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Back 5mg Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Back 5mg Tablet is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat muscle symptoms such as rigidity, tension, and stiffness that may occur due to various conditions such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, or injury to the head, brain or spine.

Back 5mg Tablet can be taken with food. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.

Some common side effects of this medicine include fatigue, weakness, drowsiness, and dizziness. If any of these side effects do not go away or get worse, you should let your doctor know. Your doctor may be able to suggest ways of preventing or reducing the symptoms.

To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.

Uses of Back Tablet

  • Muscle relaxation

Benefits of Back Tablet

In Muscle relaxation

Back 5mg Tablet is a muscle relaxant that is used to relieve rigidity, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affects skeletal muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for such symptoms. It effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.

Take it as it is prescribed to get the most benefit. Do not take more or for longer than needed as that can be dangerous. In general, you should take the lowest dose that works, for the shortest possible time. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.

Side effects of Back Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Back

  • Fatigue
  • Weakness
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness

How to use Back Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Back 5mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Back Tablet works

Back 5mg Tablet is a muscle relaxant. It works on the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm maintaining the strength of the muscles. This relieves pain and improves movement of muscles.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Back 5mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Back 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Back 5mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Back 5mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Back 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Back 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Back 5mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Back 5mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Back Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Back 5mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • Back 5mg Tablet provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
  • Take it with or after food or a glass of milk.
  • Back 5mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Back 5mg Tablet as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
  • Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Gamma Amino Acids Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Back with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Levopa, Bidopal
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cardisip, Digover, Caxin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Psycolith, Cartil, A Lith
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Brand(s): Nimsun
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Patient Concerns

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I am having joint pains and muscle pains especially back ache after driving through our own Indian roads in two wheeler
Dr. Rohit Chakor
Orthopaedics
You need to do back exercisesThat will strengthen your back muscles
Sciatica,pain in the hip joints piriform muscle pain , pain felt lateral border of hip joint
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Undergo MRI of back region
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FAQs

Q. Can Back 5mg Tablet make you sleepy?

Yes, Back 5mg Tablet can cause sleepiness. It can make a person dizzy due to its sedative effect. It can also affect vision and therefore you should avoid driving and using heavy machinery until and unless you know how Back 5mg Tablet affects you.

Q. Does Back 5mg Tablet help anxiety?

Though Back 5mg Tablet is not approved to treat anxiety disorders, it has been observed in some studies that it is effective in treating stress which occurs after a trauma.

Q. Can I take Back 5mg Tablet if I have a liver problem?

If you have a liver problem then you need to be cautious while taking Back 5mg Tablet. This is because the medicine may increase the production of liver enzymes. Hence, regular laboratory examination of liver enzymes is required while taking this medicine as advised by your doctor.

Q. Does Back 5mg Tablet have any effect on kidneys?

Back 5mg Tablet may cause side effects in patients with normal kidney function which include excessive day time urination (pollakiuria), burning sensation while urinating (dysuria), and loss of bladder control (urinary incontinence). Generally, a low dose of Back 5mg Tablet is prescribed if a person has abnormally functioning kidneys or if a person is on dialysis.

Q. How should Back 5mg Tablet be taken?

Take Back 5mg Tablet exactly as directed by your doctor. If a person experiences nausea while taking Back 5mg Tablet then it should be consumed with food or milk. However, for night cramps, it would be best to use the medicine at night time or 1 hour before doing specific tasks like physiotherapy or washing.

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References

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  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. pp. 121-23.
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