Chlorzoxazone treats muscle pain and stiffness. It may cause drowsiness and dizziness.
Chlorzoxazone is a prescription medication used to treat muscle pain and stiffness. Chlorzoxazone 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 chlorzoxazone include discomfort, light-headedness, and overstimulation.
Chlorzoxazone can also cause drowsiness or dizziness. Do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you know how chlorzoxazone affects you.
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Uses of Chlorzoxazone
Chlorzoxazone 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.
Chlorzoxazone Brand Names
Chlorzoxazone may be found in some form under the following brand names:
Chlorzoxazone Drug Class
Chlorzoxazone is part of the drug class:
Side Effects of Chlorzoxazone
Serious side effects have been reported with chlorzoxazone. See the "Drug Precautions" section.
Common side effects of chlorzoxazone include the following:
This is not a complete list of chlorzoxazone 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.