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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. Sanjiv Kaul
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Chlorzoxazone (Definition)

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


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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Can chlorzoxazone make you sleep better?

Can chlorzoxazone make you sleep better?

Parafon Forte is: not a sleep medication - but drowsiness is a potential side effect. ...Read more

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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

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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

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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

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

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I have rhititis.What medication shoud i take?

I have rhititis.What medication shoud i take?

Antihistamine: You can try an over the counter antihistamine to begin with. Would use one that is non drowsy. ...Read more

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What is medication for BP in adult of 65years?

What is medication for BP in adult of 65years?

Blood pressure : Lots of medicines for blood pressure see your doctor to be treated. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Paraflex (Definition)

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


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