This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for certain types of spasticity or muscle spasms. It works by relaxing the muscles.
Contraindicated in patients with severe liver impairment.
Adult- Po- The recommended dose range is 25-100mg, orally in divided doses.
It comes as a capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart, lungs or liver problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderlyduring pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness, drowsiness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
• Gastrointestinal :
Constipation, GI bleeding, loss of appetite, difficulty in swallowing, gastric irritation, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting.
• Liver : Liver inflammation.
• Central Nervous System : Speech disturbances, seizures, headache, lightheadedness, visual disturbances, double vision, alteration of taste and sleeplessness.
• Heart : Fast heart rate, erratic blood pressure and vein inflammation, heart failure .
• Psychiatric : Mental depression, mental confusion and nervousness.
• Genitourinary : Increased urinary frequency, blood in urine, difficult erection, urinary incontinence, difficult urination and/or urinary retention.
• Skin : Abnormal hair growth, acne-like rash, itching, hives, eruption and increased sweating.
• Musculoskeletal : Muscle pain and backache.
• Respiratory : Feeling of suffocation and respiratory depression.
• Eye and ENT : Excessive tearing.
• Hypersensitivity : Lung infection.
♦ • Blood: Anemia, leukopenia, lymphocytic lymphoma, thrombocytopenia.
• Miscellaneous : Chills and fever.
Avoid excess dosage.
Keep this medication in the container it came in, tightly closed and out of the reach of children. Store it at room temperature.
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