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    Can you please tell me if there are any muscle relexants that do no increase your hunger or cause weight gain?
    Formerly lorenab

  • #2
    There are several. I prefer hyoscyamine.

    Donna
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    • #3
      muscle relaxants

      I take Flexrill with no problems.
      Pam

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      • #4
        I take Zanaflex and havent had that problem with it. I have taken Flexeral and Soma in the past and havent had that happen with them either. Good luck, hope you find something to help!

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        • #5
          I"m taking Flexeril 10 mg, also, with no problems, except that it makes me very sleepy. I preferred Valium 2 mg.

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          • #6
            I'm with the popular vote (Flexeril/Cyclobenzaprine) Honestly, I think the anti-depressants make me put on more weight, than all other meds combined!
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            • #7
              what is the generic name for flexeril? I am from Australia, I can not find flexeril.
              Formerly lorenab

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              • #8
                I am not sure what the generic name is of it. But, another one that several take is Skelaxin. I have tried it too, but the Zanaflex worked best for me. I take 4 mg 3 times a day. Hycosamine is also one I use, since it is an ingrediant in another one of my meds, Urimar-T.

                Hopefully, one of the ladies who takes the Flexerill (sp?) will be able to tell you the generic name.

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                • #9
                  Amy do you know the generic name for zanaflex?
                  Formerly lorenab

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                  • #10
                    flexeril generic is cyclobenzaprine. I take 20 to 30 mg a day. I haven't had it make me feel hungry.
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                    • #11
                      Cindy
                      I've only been able to take 10 mg Flexeril at night...it makes me so sleepy. I see you take up to 30 mg a day...did the sleepy side effect wear off after continued use?
                      I'm probably going to have to ask for 5 mg tabs, since the ones I have aren't scored, so I guess they're not supposed to be split.

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