Flexeril vs Low Dose Naltrexone

Flexeril
(Rx)
Low Dose Naltrexone
Flexeril is a muscle relaxant.
Satisfaction Score
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3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
4.5
Very Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
2.5
Concern level
1.4
Helpfulness
for Fibromyalgia
3.2
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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August 26, 1977
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
42,583 Discussions
38,181 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 Neck Pain
#6 for TMJ
Flexeril 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 MS
#4 for Fibromyalgia
#5 for PPMS
#6 for SPMS
#7 for CFS
#8 for RRMS
Low Dose Naltrexone is approved for MS and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Crohn's Disease and Fibromyalgia, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Fle
Drowsiness
5
Withdrawal Symptoms
4
Grogginess
2
Dry Mouth
1
Fainting
1
Hallucinations
1
Nightmares
1
Rash
1
Coma
1
Mood Swings
1
Low
Nausea
2
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Sleep Disorders
2
Vivid Dreams
2
Psoriasis
1
Weight Gain
1
Rash
1
Migraines
1
Itching
1
Burning
1
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Flexeril
Fle
Low Dose Naltrexone
Low
Drowsiness
Fle
Low
5
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Fle
Low
4
2
Grogginess
Fle
Low
2
0
Dry Mouth
Fle
Low
1
0
Fainting
Fle
Low
1
0
Hallucinations
Fle
Low
1
0
Nightmares
Fle
Low
1
0
Rash
Fle
Low
1
1
Coma
Fle
Low
1
0
Mood Swings
Fle
Low
1
0
Nausea
Low
Fle
2
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Low
Fle
2
4
Sleep Disorders
Low
Fle
2
0
Vivid Dreams
Low
Fle
2
0
Psoriasis
Low
Fle
1
0
Weight Gain
Low
Fle
1
0
Rash
Low
Fle
1
1
Migraines
Low
Fle
1
0
Itching
Low
Fle
1
0
Burning
Low
Fle
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 Flexeril during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Flexeril and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Low Dose Naltrexone and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 5 mg, 10 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Cyclobenzaprine Hcl
Ingredients not available
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Flexeril and Low Dose Naltrexone: 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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