FEXMID Rx

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FEXMID

Muscle spasms
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Cyclobenzaprine HCl 7.5mg, tabs.

Company:

Shionogi, Inc.

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Indications for FEXMID:

Acute muscle spasms, as an adjunct to rest and physical therapy.

Adult:

≥15yrs: initially 5mg 3 times daily, may increase to 7.5mg or 10mg 3 times daily; max 2–3 weeks. Elderly or hepatic impairment: consider less frequent dosing.

Children:

<15yrs: not recommended.

Contraindications:

During or within 14 days of MAOIs. Acute post-MI. Arrhythmias, heart block, other conduction disturbances. CHF. Hyperthyroidism.

Warnings/Precautions:

Hepatic impairment (if moderate to severe: not recommended). Urinary retention. Angle-closure glaucoma. Increased intraocular pressure. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Hypertensive crisis with MAOIs. Potentiates anticholinergics, alcohol, other CNS depressants. May antagonize guanethidine, clonidine. Tramadol increases seizure risk.

Pharmacological Class:

Muscle relaxant (central).

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue, headache, GI upset, irritability, nervousness, asthenia, blurred vision, confusion.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100

FEXMID 7.5mg tablets (Qty:30)

appx. price $221.00