How times a day do you take this medicine?
An indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician.
Conditions associated w/ increased tonus of striated muscle due to organic or neurologic affections, muscular hypertonia, spasm & contracture. Locomotor disorders eg, spondylosis, spondylarthrosis, lumboischialgia. Obliterative vascular diseases, conditions caused by disorders of vascular innervation.
Uses of Perilax in details
There are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it.
Perilax is used to relieve stiffness or rigidity of muscles (muscle spasticity) and muscular contraction (spasm). It is used in the treatment of unusual stiffness of muscle after certain neurological diseases in adults.
A centrally acting muscle relaxant whose mode of action has not been established. It is used as an adjunct in the symptomatic treatment of musculoskeletal conditions associated with painful muscle spasm. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p1206)
Spasticity; Muscle spasms
Adult: As hydrochloride: 50-150 mg tid.
Child: As hydrochloride: <6 yr: 5 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses; 6-14 yr: 2-4 mg/kg daily in 3 divided doses.
Concomitant use of Perilax & Perilax HCl.
Perilax side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
urinating less than usual or not at all;
drowsiness, confusion, mood changes, increased thirst, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting;
swelling, weight gain, feeling short of breath;
severe stomach pain or cramps, severe or ongoing diarrhea or vomiting; or
low potassium (confusion, uneven heart rate, extreme thirst, increased urination, leg discomfort, muscle weakness or limp feeling).
Less serious side effects may include:
mild stomach pain, gas, indigestion;
diarrhea or loose stools;
mild nausea; or
Perilax Tablets are contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to any of the ingredients.
Active ingredient matches for Perilax:
Tolperisone in Bangladesh, Denmark, Taiwan.
Bisacodyl in South Africa.
Domperidone in Philippines.
Eperisone HCl in Indonesia.
Pentoxifylline in Taiwan.
ReviewsThe results of a survey conducted on ndrugs.com for Perilax are given in detail below. The results of the survey conducted are based on the impressions and views of the website users and consumers taking Perilax. We implore you to kindly base your medical condition or therapeutic choices on the result or test conducted by a physician or licensed medical practitioners.
1 consumer reported usefulWas the Perilax drug useful in terms of decreasing the symptom or the disease?
According to the reports released by ndrugs.com website users, the below mentioned percentages of users say the drug is useful / not useful to them in decreasing their symptoms/disease. The usefulness of the drug depends on many factors, like severity of the disease, perception of symptom, or disease by the patient, brand name used [matters only to a certain extent], other associated conditions of the patient. If the drug is not effective or useful in your case, you need to meet the doctor to get re-evaluated about your symptoms/disease, and he will prescribe an alternative drug.
Consumer reported price estimatesNo survey data has been collected yet
Consumer reported time for resultsNo survey data has been collected yet
Consumer reported ageNo survey data has been collected yet
Information checked by Dr. Sachin Kumar, MD Pharmacology