A centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant used in the treatment of painful muscle spasm due to musculoskeletal disorder.

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chlor·zox·a·zone (klor-zokґsə-zōn) a skeletal muscle relaxant, used to relieve discomfort of painful musculoskeletal disorders, administered orally.

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