Resource Summary

Clinical Question:
What is the effectiveness of cyclobenzaprine for acute back pain?
Cyclobenzaprine provides reduced pain and increased global improvement over placebo for one in every 3-9 patients in the first week. Cyclobenzaprine is as good or better than diazepam. Cyclobenzaprine 5 mg TID (half-pill) is as effective as 10 mg TID with less somnolence.

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Publication Date: 2015-7-20
Last Updated on PCR: 2017-03-31 14:25:51