Lorzone

Lorzone treats muscle pain and stiffness. It may cause drowsiness and dizziness.

Lorzone Overview

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Lorzone is a prescription medication used to treat muscle pain and stiffness. Lorzone belongs to a group of drugs called muscle relaxants. These work by relieving pain and stiffness caused by muscle strains and sprains.

This medication comes in a tablet (by mouth) form and is normally taken 3 to 4 times per day with or without food.

Common side effects of Lorzone include discomfort, light-headedness, and overstimulation. 

Lorzone can also cause drowsiness or dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how Lorzone affects you.

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  • Muscle Cramp
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Uses of Lorzone

Lorzone is a prescription medication used in combination with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to treat muscle pain and stiffness caused by muscle strains and sprains.

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Manufacturer

Chlorzoxazone

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Lorzone Drug Class

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Side Effects of Lorzone

Serious side effects have been reported with Lorzone. See the "Drug Precautions" section.

Common side effects of Lorzone include the following:

  • overstimulation
  • light-headedness
  • dizziness
  • drowsiness
  • discomfort

This is not a complete list of Lorzone side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or that does not go away.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.