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How Does Robax Platinum Therapy Work For Pain
Discuss with MD: Not much experience with the combination drug here in the usa just yet. It is much more commonplace to find in canada, however, the medications that it is made from can be quite effective for mild low back discomfort but should be under the direction of your doctor. Ibuprofen and Methocarbamol (robaxin). ...Read more
Likely safe: The Methocarbamol portion of this med has few studies but is considered probably safe in breast feeding. Observation for mild sedation is listed as a side effect.The Ibuprofen is well known as very safe during breast feeding. See hall t "medications and mothers milk" 15ed, 2012. ...Read more
I am having really bad back spasms and have been in a lot of pain for the past few weeks. Can i take robax platinum while nursing a 10 month old?
Back spasms: It is unknown if Robaxin (methocarbamol) passes through breast milk and it is unknown if it is harmful to nursing babies. Discuss with your doctor before taking Robaxin (methocarbamol) while breastfeeding. Warm moist towels applied to the back muscles may help eliminate the spasms. Again, discuss a treatment plan to eliminate the back spasms. ...Read more
Robax or robaxin (methocarbamol): Is a skeletal muscle relaxant, and may cause CNS depression. It is not a stimulant. If you have a history of abnormal cardiac rhythm, as always, consult with your doctor regarding the risks/benefits and side effects of robaxin (methocarbamol) in your case. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer