Information about Chlorphenesin

    Chlorphenesin uses

    Chlorphenesin is used for muscle relaxation.

    How chlorphenesin works

    Chlorphenesin works by acting on the centers in the brain and spinal cord to relieve the muscle stiffness or spasm.

    Common side effects of chlorphenesin

    Rash, Sleepiness, Fatigue, Dizziness, Acute toxicity, Nausea, Dry mouth, Stomach upset, Decreased blood pressure

    Available Medicine for Chlorphenesin

    No medicine available

    Expert advice for Chlorphenesin

    • Chlorphenesin can increase the effects of other CNS depressants (alcohol, barbiturates) medicine.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol when taking the Chlorphenesin, 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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 29 September, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)