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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
Is chlorzoxazone a prescription medication that decreases strong cramping in the calf muscles to the feet (I do not think so)?
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
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
Hello, I'm a nursing mother now i have a muscular problem can i use "Chlorzoxazone" relaxon, is it safe with breast feeding?!
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
So call your doc: This is the HT public information site.We are thousands of volunteer docs based primarily in the US who answer medical questions.We do not offer treatments. State medical boards require a physician/patient relationship,a retrievable record,recent exam with vital signs for prescribing.Failure to do so can lead to loss or restriction of license. It may seem minor to you but it is not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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