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Rapisone - SR Capsule

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

Introduction

Rapisone - SR Capsule is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms.

Rapisone - SR Capsule should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach and reduce your chance of getting side effects. 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 sleepiness, fatigue, muscle weakness, headache, dryness in mouth, and upset stomach. 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 Rapisone Capsule SR

  • Muscle spasm

Side effects of Rapisone Capsule SR

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 Rapisone

  • Sleepiness
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle weakness
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Upset stomach

How to use Rapisone Capsule SR

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. Rapisone - SR Capsule is to be taken with food.

How Rapisone Capsule SR works

Rapisone - SR Capsule 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Rapisone - SR Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Rapisone - SR Capsule 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
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Rapisone - SR Capsule during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Rapisone - SR Capsule may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rapisone - SR Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Rapisone - SR Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Rapisone - SR Capsule 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.
  • Rapisone - SR Capsule 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 Rapisone - SR Capsule 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
Alkyl-Phenylketone Derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
PAIN ANALGESICS

Patient Concerns

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When doing exercise got ache in the position of scapula L & spine. Take CALPOL T . But now I feel twinge at left arm as if vein is obstructed when I bent and move.
Dr. Rohit Chakor
Orthopaedics
Muscle spasm is the reason. Do Xray to rule out spine problem
Pain in throat ,neck and unable to move neck easily and difficulty in swallowing
Dr. Shubhra Chandan Pradhan
ENT
It can be infection or muscle spasm. Need clinical examination . Consult a ENT specialist
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FAQs

Q. Is eperisone or eperisone hydrochloride a steroid?

No. Eperisone or eperisone hydrochloride is an antispasmodic medication and is used to relieve muscle stiffness and pain. It does not have a chemical structure or mechanism of action like steroids

Q. What is Rapisone - SR Capsule Myonal?

Myonal is the trade name for active medication Rapisone - SR Capsule. It is an antispasmodic medication and is used to relieve muscle stiffness and pain.

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Country of Origin: India
Expires on or after: January, 2021

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