Benzaday is a medical drug incorporated in physical therapies as an effective solution for relief from muscle spasms and related symptoms.
How to use Benzaday
Benzaday (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride) which is categorized as a skeletal muscle depressant works from the brain by causing a transmission of nerve signals. Experts argue that it achieves this by activation of particular brain neurons that result to an increased release of noradrenaline. This process is also responsible for triggering the relaxation of the patient’s muscles. Some of its first and profound effects can be noticed on the exact location of the patient’s muscle spasm.
The increase in the release of noradrenaline, in turn, has an effect on alpha motorneurones, and this directly results to nerve impulses that trigger muscle spasms have been blocked. This process relieves symptoms closely associated with musculoskeletal disorders including pain, limited motion as well as tenderness. Backed up by medical research studies, the use of Benzaday on patients has been proved to have a positive reduction of fatigue and pain the body, and significantly improving the quality of patients’ sleep.
It is these effects that make medical experts suggest that Benzaday can be used to treat fibromyalgia. More research is required on the same, though. The therapeutic benefits of the drug make some physicians believe that it is possible since muscle spasms may be associated with fibromyalgia pain. Benzaday is said to have similar structures as tricyclic antidepressants, and this could be helpful in facilitating reduction of pain signals. There exist other areas of research of Benzaday treatment on other medical condition such as migraine et al.
Benzaday (Cyclobenzaprine Hydrochloride) comes as capsules with each having 15mg of the active ingredient. Patients are strictly advised not to start on the drug unless prescribed for by a medical doctor. The physician is expected to do a medical assessment to ascertain the condition being treated, your physical and health condition. This helps them to prescribe accurately a dosage for you. For a normal adult patient suffering from muscle spasms, a prescription of a single capsule is taken every day for between 2-3 weeks is common. Dosages beyond three weeks are considered unsuitable unless necessary as determined by a physician.
Benzaday Side Effects
It is common for patients taking Benzaday to experience side effects. Unless prolonged, these should not be a major concern, but it is advised for patients to keep their physicians informed on the occurrence of every side effect. Possible side effects include:
Fatigue and sleepiness
Change in taste sensory
Other than these common side effects, there are extreme reactions that should be reported as soon as they are experienced. These include hallucinations, shaking hands or body, seizures, increased fever as well as strange reflexes. These are not all side effects but some of the most common. For a fully detailed guide on this, consult your physician.
Benzaday is known to react with other drugs such as Monoamine Oxidase (MAO) which is an inhibitor. Discuss with your physician on your recent prescriptions, medical history, and allergic conditions before starting to use Benzaday. Once started with the dosage, adhere to it until completion. Abrupt ceasing of the dosage causes withdrawal symptoms.