What is Myonal® (eperisone HCL) used for?
Myonal® is commonly used for spastic paralysis in cerebrovascular diseases, spastic spinal paralysis, cervical spondylosis, post-op sequelae (including cerebrospinal tumor), sequelae of trauma (spinal trauma, head injury), amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, cerebral palsy, spinocerebellar degeneration, spinal vascular diseases, other encephalomyelopathies.
It also improves myotonic symptoms in cervical syndrome, periarthritis of the shoulders & lumbago, tension-type headache.
How should I take Myonal® (eperisone HCL)?
Myonal® is taken by mouth, should be taken with food and take after meals.
How do I store Myonal® (eperisone HCL)?
Myonal® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Myonal® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Myonal® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Myonal® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Myonal® (eperisone HCL)?
Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:
- You are pregnant or breastfeeding. This is because, while you are expecting or feeding a baby, you should only take medicines on the recommendation of a doctor.
- You are taking any other medicines. This includes any medicines you are taking which are available to buy without a prescription, such as herbal and complementary medicines.
- You have allergy with any of active or inactive ingredients of Myonal® or other medications.
- You have any other illnesses, disorders, or medical conditions.
Myonal® ought to be taken with precautions in the following cases: subjects with a history of sensitivity to the drug, hepatic problems. Influences the capability to control equipments as well as drive.
Weakness, sleepiness, lightheadedness or other adverse reactions may take place. In the occurrence of such side effects, the prescribed amount ought to be decreased or stopped.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using Myonal® during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking Myonal®.
What side effects can occur from Myonal® (eperisone HCL)?
These following side effects may occur while using this drug, such as:
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Myonal® (eperisone HCL)?
Myonal® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Especially if you are taking Aceclofenac.
Does food or alcohol interact with Myonal® (eperisone HCL)?
Myonal® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Myonal® (eperisone HCL)?
Myonal® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Myonal® (eperisone HCL).
What is the dose of Myonal® (eperisone HCL) for an adult?
The recommended dose is 3 tabs (150 mg) every day in three separate doses after food.
What is the dose of Myonal® (eperisone HCL) for a child?
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Myonal® (eperisone HCL) available?
Myonal® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Tablet 50mg
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Myonal®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Review Date: June 16, 2017 | Last Modified: June 16, 2017