Skeletal muscle relaxants list





Skeletal Muscle Relaxants - Texas MedicaidCHIP Vendor Drug

03/22/2015
04:57 | Author: Michael Jones

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Skeletal Muscle Relaxants - Texas MedicaidCHIP Vendor Drug

The skeletal muscle relaxants (SMRs), carisoprodol, chlorzoxazone, cyclobenzaprine, methocarbamol, metaxalone, and orphenadrine, are FDA-approved for.

Metaxalone is contraindicated for use in patients with significantly impaired renal and/or hepatic function.

Information on indications for use or diagnosis is assumed to be unavailable. All criteria may be applied retrospectively; prospective application is indicated with. Printable version (PDF).

Carisoprodol dosing adjustments should be considered for patients with severe hepatic insufficiency, as carisoprodol is extensively metabolized by the liver.

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High-Risk Medications for Seniors

03/22/2015
04:26 | Author: Jacob Smith

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High-Risk Medications for Seniors

drug claims, the skeletal muscle relaxants indomethacin and hydroxyzine are among the most prescribed medications on a list of drugs that should be avoided.

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BCBSNC would like to work with providers to avoid prescribing drugs considered high risk for our members over the age of 65, especially when there may be safer alternatives. Both the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set (HEDIS) have quality measures that focus on decreasing the use of high-risk medications in the elderly.

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Skeletal Muscle Relaxants High Risk of Side Effects with

03/22/2015
02:11 | Author: Michael Jones

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Skeletal Muscle Relaxants High Risk of Side Effects with

Skeletal muscle relaxants, or SMRs, are commonly prescribed in the ambulatory (CMS) to include SMRs on its list of high-risk drugs to avoid in older patients.

Two systemic reviews of SMR trials reinforce guideline cautions. These reviews stress poor clinical trial design, short study duration (between seven and 14 days), marginal effect size and high incidence of CNS depressant effects as reasons for judicious use of SMRs. Cyclobenzaprine is the most heavily studied of the group and shows modest efficacy for musculoskeletal conditions.

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