no matter what age may be at risk of muscle aches and pains Both from exercise, work, accidents, etc. Medicines that help relieve aches and pains are both oral, topical, and injectable, but the most popular and widely used because the price is not high and effective is the muscle relaxant that many people eat. May be “addicted” to taking muscle relaxants without knowing when you feel pain, when you eat, but taking muscle relaxants frequently May be dangerous in a way that we are unaware of.
The dangers of “muscle relaxants”
Muscle relaxants that are popular in Thailand include Orphenadrine, Tolperisone, Eperisone and Baclofen. They have properties to relieve pain, stiffness and contraction of muscles from exercise. Incorrect posture of the body. Such as turning the body at the wrong time and staying in the same position for too long. Such as standing on one leg for too long lifting heavy objects for too long, etc.
In addition, taking muscle relaxants for a long time May be at risk of kidney toxicity And if the kidneys are exposed to a large number of drug toxins and long-term accumulation It can cause severe kidney disease to the stage of kidney failure as well.
However, these muscle often have side effects such as:
- dazed, drowsy
- dry mouth and throat
- Information From UFABET