What is a small yellow orange pill with AN 41 on one side.

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A round yellow pill with the imprint AN 41 on the front is 10mg of Cyclobenzaprine (made by Amneal Pharmaceuticals).

Cyclobenzaprine is a skeletal muscle relaxant that is used to treat muscle spasm, migraine, sciatica, chronic myofascial pain, and fibromyalgia, among other illnesses.

It is sold under the brand names:

  • • Flexeril
  • • Amrix
  • • Fexmid
  • • Comfort Pac with Cyclobenzaprine

There is a low risk of abuse with this drug.

This prescription-only medication is not proven to be a risk to an unborn fetus, but should be used only under a doctor's supervision.

Find Top 7 Tips To Treat And Prevent Muscle Spasms, WebMD’s Tips for Avoiding Migraine Triggers, and EmaxHealth offers their Ten Tips to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain.

In "risky health news," Philly.com is reporting that there may be safety issues in use of compounded pain creams which may include drugs, such as ketamine, baclofen, cyclobenzaprine, lidocaine, and tricyclic antidepressants.

Updated on Tuesday, October 14 2014 at 02:04AM EDT
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