Cyclobenzaprine vs Ketoprofen

Cyclobenzaprine
(Rx)
Ketoprofen
(OTC)
Cyclobenzaprine is a muscle relaxant.
Ketoprofen is a pain relief medication (NSAID).
Satisfaction Score
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3.8
Very Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.4
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Pain
3.4
Concern level
1.4
Concern level
1.2
Approval Date
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Not Available
December 22, 1992
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
6,594 Discussions
1,839 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for Spasms
#3 for Fibromyalgia
#4 for Cramping
#5 for TMJ
Cyclobenzaprine is prescribed for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Fibromyalgia, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Pain
#2 for RA
#3 for OA
#4 for Cramping
Ketoprofen is approved for Pain and is mostly mentioned together with this indication.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Cyc
Drowsiness
9
Nausea
9
Dry Mouth
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Euphoria
2
Grogginess
2
Tinnitus
1
Fainting
1
Burning
1
Itching
1
Ket
Diabetes
3
Numbness
2
Stomach Problems
2
Depression
2
Neuropathy
2
Addiction
2
Rash
2
Liver Disease
2
High Blood Pressure
1
Gastritis
1
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Cyclobenzaprine
Cyc
Ketoprofen
Ket
Drowsiness
Cyc
Ket
9
0
Nausea
Cyc
Ket
9
0
Dry Mouth
Cyc
Ket
4
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Cyc
Ket
4
0
Euphoria
Cyc
Ket
2
0
Grogginess
Cyc
Ket
2
0
Tinnitus
Cyc
Ket
1
0
Fainting
Cyc
Ket
1
0
Burning
Cyc
Ket
1
0
Itching
Cyc
Ket
1
0
Diabetes
Ket
Cyc
3
0
Numbness
Ket
Cyc
2
0
Stomach Problems
Ket
Cyc
2
0
Depression
Ket
Cyc
2
0
Neuropathy
Ket
Cyc
2
0
Addiction
Ket
Cyc
2
0
Rash
Ket
Cyc
2
0
Liver Disease
Ket
Cyc
2
0
High Blood Pressure
Ket
Cyc
1
0
Gastritis
Ket
Cyc
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Cyclobenzaprine during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Ketoprofen during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Cyclobenzaprine and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Ketoprofen and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 7.5 mg, 10 mg
Capsule: 15 mg, 30 mg
Capsule: 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg, 100 mg, 150 mg, 200 mg
Tablet: 12.5 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl
Ketoprofen
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Cyclobenzaprine and Ketoprofen: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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