Eskayef Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
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It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Caridol 250.
Caridol 250 may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the develo... View More
Caridol 250 is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.... View More
Caridol 250 may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur. Caution is advised when... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Caridol 250 in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor. However, cautious use of t... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Caridol 250 in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor. However, cautious use of th... View More
Caridol 250 is a muscle relaxer. It provides relief from the discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as rigidity, tens... View More
Uses of Caridol 250
- Muscle relaxation
Side effects of Caridol 250
How to use Caridol 250
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. Caridol 250 may be taken w... View More
How Caridol 250 works
Caridol 250 is a muscle relaxant. It works on the centres in the brain and spinal cord to relieve muscle stiffness or spasm without reduction in strengt... View More
- Caridol 250 provides relief from rigidity, tension and stiffness in muscles (spasticity) that may occur due to various conditions affecting the nervous ... View More
- Caridol 250 may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Avoid consuming alcohol when taking Caridol 250 as it may cause excessive drowsiness.
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
- Do not stop taking it suddenly without talking to your doctor if you've been on it for a long time.
Painful muscle spasm associated with musculoskeletal conditions
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Painful muscle spasm associated with musculoskeletal conditions Adult: 350 mg 3-4 times daily for up to 2-3 wk. Elderly: Half of the usual do... View More
Musculoskeletal Conditions <16 years: Not recommended >16 years: 250-350 mg q8hr and HS
Acute intermittent porphyria, hypersensitivity. Lactation.
Mode of Action
Carisoprodol blocks interneuronal synaptic activity in the descending reticular formation and spinal cord resulting in skeletal muscle relaxation.
Renal and hepatic failure. Pregnancy. Should be used with caution in addiction prone individuals. Lactation: Enters breast milk; use with caution
>10% Drowsiness (13-17%) 1-10% Dizziness (7-8%),Headache (3-5%) Frequency Not Defined Orthostatic hypotension,Syncope,Tachycardia,Agitation,Irr... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Data over many decades of use of drug in pregnancy have not identified drug-associated risk of major birth defects, miscarriage, or other adv... View More
Potentially Fatal: Potentiates alcohol and other CNS depressants.
Alternative brand for Caridol 250
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