Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet

Johnson & Johnson Ltd

Composition for Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Muscle Relaxation
6 tablets in 1 strip

Substitutes for Parafon Dsc

No substitutes found for this medicine

Medicine Overview of Parafon Dsc Tablet


Uses of Parafon Dsc Tablet

Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation.

Side effects of Parafon Dsc Tablet


Dark colored urine, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Body ache, Drowsiness, Liver toxicity, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Nervousness, Dry mouth, Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, Decreased blood pressure.


How to use Parafon Dsc 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. It is better to take Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet with food.

How Parafon Dsc Tablet works

Parafon dsc 500mg tablet works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

In Depth Information on Parafon Dsc Tablet

Expert advice for Parafon Dsc Tablet

  • Parafon dsc can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
  • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Parafon dsc, as it may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
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Special precautions for Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet
Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet should be used with caution during
lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kid
ney disease. No dose adjustment of Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet is recommended.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Parafon Dsc 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Chlorzoxazone

Q. Is chlorzoxazone an opiate/ narcotic/ steroid/ controlled substance/ addictive?
No. Chlorzoxazone is mephenesin like centrally acting muscle relaxant that is used to relieve muscle stiffness and pain. It is not a steroid, narcotic, addictive or controlled substance
Q. Does chlorzoxazone be used for recreational purposes?
No, chlorzoxazone or any other drug should not be used for recreational purpose. Use only when prescribed by the doctor
Q. Does chlorzoxazone have aspirin or codeine in it?
No. It does not contain aspirin or codeine
Q. Does chlorzoxazone induce drowsiness/ weight gain?
It is not known to cause weight gain, but may cause drowsiness. If you experience any such side effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is chlorzoxazone like Vicodin?
No. Vicodin, which contains acetaminophen and hydrocodone, is used to relieve general pain. Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant and different drug altogether
Q. Is chlorzoxazone the same as Soma?
No. Soma caontains carisoprodol, another mephenesin-like centrally acting muscle relaxant. However, it totally different from chlorzoxazone
Q. Can I take chlorzoxazone with tramadol, naproxen or ibuprofen?
No known interaction data is available for these drugs. However, it doesn't mean that the chlorzoxazone can be taken with tramadol, naproxen or ibuprofen. Always consult your doctor regarding the drug usage
Q. Can I take chlorzoxazone with hydrocodone/ citalopram/ acetaminophen?
No. It is advisable not to take chlorzoxazone with hydrocodone/ citalopram/ acetaminophen since interactions have been reported for this combination.

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