What is Cyclobenzaprine used for?
Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant medication that is used to treat discomfort, pain and stiffness caused by muscle spasms, sprains and injuries to your muscles. This is used in combination with rest and physical therapy and other activities as recommended by your doctor. This can not be used to treat injuries alone. Cyclobenzaprine works with the central nervous system to provide its effects. Cyclobenzaprine interacts with the CNS as the cause of it’s side effects. This is meant to be a short-term medication. Your doctor will advise you if you do not see meaningful results. Do not share this medication with friends or family that have similar symptoms. It may not be an appropriate treatment and can cause adverse effects. Cyclobenzaprine has not been approved for individuals younger than 15 years of age.
DISCLAIMER : The information provided here is intended to provide basic information on this medication and is not intended to replace the medical advice provided by a certified medical professional. Any prescription drug use needs to be approved by your doctor. Do not avoid or ignore any advice provided by your physician in favor of what is written here. Always consult with a pharmacist, doctor or health care professional before taking this medication and seek counselling if you have any questions or concerns about your medication.