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How effective is Flexeril for Sleep aid (Insomnia)?

Summary: 7 Flexeril users have rated its effectiveness for Sleep aid.

Overall ratings: 3.1/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is for Sleep aid and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Flexeril

Flexeril has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms. (latest outcomes from 16,458 Flexeril users)

Sleep aid

Sleep aid (sleeplessness) can be treated by Ambien, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Lunesta, Zolpidem Tartrate, Ambien Cr, Zopiclone. (latest reports from 131,447 Sleep Aid patients)

On Mar, 4, 2015: 7 people are studied for taking Flexeril in Sleep aid




Flexeril effectiveness for Sleep aid


Long term Flexeril effectiveness for Sleep aid

Flexeril effectiveness for Sleep aid (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall11221
Long term
(1+ years)
01111

Gender of people who take Flexeril for Sleep aid * :

FemaleMale
Sleep aid71.43%28.57%

Age of people who take Flexeril for Sleep aid * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep aid0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%57.14%0.00%0.00%28.57%

Who find Flexeril more effective for Sleep aid?

Gender of people who find Flexeril more effective * :

FemaleMale
Sleep aid66.67%33.33%

Age of people who find Flexeril more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sleep aid0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Can methocarbamol cause violent out burst
    I take these meds and have had violent outburst I need to know is this what to expect all 4 of these are taken daily.
  • Is there a drug interaction between paxil and flexeril?
    What is the drug interaction, if any between paxil and flexeril? I was taken off a low dosage of paxil two weeks or so ago an due to back issues was issued flexeril for spasms and pain. I try to avoid meds like this but really need it and wanted to know if it was safe. I read about major drug int ...
  • Will flexeril help with alcohol withdrawal anxiet????
    I have been suffering with alcohol withdrawals plus the flu the only meds that I have available is one flexor all will this help ease anxiety and let me sleep??
  • Does clonazapam cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears? (1 answer)
    Patient fell a year ago and injured her neck and broke a bone in her arm. Has had severe pain in her neck. Getting acupuncture frequently. Recently tried to change medication from Valium to Clonazepam, and developed severe tinnitus. She said she only missed two days of Valium. She also says she ...
  • Is insomnia go away if stoping taking atacand
    I have insomnia after taking Atacand . Can i stopping atacand and insomia will be go off ? If answer yes , how long stopping atacand and the insomia will be goes off ?

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Prominent issue is chronic pain in neck, middle back, lower right back, right hip and chest. Started four years ago after dinner with pain in the chest. Over the next month or two the pain progressed to the right side of chest and then two right shoulder blade, over to the spine and then up to the neck and then down the spine and over to right hip. Pain has been there ever since. Numerousssss tests, doctors, medications, etc, but no one can find anything. Prior to this I was on no medications or had any health issues. The only possible physical link could be from a car wreck that occured about two years earlier. Bad case of whiplash. Current MRIs,CT Scan and Xrays do not show anything significant. Recently started seeing a Psychiatrist to see if it may be something related to stress, etc. Due to the problems I was having from the pain the doctor tried me on Adderall XR which has helped me tremendously. I can now put in a semi-productive work day. Primary doctor had me on celexa to help with stress, anxiety, etc. Psychiatrist increased Celexa from 20mg to 40mg but no improvment. Added 60mg Cymbalta and reduced Celexa back to 20mg. Still no change. Increased Cymbalta to 120mg and dropped Celexa. Doctor was trying the Cymbalta for the chronic pain. After 2 weeks at 120mg, sweats and hot flashes started getting worse and severe morning diahrea started. After 5 weeks I reduced to 60mg to see if that would help the side affects. After 2 weeks at 60mg still no major improvement on side affects. The biggest surprise is my pain has gotten worse since starting Cymbalta which is requiring more pain medications. The first hour after getting up in the morning is hell. I dont recall mornings ever being this bad. I take my medications and then have to sit down for an hour until everything kicks in. I dont know if its some sort of withdrawal, side affect, etc.??

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    Robin on May, 26, 2013:

    I'm 33 years old I started this medication 2 months ago for depression. I started with 30mg and then onto 60mg. Once I started the 60mg I started experinecing soft tissue pain in my upper neck near my skull. I've had it for about 2 weeks now. I'm not sure I want to take this medication anymore. It also giving me high stress.

    Reply

    Dorie on Jan, 4, 2013:

    I am sure that cymbalta is the cause of a soft tissue neck pain on the left side. I know because when I increase cymbalta it gets worse. At 30 mg daily I am ok. The cymbalta helps upper back pain. Dr. did an mri on head and neck and found nothing. But if I take 60 mg. cymbalta in one day it gets worse. I have had injury to upper back and neck but it isn't that kind of pain. This is severe soft tissue pain in an area about the size of half of my hand. Sometimes it radiates a little bit into my shoulder. I have experimented enough to know for sure that it is the cymbalta. The Cymbalta also makes me very hot and makes me sweat, which is completely uncharacteristic for me. Nothing helps the neck pain, except hard pressure on the area. Anybody else have neck pain FROM cymbalta?? I also developed high blood pressure after starting cymbalta, after a lifetime of very low blood pressure.

    Reply

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