Robaxin is a muscle relaxant which used for relieving muscle pain and discomfort caused by sprains and strains. Use it in combination with physical therapy and rest for the best result.
Dosage and direction
Take it orally with or without food/milk. The recommended dose for adults: is 2 tablets four times daily but therapeutic response has been achieved with doses as low as 1 tablet three times daily. Children: Not recommended. Note: this instruction presented here just for review. It's very necessary to consult with your doctor before using. It helps you to get the best results.
Use caution with renal or hepatic impairment. Also, Robaxin may cause drowsiness or dizziness, which may impair their ability to operate motor vehicles or machinery. Because Robaxin may possess a general CNS-depressant effect, patients should not be used it with alcohol and other CNS depressants.
Hypersensitivity to methocarbamol or any of the other excipients in Robaxin-750. Also, contraindications include coma or pre-coma states, brain damage or epilepsy, myasthenia gravis.
Possible side effects
Immediately find medical help if you experience any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. More serious if you have a reaction like slow heart rate; feeling like you might pass out; jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes); confusion, spinning sensation, loss of balance; or seizure (convulsions). Also do not disregard these possible side effects like: dizziness, drowsiness; nausea, vomiting; warmth, redness, or tingly feeling under your skin; fever; headache; memory problems; blurred vision; sleep problems (insomnia); stuffy nose; or mild skin rash or itching. In anyway consult with your doctor if you experience one of them, even if they will be insignificant.
Robaxin may inhibit the effect of pyridostigmine bromide. Therefore, Robaxin should be used with caution in people with myasthenia gravis receiving anticholinesterase agents.
An overdose of Robaxin can be fatal. Symptoms of overdose include extreme drowsiness, nausea, blurred vision, feeling like you might pass out, or seizure (convulsions).
If you have forgotten to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or almost time for your next dose. Do not increase your recommended dose. Take your usual dose next day in the same regularly time.
Store at room temperature between 20-25 C (68-77 F).