Flexabenz Er 15mg Capsule
Flexabenz Er 15mg Capsule

Flexabenz Er 15mg Capsule

By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
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Flexabenz Er 15 MG Description

Flexabenz ER capsule is a medication used to treat muscle spasms (uncontrolled movements) due to muscle injury or sprain. The drug falls under muscle relaxants and is used to relax the muscle to preve...
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ContainsCyclobenzaprine(15.0 Mg)
Usesmuscle spasms
Side effectsdizziness, nausea, dry mouth, fatigue, headache, nausea
ClassificationMUSCLE RELAXANT
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Uses of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

  • Muscle spasm

Contraindications of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

  • Allergy to cyclobenzaprine or any other excipient
  • Patients prescribed monoamine oxidase inhibitors
  • Myocardial infarctions
  • Arrhythmia
  • Heart disease
  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hepatic impairment

Side effects of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

  • Drowsiness
  • Dry mouth
  • Fatigue
  • Headache

Precautions and Warnings of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can Flexabenz ER be taken during pregnancy?
A:
There is a lack of information on using this medication during pregnancy; hence consult your doctor. Your doctor will analyse the risk and benefits before prescribing this medication.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take Flexabenz ER during breastfeeding?
A:
The medication does not have enough data during the breastfeeding stage; hence consult your doctor before initiating the treatment.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken Flexabenz ER?
A:
The medication can result in dizziness, affecting your driving ability; hence, do not use this medication if you are driving.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking Flexabenz ER?
A:
Severe drowsiness can be seen when this medication is used with alcohol consumption.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to the active ingredient or any other exciepient
  • You have liver disease or acute liver failure
  • You have a history of cardiac disease
  • You have hyperthyroidism
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medications, vitamins or minerals

Mode of Action of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

How Does It Work?

Flexabenz ER capsule contains cyclobenzaprine which works as a muscle relaxant; the drug relieves the muscle spasm of local origin without altering the local muscle functioning. The medicine mainly ac...
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Directions for Use of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

  • Take the medication in the dose and for the duration advised by your doctor
  • Do not chew, crush or break the capsule in half
  • Do not remove the contents of the capsule
  • Swallow the capsule as a whole with a glass of water
  • Do not stop the medication treatment if your symptoms decrease

Interactions of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Avoid using this medication with anti-depressant, as it may result in seizures or CNS depression or enhance its risk of occurrence

Other general Interactions

  • Avoid using this medication if you are suffering from depression
  • The medication is not intended to be used in acute liver disease

Storage and disposal of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

  • Store below 30°C in a cool and dry place
  • Keep the medication away from moisture and direct sunlight
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Do not flush the unused tablets or discard them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about a safe way of discarding the unused or expired medications

Dosage of Flexabenz Er 15 MG

Overdose

Overdosing can result in symptoms like drowsiness, tachycardia, tremor or agitation. Report to your doctor immediately for supportive and symptomatic treatment. ECG monitoring is required in cases of ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed the dose, the medication should be taken as soon as you remember. Make sure you keep the proper time duration between two doses. If the time interval for the second dose is near, avoid t...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I use Flexabenz ER capsule for my muscle pain?

A: Flexabenz Er capsule effectively treats muscle pain due to spasms, strain or any injury. However, do not use this medication as an alternative to a painkiller. The medication is only intended to treat the muscle spam occurring due to any injury; hence avoid using this medication for pain.

Q: Can we use Flexabenz ER capsule in the elderly population?

A: The elderly can be at a greater risk of developing adverse effects such as dizziness, confusion and cardiac complications. Hence, it is not advisable to use this medication in the elderly.

Q: How long does Flexabenz ER capsule take to relieve my uncontrolled muscle movements?

A: The medication is effective in duration from thirty minutes to one hour. This depends on the dose you have taken; consult your doctor if you do not see any changes in your muscle spasms.
Product Details
Brand
FLEXABENZ ER
Last Updated on: 19 May 2022 | 12:19 PM (IST)

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