Also indexed as: Flexeril
Cyclobenzaprine is a drug used as an adjunct to rest and physical therapy for relief of
Interactions with Vitamins, Herbs, and Foods
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Interactions with Foods and Other Compounds
Cyclobenzaprine may cause dizziness, drowsiness, or blurred vision.1 Alcohol may
intensify these effects and increase the risk of accidental injury. To prevent problems,
people taking cyclobenzaprine should avoid alcohol.
1. Threlkeld DS, ed. Central Nervous System Drugs, Skeletal Muscle
Relaxants, Centrally Acting, Cyclobenzaprine. In Facts and Comparisons Drug
Information. St. Louis, MO: Facts and Comparisons, Nov 1993, 287l–7n.