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Paraflex 250 MG

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Paraflex 250 MG

CHLORZOXAZONE-(klor zox a zone)

Starting from $0.27

Quick Overview

The active compound of paraflex is generic chlorzoxazone. This medication has its best use to provide relieve from pain and stiffness caused by muscle strains and sprains. It is used in combination with physical therapy, analgesics (such as aspirin or acetaminophen) and rest.
Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
30 Tablets Paraflex 250mg $8.40 $0.28
90 Tablets Paraflex 250mg $24.00 $0.27

Details

This medication inhibits degranulation of mast cells, and prevent the release of histamine and slow-reacting substance of anaphylaxis (SRS-A), mediators of type I allergic reactions. This medicine can reduce release of inflammatory leukotriene. This drug acts by inhibiting potassium and calcium influx which leads to neuronal inhibition and muscle relaxation. Action of this drug on human study indicate that this medication acts firstly at the level of spinal cord and subcortical areas of brain where it inhibits multisynaptic reflex arcs involved in producing and maintaining skeletal muscle spasm.

Uses of Paraflex 250 mg

  • It is used in the treatment of discomfort caused by muscle spasms.
  • It is a skeletal muscle relaxant.

Contraindications

This medication is contraindicated in following conditions:-

  • Patient having liver dysfunction.
  • In patients having intolerance to the drug.

Drug interactions

  • Interaction of this medication with propoxyphene can increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, difficulty in concentrating and other nervous system.
  • With buprenorphine, serious side effects such as respiratory distress, coma can occur.
  • With Topiramate, some side effects may increase such as dizziness, drowsiness and difficulty in concentrating.
  • With gabapentin, dizziness, drowsiness and difficulty in concentrating can occur.
  • This medication can impair thinking. So care should be taken while driving.
  • Drinking of alcohol can also increase side effects

Storage Conditions

It should be stored at room temperature, between 20 and 25. It should be stored in tightly closed container away from heat, moisture and light. It should not be stored in bathroom. It should be kept out of reach of children away from pets.