Skelemus

Skelemus

eperisone

Manufacturer:

Inventia

Distributor:

Maxxcare

Marketer:

Mega Lifesciences
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Eperisone HCl
Indications/Uses
Improvement of myotonic conditions caused by neck-shoulder-arm syndrome, scapulohumeral periarthritis & low back pain. Spastic paralysis caused by cerebrovascular & spinal vascular disorders, spastic spinal paralysis, cervical spondylosis, post-surgical sequelae (including cerebrospinal tumor), sequelae of trauma (spinal & head injury), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, infantile cerebral palsy, spinocerebellar degeneration, subacute myelo-optico neuropathy & other encephalomyopathies.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Lactation. Childn <18 mth.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to aspirin or other NSAIDs. Acid-peptic disease, blood dyscrasias. Avoid alcohol. Co-administration w/ methocarbamol, aspirin, methotrexate, digoxin, cyclosporin, ACE inhibitors, diuretics, lithium & warfarin. May affect alertness in operating machinery or driving a car. Impaired renal or liver functions. Pregnancy. Childn. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Acute allergic reactions eg, redness, itching, urticaria, edema of face or other parts & dyspnea; proteinuria, BUN elevation; anemia; rash, pruritus, erythema exudativum multiforme, oculo-mucocutaneous syndrome (eg, Stevens Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis); sleepiness, insomnia, headache, numbness, stiffness & tremor in extremities; nausea, vomiting, anorexia, stomach discomfort, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, thirst, stomatitis, feeling of enlarged abdomen; urinary retention & incontinence, feeling of residual urine; weakness, lightheadedness, generalized fatigue, muscle hypotonia, dizziness; hot flushes, diaphoresis, edema.
Drug Interactions
Disturbance of visual accommodation w/ methocarbamol.
MIMS Class
Muscle Relaxants
ATC Classification
M03BX09 - eperisone ; Belongs to the class of other centrally-acting muscle relaxants.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Skelemus SR cap 150 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 5's
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