OUT OF STOCK

Best Price* ₹ 48.00 MRP ₹ 60.00
(Inclusive of all taxes) *10 Tablet(s) in a Strip * Mkt: Transcend Therapeutics Pvt Ltd * Country of Origin: India * Delivery charges if applicable will be applied at checkout



INTRODUCTION

PHENZOX TABLET is a combination of Chlorzoxazone and Paracetamol which belongs to the group of medicines called Muscle relaxants and Analgesics respectively. It is used to treat muscular pains and spasms. It can also be used to provide relief from joint pain (Ex. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis), back pain (Ex. ankylosing spondylitis) and neck pain.

Take PHENZOX TABLET preferably with meals to avoid gut irritation. Avoid consumption of alcohol as it could aggravate the risk of stomach problems. Do not take PHENZOX TABLET if you have any ulcers, bleeding or perforations in the gut.

Before taking PHENZOX TABLET inform your doctor if you have any liver or kidney problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have asthma, alcoholism, any eating disorder or any disease that causes loss of skeletal muscles and fats (such as cachexia) as a precaution.

Consult your doctor before taking PHENZOX TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. The common side effects of taking PHENZOX TABLET are stomach upset and orangish urine. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

USES OF PHENZOX TABLET

It is used to treat:

  • Muscle pain and spasms
  • Joint pain, back pain, neck pain

HOW PHENZOX TABLET WORKS

PHENZOX TABLET contains two medicines namely Chlorzoxazone and paracetamol. Chlorzoxazone is a muscle relaxant. It acts by increasing the effects of certain chemical messengers (such as GABA) in the brain and in spinal cord that induces muscle relaxation. As a result, it prevents muscle twitching, relieves pain caused due to muscle spasms and improves muscle movement.

Paracetamol is a pain-relieving agent. It provides pain relief by blocking the release of certain chemicals (such as prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain, inflammation and swelling. Collectively, these action helps in reducing muscle spasms, joint pain and inflammation.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take PHENZOX TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. It is preferably taken with meals to avoid gastric irritation.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.

SIDE EFFECTS OF PHENZOX TABLET

COMMON

  • Stomach upset
  • Orangish or reddish urine

RARE

  • drowsiness, dizziness
  • tiredness, excitement
  • skin rash, itching or redness

Stop taking PHENZOX TABLET and consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following:

  • signs of severe allergic reactions (such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the face, lips, throat or tongue causing difficulty in breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, fever, ulcers on the mucous membrane, oral sores)
  • low blood counts causing increased infections and unusual bleeding or bruising
  •  signs of liver problem (such as fever, skin rash, lack of appetite, nausea, vomiting, fatigue, upper abdominal pain, dark urine, yellowing of skin and whites of the eye)

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Skin rash:

Avoid hot showers because hot water can irritate your skin further. Do not scratch the affected area. Use protective clothing when going outdoors. Regularly moisturize your skin. Consult your doctor if your skin rash worsens.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

PHENZOX TABLET should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

BREASTFEEDING

PHENZOX TABLET should be used in breastfeeding women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any heavy tools or machines if you experience dizziness, drowsiness or vision problems after taking PHENZOX TABLET.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking PHENZOX TABLET as it may increase the risk of side effects.

KIDNEY

PHENZOX TABLET is not recommended for use in patients with moderate to severe kidney diseases. It should be used with caution in patients with mild kidney problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

PHENZOX TABLET is not recommended in patients with severe liver problems (such as liver failure). It should be used with caution in patients with mild liver problems. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take PHENZOX TABLET if you are allergic to Chlorzoxazone or Paracetamol.

LUNGS

PHENZOX TABLET is not recommended for use in patients who previous experienced asthma attack or breathing difficulties after taking any pain-relieving medicine.

OTHERS

PHENZOX TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have GI bleeding (bloody stools or vomits)
  • have ulcers in the stomach or intestines

Before taking PHENZOX TABLET inform your doctor if you:

  • are an alcoholic
  • have porphyria (a rare inherited blood disorder)
  • have any eating disorders
  • have cystic fibrosis
  • have HIV infection
  • have starvation (starving without food)
  • have cachexia (loss of skeletal muscles and fat)

Use in Pediatrics:

PHENZOX TABLET is not recommended for use in children aged below 12 years. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

Use in Geriatrics:

PHENZOX TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Therefore, consult your doctor for advice before taking it.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug Interactions:

Before taking PHENZOX TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines such as:

  • medicines used to stop blood clotting (Ex. warfarin, heparin, clopidogrel)
  • cholestyramine (a medicine used to control blood cholesterol levels)
  • medicines used to treat nausea and vomiting (Ex. domperidone, metoclopramide)
  • medicines that can induce sleep (Ex. alprazolam, midazolam, clonazepam, nitrazepam)
  • rifampicin, isoniazid (medicines used to treat tuberculosis)
  • disulfiram (a medicine used to quit alcoholism)
  • medicines used to treat epilepsy (such as carbamazepine, phenobarbitone, phenytoin)
  • primidone (a medicine used to treat mental illnesses)
  • St. John's Wort (an herbal medicine used to treat depression)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else accidentally took more PHENZOX TABLET, visit the nearby hospital or consult your doctor immediately. Symptoms of overdosage might include paleness, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, stomach pain, liver damage, low blood sugar levels, edema, bloody urine, loss of protein in urine, dizziness, drowsiness, headache and tiredness.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Chlorzoxazone, Paracetamol      
Pharmacological Category :   Mephensin Congeners, Analgesics and Antipyretics
Therapeutic Indication :   Muscle Pain, Joint Pain, Back pain              
Dosage Forms :   Tablet

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep PHENZOX TABLET out of reach of children
  • Store PHENZOX TABLET below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT PHENZOX TABLET

What is the use of PHENZOX TABLET?

PHENZOX TABLET is used to treat muscular pains and spasms. It can also be used to provide relief from joint pain (Ex. osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis), back pain (Ex. ankylosing spondylitis) and neck pain.

How PHENZOX TABLET works?

PHENZOX TABLET works by reducing pain and inflammation in the muscles and bones. It increases the effects of certain chemical messengers (such as GABA) in the brain and in spinal cord that induces muscle relaxation and blocks the release of certain chemicals (such as prostaglandins) in the body that causes pain, inflammation and swelling. Collectively, these action helps in reducing muscle spasms, joint pain and inflammation.

How to take PHENZOX TABLET?

Take PHENZOX TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicine with a glass of water. Do not chew or crush the medicine. It is preferably taken with meals to avoid gastric irritation.

What is the best time to take PHENZOX TABLET?

PHENZOX TABLET can be taken at any time of the day. However, your doctor will decide the best time to take PHENZOX TABLET.

Can I stop taking PHENZOX TABLET once I started feeling better?

No. Do not stop taking PHENZOX TABLET without consulting your doctor as it may make your symptoms re-appear once again. If you feel better during the midway of therapy, consult your doctor for advice.

Can I take PHENZOX TABLET daily?

Take PHENZOX TABLET as advised by your physician. Your doctor will evaluate your health condition and suggests whether can you take PHENZOX TABLET every day or not.

Will taking a higher dose of PHENZOX TABLET be more effective?

No. Taking a higher dose of PHENZOX TABLET will not be effective rather it would be making you drowsier. Always take the dose prescribed by your doctor. If the prescribed dose is not effective for you, consult your doctor for advice. Your doctor might increase the dose or suggest an alternative therapy.

What to do if I forgot to take a dose of PHENZOX TABLET?

If you forgot to take a dose of PHENZOX TABLET, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for the next dose of PHENZOX TABLET, skip the missed dose and take the next one regularly. Do not take a double dose of PHENZOX TABLET to compensate the missed ones. Consult your doctor for advice.

What are the side effects of PHENZOX TABLET?

The common side effects of taking PHENZOX TABLET are stomach upset and orangish urine. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect worsens.

Can I consume alcohol while taking PHENZOX TABLET?

Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking PHENZOX TABLET as it might make you feel dizzier and drowsier.

Can PHENZOX TABLET be taken during pregnancy?

PHENZOX TABLET should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before taking it.

Can the use of PHENZOX TABLET affect the liver?

Yes. PHENZOX TABLET may affect the way your liver work. It can elevate the levels of certain liver enzymes in your body. Therefore, it is not recommended for use in patients with liver failure. It should be used with caution in patients with other mild liver problems. Consult your doctor before taking it.

REFERENCES

1. KD. Tripathi. Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs and Antipyretic-Analgesics. Skeletal Muscle Relaxants. Seventh edition. Page – 206 & 357.

2. Himanshu D. Patel, R. B. Uppin, A. Ramakrishnam Naidu, Y. Ratnakar Rao, Suhas Khandarkar, and Amit Garg. Efficacy and Safety of Combination of NSAIDs and Muscle Relaxants in the Management of Acute Low Back Pain. NIH. National Library of Medicine. National Center for Biotechnology Information. PMC. PubMed Central. January 2019. [Accessed on 24th December 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6513919/

3. GlaxoSmithKline. PARACETAMOL/CHLORZOXAZONE. [Accessed on 24th December 2022] https://gskpro.com/content/dam/global/hcpportal/en_TZ/PI/MYOLGIN-NCDS-v-03.pdf

4. Solubiomix, LLC. Chlorzoxazone 250 mg. Dailymed.com. [Revised in October 2022]. [Accessed on 24th December 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/getFile.cfm?setid=c3d40a90-6df8-4b44-bc61-d7655c52bacb&type=pdf

5. Reliable 1 Laboratories LLC. Acetaminophen 325mg – Acetaminophen tablet. Dailymed.com. [Revised in October 2021]. [Accessed on 24th December 2022] https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=25626b46-78f8-7226-e054-00144ff8d46c

6. Accord. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC). [Revised in November 2021] [Accessed on 24th November 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5916.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Item Weight
    17.5 g
    Ingredient
    CHLORZOXAZONE 250MG+PARACETAMOL(ACETAMINOPHEN) 500 mg
    Hsn Code
    30049069
ALTERNATE BRANDS View All
DIPTASE MR Tablet 10's
Prescription Pain relief Rx required
Rs.55.60
Myocetamol Tablet 10'S
Prescription Pain relief Rx required
Rs.81.00
PYRITEC MR Tablet 10's
Prescription Muscle Cramps/Spasticity Rx required
Rs.85.00
DISCLAIMER

The contents of this website are for informational purposes only and not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please seek the advice of a physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Do not disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Copyright© 2023. All Rights Reserved.