- Drugs List
- Therapeutic Indications
- Precautions and Warnings
- Pregnancy and Lactation
- Side Effects
Oral formulations of pridinol.
Central and peripheral muscle spasms: lumbar pain, torticollis and general muscle pain.
1.5mg to 3mg, three times daily.
Take independently of meals. The onset of the effect of pridinol is faster when taken prior to meals.
Take pridinol with at least one glass of water. Do not chew.
Children under 18 years
Benign prostatic hyperplasia
First trimester of pregnancy
Precautions and Warnings
Glucose-galactose malabsorption syndrome
Second trimester of pregnancy
Severe hepatic impairment
Severe renal impairment
Third trimester of pregnancy
Advise ability to drive/operate machinery may be affected by side effects
Patients who suffer from hypotension are at greater risk of circulatory problems. These patients should take pridinol after meals to reduce the risk of fainting.
Pregnancy and Lactation
Pridinol is contraindicated during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Use of pridinol during the first trimester of pregnancy is contraindicated by the manufacturer. The manufacturer does not recommend using pridinol during the further course of pregnancy unless absolutely necessary and under medical supervision. At the time of writing there is limited published information regarding the use of pridinol during pregnancy. Potential risks are unknown.
Pridinol is contraindicated during breastfeeding.
Use of pridinol when breastfeeding is contraindicated by the manufacturer. The presence of pridinol in human breast milk and the effects on exposed infants are unknown.
Disturbances in accommodation
Glaucoma (closed angle)
Muscular coordination disorders
It is strongly recommended that the UK National Poisons Information Service be consulted on cases of suspected or actual overdose where there is doubt over the degree of risk or about appropriate management.
The following number will direct the caller to the relevant local centre (0844) 892 0111
Information may be obtained if you have access to ToxBase the primary clinical toxicology database of the National Poisons Information Service. This is available via password on the internet ( www.toxbase.org ) or if this is unavailable at the backup site ( www.toxbasebackup.org ).
Last Full Review Date: November 2020
Summary of Product Characteristics: Myopridin 3mg tablets. Mibe Pharma UK Ltd. Revised May 2020.
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