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What are the side effects of chlorzoxazone?

Side effects can develop when using chlorzoxazone; however, they are often mild. Common side effects include: drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, nervousness or lightheadedness. These symptoms can be more common in older adults. Serious side effects are rare. If one or more of the following serious reactions develops, talk to your doctor right away: black, tarry stools, bloody or coffee-ground-like vomit, fever, weight loss or jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes). If you have an allergic reaction to chlorzoxazone, stop taking the medication and call your doctor immediately. Symptoms of allergic reaction include hives, itching, difficulty breathing, rash, tightness in the chest and swelling (mouth, face, lips or tongue).

Based on information from iGuard.org, a free medication monitoring service, 23% of patients experience side effects while taking Chlorzoxazone. Some of the side effects reported by iGuard members inlcude drowsiness. Please follow up with your doctor or other healthcare provider if you are experiencing any symptoms that worsen or do not go away.

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