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I was just prescribed cyclobenzaprine. I have been having

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I was just prescribed cyclobenzaprine. I have been having neck pain and tingling in my left arm. I took 1 pill at 11:45 and I do not feel any relief yet. I am wondering how quickly I should see/feel a difference.
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: Give me a second...I need to go to the kitchen. No allergies.
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I take menest 0.3 daily and syhthroid 112 daily, progesterone 100 the first 5 days of the month.
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

Hello, this is Dr. David. I am reviewing your question now and will be with you momentarily.

Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

I am sorry you have neck pain.

what dose of cyclobenzaprine? 5mg?

this can be used up to 3 times a day to help to try to relax muscles

you can also use a heating pad and ice packs alternating on your neck to help relax neck muscles and ice down inflammation and pain

have you tried heating pads and ice packs yet?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No thanks...I'll give it time
Expert:  Dr. David replied 5 months ago.

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