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How is cyclobenzaprine used to treat lower back pain?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Cyclobenzaprine (Amrix) is a muscle relaxant. It is a treatment option for people who have muscle spasms with their low back pain. It should only be used for a limited period of time. 

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