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Myorelaxant Tablet

Manufactured byHAB PHARMACEUTICALS & RESEARCH LIMITED
ContainsParacetamol (300 mg) + Chlorzoxazone (250 mg)
Description

Myorelaxant Tablet is a combination medicine which may be used for the treatment of pain, swelling, and inflammation associated with muscle spasms. Patients are advised to undergo appropriate physical therapy and rest along with this medicine to obtain the best possible effect.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Myorelaxant Tablet

  • Nausea or Vomiting
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Gastric / Mouth Ulcer
  • Bloody and cloudy urine
  • Anemia
  • Fatigue
  • Bloody stool
  • Constipation
  • Cough
  • Dark urine
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Weakness
  • Stomach pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Tightness of chest

Uses of Myorelaxant Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute inflammation and pain associated with muscle spasm
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1 hour of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4-6 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit-forming tendencies were 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.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to chlorzoxazone, paracetamol, or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Analgesic Nephropathy (Kidney Disease)

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients suffering from kidney diseases associated with the excessive use of painkillers due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.

Severe liver impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
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.
General warnings

Overdose

Read the label carefully before consuming this medicine to avoid overdosage. An overdose of this medicine may cause liver damage. Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose of this medicine is suspected.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Chronic Malnutrition

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients suffering from malnourishment due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Abnormal liver enzymes

If the patient develops abnormal liver enzymes during treatment with this medicine, the therapy should be discontinued immediately. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be done under your doctor's supervision.

Driving or Operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause dizziness, blurred vision, etc in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the 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

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of nervous system side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty concentrating. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Carbamazepine

Phenytoin

Tramadol

Sodium Nitrite

Leflunomide

Prilocaine

Codeine

Methadone

Alprazolam

Disease interactions

Alcoholism

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with chronic alcohol use due to the increased risk of serious liver injuries. Close monitoring of liver function is recommended for such patients. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver function impairment or active liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions

5-HIAA Urine Test

You may get a false-positive result for this test while taking this medicine. It is advised that you inform the doctor and lab technician about all your current medicines including herbs and supplements before undergoing any lab tests.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller quantities than recommended. It can be taken with food or immediately after food to minimize stomach irritation. Report any unusual symptoms to the doctor immediately. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
Paracetamol works by increasing the pain threshold and decreasing swelling. It also brings down elevated body temperature by acting on heat regulatory centers in the brain. Chlorzoxazone acts on the spinal cord and brain to reduce impulses responsible for muscle spasms.
Legal Status

Unknown

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Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Miscellaneous analgesics, Skeletal muscle relaxants

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 1 Jul 2019

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