What is Eperisone hydrochloride?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Myonal


Eperisone is an international product. It is an antispasmodic which relaxes skeletal and vascular smooth muscles. It is used to treat pain ischemia and hypertonia in smooth muscles to relieve spasticity.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Stiffness/spasticity 2 1
Pain in shoulder(s) 1 0
Sciatic nerve pain 1 2
Shoulder injury 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Eperisone hydrochloride

Side effect Patients Percentage
Dizziness 1
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1
Muscle weakness 1

Why patients stopped taking Eperisone hydrochloride

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Eperisone hydrochloride


Stopped taking Eperisone hydrochloride

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 0
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Eperisone hydrochloride after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Tizanidine (Zanaflex) 1
Tramadol-acetaminophen (Tramacet) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Eperisone hydrochloride.