated with MAOI use, Tricyclics, during acute recovery from MI,
- Contra w/ hyperthyroidism, CHF, dysrhythmias, heart block, conduction disturbances; Flexeril may enhance the effects of barbiturates, alcohol, and other CNS depressants;
      - use with caution in patients with hx of urinary retention, angle closure glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure and in patients taking anticholinergic medications