106 patient evaluations for Cyclobenzaprine

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Aug 9, 2010 (Started Oct 02, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily

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Aug 6, 2010 (Started Mar 07, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for fibromyalgia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 31, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1999)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in hips)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Pain in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Stiffness in legs and hips in morning)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: flexeril is what keeps me moving during the day
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 21, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Back pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Helps me to relax stiff muscles and get rest.
Cost: $200+ monthly

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Jun 17, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle tension)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Drowsiness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: This med (Flexeril aka cyclobenzaprine) has the side-effect of making you very sleepy at first. Over time, this effect goes away for the most part. Also, this med is not meant to be taken every day - it quickly loses it's effectiveness when taken consistently. I only take it about twice a week or so. It doesn't make me sleepy anymore. I've heard that this med is slightly related to the family of tricyclic antidepressants, but I don't know much about that.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

Jan 5, 2009 (Started Jun 01, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle tension)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (Drowsiness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Drowsiness, Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence), Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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Jun 5, 2010 (Started May 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Pain)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: take at night to help sleep makes me tired but doesn't help with stage 4 sleep
Cost: < $25 monthly

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May 31, 2010 (Started May 10, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 27, 2010 (Started Dec 14, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Severe
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: It worked GREAT! I love the relief from pain however I become totally dysfunctional, I will be out for about 18 hours when I take this. So when my pain is so severe I am in a very dark place I will take a half of one to knock myself out to keep my self safe. Pain relief but a the trade off is vertical time.

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May 21, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1985)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Severe (Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be careful, it may may make you quite grogey. I took this many years ago and it seemed to work quite well. But I guess with all the fatigue catching up to me now....I just can't take any more. I only took one tab at night, which seemed to be good for sleeping, but not so good for getting started in the morning.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

May 20, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 1985)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild (Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence))
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have found that my use of Skelaxin 800 mg. twice a day was a much better treatment. I had asked the Doc to change because of the expense; but now the Skelaxin comes in a generic and costs half the price. I am now back on Skelaxin generic.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)

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Mar 15, 2010 (Started Dec 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I have found with using this medication in moderation that I have more energy and feel less pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Feb 17, 2010 (Started Dec 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 11, 2010 (Started Dec 17, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Muscle spasms)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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