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Methocarbamol is considered one of the best options for muscle pain and spasms in different parts of the body due to numerous reasons. It belongs to the drug class “Muscle relaxants” and is recommended by healthcare providers for effective muscle pain relief. 

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What is Methocarbamol (Robaxin)?

Methocarbamol is a Muscle relaxant drug class prescribed by healthcare providers along with rest and physical therapy to treat muscle spasms, pain, and other issues. It comes in different brands, but the most prominent and recommended one is Robaxin.

What are the uses of Methocarbamol?

Methocarbamol is used for a number of muscle deformities and conditions that affect the overall mobility of the body. The most prominent uses of methocarbamol are: 

  • Treating muscle fatigue and spasms 
  • Treating pain in the muscles 
  • Managing symptoms of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Treatment for tetanus along with rest. 
  • Along with physical therapy 

How does it work?

Methocarbamol is a muscle relaxant that works on the brain (central nervous system) to relax the muscles in case of stiffness without directly affecting the muscles.It also affects polysynaptic reflexes in the spinal cord. 

What are the different dosage forms and strengths of Methocarbamol?

It comes in 2 different dosage forms: tablets and injections. In tablets, it come in 2 different strengths: 

  • 500 mg and 750 mg

While in injections, it comes in: 

  • 100 mg/mL in 10 mL vials

How to take it?

The methocarbamol oral tablets should be taken with water with or without food according to the prescribed frequency by healthcare professionals. 

What are the side effects of Methocarbamol?

Some of the most common side effects of methocarbamol are: 

  • Drowsiness / Dizziness 
  • Nausea 
  • Vomiting 
  • Headache 
  • Blurred vision rarely 

While some of the rare but most severe side effects of methocarbamol are: 

  • Allergic reactions (rash, itching, swelling)
  • Slow or irregular heartbeat
  • Fainting
  • Confusion
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes (jaundice)

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  • Methocarbamol 500 mg tablet 

  • Take four times daily for three days

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Precautions and contraindications

  • The effectiveness or safety of methocarbamol can be diminished or heightened depending on the presence of other medications, vitamins, or herbs in the patient’s system. 
  • Discuss your medication history with your healthcare provider before taking any medication. 
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FAQs about Methocarbamol

Is Robaxin over the counter?

Robaxin is a prescription medicine and is not available over the counter. It is important to consult a doctor before using this because of the risk of adverse effects and drug interactions.

How much Robaxin can I take?

It is recommended to take either three tablets of 500 milligrams or two tablets of 750 milligrams every six hours for three days.

What are the contraindications of Methocarbamol?

The effectiveness or safety of Methocarbamol can be diminished or heightened depending on the presence of other medications, vitamins, or herbs in the patient’s system. Notable interactions include the sedatives morphine and oxycodone, the anxiety medications benzodiazepines (alprazolam and diazepam), the anti-inflammatory corticosteroids (prednisone), the glaucoma drug dichlorphenamide, and the abortion pill mifepristone.

Can Methocarbamol help with depression?

Although it does have antidepressant effects, Methocarbamol is more commonly used to treat muscle tension than emotional distress. Depression and other mental health issues are not addressed because they lack the intended mechanisms of action. Talking to a mental health professional can help you find the best course for overcoming depression.

What is the Methocarbamol dosage for back pain?

Methocarbamol dosage for back pain depends on the severity and individual factors. Stay within your doctor's recommended dosage. Methocarbamol oral tablets for back pain typically start at 1500–2000 mg orally four times a day for 48–72 hours; the maintenance dose is 6000 mg orally four times a day, and the maximum dose is under medical supervision, 8000 mg per day may be used in severe cases.

Can I take a meloxicam with Methocarbamol?

Yes, you can take Meloxicam and Methocarbamol at the same time without any interactions. However, there is a chance of increased gastrointestinal side effects.

What does Methocarbamol do for pain?

Muscle strains and sprains are two examples of musculoskeletal conditions that Methocarbamol effectively treats. It helps reduce pain by acting on the central nervous system to calm tense muscles and stop spasms.

How long can you take Methocarbamol?

It is recommended that you take either three 500-milligram tablets or two 750-milligram tablets every six hours for three days.

How much Methocarbamol can you take in a day?

Usually, the initial dose of methocarbamol is 1500 mg four times a day, which can further be increased to 8g/day at the maximum limit.

How long after taking Methocarbamol can I drink alcohol?

It's good to avoid alcohol consumption when taking methocarbamol to avoid the worsening of drowsiness and dizziness due to medication. After your treatment ends, it's good to avoid overall alcohol consumption.

Can you take Flexeril and Robaxin together?

Yes, you can! Flexeril and robaxin have no known interactions that might collide to cause any effect.

Why do I sleep so well on muscle relaxers?

Some people find that muscle relaxants like Methocarbamol help them get to sleep because they ease the tense muscles and pain that can keep them up at night. However, due to potential side effects and risks, their use for sleep should typically be supervised by a healthcare provider.

How often can you take Robaxin?

Robaxin (Methocarbamol) is typically administered every 6 hours, with no more than four doses in 24 hours. However, the dosage and schedule should be decided by your doctor after considering your condition and needs.

What to avoid when taking Methocarbamol?

Alcohol and other sedative medications should be avoided while taking Methocarbamol because they can increase the sedative effects of Methocarbamol. Listen to your doctor's advice on how much medication to take and what to avoid eating or drinking while taking it. Never hesitate to ask your doctor questions or address any concerns you may have about possible drug interactions or side effects.

How long should you take Robaxin?

Robaxin is usually prescribed for a short duration, around 2-3 days. The pain usually subsides after that. Your doctor may prescribe a refill if the pain persists.

Who should not take Robaxin?

Robaxin (Methocarbamol) should be avoided if you have an allergy to the drug or its ingredients, severe liver or kidney disease, a history of alcohol or drug abuse, or myasthenia gravis. Before taking Robaxin, pregnant or breastfeeding women should consult their doctor.

What happens if I miss a dose of Robaxin?

When you remember, take Robaxin (Methocarbamol). If your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose. Do not take a missed dose twice. Robaxin is usually prescribed to temporarily treat muscle spasms and pain caused by musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. Although regular dosing is essential, missing a single dose will not compromise the effectiveness of your treatment.

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