Paraflex

Active Ingredient(s): Chlorzoxazone
Pharm Company: * ORTHO MCNEIL PHARM
Category: Muscle Relaxer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Paraflex Overview

Chlorzoxazone (INN) is a centrally acting muscle relaxant used to treat muscle spasm and the resulting pain or discomfort. It acts on the spinal cord by depressing reflexes. It is sold under the trade names "'Lorzone'", Paraflex and Muscol and in combination form as Parafon Forte, a combination of chlorzoxazone and acetaminophen (paracetamol). Possible side effects include dizziness, lightheadedness, malaise, nausea, vomiting, and liver dysfunction. Used with acetaminophen it has added ris...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chlorzoxazone

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paraflex vs. soma

which has more sedative properties paraflex or soma? ## Hello, Pat! How are you? Paraflex is listed by the FDA as containing Chlorzoxazone and Soma as containing Carisoprodol, both are classified as being muscle relaxants. Typical side effects are listed as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. And when it comes to potency and having some sedative like effects, Soma clearly wins out, to the point where its scheduling was recently changed and many doctors are trying to switch patients off of it and onto something different. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Chlorzoxazone
  • Tablet: 250mg, 375mg, 500mg, 750mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Chlorzoxazone or a similar ingredient: (2 results)

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paraflex vs. soma
which has more sedative properties paraflex or soma? ## Hello, Pat! How are you? Paraflex is listed by the FDA as contai... 1 reply




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