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Dr. Chad Levitt
8 doctors shared insights

Paraflex (Overview)

Paraflex is a muscle relaxant which is a kind of pain medication.


Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Is it ok to cut a chlorzoxazone 500mg in half?

Is it ok to cut a chlorzoxazone 500mg in half?

Chlorzaxazone half p: Yes you can as there is no spacial delivery system involved. ...Read more

Dr. Chad Levitt
8 doctors shared insights

Paraflex (Overview)

Paraflex is a muscle relaxant which is a kind of pain medication.


Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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I was just prescribed parafon forte (chlorzoxazone) 500mg for a really bad headache. Is this right?

I was just prescribed parafon forte (chlorzoxazone) 500mg for a really bad headache. Is this right?

Parafon forte: It is a combination of chlorzaxazone and acetamnophen.It is not a good drug to take for simple headache , it can causedizziness, lightheadedness, nausea and vomoting.There are better drugs available for headache including acetamnophen alone, Motrin and other drugs.It is used for paiful muscular conditions. Chlorzaxazone is a muscle relaxant.It may relieve tension headache in some patients. ...Read more

Dr. Edward Hellman Dr. Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
25 years in practice
University of Illinois College of Medicine
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What is the definition or description of: Paraflex allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Paraflex allergy?

See below: An allergy describes a systemic response of the body's immune system to an antigen. The response can cause hives,, itching, swelling, elevation of blood pressure and bronchoconstriction. An allergy to paraflex would basically be any combination of the above reactions in response to the intake of paraflex into the body. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Alexander Dr. Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
23 years in practice
Florida International University College of Medicine
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Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Is it ok to cut a chlorzoxazone 500mg in half?

Chlorzaxazone half p: Yes you can as there is no spacial delivery system involved. ...Read more

Dr. Robert Alexander Dr. Alexander
Surgery - Plastics
23 years in practice
Florida International University College of Medicine
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Can I cut a chlorzoxazone in half?

Can I cut a chlorzoxazone in half?

Yes: It is important that the dosage be monitored by your physician. You should be certain that you have no liver problems, and be careful with driving, etc if new to the medication as they may cause drowsiness. Doses are often modified depending on sensitivity and effectiveness. Do not exceed the prescribed dose. ...Read more

Dr. SG Erman Dr. Erman
Family Medicine
31 years in practice
University of Arizona College of Medicine
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Will chlorzoxazone make you sleepy?

Will chlorzoxazone make you sleepy?

Yes: It is a medication that treats musculoskeletal pain, and a common side effect is drowsiness. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Werner Dr. Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
40 years in practice
University of Maryland School of Medicine
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Does chlorzoxazone contain aspirin at all ?

Does chlorzoxazone contain aspirin at all ?

Negative: It does not. It's a muscle relaxant, not an analgesic. ...Read more

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
Psychiatry
28 years in practice
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences/UAMS College of Medicine
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Can chlorzoxazone make you sleep better?

Dr. Alan Ali Dr. Ali
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Can chlorzoxazone make you sleep better?

Chlorzoxazone: Not necessarily unless lack of sleep relates to pain. It is a muscle relaxant with sedative effects, not a sleep medicine. ...Read more

Dr. Peter Ihle Dr. Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery
50 years in practice
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
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What is the definition or description of: Chlorzoxazone allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Chlorzoxazone allergy?

As with any allergy-: -it can vary from itching to hives to serious respiratory distress which can be fatal. ...Read more

Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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Will chlorzoxazone help you sleep better?

Will chlorzoxazone help you sleep better?

Chlorzaxazone: Yes it is a centrally acting muscle relaxant and may help you sleep better by relaxing your muscles and has sedative effect. ...Read more

Dr. Yash Khanna Dr. Khanna
Family Medicine
53 years in practice
University of Lucknow, K. G. Medical College
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I was just prescribed parafon forte (chlorzoxazone) 500mg for a really bad headache. Is this right?

Parafon forte: It is a combination of chlorzaxazone and acetamnophen.It is not a good drug to take for simple headache , it can causedizziness, lightheadedness, nausea and vomoting.There are better drugs available for headache including acetamnophen alone, Motrin and other drugs.It is used for paiful muscular conditions. Chlorzaxazone is a muscle relaxant.It may relieve tension headache in some patients. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Simon Dr. Simon
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
34 years in practice
Ross University School of Medicine
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Dr. Alvin Lin Dr. Lin
Internal Medicine - Geriatrics
26 years in practice
Wake Forest University School of Medicine
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Is chlorzoxazone a prescription medication that decreases strong cramping in the calf muscles to the feet (I do not think so)?

Is chlorzoxazone a prescription medication that decreases strong cramping in the calf muscles to the feet (I do not think so)?

Chlorzoxazone: Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant. Check out http://www.drugs.com/cdi/chlorzoxazone.html for more info. As w/all medications, there is no free lunch. In other words, always ask prescribing doc about desired benefit and make sure it's worth potential side effects. ...Read more

Dr. Julan Crane Dr. Crane
Pediatrics
21 years in practice
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Hello, I'm a nursing mother now i have a muscular problem can i use "Chlorzoxazone" relaxon, is it safe with breast feeding?!

Hello, I'm a nursing mother now i have a muscular problem can i use "Chlorzoxazone" relaxon, is it safe with breast feeding?!

Mess and breast : Speak to the provider who prescribed this as there is no data on the excretion of chlorzoxazone into breast milk which would make it unsafe to use while nursing ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
8 doctors shared insights

Chlorzoxazone (Definition)

Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more