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Eprisan 150 mg Capsule Sr

Manufactured byEISAI PHARMACEUTICALS INDIA LTD
ContainsEperisone
Description

Eprisan 150 mg Capsule Sr is a muscle relaxant used in the treatment of muscle stiffness and rigidity associated with various medical conditions.

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Substitutes

List of substitutes for Eprisan 150 mg Capsule Sr

Epry 150 mg Capsule Sr
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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Eprisan 150 mg Capsule Sr

  • Rash
  • Insomnia
  • Headache
  • Numbness in the extremities
  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Constipation
  • Weakness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Hot flushes
  • Dizziness

Uses of Eprisan 150 mg Capsule Sr

What is it prescribed for?

  • Spastic paralysis
  • Myotonic Conditions
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to eperisone or any other inactive ingredients present along with it.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding or to discontinue the medicine based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Elderly population

This medicine should be used with caution in the elderly population due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of these patients may be necessary in some cases. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Use in pediatrics

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients below 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Driving and operating machinery

This medicine may cause symptoms such as dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating heavy machinery if you experience dizziness during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Methocarbamol

Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken after food

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine relaxes the muscles and reduces the symptoms associated with muscle spasms.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Approved

Classification

Category

Muscle relaxants

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB08992

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Information on this page was last updated on 29 Jan 2018

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