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Long Term Effects Of Robaxin
Hi I have fibromyalgia and I'm wondering can I take robaxin-750mg long term to help with the muscle pain?
Your boss is a hello: fibromyalgia is a very real and very complicated condition. It is due to over activity of peripheral nerves that are involved in sensation. Most people with fibromyalgia having a neuropathy. Whether or not a conservative drug like robaxin (methocarbamol) helps, depends on specifically what type of process or what type of neuropathy is causing your fibromialgia. It is worth a try. ...Read more
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
Is it safe to take robaxin on a long term basis? I would not be taking anything else, with it just some tylenol (acetaminophen) maybe for chronic back pain..
Up 72 hours.: Up to 3 days if well hydrated. ...Read more
24 hrs.: Thehalf-life is 4 hrs, which is why a tid schedule is used. At 24 hrs after stopping it, less than 2% will be in your blood. ...Read more
How long after taking 750mg robaxin (methocarbamol) should it take to kick in and can you take them as and when needed. Bottle says 1 tablet 4 times a day.
Muscle relaxants: 3-4 a day...... Will feel the effects within 60 minutes typically ...Read more
Had alif 2 woks ago. Still need percocet, 15mg, round the clock w/robaxin. Wake up in pain. Is this normal recovery & how long should I expect this?
This is still very: Early in postop period. Painpost op is a very individual response & is dependent on multiple factors: use of pain meds pre op &length of use, extent of surgery & diagnosis for surgery, any complications related to surgery, other existing medical problems, tobacco use, physical conditioning at time of surgery, etc.. You should discuss this with surgeon especially if no decrease by 6 weeks postop. ...Read more
Helps to relax : This drug is a muscle relaxant and may help relieve some pain but other drugs may be more helpful. ...Read more
Have PTSD & disabled from spine. Is it unsafe to take Valium AND muscle relaxer ie robaxin (methocarbamol)? Kaiser no longer prescribe both. Forcing me to choose 1
I'm hospitalized for a blood clot in my leg, what questions should I be asking. It's DVt, I'm no longer taking ibuprofen/robaxin.
Etiology: You should be trying to discover the etiology for the clot. Make sure your medical team is aware of all the medicines you are taking, and any OTC products that you are using. They will be looking to try to determine if there is a predisposition for recurrence, and give you advice on what to do in the future to avoid recurrence. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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