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Drug Interactions With Cyclobenzaprine ER

Cyclobenzaprine ER Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when cyclobenzaprine ER is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Combining alcohol with cyclobenzaprine ER can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. It is best to avoid alcohol while taking cyclobenzaprine ER.
 
Anticholinergic Medications
Taking cyclobenzaprine ER with an anticholinergic medication may increase your risk of dry mouth, blurred vision, difficulty passing urine, or other problems. Check with your healthcare provider before taking cyclobenzaprine ER with an anticholinergic medication.
 
Barbiturates
Taking a barbiturate with cyclobenzaprine ER can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking cyclobenzaprine ER with a barbiturate.
 
Benzodiazepines
Combining cyclobenzaprine ER with a benzodiazepine can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Serious side effects may occur. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking cyclobenzaprine ER with a benzodiazepine.
 
Certain Antidepressants or Fibromyalgia Medications
Taking cyclobenzaprine ER with certain depression or fibromyalgia medications can cause a group of symptoms called serotonin syndrome. These symptoms include:
  • Confusion
  • Hallucination
  • Fast heartbeat
  • Feeling faint
  • Fever
  • Sweating
  • Muscle spasm
  • Difficulty walking
  • Diarrhea.
 
Talk to your healthcare provider before taking these medications together. Call your healthcare provider right away if you have any of these symptoms, as serotonin syndrome can be very dangerous.
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