Eperisone is a medicine that works by relaxing both vascular smooth muscles and skeletal muscles, and demonstrates a variety of effects such as improvement of circulation, reduction of myotonia and suppression of the pain reflex. It improves tinnitus and dizziness associated with certain other disorders. It is also used as a supporting drug during initial stages of subsequent rehabilitative therapy.
You may experience shock and anaphylactoid reactions as side effects to this medicine. Other side effects include rash, anaemia, pruritus, sleepiness, headache, insomnia, nausea and vomiting, abdominal pain, anorexia, constipation, diarrhoea, urinary retention or incontinence.
Eperisone should be carefully administered in patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any medication, or with liver disorders. This medicine is not considered safe for use in pregnant women, women who are breastfeeding and in young children.
In adults, the usual dose of Eperisone is 50–150 mg daily, in divided doses, after meals. However, the dosage can be adjusted by your doctor depending on factors such as patient age, severity of symptoms and response to treatment. Older people are recommended to start the medication with lower doses.
Is It safe with alcohol?Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Epriton 150mg capsule sr may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. 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?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect kidney function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Does this affect liver function?There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which contains Eperisone as ingredient
Being an antispasmodic, this medicine is used to relax vascular muscles skeletal muscle. It prevents mono and multisynaptic reflexes in the spinal cord. It regulates the blood supply to the muscles.
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