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Name: Cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride
Pregnancy Category B
Centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant
Precise mechanism of action not known; does not directly relax tense
skeletal muscles but appears to act mainly at brain stem levels or in
Relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal
conditions, as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy
Unlabeled use: adjunct in the management of fibrositis syndrome
Contraindicated in the presence of hypersensistivity to
acute recovery phase of myocardial infarction, arrhythmias, heart
or conduction disturbances, CHF, hyperthyroidism.
Use with caution in the presence of urinary retention, angle-closure
glaucoma, increased intraocular pressure, lactation.
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