Mephenesin


Full Prescribing Info
Dosage/Direction for Use

Oral
Painful muscle spasm associated with musculoskeletal conditions
Adult: 1.5-3 g daily in divided doses.

Topical/Cutaneous

Painful muscle spasm associated with musculoskeletal conditions
Adult: Apply with rubefacient 3-4 times daily.
Contraindications
Acute porphyria.
Special Precautions
May impair ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Lassitude, drowsiness, weakness, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting. Hypersensitivity reactions.
Overdosage
Overdosage may produce visual disturbances, motor incoordination, hypotonia, hypotension and respiratory paralysis. Treatment is supportive.
Drug Interactions
Additive CNS effects with CNS depressants e.g. barbiturates, alcohol, opioids.
Action
Mephenesin is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant.
Duration: Short duration of action.
CIMS Class
ATC Classification
M03BX06 - mephenesin ; Belongs to the class of other centrally-acting muscle relaxants.
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