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Aciprodol is a muscle relaxant, for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.  It blocks pain sensations between the nerves and the brain.

Drug information on Aciprodol (Carisoprodol) from Allied Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.


Allied Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Carisoprodol
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Aciprodol may be prescribed

Side effects of Aciprodol

  Most common: Dizziness, drowsiness, headache.

  Central Nervous System: Clumsiness, irritability, sleeplessness.

  Heart: Fast heart rate, facial flushing, postural hypotension.

  Gastrointestinal: Nausea, vomiting, and epigastric discomfort.

  Miscellaneous: Skin rash, difficulty in breathing, fever, weakness, burning in the eyes.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Oral: 350 mg 3-4 times/day for up to 2-3 weeks.

How to use Aciprodol?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, three times daily and before sleeping at night with or without food.

When is Aciprodol not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Acute intermittent porphyria (a hereditary condition that occurs due to absence of an enzyme ), hypersensitivity, lactation.

Warnings and Precautions for Aciprodol

• It should be used only for acute treatment.

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of liver or kidney disease, children <16 years, pregnancy, elderly.

•It may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

•Avoid alcohol consumption while you are using this medication .

Other Precautions for Aciprodol

Avoid abrupt withdrawal.
Avoid dosage changes without your doctor's advice.

Storage Conditions for Aciprodol

Oral: Store at 15-30°C. Store it in air tight container and keep away from children.

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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