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Flashcards in Pharm- Muscle relaxants Deck (18):
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Chlorzaxazone- Indications

Musculoskeletal pain & spasm

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Chlorzaxazone- MOA

Inhibits spinal reflexes increasing muscle mobility and reducing spasticity. Centrally acting muscle relaxant

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Chlorzaxazone- AE

Drowsiness, dizziness, hepatotoxicity

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Cyclobenzaprine- Indications

Muscle spasm

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Cyclobenzaprine- MOA

Centrally acting muscle relaxant. Potentiates Norepi, binds to serotonin receptors

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Cyclobenzaprine- AE

Seizures, cardiac conduction disturbance, drowsiness. Caution in CHF, elderly

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Diazepam- Indications

Sedation, Muscle spasm, anxiety, alcohol withdrawal, seizures

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Diazepam- MOA

Enhances GABA effects, binds to benzodiazepine receptors

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Diazepam- AE

Resp. depress, addiction, drowsiness, fatigue

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Carisoprodol- Indications

acute musculoskeletal pain

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Carisoprodol- MOA

Centrally acting relaxant, interrupts neuronal communication resulting in sedation and pain perception

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Carisoprodol- AE

Erythema multiform, drowsiness, dizziness, angioedema, risk for abuse/ dependance

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Metaxalone- Indications

Acute musculoskeletal pain

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Metaxalone- MOA

Centrally acting muscle relaxant. Depresses CNS activity

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Metaxalone- AE

Anemia, drowsiness, dizzines

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Methocarbamol- Indications

Muscle spasm

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Methocarbamol- MOA

Centrally acting muscle relaxant. Depresses CNS activity

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Methocarbamol- AE

seizures, dizziness, somnolence, hypotension