Generic Name - Methocarbamol
Category - Skeletal muscle relaxant
Acute Painful muscle discomfort
Generic for Robaxin* is indicated to relieve acute, painful muscle discomforts, like those caused by sprains, strains or other muscle injuries. Methocarbamol (Generic for Robaxin*) is a muscle relaxant with sedative properties and is used in combination with rest and physical therapy. Generic for Robaxin* works by relaxing muscles in your body and relieves the stiffness, pain and discomfort caused to your muscles.
Generic for Robaxin* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Robaxin* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Robaxin* should not be taken by patients who have any of the following ailment conditions.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Robaxin*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Medicinesfor hay fever and other allergies
Medicines for mental depression, anxiety or psychotic disturbances
Medicines to treat sleeping problems
Discount medicines for pain
Generic for Robaxin* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericRobaxin*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Robaxin* for muscle spasms is 3 tablets taken 4 times a day. The usual long-term dose is 2 tablets taken 4 times a day.
Generic for Robaxin* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Robaxin* side Effects include constipation, dark urine, itchy eyes or stuffy nose, lightheadedness, fainting spells, seizures (convulsions) and skin itching or rash.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Robaxin*.
Generic for Robaxin* and Pregnancy
Studies do not indicate whether generic Robaxin* is likely to cause any harm to the growing fetus. Do consult your doctor before using Generic for Robaxin* if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
Generic for Robaxin* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Robaxin* passes into the breast milk, do talk to your doctor and seek medical advice.
Generic for Robaxin* and Pediatric
Generic for Robaxin* have been used in children. They have not been reported to cause different side effects or problems in children than they do in adults. However, do consult your doctor and seek medical opinion.
Generic for Robaxin* and Geriatric
In the absence of any specific information about the use of skeletal muscle relaxants in the elderly, it is best to consult your doctor before using Generic for Robaxin* in geriatric patients.
The above information about Generic for Robaxin* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.