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Read drug prescription

It is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Relaxon before taking it.

consists of Chlorzoxazone, Paracetamol.

Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon)

What is Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon)

Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) is a muscle relaxer. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to your brain.
Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.
Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) may also be used for purposes not listed in Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) guide.

Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) side effects

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
  • black, bloody, or tarry stools;
  • nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
  • coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds; or
  • feeling like you might pass out.

Less serious side effects may include:
  • drowsiness, dizziness, tired feeling;
  • restlessness;
  • slightly discolored urine; or
  • mild skin rash or bruising.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)
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Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) dosing

Usual Adult Dose for Muscle Spasm:

250 to 750 mg orally 3 to 4 times a day.
The dosage may be reduced as the condition of the patient improves.

Usual Pediatric Dose for Muscle Spasm:

125 to 500 mg orally 3 to 4 times a day.
Alternative dosing: 20 mg/kg/day in divided doses 3 to 4 times a day.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) is a non-opiate, Paracetamol (Relaxon) and antipyretic, prescribed for headache, pain (muscle ache, backache) and fever either alone or combined with other medications.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) indications

Paracetamol (Relaxon) is a non-opiate, Paracetamol (Relaxon) and antipyretic, prescribed for headache, pain (muscle ache, backache) and fever either alone or combined with other medications.  It changes the way the body senses pain and cools the body.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) contraindication

Hypersensitivity.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) dosage

Adults: 0.5-1gm, 3-6 times daily max 4gm. Children: 15mg/kg/dose or 60mg/kg/24hr divided every 6 hrs. Maximum 5 doses SOS.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) usage

It comes as a tablet and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) precautions

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of asthma, bleeding problems, growths in the nose, heart, kidney or liver disease, liver inflammation, high blood pressure, chickenpox, anxiety, trouble in sleeping, ulcers, stomach problems, stroke, Kawasaki syndrome, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Avoid alcohol consumption.
It should not be used in children with infections such as flu, chickenpox or viral infections.
Avoid large amount of caffeinated beverages while taking Paracetamol (Relaxon).
It may reduce platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) side effects

Nausea, stomach upset, skin rash, acute toxicity may result in liver failure.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) warning

Avoid excess dosage.

Paracetamol (Relaxon) storage conditions

Store it at room temperature.


Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

Generic drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

StrengthQuantityPrice, USDCountry
250 mg300mg30 $19.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg300mg30 $19.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg300mg100 $59.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
250 mg300mg100 $59.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
10 's $0.36
DUODIL tab 10's $0.36Solvay
Duodil Chlorzoxazone 250mg, Paracetamol 300mg TAB / 10 $0.36
Duodil 250+300 Tablet $0.05
DUODIL 250 MG/300 MG TABLET 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each) $0.56Abbott India Ltd
500 mg30 $79.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg30 $79.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg100 $249.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
500 mg100 $249.99Canada, Mauritius, Singapore, Turkey, UK, USA
10 's $0.38
REACTIVE tab 10's $0.38Biomiicron
Reactive Chlorzoxazone 250mg, Paracetamol 650mg TAB / 10 $0.38
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References

  1. Dailymed."Chlorzoxazone: dailymed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the united states. dailymed is the official provider of fda label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailym... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "Chlorzoxazone". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "Chlorzoxazone". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0035... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Relaxon - Frequently asked Questions

Can Relaxon be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

What other drugs will affect Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon)?

Before using Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon), tell your doctor if you regularly use other medicines that make you sleepy (such as cold or allergy medicine, sedatives, narcotic pain medicine, sleeping pills, muscle relaxers, and medicine for seizures, depression, or anxiety). They can add to sleepiness caused by Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon).

This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon). Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.

How should I take Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon)?

Take exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Take the medicine with a full glass of water.

Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) is only part of a complete program of treatment that may also include rest, physical therapy, or other pain relief measures. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Store Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

Who should not take Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon).

To make sure you can safely take Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon), tell your doctor if you have liver disease.

This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment.

It is not known whether Chlorzoxazone (Relaxon) passes into breast milk or if it could harm a nursing baby. Do not use this medication without telling your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Can Relaxon be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Relaxon be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Reviews

Following the study conducted by gmedication.com on Relaxon, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Relaxon. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

Patient reports

Four patients reported useful

How active was the Relaxon in relieving patients of the disease or symptoms?
Based on the survey reports from users of gmedication.com, about Useful percentage of users claimed the Relaxon were useful to them in reducing their symptoms and diseases. However, the effectiveness of the medicine is influenced by many factors like the perception of the symptom, the severity of the conditions, and some other factors; the brand name could also be a factor to an extent. In the event the medicine does not produce the same effective result in your case, ensure you consult your medical expert to reexamine you on your disease or symptoms and prescribe, after that, alternative medications.
Patients%
Useful3
75.0%
Not useful1
25.0%


Seven patients reported side effects

Does the Relaxon Have Any Side Effects?
Based on the survey report from users of gmedication.com, about No side effects number of people suffered some side effect after consumption of Relaxon. All drugs have a portion of undesirable side effects. These effects could be irritations too insignificant for the patient to even notice. However, the side effects of drugs may be determined by several factors like severity of disease and conditions associated with individual patients. However, one of the biggest factors is the dosage consumed. The higher the quantity taken by an individual, the greater the healing effect and the corresponding side effect. All patients have their different intensity of side effects. Ensure you consult your health care provider immediately you notice an unusual side effect affect the consumption of Relaxon.
Patients%
No side effects6
85.7%
It has side effects1
14.3%


Three patients reported price estimates

Do you think The Price of Relaxon is Worth It?
Do you feel you paid higher than the value you got from it after usage? According to reports from gmedication.com users, on whether the Relaxon medicine is affordable, users shared different opinions on the question. The views concerning the price of the medicine were based on some factors like the brand the patient bought, the price compared to its level of effectiveness, the nation or country where the medicine is sold, and the amount of money the patient has. For users who are of the opinion that the medicine is unaffordable, they may have to consider a medicine with another brand in a bid to reduce cost.
Patients%
Expensive2
66.7%
Not expensive1
33.3%


32 patients reported frequency of use

How often should I take Relaxon?
According to the survey, gmedication.com reported that users of Relaxon should take 3 times in a day as the primarily recommended frequency. However, patients are advised to follow the dosage as prescribed by their physician religiously. To get the opinions of other patients on the ideal consumption frequency of the medicine, click here.
Patients%
3 times in a day14
43.8%
Once in a day14
43.8%
Twice in a day3
9.4%
4 times in a day1
3.1%


34 patients reported doses

What is the specific doses you have used?
Relaxon May come in various doses. In most cases, antibiotics, antihypertensive, pain killers and anti-diabetic drugs available in different doses. Your doctor may prescribe any of the doses based on the severity of the patient's condition. According to our reports, users of gmedication.com used the drugs in the following dosage percentage (Provide dosage percentage). Only a handful of drugs are made in a single or fixed dose. Regular health conditions like fever have similar doses. For instance [acetaminophen, 500mg] was used by the patients surveyed although it comes in different doses.
Patients%
201-500mg26
76.5%
501mg-1g2
5.9%
51-100mg2
5.9%
101-200mg2
5.9%
11-50mg1
2.9%
1-5mg1
2.9%


Twelve patients reported time for results

How long will I use Relaxon before I begin to notice the effect?
According to the report by users of gmedication.com, about 1 day and a few days was the most common time duration among the participants, before they began to feel relief in their health conditions. It is noteworthy that you may not get the same result with other users within the same time frame. Several factors determine the timeframe; hence we implore you to consult your medical expert to get professional advice on how long you should expect to see improvement while consuming Relaxon. However, if you wish to get the response of other users on the time effectiveness of using Relaxon kindly click here
Patients%
1 day5
41.7%
5 days2
16.7%
1 week2
16.7%
2 days1
8.3%
> 3 month1
8.3%
3 days1
8.3%


Thirteen patients reported administration

When is the best condition to take Relaxon: Before or after food?
Based on the survey, the users of gmedication.com voted that Relaxon is best taken at After food. It is however worthy of mention that this popular vote may not be an appropriate description for your particular health condition. See your doctor for professional medical advice as regards the best time to take this medicine. If you wish to see the views of other users on the best time to take the medicine, simply click here.
Patients%
After food8
61.5%
Before food2
15.4%
Empty stomach2
15.4%
With a meal1
7.7%


52 patients reported age

Patients%
30-4522
42.3%
16-2915
28.8%
46-609
17.3%
6-155
9.6%
> 601
1.9%


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The information was verified by Dr. Vishal Pawar, MD Pharmacology