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How is cyclobenzaprine used to treat fibromyalgia?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Cyclobenzaprine (Amrix) is a muscle relaxant. It can reduce fibromyalgia pain and fatigue and improve sleep. Cyclobenzaprine has been used and studied as a treatment for fibromyalgia, but is not FDA-approved for this use.

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