Drug Index

Chlormezanone

 
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Mechanism :

It is a centrally acting muscle relaxant used in the treatment of muscle spasms and musculoskeletal disorders.


Indication :

• Anxiety

• Treatment of muscle spasm.


Contraindications :

Hypersensitivity.


Dosing :

50-100 mg thrice a day PO in children above 5 years of age.


Adverse Effect :

Drowsiness, weakness, nausea, dizziness, abdominal pain, cerebral edema, renal tubular necrosis, hyperglycemia and hypoglycemia, liver damage, encephalopathy, coma and death.


Interaction :

Propoxyphene: May increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, difficulty concentrating, and other nervous system or mental effects.
Buprenorphine: Cause central nervous system depression such as chlormezanone can lead to serious side effects such as respiratory distress, coma, or even death.
Sodium oxybate: Can increase the effects of drowsiness, confusion, dizziness.


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