This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for muscle spasm. It can be used as an antidote for strychnine poisoning.
Contraindicated in patients with acute porphyria.
Adult: PO- The recommended dose is 1.5-3 g/day in divided doses. Topical Apply with rubefacient- Apply over the affected skin 3-4 times/day.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.
It also comes as an ointment, to apply topically as directed by your physician.
• It may cause drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
• Most Common : Lassitude, drowsiness, weakness, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting, hypersensitivity reactions.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25°C).
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