Profenazone . (Capsules)
Each capsule contains:
Ibuprofen 200 mg.
Chlorzoxazone 250 mg.
Profenazone combines the actions of Chlorzoxazone: centrally acting muscle relaxant through inhibition of multi-synaptic reflex arcs at the sub-cortical areas which is responsible for muscle spasm.
Ibuprofen: NSAID acting through inhibition of cyclo-oxygenase enzyme with potent anti-inflammatory, analgesic actions.
Relive of muscle spasm and pain through their synergistic action.
Profenazone exerts a fast pain relief and restoration of mobility in cases associated with severe and painful skeletal muscle spasms due to different etiologies e.g. trauma and inflammatory conditions.
Unless otherwise prescribed by the physician 1 to 2 capsules to be taken three times daily after meals.
- Profenazone is contraindicated in patients with known intolerance to any of its two active ingredients or to aspirin.
- The concomitant use of either alcohol or CNS depressants may have an additive effect. Should be used during pregnancy & lactation under medical supervision.
- Profenazone may rarely develop
1- G.I disturbances e.g. epigastric pain, heartburn & nausea.
2- CNS: dizziness & headache.
3- Dermatologic: rash & purities.
Box contains 2 strips each strip contains of 10 capsules.