Eperisone is a drug to relieve pain, stiffness and tension in the muscles. Eperisone is included in the class of muscle relaxant drugs that must be used according to a doctor's prescription.
Muscle tension can be caused by excessive physical activity, lack of stretching, dehydration, electrolyte imbalance , impaired blood circulation, or certain diseases, such as spinal cord injury, strangulation, kidney disease, or cervical spondylosis .
Eperisone works by relaxing skeletal muscles, reducing the strength of muscle contractions and vascular smooth muscles. This drug is also useful for increasing blood circulation and suppressing pain reflex. That way, pain and tension in the muscles can be reduced.
Eperisone trademarks: Eperisone Hydrochloride, Myori, Gasogal, Myonep, Myoman, Forres, Relaxon, Rizonax, Myobat, Plexion, Simnal, Epesone, Eperisone HCl, Forelax, Eprinoc, Perilax, Estalex, Esprigen, Permyo
What is Eperison
Helps reduce pain, stiffness and tension due to muscle spasms
Eperisone for pregnant and lactating women
Category N: Not yet categorized.
The safety of eperisone for pregnant women is not known with certainty. This drug should only be used as directed by a doctor, if the expected benefits outweigh the risks.
This medicine should not be consumed by nursing mothers.
Warning Before Consuming Eperisone
Pay attention to the following things before taking eperisone:
- Do not take eperisone if you are allergic to this drug. Tell your doctor about any history of allergies you have.
- Do not drive a vehicle or do activities that require alertness after taking eperisone, because this drug can cause drowsiness , weakness, or dizziness.
- Do not give eperisone to children without consulting a doctor first.
- Tell your doctor if you have or currently have liver disease .
- Tell your doctor if you are taking other medications, including supplements and herbal products, to avoid drug interactions.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning a pregnancy.
- Immediately see a doctor if an allergic drug reaction or overdose occurs after taking eperisone.
Dosage and Rules for Use Eperisone
The dose of eperisone to treat spasm or muscle tension in adults is 50 mg, 3 times a day.
How to Take Eperisone Properly
Follow the doctor 's recommendations and read the instructions for use listed on the packaging before taking eperisone. Do not increase your dose or use eperisone for a longer time than prescribed by your doctor.
Eperisone tablets need to be taken after meals. Swallow the tablet whole, and do not chew or bite it.
Be sure to take eperisone at the same time each day. If you forget to take eperisone, take this medicine immediately if the break with the next schedule is not too close. If it's close, ignore it and don't double the dose.
Store eperisone in a dry, cool place and avoid direct sunlight. Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Eperisone Interactions with Other Drugs
Eperisone may interact with certain medications. One of them is the increased risk of blurry vision when used with methocarbamol.
Therefore, always consult your doctor if you plan to use anything with eperisone.
Eperisone Side Effects and Dangers
Side effects that may arise after consuming eperisone are:
- Dizziness or feeling like floating
- Itchy rash
- Decreased appetite
- Stomach ache
- Constipation or constipation
- Heart beat
Consult a doctor if these side effects do not improve or get worse. See your doctor right away if you have an allergic drug reaction or serious side effects, such as urinary retention , fever, red, itchy, and blistered skin, swollen eyes, or mouth sores.