Chlorzoxazone and Acetaminophen (Systemic)
Brand Names : Parafon Forte, chlorzoxazone with APAP
- Analgesic-skeletal muscle relaxant
and acetaminophen (klor-ZOX-a-zone and
a-seat-a-MIN-oh-fen) combination medicine is used to help
relax certain muscles in your body and relieve the pain and discomfort caused
by strains, sprains, or other injuries to your muscles. However, this medicine
does not take the place of rest, exercise or physical therapy, or other treatment
that your doctor may recommend for your medical problem.
Chlorzoxazone acts in the central nervous system (CNS) to produce its muscle
relaxant effects. Its actions in the CNS may also produce some of its side
In Canada, this medicine is available without a prescription.
This medicine is available in the following dosage forms:
Some commonly used brand names are:
Another commonly used name for this combination medicine
is chlorzoxazone with APAP
* Not commercially available in the U.S.