Medicine Overview of Riclofen Tablet
Riclofen 25mg Tablet is used for muscle relaxation. It treats muscle spasms which may occur in diseases affecting the nervous system, such as cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron disease, or injury to head, brain or spine.
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. Riclofen 25mg Tablet is to be taken with food.
Riclofen 25mg 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.
In Depth Information on Riclofen Tablet
Riclofen 25mg Tablet can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Riclofen 25mg Tablet, 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.
Riclofen Tablet related warnings
Riclofen 25mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Riclofen 25mg 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.
Riclofen 25mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Riclofen 25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Riclofen 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Riclofen 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Riclofen 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Riclofen 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Riclofen 25mg 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.
Frequently asked questions about Riclofen Tablet
No. Riclofen is not a pain-killer or an NSAID. It is a centrally acting muscle relaxant.
No. Riclofen is not addictive and has not shown any habit forming potential.
Yes. Riclofen is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.
No. Riclofen is not a narcotic or a controlled substance. It is available from a pharmacy on providing a valid prescription from a doctor.
Riclofen is effective in the treatment of acute back pains. But, it is not used for relieving toothache or menstrual cramps.
No. Riclofen does not contain sulfa or aspirin.
It is advisable to take Riclofen for the duration prescribed by your doctor. Do not stop taking the drug without consulting your doctor
Riclofen may rarely cause symptoms of erectile dysfunction and impotence. Consult your doctor if you experience these symptoms.
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Taking Riclofen with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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