Mobizox is a pain reliever and muscle relaxer. It inhibits the synthesis of prostaglandins and blocks the nerve impulses that are sent to the brain thereby minimizing the discomfort caused to due to pain. It is prescribed by doctors to relieve pain due to muscle spasm, arthritis, minor surgeries, dislocations and fractures.
Mobizox works by increasing the blood circulation across the skin, relieving the inflammation and maintaining the body temperature thereby increasing the pain threshold.
Mobizox is primarily used for relieving muscular pains. A few common medical conditions in which the medicine is prescribed are:
Mobizox may show the following side-effects. If any of these side-effects worsen or last for a longer duration, consult the doctor.
The dosage of Mobizox is decided by the doctor depending upon the health status and age of the patient.
The patient must take the missed dose as soon as he/she remembers. However, it is advised not to take the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose.
Over dosage of Mobizox is harmful; rush to a doctor in case, overdose is suspected. Taking more than the recommended dose will not improve the condition, but worsen it.
The active ingredients/salts of Mobizox are Acetaminophen (500mg), Chlorzoxazone (500mg) and Diclofenac (50mg). The medicine is a muscle relaxant usually used to treat muscle spasms.
Mobizox Tablets (10 Tablets): 164 INR
Mobizox 250mg/ 50mg/ 325 mg (10 Tablets): 128 INR
Mobizox is a drug that falls under the category of analgesics. The medicine is used to treat muscle spasm and the pain caused by the same. Doctors also prescribe this medicine to manage fever and headache.
Follow the directions as directed by the doctor and it's better to take Mobizox at a fixed time. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. This medicine may be taken with or without food.
Mobizox is a muscle relaxant which works by suppressing the central nervous system to treat the muscle spasms and the pain caused by the same.
Mobizox may increase the risk for side-effect when mixed with other over the counter medicines. Consult the doctor if the patient is on taking any of the below mentioned drugs -
The two variants of Mobizox are:
It is advisable to store the medicine in a cool and dry place away from the reach of children and pets. The packaging of the medicine must be kept intact in order to maintain its effect when being administered.
Mobizox is a mixture of three drugs namely Acetaminophen, Chlorzoxazone and Diclofenac. It is strong medicine that can cause serious side-effects. The medicine is not banned in India but should be used only after consulting your doctor.
Ans: Mobizox is a drug that falls under the category of analgesics. It is used for the treatment of muscle spasms and the pain caused by it. It may be prescribed in case of a headache and fever too.
Ans: Mobizox is used for relieving muscle spasm and the pain associated with it. It is also used to manage the pain associated with arthritis also.
Ans: Mobizox may show a number of side-effects. Sleepiness and heartburn are the two most common side-effects exhibited by the medicine. Other side-effects include dry mouth, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting and stomach ache.
Ans: Unless you are allergic Acetaminophen, Chlorzoxazone or Diclofenac, Mobizox is a safe medicine to use. However, people with kidney/ liver related disorder and ladies during their pregnancy or lactation period should avoid this drug.
Ans: Mobizox is neither a narcotic substance nor a steroid; it is an analgesic that relieves pain.
Ans: No, continue it for the specific time for which the doctor has prescribed the medicine. However, if used as a short-term pain reliever, it can be discontinued.
Ans: No, Mobizox should not be taken with alcohol as it can increase the medicine’s sedative effect and also the risk of other side-effects.
Ans: No, as Mobizox contains Paracetamol as one of its ingredients, taking Paracetamol separately may lead to overdose.
Ans: Being a mixture of three drugs, Mobizox is strong medicine that may cause serious side-effects and hence should not be used without consulting a doctor. The drug may cause severe side-effects in patients allergic to its components or due to other interactions.
Ans: Though the absorption of Mobizox is not affected by food, the medicine should be taken with food as it reduces the chances of an upset stomach.
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