Chlorzoxazone with Acetaminophen-Oral
GENERIC NAME: CHLORZOXAZONE WITH ACETAMINOPHEN - ORAL (klor-ZOX-uh-zone WITH uh-seet-uh-MEE-no-fen)
USES: This medication relaxes muscles and relieves pain and discomfort associated with strains, sprains and other muscle injuries.
HOW TO USE: May be taken with food or immediately after meals to prevent stomach upset. Take as directed. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed. This medication contains acetaminophen. Do not take more acetaminophen than recommended (see Side Effects section).
SIDE EFFECTS: May cause stomach upset, heartburn, constipation, headache, dizziness or drowsiness the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these symptoms persist or become severe, notify your doctor. May cause urine to be orange or purple-red in color. This will disappear when the medication is stopped. Inform your doctor immediately if you develop: rapid heart rate. If you do not have liver problems, the adult maximum dose of acetaminophen is 4 grams per day (4000 milligrams). If you take more than the maximum daily amount, it may cause serious (possibly fatal) liver disease. Tell your doctor immediately if you have any of the following symptoms of liver damage: severe nausea, yellowing eyes or skin, dark urine, stomach pain, extreme fatigue. An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs. Symptoms of an allergic reaction include: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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