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Dr. Mark Pack
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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. Mark Pack
6 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?

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

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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. Creighton Wright
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Chlorzoxazone (Definition)

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