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Is skelaxin a narcotic

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
Pain Management 39 years experience
Unknown: I am not aware of any case reports of deaths from only metaxalone. In general, muscle relaxants like Metaxalone can cause sedation which can, when com... Read More
Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Unknown: When i referenced this drug, it appears that in clinical mouse trials the lethal dosage could not be measured because they vomitted up stomach content... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Metaxalone OD: An overdose of metaxalone can be fatal. The maximum amount for adults is 2400 mg. It can be extremely dangerous when more than the recommended amount ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Cohen
Emergency Medicine 25 years experience
Relaxing muscles: Read the drug information label on all medications before considering using them. The list for adverse reactions of every medication should be careful... Read More
Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management 36 years experience
Skelaxin (metaxalone): is the centrally acting muscle relaxant, relieve acute musculoskeletal pain by reducing muscle contraction and are most effective when used adjunctive... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sabia
Anesthesiology 20 years experience
Muscle Relaxer: Metaxalone is a muscle relaxer that can be used to treat a variety of painful conditions.
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See below: Metaxolone or skelaxin (metaxalone) is a centrally acting muscle relaxer. It is dosed 3-4 times per day. It is used for musculoskeletal pain.
Dr. Rohit Keswani
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Muscle relaxant: It is a muscle relaxant, commonly prescribed in the us as skelaxin (metaxalone). It's used to treat muscle spasms, such as those associated with back ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
Pain Management 39 years experience
Metaxalone: This is usually 6gm . It will cause liver issues.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Jacobs
Specializes in Family Medicine
No.: It is a muscle relaxant.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See below: Both are muscle relaxers. Both have the same adverse effects. My experience is that skelaxin (metaxalone) is less sedating than flexeril.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
Yes: There are no interactions between the two.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Gilly
Addiction Medicine 39 years experience
Yes you could ...: But only in limited amounts, only when absolutely necessary, and only when you are not going to need to drive, operated machinery, or engage in any st... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 27 years experience
See doctor: Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of Metaxalone can be fatal. Overdose symptoms ma... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Yes: I would have no problem with my patients taking these drugs together.

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