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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Other options that may help with her multiple issues include antidepressants, cyclobenzaprine, and calcium channel blockers.
Patent Application 12/948,828, Methods and compositions for treating symptoms associated with posttraumatic stress disorder using cyclobenzaprine, covering the use of Tonmya, or TNX-102 SL, for the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The Neurana study was designed as a three-way cross-over study in healthy volunteers that included tolperisone, placebo and the leading market-share product in the category, cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril), which has been shown to be sedating in clinical use.
Pharmaceutical products company Tonix Pharmaceuticals Holding Corp (NasdaqGM:TNXP) reported on Tuesday the receipt of the US Patent and Trademark Office notice of allowance for the US Patent Application of TNX-102 SL under its "Eutectic Formulations of Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride and Amitriptyline Hydrochloride".
Other options include SSRIs such as fluoxetine (Prozac) and sertraline (Zoloft), and the muscle relaxants cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) and tizanidine (Zanaflex).
A sublingual formulation of cyclobenzaprine taken at bedtime was significantly better than placebo at reducing symptoms of military-related posttraumatic stress disorder, and study participants taking cyclobenzaprine also reported better sleep, a study showed.
For sleep disturbance, recommended drug interventions are low-dose amitriptyline, cyclobenzaprine, or pregabalin administered at bedtime.
Adding cyclobenzaprine or oxycodone/acetaminophen to naproxen for the treatment of acute low back pain does nothing more than increase adverse effects.
Among the drugs officers located in the apartment were several oxycodone pills and a Methadone pill (both defined as Class B substances), as well as Xanax, Naproxen and Cyclobenzaprine (all classified as Class E substances), according to the police report.
An order for "cycloprine 10 mg po qhs" which was intended to refer to the muscle relaxant cyclobenzaprine, was entered into a pharmacy system as "cyclosporine 10 mg po qhs" Fortunately, the error was caught, and cyclosporine was not dispensed.
Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant; quetiapine, is an antipsychotic drug; and hydrocodone, which is used to treat pain, are all prescription medications, The New York Post reported.
Treatment includes medications that can improve sleep as well as relieve pain, such as prega-balin (Lyrica) and gabapentin (Neurontin), which block overactivity of nerve cells involved in pain transmission, and cyclobenzaprine (Flexeril) and amitriptyline (Elavil).