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A 39-year-old member asked:

The doc prescribed me robaxin (methocarbamol) for back pain it didn't work long?

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Dr. Gregory Zych
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
Helps to relax : This drug is a muscle relaxant and may help relieve some pain but other drugs may be more helpful.

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Last updated Oct 4, 2016


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