cyclobenzaprine


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cy·clo·ben·za·prine

 (sī′klō-bĕn′zə-prēn′, sĭk′lō-)
n.
A drug, C20H21N, that is a skeletal muscle relaxant used in the form of its hydrochloride to relieve muscle spasms.

[cyclo- + alteration of benzo- + pr(opyl) + (am)ine.]
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Noun1.cyclobenzaprine - muscle relaxant (trade name Flexeril) used for muscle spasms or acute injury
muscle relaxant - a drug that reduces muscle contractility by blocking the transmission of nerve impulses or by decreasing the excitability of the motor end plate or by other actions
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cyclobenzaprine

n ciclobenzaprina
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Cyclobenzaprine shares pharmacologic properties with TCAs, but acts on the brainstem to induce skeletal muscle relaxation via reduction of tonic activity of alpha and gamma neurons.
I lay in bed all weekend watching the Wimbledon finals, and popping Percocet for the pain, with a Cyclobenzaprine chaser for the spasms.
A muscle relaxant called cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) may temporarily help to improve sleep and reduce pain.
He had been taking emtricitabine 200 mg/tenofovir 300 mg (Truvada) daily, efavirenz 600 mg (Sustiva) daily, sulfamethoxazole 800 mg/trimethoprim 160 mg daily, cyclobenzaprine 10 mg three times daily, and morphine 15 mg every 4 hours as needed.
325/5 mg six to eight tablets a day, ibuprofen 800 mg three tablets a day and cyclobenzaprine (Flexril[R], Merck & Co.
has received final approval from the FDA for its supplemental Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride Tablets USP, 5 mg.
At admission, the patient was placed on morphine for pain control, cyclobenzaprine at night for muscle spasms at the left hip joint area and the prednisone was increased to 40 mg a day.
The drug is contraindicated in patients during the acute recovery phase of myocardial infarction or in patients with arrhythmias, heart block, conduction disturbances, congestive heart failure, allergies to cyclobenzaprine or other ingredients in Flexeril, hypothyroidism, or current or recent use (within 14 days after discontinuation) of monoamine oxidase inhibitors.