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Eperisone - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

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General Information on Eperisone

Generic Name : Eperisone
Latest prescription information about Eperisone. Learn its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its storage instructions . Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Skeletal Muscle Relaxants
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Trade Names/Brand Names of Eperisone

India : 

International : 

Akitonal, Atines, Envoy, Epel, Epenard, Eperinal, Eperisser, Epeso, Eprel, Eprinoc, Estalex, Evonton, Evonton, Homerlight, Lional, Myobat, Myoman, Myonabase, Myonal, Myonep, Myonil, Myoperison, Myorel Read more..
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Why is Eperisone Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for muscle spasms. 

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When should Eperisone not be taken? (Contraindications)

Hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Eperisone?

Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 50 mg 3 times/day.

How should Eperisone be taken?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

What are the warnings and precautions for Eperisone?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver impairment, any allergy, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

What are the side effects of Eperisone?

   Central Nervous System : Weakness, dizziness, sleeplessness, drowsiness, numbness or trembling in the extremities.
   Miscellaneous : Liver, kidney dysfunction; changes in blood counts, skin rashes, itching, gastrointestinal disturbances and urinary disorders.

What are the other precautions for Eperisone?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Eperisone?

Store it at room temperature (15-30C).




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