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Paraflex 250 Mg Tablets | Generic Chlorzoxazone

Generic Chlorzoxazone


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Paraflex 250 Mg Tablets | Generic Chlorzoxazone

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Paraflex is a medicine used to relax muscles. The active medication present in the paraflex is chlorzoxazone. It shows its therapeutic action by hindering the nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that reaches to the brain. Paraflex is used in the treatment of muscle spasms also. Due to over use or any injury, muscles diminish their activity and results in unpleasant feeling called pain. Paraflex is the drug of choice to mange such condition.

The active moiety of paraflex, chlorzoxazone, is a centrally acting muscle relaxant which works on the spinal cord and depresses the spinal reflexes. Chlorzoxazone provide muscle relaxation by acting mainly at the spinal cord level and at subcortical areas of brain.

CONTRAINDICATIONS:

  • If the person is taking cold or allergy medicines, sleeping pills, medicines for depression or anxiety, use of paraflex is contraindicated because these medicines enhances the sleepiness effect of paraflex (chlorzoxazone).
  • Paraflex is contraindicated in the patients who are hypersensitive to the chlorozoxazone.
  • Paraflex is contraindicated to the pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, because this medicine can pass into the breast milk and can harm the nursing mother.

Paraflex shows drug interactions with some medicines- like muscle relaxers, narcotic pain medicine, medicine for seizures. The effect of paraflex gets decreased or side effects can increase if interaction occurs.

The medicine should be stored properly at room temperature away from heat and moisture. It should be kept away from children and pets.

HOW TO TAKE:

The recommended dose of paraflex is 250mg. The medicine should be taken via mouth with or without food 3 to 4 times in a day. It should not be taken in excess quantity and for long time Patient can take it with a full glass of water.

If a dose of paraflex is missed by the patient, it can be taken as soon as remember. If the time of next dose has occurred, forget the missed dose and follow the next dosing schedule.

Overdose of chlorzoxazone can be fatal. If you have taken the medicine in excess quantity and are facing the symptoms like nausea, diarrhea, dizziness, muscle weakness, headache, fainting or low breathing, rush to the doctor with no delay.

SIDE EFFECTS:

  • Some serious side effects like nausea, stomach discomfort, low fever, itching, loss of appetite, clay-colored stools, dark urination, jaundice, bloody stools, vomiting can be experienced with paraflex. A patient can take medical help when these side effects appear.
  • Less severe side effects like drowsiness, tired feeling, slightly discolored urine, and mild skin rash can also be noticed after taking paraflex, but these are mild.

Precautionary measures associated with the use of paraflex are-

  • The medicine can impair your thinking capability, so avoid any alert required work if using paraflex.
  • Taking alcohol in large quantity is not recommended with this medicine, because adverse effects of paraflex can be increased with alcohol.
  • If patient is suffering from any liver disorder, tell to the doctor before using medicine.
  • The medicine should be taken with caution in case of geriatric patients.