- Are Skelaxin and Flexeril the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Skelaxin?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Flexeril?
- What Is Skelaxin?
- What Is Flexeril?
- What Drugs Interact with Skelaxin?
- What Drugs Interact with Flexeril?
- How Should Skelaxin Be Taken?
- How Should Flexeril Be Taken?
Are Skelaxin and Flexeril the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Skelaxin?
Common side effects of Skelaxin include:
- upset stomach, or
- skin rash.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Flexeril?
Common side effects of Flexeril include:
- low blood pressure
- low muscle tone
- urinary retention or urinary frequency
- confusion, and
- trouble sleeping
What Is Skelaxin?
What Is Flexeril?
What Drugs Interact With Skelaxin?
What Drugs Interact With Flexeril?
Flexeril especially when used with alcohol or other CNS depressants, may impair mental and/or physical abilities required for performance of hazardous tasks, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle.
How Should Skelaxin Be Taken?
Skelaxin's usual dose is 800 mg taken three or four times daily.
How Should Flexeril Be Taken?
For most patients, the recommended dose of Flexeril is 5 mg three times a day. Based on individual patient response, the dose may be increased to 10 mg three times a day. Use of Flexeril for periods longer than two or three weeks is not recommended.
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FDA. Skelaxin Medication Guide.
FDA. Flexeril Product Information.