Cyclobenzaprine

About Cyclobenzaprine (Prescription Drug)

Cyclobenzaprine is a centrally-acting skeletal muscle relaxant used in the treatment of muscle spasm associated with acute painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Learn more about Cyclobenzaprine in our Cyclobenzaprine Community Report.

StarSapphire's Cyclobenzaprine History (Stopped)
20 mg Daily Oct 09, 2009 - Jul 01, 2010
As needed Dec 31, 2010 - Feb 28, 2011
20 mg Daily Feb 28 - Jul 17, 2011
Stopped Expense and Change in health plan coverage Jul 1, 2010
Stopped Course of treatment ended Jul 17, 2011

StarSapphire's Cyclobenzaprine is for…

  • Fibromyalgia
  • Pain
  • Sleep problems

StarSapphire's side effects of Cyclobenzaprine…

  • Hangover effect Dec 31, 2010
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) Dec 31, 2010

Evaluations


Jul 17, 2011

Dosage
20 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hangover effect, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

Jan 2, 2011

Dosage
As needed
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (hangover effect, excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips
Having severe back spasms, so started taking the Flexeril again--10mg once or twice per day. It causes sleepiness and "hung-over" feeling.

Jul 1, 2010

Dosage
20 mg Daily
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for sleep problems)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost
< $25 monthly