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Chlorzoxazone

Description

Chlorzoxazone is a centrally-acting agent for painful musculoskeletal conditions. Data available from animal experiments as well as human study indicate that chlorzoxazone acts primarily at the level of the spinal cord and subcortical areas of the brain where it inhibits multisynaptic reflex arcs involved in producing and maintaining skeletal muscle spasm of varied etiology.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
M03BB03
Chlorzoxazone
M Musculo-skeletal system → M03 Muscle relaxants → M03B Muscle relaxants, centrally acting agents → M03BB Oxazol, thiazine, and triazine derivatives

Medicines

Drug
Countries

United States

Other medications with this active ingredient in combination: ACETAZONE FORTE ACETAZONE FORTE C8

Product monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
LORZONE Tablets
MPI, US: SPL/Old
US