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How soon after starting Flexeril will my symptoms improve?

The muscle relaxant Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine) starts having a noticeable effect on the way you feel soon after you take it. The drug relieves the pain caused by muscle spasms. People generally take 5 milligrams (mg) three times a day to control pain as the muscle heals itself.

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