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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Parafon Forte Dsc (Overview)

Parafon Forte DSC is a muscle relaxant which is a kind of pain medication.


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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. Qamar Khan
7 doctors shared insights

Parafon Forte Dsc (Overview)

Parafon Forte DSC is a muscle relaxant which is a kind of pain medication.


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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

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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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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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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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Can chlorzoxazone make you sleep better?

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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

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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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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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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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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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Melalite forte cream use for what?

Melalite forte cream use for what?

Bleaching: Hydroquinone used to reduce dark areas on skin, especially melasma after pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can panadeine forte help me sleep?

Can panadeine forte help me sleep?

Panadeine forte: Although panadeine Forte (paracetamol and codeine) may make you drowsy - it is not a sleep medicine. Dependence can occur. ...Read more

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Can i become addicted to panadeine forte?

Yes: Each pill contains 500 mg of paracetamol and 30 mg of Codeine phosphate. Paracetamol, also known as acetaminophen, is non addictive but high doses can impact your liver. It is the codeine, an opiate, which is easy to get dependent on within weeks. Codeine is not a strong opiate but some people then find they are taking higher doses to compensate which is not wise or safe. Ask for other choices. ...Read more

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Can predsol forte syrup lead to drowsiness?

Can predsol forte syrup lead to drowsiness?

Predsol & sleepiness: Predsol forte is a form of prednisione (like prednisone) and generally does not cause drowsiness. In fact, these steroid drugs typically cause insomnia. ...Read more

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Can calcichew D3 forte chewable tablets cause insomnia ?

Can calcichew D3 forte chewable tablets cause insomnia ?

Not likely: But you should take one in the am and one in pm for best absorption. A b-complex could cause insomnia. Talk to a doc, i had chronic insomnia, and it was related to my mthfr genotype. I wasn't making enough of my own melatonin. Can also be caused by sleep apnea, noise, light. I like using a "rain machine" to hide any extra noise and light blocking curtains! there are great meds out there now! ...Read more

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Could tizanidine and nuberol forte be given simultaneously?

Could tizanidine and nuberol forte be given simultaneously?

Yes,: There is no interactions between these drugs. Rec.: if concerned see your prescribing physician for medication adjustment and more information. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Chlorzoxazone (Definition)

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