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Flexeril® (Merck Sharp & Dohme)

Cyclobenzaprine HCl
  • Ronald J. Tallarida


Flexeril relieves skeletal muscle spasm of local origin without interfering with muscle function. Its action appears to be on the brain-stem. It is ineffective in muscle spasm due to central nervous system disease.


Folic Acid Central Nervous System Disease Local Origin Muscle Spasm Nervous System Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ronald J. Tallarida
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  1. 1.Temple University School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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