U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
A 39-year-old member asked:

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

1 doctor answer4 doctors weighed in
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.

Similar questions

Mt Sinai, NY
A 29-year-old male asked:

How long does it take for dexmethasone to work for back pain?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
Steroids for LBP.: Assuming that the steroids will be beneficial for the actual mechanism of your back pain, they generally are kicking in en force within 24 hours.
Last updated Oct 4, 2016

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.