Cipzox - Uses - Dosages - Side Effects - Precautions

Cipzox: Frequently Asked Questions Answered

What is Cipzox?

Cipzox is a painkiller used to treat muscle pain. Chlorzoxazone, a muscle relaxant, and two painkillers (paracetamol and diclofenac) constitute the medication. 

It is suggested that you take this medication with or immediately after a meal. Do not consume on an empty stomach. Use it only as prescribed by a physician, and you should not take it longer than recommended. 

Cipzox is not for everyone. It is essential to notify your doctor if you have problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys. Inform the doctor about your medical history and any recent drugs you’ve taken for your safety while using this medication. Consult your doctor before using this medication if you are pregnant or nursing a baby.

What are the uses of Cipzox?

Some uses and benefits of Cipzox are:

  • Used to treat arthritis and spondylitis. 
  • Used to treat injuries that cause pain and inflammation in muscles, joints, and bones. 
  • When utilised during procedures and operations, it relieves aches, pains, inflammation, and swelling. 
  • It benefits muscle movement and provides relief from pain and discomfort associated with muscle spasms.
  • Used to alleviate menstruation cramps.
  • Used for frozen shoulder, dislocations and fractures, toothache, and cold.
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What are the side effects of Cipzox?

Most Cipzox adverse effects are mild and do not require medical care. They subside as the body adjusts to the drug. 

Side effects generally last a short time, but if the symptoms persist, let your healthcare provider know, and they will advise ways to prevent or reduce them.

The following are some of the most common adverse effects:

  • Nausea\vomiting.
  • Loss of appetite.
  • Stomach upset.
  • Stomach pain.
  • Diarrhoea.
  • Heartburn.
  • Dryness of the mouth.

Consult our experts at Yashoda Hospitals to get a medical opinion if the adverse effects continue to bother you.

Instructions for uses and precautions :

  • Swallow the tablet as a whole, don’t chew, crush or break for consumption. 
  • While using this medicine, do not drive or operate heavy equipment.

Consult experts available 24*7 at Yashoda Hospitals to get a medical opinion on the prescribed uses, dosages, duration, and side effects and precautions.


Frequently Asked Questions about Cipzox

1. Can I take an asthma inhaler with Cipzox?

Asthmatics may suffer from aspirin-sensitive asthma. Aspirin usage has been related to life-threatening bronchospasm in patients with aspirin-sensitive asthma. Cipzox is similar to aspirin. Diclofenac, aspirin, and other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are all members of the same class of medications (NSAIDs). As a result, Cipzox tablets should not be given to people sensitive to aspirin. People who already have asthma should take them with caution. Consult our medical team before taking any medication.

2. Is Cipzox tablet for toothache?

You can use the Cipzox pill to treat toothache since it contains three medications: diclofenac, paracetamol, and chlorzoxazone. Diclofenac works by decreasing cyclo-oxygenase (COX) activity, a chemical messenger responsible for pain and edema. You should not use this medicine without first consulting with your dentist. Several causes can result in a toothache. Do not attempt to self-medicate.

3. Is Cipzox a steroid?

No, Cipzox is not a steroid. Cipzox tablets belong to the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs class of medicines (NSAIDs). Doctors prescribe Cipzox to treat musculoskeletal discomfort caused by tissue injury and post-surgical inflammation and edema. Cipzox also helps relieve painful muscles, joints, bones discomfort, and pain. As a muscle relaxant and a painkiller, it has several uses and benefits. Take all necessary precautions and do not self-medicate. Always consult health professionals, contact Yashoda Hospitals to get immediate assistance.

4. Is Cipzox safe?

Cipzox tablets are safe for the majority of patients, according to the FDA. On the other hand, it might produce typical side effects such as nausea and puking, heartburn, stomach discomfort, diarrhoea, poor appetite, dry mouth, tiredness, drowsiness, and other unusual or rare symptoms. Consult our medical experts at Yashoda Hospitals before taking it.

5. Is Cipzox an antibiotic?

No, Cipzox is not an antibiotic; it is a muscle relaxant and a pain reliever that comes in tablet form. By blocking prostaglandin production and blocking the transmission of pain signals to the brain, it reduces discomfort. On the other hand, Antibiotics are medications used to treat bacterial infections in humans and animals. They function by either killing germs or making it difficult for bacteria to thrive and multiply.

6. When should I take Cipzox tablets?

Take Cipzox tablets to alleviate pain, stiffness, sprains, muscular strains, joint inflammation, and menstrual pain. It is recommended that you take a Cipzox tablet with or after meals to avoid an upset stomach. Regular use is recommended, according to your doctor's advice. You should not take more of this medication or use it for longer than your doctor has prescribed.

7. Does Cipzox affect sperm?

Cipzox is made up of three medications: diclofenac, paracetamol, and chlorzoxazone. According to InVivo biotech (2016) research, large doses of paracetamol substantially reduce sperm motility and viability. In a dose-dependent manner, a study with diclofenac sodium treatment, sperm count, density (in epididymis and testis), motility, and population dynamics of testicular cells were all reduced. Chlorzoxazone too affects the sperm in higher doses. In lower dosages, there are no adverse effects of tablets. Talk to our experts and take medical advice before taking medication.

8. Is Cipzox bad for kidneys?

Yes, long-term Cipzox pill use may be harmful to the kidneys. Prostaglandins, a chemical that protects the kidneys, are produced by well-functioning kidneys. Long-term opiate use lowers the body's prostaglandin levels, causing kidney damage. Cipzox tablets should be used cautiously and under medical supervision in people with severe kidney disease.

9. Can we take Cipzox while pregnant?

Cipzox tablets are contraindicated in pregnancy since there is clear evidence that it poses a risk to the developing baby. When it comes to some life-threatening situations, a doctor may prescribe it when advantages exceed hazards. Consult our medical experts to get a medical opinion for any concerns.

10. Can Rosuvastatin cause weight gain?

Crestor (rosuvastatin calcium) is a statin recommended to help lower total cholesterol, LDL (bad) cholesterol, and triglyceride levels. Weight gain was not a common adverse effect found in clinical trials assessing safety and efficacy. In clinical trials, Crestor's most prevalent adverse effects were headaches, nausea, myalgia, asthenia, and constipation (FDA, 2010).

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