AMRIX is a prescription medicine used along with rest and physical therapy to help treat muscle
spasm due to acute, painful musculoskeletal problems. AMRIX should only be taken for short periods
(up to two or three weeks).
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
Certain medicines may cause serious or potentially life-threatening consequences when taken in combination
, so tell your doctor if you are taking any medicines.
Do not take AMRIX
- are allergic to cyclobenzaprine or any of the ingredients in AMRIX
- are currently taking, or it has been 14 days or less since you stopped taking certain medicines, known as monoamine oxidase (MAO) inhibitors
- have had a recent heart attack
- have heart rhythm problems (arrhythmias)
- have heart failure
- have an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism)
You should not use AMRIX
if you are 65 years old or older or have liver problems.
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, or itching
- have irregular or abnormal heartbeats or fast heartbeat. AMRIX may cause serious side effects that may lead to heart attack or stroke
- become severely ill and have some or all of these symptoms: 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, as these may be symptoms
of a life-threatening condition called serotonin syndrome that may happen when AMRIX is taken with certain other medicines
Before taking AMRIX
, talk to your doctor about all of your medical conditions, including any history of heart problems, urinary problems, or glaucoma.
may affect your ability to perform certain hazardous tasks, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle, especially when used with alcohol or other sedatives.
Side effects of AMRIX
may include dry mouth, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, upset stomach, constipation, and drowsiness.
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