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If I feel better can I stop taking Flexeril?

If you feel better, talk to your doctor about stopping the muscle relaxant Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine). You should not abruptly stop taking Flexeril or any muscle relaxant, because doing so may cause withdrawal symptoms, such as headaches, nausea and weakness. It is better to taper off the drug slowly, under your doctor's supervision.

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