Nursing & Healthcare Directories on: The Nursefriendly
Prescription Drugs, Medications,
Skeletal Muscle Relaxants,
Maolate, Chlorphenesin Carbamate

The Shortcut URL To This Page Is (homepage)
Add URL, View Topsites List
Search Our Site, The Internet

Alphabetical Drug Listings

Clinical Calculators
Drug, Pill Identification
Drugs By Category
Drugs of Abuse
Drug Cost, Price Comparisons
Drug, Medication, Herbal Interaction Checkers
Free Drug Locator, Reduced Cost
Health & Medical Insurance
Intravenous (IV), Infusion Drug Therapy
Off-Label Prescription Drug Uses
Online Drug Stores, Pharmacies
Top 200 Most Prescribed Drugs, Medications
Top Nursing Topics:

A to Z Nursing Topics

About Nursing:

A Typical (Nurses) Day
Ask The Nurse
Associations (Nursing)
Authors (Nursing)
Blogs (Nursing)
Boards of Nursing
Burnout (Nursing)
Businesses (Nurse-Owned)
Care Plans (Nursing)
Careers In Nursing
Case Studies (Malpractice)
CEUs (Nursing)
Commonly Used Drugs
Chat (Nursing)
Clothes (Nursing)
Colleges (Nursing)
Consultants, Nursing
Current Events, Nursing News
Degrees in Nursing
Department (Specialty Nursing)
Discussions (Nursing)
Drugs (Commonly Used)
Education (Nursing)
Employment (Nursing)
Entrepreneurs (Nurse)
Equipment (Medical)
Errors, Medication, Drug Administration & Support
Forensic Nursing
Gifts For Nurses
Going Shopping
Health & Wellness
Health Insurance
Healthcare Unions, Nursing Unions, Organized Labor
History of Nursing
Hospitals, Medical Centers
Informatics Nurses
Inspirational Nursing
Intravenous (IV) & Infusion Therapy
Jobs in Nursing
Jokes (Nursing)
Journals (Nursing)
Legal Nursing Consultants, LNCs
Long Term Care, Nursing Homes
Male Nurses
Malpractice Cases
Medical Centers, Hospitals
Medical Equipment
Medical Humor, Nursing Jokes
Medication Errors, Drug Administration & Support
Men in Nursing
National Nurses Week
Newsletters, Subscriptions
Novels For Nurses
Nurse Training
Nurse Entrepreneurs
Nursing Associations
Nursing Authors
Nursing Burnout
Nursing Care Plans
Nursing Careers
Nursing (CEUs)
Nursing Boards
Nursing Clothes, Scrubs, Uniforms
Nursing Colleges, Schools
Nursing Consultants
Nursing Degrees
Nursing Discussions
Nursing Education
Nursing Employment
Nursing Entrepreneurs
Nursing Gifts
Nursing Homes, Long Term Care
Nursing Informatics
Nursing (Inspirational)
Nursing Jobs
Nursing Jokes, Medical Humor
Nursing Journals
Nursing History
Nursing Malpractice Cases
Nursing News
Nursing Pay
Nursing Programs
Nursing Refresher Courses
Nursing Research
Nursing Resumes
Nursing Salaries
Nursing Scholarships
Nursing Schools, Colleges
Nursing Scrubs, Uniforms
Nursing Shoes
Nursing Shortage
Nursing Specialties (Departments, Units)
Nursing Stories
Nursing Students
Nursing Uniforms
Nursing Unions, Organized Labor, Healthcare Unions
Nursing Wages
Nursing Webrings
Paychecks (Nursing)
Prescription Drug Indexes
Puzzles, Quizzes
Relocation Resources
Refresher Courses
Research (Nursing)
Resumes (Nursing)
Salaries (Nursing)
Scholarships (Nursing)
Schools of Nursing
Scrubs, Nursing Uniforms
Shoes (Nursing)
Shopping (Going) on the Internet
Shortage (Nursing)
Specialty Nursing (Departments, Units)
State Nursing Boards
Student (Nursing)
Training (Nursing)
Traveling Nurses
Uniforms, Scrubs, Nursing
Unions (Nursing), Organized Labor, Healthcare Unions
Wages (Nursing)
What Attracted You To The Field of Nursing?
Work At Home Opportunities
Follow nursefriendly on Twitter



This page was prepared by E. Stankowski RN

Brand Names: Maolate
Generic Name: Chlorphenesin, Chlorphenesin Carbamate
Drug Class: Skeletal Muscle Relaxant


Chlorphenesin, What are the precautions when taking this medicine?"If you are 65 or older, use this medicine with caution. Can cause severe drowsiness or dizziness. Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor) and other medicines and herbs that slow your actions and reactions. This includes sedatives, tranquilizers, mood stabilizers, or pain medicine. Talk with healthcare provider."
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Medical Center Boulevard
Winston-Salem, NC 27157
Phone: (336) 716-2255 or (1-800) 446-2255


Maolate, What is chlorphenesin?"Chlorphenesin is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to your brain. Chlorphenesin is used, along with rest and physical therapy, to treat injuries and other painful muscular conditions. Chlorphenesin is not commercially available in the United States. Chlorphenesin may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide."
Hampstead Trust
c/o Network Solutions
P.O. Box 447
Herndon, VA 20172-0447
Phone: (570) 708-8780
E-mail: contact @


Chlorphenesin, What are the common side effects of this medicine? Duke University Medical Center:"Feeling sleepy, dizzy, or unable to think clearly. Avoid driving, doing other tasks or activities that require you to be alert until you see how this medicine affects you.
Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard candy, or chewing gum may help."
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC 27710 USA
Phone: (919) 684-8111


Chlorphenesin, Proper Use of This Medicine / Dosage,"Dosing—For chlorphenesin—For oral dosage form (tablets): For relaxing stiff, sore muscles: Adults and teenagers—800 milligrams (mg) three times a day, at first. Your doctor may decrease your dose after you begin to feel better. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor."
Cardinal Health, Inc.
7000 Cardinal Place
Dublin, Ohio 43017 US
Phone: (614) 757-5014 or Fax: (614) 757-6014


Chlorphenesin, What is the most important information I should know about chlorphenesin?"Chlorphenesin is not commercially available in the United States. Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Chlorphenesin may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, avoid these activities. Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while you are taking chlorphenesin."
Yahoo! Inc.
701 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA, 94089 US


Maolate, Proper Storage of this medicine,"To store this medicine—Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from heat and direct light. Do not store this medicine in the bathroom, near the kitchen sink, or in other damp places. Heat or moisture may cause the medicine to break down. Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed. Be sure that any discarded medicine is out of the reach of children."
Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
200 1st St. S.W.
Rochester, MN 55905


Chlorphenesin, Who should not take chlorphenesin?"Before taking chlorphenesin, tell your doctor if you have liver disease. You may need a lower dose or special monitoring during therapy. It is not known whether chlorphenesin will harm an unborn baby. Do not take chlorphenesin without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant. It is also not known whether chlorphenesin passes into breast milk. Do not take chlorphenesin without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby. Chlorphenesin is not approved for use in children."
Saint Francis Care
114 Woodland St.
Hartford, CT, 06105-1208
Phone: (860) 714-4000 or (1-800) 993-4312
E-mail Contact Form:


Chlorphenesin, What do I do if I miss a dose? University of Maryland Medical Center:"Take a missed dose as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed one. Return to your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose or extra doses."
University of Maryland Medical Center
22 South Greene Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: (1-800) 492-5538 or TDD: 410-328-9600
E-mail Contact Form:


Maolate, Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Considerations,"Pregnancy—Although skeletal muscle relaxants have not been shown to cause birth defects or other problems, studies on birth defects have not been done in pregnant women. Studies in animals with metaxalone have not shown that it causes birth defects. Lactation—Carisoprodol passes into the breast milk and may cause drowsiness or stomach upset in nursing babies. It is not known whether chlorphenesin, chlorzoxazone, metaxalone, or methocarbamol passes into the breast milk. However, these medicines have not been reported to cause problems in nursing babies."
PO BOX 64304
Los Angeles, CA 90064 US
Phone: 310-497-6756


Chlorphenesin, What happens if I overdose?"Seek emergency medical attention. Symptoms of a chlorphenesin overdose include drowsiness and nausea."
Yale New Haven Health System
789 Howard Ave.
New Haven, CT 06519
Phone: (888) 461-0106 or (203) 688-2489




Follow us on:


Linked In:

Nursing Entrepreneurs, Nurses In Business,




If your website is not listed here, we encourage you to submit it: Add Your Website/URL.

See also:

Nursing Topics, A to Z:

Nursing Degrees, LPN-RN, RN-BSN, RN-MSN, Online/Offline College, University and more!:"Higher income. Career mobility. Now, no matter where you live or what your schedule, you can earn your Associate or Bachelor Degree to take your professional life to the next level — without putting the rest of your life on hold!"

If you do any Browsing or Windowshopping online, please visit our online Mall:

Gifts For Nurses:"Choose from Top Nursing Uniform Companies. All sizes, styles and popular name brands available. Large selection of accessories as well: Accessories Blood Pressure Cuffs, Sphygnomanometers Nursing Tote Bags, Carry-Ons, Medical Bags Clinical, Medical Supplies, Nurses Discount Outlet: Angels, Books, Clothing , Equipment, Figurines, Holidays, Home Decor, Jewelry, Nurses, Office Decor, Scrubs, Shoes, T-Shirts Footwear, Shoes, Sandals, Discount, Bargains Gifts For Nurses (Nurses Week) Hosiery, Socks, Stockings Hats, Jackets, Jumpers Jewelry, Earrings, Necklaces, Watches Luxury Spas, Facials, Manicures, Pedicures Perfumes, Fragrances, Phermones Shoes, Boots, Sandals, Footwear, High Heels, Slippers Stethescopes, Nurse Kits, Replacement Parts Swimwear (Tan-Through) Women's Lingerie "


Nursing Chat, Nurse Discussion Forums:


The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) or Internet Street Address of this page is

Send comments and mail to Andrew Lopez, RN

Last updated by Andrew Lopez, RN on Thursday, January 28, 2010

This Page is Part of The Nursefriendly National Nursing A To Z & Consumer Health Directories

We are Incorporated in The State of New Jersey, under the name:
Nursefriendly, Inc.
38 Tattersall Drive, Mantua, New Jersey (NJ) 08051
Our Phone #: 856-415-9617, E-mail, ICQ#6116137 (

This website Is © Copyright 1997 - 2010, Andrew Lopez, RN, Nursefriendly, Inc. Please contact us for permission to reproduce.
(Visit our Nursing Downloads Page for our site file Torrents)

Other products and companies referred to herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies or mark holders, and are not owned or affiliated with Nursefriendly, Inc. or any of it's affiliated companies.