Parafon Forte DSC

Parafon Forte DSC treats muscle pain and stiffness. It may cause drowsiness and dizziness.

Parafon Forte DSC Overview

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Parafon Forte DSC is a prescription medication used to treat muscle pain and stiffness. Parafon Forte DSC 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 Parafon Forte DSC include discomfort, light-headedness, and overstimulation. 

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

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Uses of Parafon Forte DSC

Parafon Forte DSC 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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Parafon Forte DSC Drug Class

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Side Effects of Parafon Forte DSC

Serious side effects have been reported with Parafon Forte DSC. See the "Drug Precautions" section.

Common side effects of Parafon Forte DSC include the following:

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

This is not a complete list of Parafon Forte DSC 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.