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Overview

Uses of Buflex MR Tablet

Buflex MR Tablet is used in pain due to muscle spasm.

Buflex MR Tablet side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Stomach pain
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Sleepiness
  • Heartburn

How to use Buflex MR 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. Buflex MR Tablet is to be taken with food.
Taking it with food or milk helps to avoid stomach upset.

How Buflex MR Tablet works

Buflex MR Tablet is a combination of two pain relievers (Ibuprofen, Paracetamol/Acetaminophen) and a muscle relaxant (Chlorzoxazone). The pain relievers work by blocking the release of certain chemical messengers in the brain that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling). The muscle relaxant works on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm and improve movement of muscles.

Buflex MR Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Ibuprofen+Paracetamol/Acetaminophen+Chlorzoxazone with alcohol can cause liver damage.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Buflex MR Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Buflex MR Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Buflex MR Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Buflex MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Buflex MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Buflex MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease. Long term use of this medicine can affect the kidney function.
Liver
CAUTION
Buflex MR Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Buflex MR Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
However, the use of Buflex MR Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease and active liver disease.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Buflex MR

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. What is Buflex MR?

Buflex MR is a combination of three medicines: Ibuprofen, Paracetamol and Chlorzoxazone. This medication helps in relieving muscle pain. It works by relaxing the muscles by acting upon the central nervous system and lowering chemical substance in the body which causes muscle pain.

Q. Can the Buflex MR be stopped when pain is relieved?

Buflex MR is usually used for short term and can be discontinued when the pain is relieved. However, Buflex MR should be continued if the doctor has advised to do so.

Q. Can the use of Buflex MR cause nausea and vomiting?

Yes, the use of Buflex MR can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking it with milk, food or with antacids can prevent nausea. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods along with this medication. In case of vomiting, drink plenty of water or other fluids by taking small frequent sips. Talk to your doctor if vomiting persists and you notice signs of dehydration, like dark colored and strong-smelling urine and a low frequency of urination. Do not take any other medicine without speaking to a doctor.

Q. Can the use of Buflex MR cause dizziness?

Yes, the use of Buflex MR can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded it is better to rest for some time and resume once you feel better.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Buflex MR?

The use of Buflex MR is considered to be harmful for patients with known allergy to painkiller (NSAIDS) or any of the components or excipients of this medicine. The use of this medicine should preferably be avoided in patients with a history of stomach ulcer or in patients with active or recurrent stomach ulcer / bleeding. It should also be avoided in patients with history of heart failure, high blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease.

Q. Can the Buflex MR be used with Vitamin B-complex?

Yes, Buflex MR can be taken with Vitamin B-complex preparations. While Buflex MR helps to relieve pain, Vitamin B-complex can help to correct the vitamin deficiency that might be causing your symptoms.

Q. Can Buflex MR cause addiction?

No, there is no report of any patient getting addicted to Buflex MR.

Q. Can the use of Buflex MR cause damage to kidneys?

Yes, the long-term use of Buflex MR can cause damage to the kidneys. Normal kidneys produce a chemical called prostaglandins that protects them from damage. Use of painkillers lowers the levels of prostaglandins in the body leading to kidney damage on long-term use. Use of painkillers is not recommended to patients with underlying kidney disease.

Q. Will Buflex MR be more effective if taken in higher doses?

No, taking more of this medicine will not make it more effective, rather it can lead to increased side effects. If the symptoms are getting severe, please consult the doctor for re-evaluation.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Buflex MR?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.
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