IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Who should not take AMRIX?
Do not take AMRIX
- are allergic to cyclobenzaprine or any of the components of AMRIX. Talk to your
healthcare provider or get medical help right away if you have symptoms of an allergic
reaction such as: difficulty breathing, hives, swelling of your face or tongue,
- are taking antidepressants known as monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors or it has
been 14 days or less since you stopped taking a MAO inhibitor. Ask your healthcare
provider or pharmacist for a list of these medicines if you are not sure
- have had a recent heart attack
- have heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias)
- have heart failure
- have an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
Talk to your healthcare provider before taking this medicine if you have any of
the conditions listed above.
What should I avoid while taking AMRIX?
You should not drink alcohol until you know how AMRIX affects you. Taking
AMRIX with alcohol or other medicines that depress your central nervous system
can slow your thinking and physical response times. Do not drive, operate machinery,
undertake dangerous activities, or drink alcohol until you know how AMRIX affects
What are the possible side effects of AMRIX?
AMRIX may cause serious side effects that may lead to heart attack or stroke.
Call your healthcare provider immediately or go to the nearest hospital emergency
room if you have:
Serotonin syndrome is a serious medical condition that may happen when AMRIX is
taken with certain other medicines. Call your healthcare provider right away or
go to the nearest hospital emergency room if you become severely ill and have some
or all of these symptoms:
- irregular or abnormal heartbeats (arrhythmias)
- fast heartbeat (tachycardia)
The most common side effects of AMRIX include dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue, constipation,
nausea, upset stomach, or drowsiness. Tell your healthcare provider if you get any
side effect that bothers you or that does not go away. These are not all the possible
side effects of AMRIX. For more information, talk to your healthcare provider or
- agitation, hallucinations, coma or other changes in mental status
- coordination problems or muscle twitching (overactive reflexes)
- fast heartbeat, high or low blood pressure
- sweating or fever
- nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea
- muscle stiffness or tightness
Please see Patient Information Leaflet and Full Prescribing Information