Rapid Rx Quiz: Muscle Relaxants

Mary L. Windle, PharmD

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May 18, 2022

Other than a bad taste in the mouth, adverse effects reportedly associated with cyclobenzaprine include:

  • Arrhythmia

  • Asthenia

  • Blurred vision

  • Confusion

  • Constipation

  • Dizziness

  • Drowsiness

  • Dry mouth

  • Fatigue

  • Headache

  • Hepatitis

  • Hypotension

  • Immune hypersensitivity reaction

  • Indigestion

  • Jaundice

  • Nausea

  • Nervousness

  • Palpitations

  • Pharyngitis

  • Syncope

  • Tachycardia

  • Vasodilation

  • Anaphylaxis (rare)

  • Cardiac dysrhythmia (rare)

  • Cholestasis (rare)

Postmarketing reports indicate risk for heart block, hypertension, myocardial infarction, serotonin syndrome, and stroke.

Learn more about cyclobenzaprine.

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