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Amrix and Severe Stomach pain?

My doc prescribed 15mg Amrix for a "severely herniated disc. This is the only new thing I'm taking. Today was 3rd day & my stomach hurts extremely badly. I took a Prilosec, Zantac 150mg & TUMS, to no avail. Stomach pain is listed in the Package Insert. Has anyone else experienced this? Thanks! ## Sorry to hear about your situation. I also looked up the side effects of Amrix (Cyclobenzaprine) and found the following symptoms listed on, categorized as rare side effects: Bloated feeling or gas Indigestion / constipation Nausea or vomiting Stomach cramps or pain I would encourage you to contact your doctor if the symptoms become too bothersome or severe. He/she may be able to recommend some other alternative to this medication. I hope you get around to feeling better...

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Can I break up amrix capsule?

I took my first and only capsule of amrix 3 days ago and I still feel drowsy. I would like to continue with a smaller dose, like 5 mg. My Amrix is time released and a capsule contains many white beads. Can I simply divide the capsule and take a portion at a time? ## No, it is not safe to try and do that with any time released medication. What dosage are you taking? You doctor should be able to prescribe a lower one for you. The U.S. FDA lists its other typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, dry mouth, and headache. ## I don't think there is a lower dosage amrix than 15 mg.

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Mood change or rage

Can Amrix cause rage if not taken for 3weeks then resume usage ## Yes, though the FDA lists it as being a very are side effect and warns that someone experiencing it should check with their doctor immediately. Other side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?

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will taking amrix help with withdrawels from methadone

will taking 15 mg of amrix daily help with the withdrawels from methadone. ## IDK,but I know for a FACT that suboxenes WILL!!!I'm 110%POSITIVE of this!!(cause I DID it)lol ## Well I can tell you one thing suboxone is a wonder drug. Why I say that is because I was taking anything I could get my hands on. Then I met opanas, oh my god that is the closest thing to methadone that there is. My opinion I think opana 40 two or three times a day is harder to detox than methadone. I've done both anyway. suboxone made me feel normal. I didn't want to take any opiates and I was around it every day and offered it and didn't do it so yeah if you can afford it go with suboxone, good luck, you're going to need it ...

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amrix for extended period of time- is it safe

my doctor prescribed 15 milligrams of Amrix with 5 refills. It has helped me tremendously! My lower back pain is work related ( I'm a Dental Hygienist),and retirement is not in the picture for a long time! Would it be safe to continue taking it? ## Hello, Shelly! How are you? As listed by the FDA, Amrix contains the active ingredient Cyclobenzaprine, which is a muscle relaxant. You can take it as long as your doctor approves and deems that it is safe for you. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Would this cause withdrawal symptoms when stopped?

I started taking in oct 2014 30 pills but very other day or when needed 15 mg then when finished started getting pain again waited a month. Jan 2015 got 30 day refill took for 2 weeks stopped last wed. Didn't take the last 15 pills. For the last week especially at night sweats, chills, shaking, feel like I am going through drug withdrawal, dizzy, pacing?? Any feedback? ## Hello, Lisa! How are you? It is always possible to experience some mild withdrawal symptoms like that, if you've taken something for a long period of time, or in a high dose, even if you only took it as prescribed. As listed by the FDA, you may also experience rebound pain, insomnia and diarrhea. It should improve soon, as your body adjusts to being without the Cyclobenzaprine. If not, then you should speak wit...

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how much amrix is too for a small framed female

I was prescribed 30 mg of Amrix for an undiagnosed problem. My chiropractor reminded me that my heart is also muscle,and could relax my heart TOO much!!!! I'm afraid to take it. I'm 5'4 115 lbs ## Hi kat, I find it odd that your Dr. prescribed a medication like Amrix for an undiagnosed problem, because if something's left undiagnosed, how can he/she be sure that Amrix is the appropriate course of action? At any rate, to answer your question about dosing, the recommended adult dose is listed by the manufacturer as follows: 1 - 2 Amrix (15mg) capsules taken once daily OR 1 Amrix (30mg) capsule taken once daily NOTE: the manufacturer also advises against using Amrix for any longer than up to 2 - 3 weeks My opinion based on the information above is that you may want to talk ...

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Amrix 15 /Hyperparathyroidism

I was on regular Flexeril for a while. Then was on Soma til it stopped working. Was just prescribed 15mg of Amrix at bedtime. Since starting I have been diagnosed with Hyperthoroidism as I have lost 70lbs in the last 10 months. Was in hospital, testing n procedures for possible stomach cancer. That was negative, thank God! However, now the contraindications for Amrix is pts with overactive thyroid (Hyperparathyroidism) shouldn't take it. That's ALL I can find!! Can anyone PLEASE tell me why that is? What would happen if I continued to take it? I'm not, and now need to call pain mgmt with this new diagnosis. I have RA, ankylosing spondylitis, herniated discs, fibromyalgia and other conditions. Can anyone give some solid answers? Thank you so much. ## Hello, NewLeaf! How are y...

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amrix and steroid pack

Amrix an steroid pack? Can you take these 2 ## Hello, Audrey! How are you? Which steroid? I'm sorry, but I can't check for any problems or interactions, without knowing the specific one you're asking about. Amrix may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. ## It's the medro pack .

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Amrix (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride) Extended-Release Capsules

Does this medication have the potential for addiction and abuse? ## Amrix (cyclobenzaprine) is a potent pain killer which works by supressing the central nervous system. It has an additive effect with alcohol, and long half life which means high risk for overdose. This drug is very dangerous and should not be used other than how prescribed. ## I'm sorry, but that is not correct. Amrix does contain the active ingredient Cyclobenzaprine, but it is just a muscle relaxant, it is used to help treat the muscle pain that's associated with sprains, strains and spasms. Thus, it is not a potent pain killer and it isn't known to be addictive or have a high risk of overdose. Learn more Cyclobenzaprine details here. The abuse of any medication can be dangerous, but this is not a narcotic...

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Is there a 30 mg tablet for Amrix and has anybody had them the Generic is Benzday from india? ## There actually is a 30mg Amrix capsule. I found some information containing dosing instructions for this medication and it mentioned the following: "The recommended adult dose for most patients is one (1) AMRIX (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules) 15 mg capsule taken once daily. Some patients may require up to 30 mg/day, given as one (1) AMRIX 30 mg capsule taken once daily or as two (2) AMRIX 15 mg capsules taken once daily." These capsules are noted to be Manufactured by: Eurand, Inc., Vandalia, Ohio 45377 & Distributed by: Cephalon, Inc., Frazer, PA 19355 Referenced from this PDF file: AMRIX (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride Extended-Release Capsules) I hope ...

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cephalon 30 mg

blue and red capsel ## Cephalon is actually the name of a pharmaceutical company, not a medication. Their blue and orange capsules are 30mg Amrix capsules, that contain the active ingredient Cyclobenzaprine in a time released formulation, this is a muscle relaxant. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and dizziness. Read more: Are there any questions or comments?

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orange capsule 15 mg cephalon

cephalon 15 mg capsule ## I can't seem to find any information on this. Was it obtained in the US or another country? Does anyone else know anything? ## Cephalon appears to be the name of the manufacturer, not the medication. They make an orange 15 mg capsule with the markings ECR 15 on them. You can view a picture here. This is Amrix 15 mg, which contains Cyclobenzaprine and is used as a muscle relaxant. You can read more about this on the page for . If this is not the capsule you have, please post back with additional details.

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red round ## I need coupons for Amerix ## this site does not manufacture, nor prescribe any medications, this is an information only website. If you have trouble purchasing your medications, you can ask your doctor for samples or try an assistance website such as: PPARX Click Here Amrix contains the active ingredient Cyclobenzaprine, this is a muscle relaxant. Some common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, dizziness and headache. You can read more about it here: Did you have any other questions?

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my doctor prescribed this and prescribed amrix can i take these two at same time ## There are no interactions listed for these medications, but you should speak to your doctor or pharmacist regarding any concerns you have. If anyone has any information or experience using these medications, please post!

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