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Flexura 400 Tablet

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

Flexura 400 Tablet is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms.

Flexura 400 Tablet can be taken with or without 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 drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nervousness, nausea, vomiting, and gastrointestinal upset. 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 Flexura Tablet

  • Muscle relaxation

Side effects of Flexura 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 Flexura

  • Dizziness
  • Upset stomach

How to use Flexura 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. Flexura 400 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flexura Tablet works

Flexura 400 Tablet is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Flexura 400 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Flexura 400 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Flexura 400 Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Flexura 400 Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Flexura 400 Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Flexura 400 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Flexura Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Flexura 400 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Quick Tips

  • Flexura 400 Tablet provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous system.
  • Flexura 400 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 Flexura 400 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
Phenol Ethers Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient Concerns

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I have musclur pain from last 3 months i have taken medicens as soon as i stop taking medicens again pain starts. Tested for uric acid it is 7. Now sugested me Flexura D. Will this help and solve the problem
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Along with Tab Flexura-D also Take Tab Feboxa 40mg twice daily for next 15 days.
Road accident. Now cured. Is physiotherapy mandatory after removal of POP?? Sir, I met with road accident exactly 63 days ago. Now POP is removed. Still can't walk without walking aid. Doctor told physiotherapy is not required. And not suggested any exercises also for muscle relaxation. Sir, please suggest me , whether I should consult another doctor or exercises not always mandatory
Dr. Akshat Goel
Orthopaedics
Physiotherapy is not mandatory Home exercises are needed for all cases
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FAQs

Q. Is Flexura 400 Tablet addictive?

No. Flexura 400 Tablet is not addictive. Only if taken with CNS depressants, then there are chances of addition due to relief action

Q. Is Flexura 400 Tablet a narcotic?

No. Flexura 400 Tablet is not a narcotic drug. It is a muscle relaxant

Q. Is Flexura 400 Tablet a benzodiazepine/ non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)/ sulfa drug/ muscle relaxer?

Flexura 400 Tablet is not a benzodiazepine/ non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)/sulfa drug. However, Flexura 400 Tablet is a muscle relaxant

Q. Is Flexura 400 Tablet safe?

Flexura 400 Tablet is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Is Flexura 400 Tablet like Flexeril?

Flexeril is trade name for active drug cyclobenzaprine. Flexura 400 Tablet and cyclobenzaprine belong to same category of drugs called muscle relaxant

Q. Is Flexura 400 Tablet gluten free?

Yes. Flexura 400 Tablet is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before you use

Q. Can I take Flexura 400 Tablet for a toothache?

Flexura 400 Tablet is a muscle relaxant. It is used to treat muscle spasm (pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries). Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use

Q. Can I take metaxalone with tramadol/ ibuprofen/ hydrocodone/ oxycodone/ aleve/ tylenol 3/ vicodin/ ambien/ flexeril/ Xanax?

Metaxalone interacts with tramadol/ ibuprofen/ hydrocodone/ oxycodone/ aleve/ tylenol 3/ vicodin/ ambien/ flexeril/ Xanax, and may increase side effects such as drowsiness. Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required

Q. Does Flexura 400 Tablet make you sleep?

Yes, Flexura 400 Tablet may make you sleepy

Q. Does Flexura 400 Tablet work and what does Flexura 400 Tablet treat?

Flexura 400 Tablet is a muscle relaxant. It is used to treat muscle spasm (pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries)

Q. Does Flexura 400 Tablet cause tiredness?

Flexura 400 Tablet may cause unusual tiredness. Inform your doctor immediately in case you experience unusual tiredness

Q. Does Flexura 400 Tablet cause constipation/ weight gain?

Flexura 400 Tablet is not known to cause side effects such as constipation or weight gain

Q. Does Flexura 400 Tablet make you high?

Flexura 400 Tablet does not have any known effect in getting high

Q. Does Flexura 400 Tablet contain acetaminophen?

No.Flexura 400 Tablet does not contain acetaminophen.

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References

  1. 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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