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Last Updated: November 29, 2019

Chlorzoxazone act as a muscle relaxer. It works by blocking pain sensations or nerve impulses that are sent to the brain. Chlorzoxazone when used together with rest and physical therapy can treat skeletal muscle conditions such as injury or pain.

Avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it or if you are taking sodium oxybate. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding or if you have have liver problems or a blood disease called porphyria. Stop using this medicine and consult your doctor if you experience any serious side effects including black, bloody, or tarry stools, nausea, itching, fainting, upper stomach pain, dark urine, loss of appetite and clay-coloured stools.

Chlorzoxazone is to be taken by mouth with or without food. Taking it with food reduces the risk of stomach upset. Do not take in this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow your doctor’s prescription carefully to ensure complete safety.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Neurologist before using this medicine.
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  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Acinimide cp 250 mg/50 mg/325 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get affected symptoms like dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, visual disturbances.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients with underlying kidney disease. Please Consult your doctor.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    Use of this medicine should be avoided in patients with underlying liver disease.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Chlorzoxazone as ingredient

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This medication is used to treat muscle spasms and also the pain caused by the same. The drug belongs to the muscle relaxant category, but the no exact mechanism of action has been determined for the medication as of yet, but the drug suppresses the central nervous system to produce the desired effects.

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