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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Methocarbamol (Definition)

Methocarbamol (trade name robaxin, (methocarbamol) which is marketed by actient pharmaceuticals in the United States and pfizer in canada) is a central muscle relaxant used to treat skeletal muscle spasms. Because of potential for side-effects, this drug is considered to be a high-risk ...Read more


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What is robaxin (methocarbamol) used for?

What is robaxin (methocarbamol) used for?

Muscle relaxer: It's a muscle relaxer used to treat muscle spasm/tightness. ...Read more

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Will robaxin (methocarbamol) show up in an ua?

Will robaxin (methocarbamol) show up in an ua?

No: An urinalysis (ua) does not check for medications. If you mean a urine drug screen, Robaxin (methocarbamol) will not show up on a typical urine drug screen. ...Read more

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Is it better to take hydrocodone vs robaxin (methocarbamol)?

Is it better to take hydrocodone vs robaxin (methocarbamol)?

For what?: Robaxin (methocarbamol) is a muscle relaxant, so is best for things like muscle spasm. Hydrocodone is an opioid that works on most types of pain. Your doctor can determine which, if either or both, is best and safest for you. ...Read more

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Can you take robaxin (methocarbamol) and flexeril at the same time?

Can you take robaxin (methocarbamol) and flexeril at the same time?

Drug Abuse: No. These are designed to be nearly the same medication. Taking them both is not in any way a sign of healthy behavior. ...Read more

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I'm out of Xanax (alprazolam) would robaxin hold me over til my refill?

I'm out of Xanax (alprazolam) would robaxin hold me over til my refill?

Xanax (alprazolam) & robaxin: Are two very different medications. If you are concerned about withdrawal from xanax (alprazolam) — I don't think robaxin (methocarbamol) will prevent that. However, if you are looking to calm yourself — sometimes robaxin can be calming. Please discuss with your physician/ psychiatrist. ...Read more

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I have robaxin (methocarbamol) and percocet== can I take them together?

Yes if prescribed.: If the prescribing physician knows that you have both then they are okay to take together. ...Read more

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I need to stop, using for 10 years, each month I take 100 mg morphs, when that's gone liquid opium. I heard robaxin (methocarbamol) helps, will this help?

Opioid Dependency: If you want to stop using opioid medications, see your physician for treatment. There are several approved medications for this condition. Be sure to ask if you physician does this type of treatment; as it requires additional training not provided in medical school. Opioid abuse can ruin your life. It can cause respiratory depression and end in accidental death, . Robaxin (methocarbamol) is a muscle relaxer. ...Read more

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Have fibromyalgia, pt n nerontin, no help. On sulindac400 MG day, Robaxin (methocarbamol) 1000 to 1500 a day. Life changing but times pain is bad. What else can help?

FM: FM is a difficult Dx to make. True FM is rare. Nothing works but beware of suicidal thoughts. If so GET HELP. TheRobaxin (methocarbamol) is worthless. You might try another NSAID like diclofenac or meloxicam. Robaxin (methocarbamol) is sedative and a more specific one may be of a little help. Try meditation or other psychologic therapy. It can help a lot. ...Read more

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Is robaxin (methocarbamol) addictive?

Is robaxin (methocarbamol) addictive?

No: There are no addictive properties to any typical muscle relaxants (excluding valium that can be used for muscle relaxation). ...Read more

Narcotic (Definition)

A natural or synthetic alkaloid compound that has morphine-like qualities. Other examples are codeine, heroin, Meperidine (demerol). They are classified based on their intrinsic activity & where they interact in the central nervous system. They are involved in pain transmission ...Read more


Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Robaxin (Definition)

Robaxin is a combination agent for pain which is a ...Read more