Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tension, stiffness, and muscle spasms.
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER should be taken with food. This will prevent you from getting an upset stomach. In general, you should try to use the smallest amount necessary to control your symptoms, for the shortest possible time. You should take this medicine regularly while you need it. Try not to miss doses as this will make the medicine less effective.
To make sure it is safe for you, before taking this medicine, let your doctor know if you have any medical conditions or disorders. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are using or taking. Pregnant and breastfeeding women should consult their doctors before using this medicine.
BENEFITS OF SKELEBENZ CAPSULE ER
In Muscle relaxation
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is a muscle relaxant that is used to relieve rigidity, inflammation, and swelling in conditions that affect muscles. It works by blocking chemical messengers in the brain that are responsible for such symptoms. It effectively relieves muscle stiffness or spasm, thereby improving muscle movement.
Take Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER as prescribed by the doctor. The dose and duration will be decided by the doctor depending on the condition you are being treated for. This will help you to go about your daily activities more easily and have a better, more active, quality of life.
HOW TO USE SKELEBENZ CAPSULE ER
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is to be taken with food.
HOW SKELEBENZ CAPSULE ER WORKS
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strength. This improves pain and movement of muscles.
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
INTERACTION WITH DRUGS
WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE SKELEBENZ CAPSULE ER?
If you miss a dose of Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Skelebenz
- Dryness in mouth
Q. Is Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER a painkiller?
No, Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is not a painkiller. It is a muscle relaxant that is used to relieve muscle spasms (uncontrolled movements). Muscle spasms can be due to an injury, sprain, or any underlying medical condition affecting the nervous system.
Q. What is Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER used for?
Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER is used to relax muscles and relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. It is generally prescribed along with rest and physical therapy.
Q. Does Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER work right away?
This medicine is highly effective in giving relief from muscle spasms (tightness) and discomfort associated with it. Some people may start to feel the effects within 30 minutes, and some within an hour. This depends on your condition, dose prescribed and your response to treatment.
Q. What are the side effects of Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER?
Some of the side effects of this medicine are excessive drowsiness, headache, dryness in the mouth, and tiredness.
Q. What happens if I drink alcohol with Skelebenz 15 Capsule ER?
It’s best to avoid alcohol while you are taking cyclobenzaprine because it can make the side effects like dizziness and drowsiness much worse.
Pack size – 10
pack form – capsule
Weight – 5 (gms)
Dimensions – 5 (cm) x 9 (cm) x 1 (cm)
Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.
Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.