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What's skelaxin (metaxalone) allergy?

What's skelaxin (metaxalone) allergy?

Allergy: The initial answer has nothing to do with an allergy. An allergy presents as itching, rash. It can progress to shortness of breath and respiratory failure. ...Read more

Metaxalone Allergy (Definition)

An allergy describes a systemic response of the body's immune system to an antigen. The response can cause hives, itching, swelling, elevation of blood pressure and bronchoconstriction. An allergy to metaxalone would basically be any combination of the above reactions in response to the intake of ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Metaxalone allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Metaxalone allergy?

See below: An allergy describes a systemic response of the body's immune system to an antigen. The response can cause hives, itching, swelling, elevation of blood pressure and bronchoconstriction. An allergy to metaxalone would basically be any combination of the above reactions in response to the intake of metaxalone into the body. ...Read more

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Skelaxin (metaxalone) 800 mgtab monarch ph. Its side effects.?

Skelaxin (metaxalone) 800 mgtab monarch ph. Its side effects.?

Same as others: Like muscle relaxers in general the side effects of skelaxin (metaxalone) include sedation, fatigue, nausea/vomiting & allergic reaction. ...Read more

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Could I take skelaxin (metaxalone) and hydrocodone?

Could I take skelaxin (metaxalone) and hydrocodone?

Yes you could. ..: But only in limited amounts, only when absolutely necessary, and only when you are not going to need to drive, operated machinery, or engage in any strenuous or dangerous activities. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for skelaxin (metaxalone) overdose?

See doctor: Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of Metaxalone can be fatal.

Overdose symptoms may include extreme drowsiness, slow or shallow breathing, feeling light-headed, or fainting. ...Read more

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Are skelaxin (metaxalone) and Soma similar?

Are skelaxin (metaxalone) and Soma similar?

Similar: Both medications are considered muscle relaxants. Skelaxin (metaxalone) and soma (carisprodol) are used for acute pain and muscle spasm. Sometimes people will use the medication more chronically. However, Soma (carisoprodol) does have the potential for abuse. ...Read more

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Can I take Metaxalone with Nucynta (tapentadol) Er?

Drowsiness: If taken together may have additive effect and can make you dizzy and drowsy and there is a risk of depressing your breathing which is a big risk for death ...Read more

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Can you take Skelaxin (metaxalone) and Coumadin together?

Can you take Skelaxin (metaxalone) and Coumadin together?

D/W your dr.: No drug interactions were noted on Drugs. Com drug interaction checker – but that is not a guarantee that an interaction could not occur. Http://www. Drugs. Com/interactions-check. Php? Drug_list=2311-1529, 1572-951 ...Read more

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So would it make sense to come off ativan and go on skelaxin (metaxalone)? I don't feel anxiety in my head. I feel insane tension in my body

So would it make sense to come off ativan and go on skelaxin (metaxalone)? I don't feel anxiety in my head. I feel insane tension in my body

Anxiety: I understand your distress.
Ativan helps with anxiety and tension.
“Insane tension in the body” indicates insufficient dose of Ativan, (lorazepam) lack of resolution of stresses of relationship, marriage, separation, work and finances or new stressors in life at this time.
Skelaxin can cause nervousness or irritability.
See a Psychiatrist soon for Diagnosis, Therapy, Medication, Relaxation, Meditation. ...Read more

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To scared so found these tablets of Serequel, Orlistat and Skelaxin (metaxalone) which suggests they could help my symptoms of suicide etc, should I tell my Dr

To scared so found these tablets of Serequel, Orlistat and Skelaxin (metaxalone) which suggests they could help my symptoms of suicide etc, should I tell my Dr

Get help: You need help right away for feeling suicidal. Call your doctor now and ask what to do. If you can't reach doctor, go to nearest emergency room for an evaluation and help. You are depressed. Depression is treatable. Http://www. Nimh. Nih. Gov/health/publications/depression/index. Shtml#pub4 Stay safe and get help now. ...Read more

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What are side effects of muscle relaxer metaxalone?

What are side effects of muscle relaxer metaxalone?

Many: Drug-induced gastrointestinal disturbance
nausea
vomiting
dizziness
headache
somnolence
feeling nervous
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hemolytic anemia (rare)
leukopenia (rare)
jaundice (rare)
immune hypersensitivity reaction (rare). ...Read more

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Can I take metaxalone for menstral cramps?

Can I take metaxalone for menstral cramps?

Would consider a: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication before a muscle relaxant. Here are more options. Try nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or. ...Read more

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Is 10 800mg skelaxin (metaxalone) an overdose?

Definitely, yes: The recommended metaxalone dose for adults is one tablet (800 mg) 3-4 X/day. Maximum daily dose is 3200 mg. Many doctors prescribe 2 tab. (1600 mg) BID. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how skelaxin (metaxalone) make you feel?

Skelaxin (metaxalone): Is usually well tolerated but can cause side effects including drowsiness, nausea, headache and irritability. It is contraindicated in patients with liver damage. Always ask your doctor for more information about medication and your individual situation. ...Read more

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Help plz! Can skelaxin (metaxalone) be taken with hydracodone?

Yes: Yes, Skelaxin (metaxalone) can be taken with hydrocodone, but they both have a side effect of sedation. If taken together, you may feel more sluggish and sleepy than normal. I would recommend taking them at different times. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to overdose on two metaxalone 800mg?

Not likely: The recommended metaxalone dose for adults is one tablet (800 mg) 3-4 X/day. Maximum daily dose is 3200 mg. Many doctors prescribe 2 tab. (1600 mg) BID. However, It's always best to take any medication under a doctors instructions. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Skelaxin (metaxalone) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Skelaxin (metaxalone) overdose?

See below: Metaxalone is the generic name for skelaxin, which is a muscle relaxant. An overdose implies that a person has taken more than the recommended dose of skelaxin and is suffering from complications from that which can include over sedation, respiratory depression, and even respiratory arrest. ...Read more

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What is metaxalone used for my wife is on it and I don't know what it is for

What is metaxalone used for my wife is on it and I don't know what it is for

Metaxalone: Metaxalone is a muscle relaxant and can be helpful in alleviating the pain associated with sprains, strains and other muscle injuries. If this does not sound right to you, you should have your wife call her doctor and ask why this medication was prescribed.

Also, make sure this isn't being confused with Metolazone which is a diuretic (water pill). ...Read more

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Metaxalone 800 mg and adivan together?

Metaxalone 800 mg and adivan together?

Not recommended: Metaxaolne is a pretty strong muscle relaxant that can cause sedation. Ativan, (lorazepam) as a benzodiazepine, is also a strong muscle relaxant and sedating medication. Using the two together can cause severe sedation and their side effects can compound. If you have been prescribed both, stagger the dosing to avoid these compounding side effects. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of metaxalone?

Drowsiness, ....: Dizziness, irritability, nervousness, headache, nausea, vomiting, dark urine, jaundice and, if you are allergic, a rash. ...Read more

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What is flexeril versus skelaxin (metaxalone)?

What is flexeril versus skelaxin (metaxalone)?

Flexeril & skelaxin (metaxalone): Skelaxin) is thought to act by suppressing postsynaptic spinal cord and trigeminal reflexes. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is TCA with centrally acting muscle relaxants properties. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take requip and skelaxin (metaxalone) together?

Is it okay to take requip and skelaxin (metaxalone) together?

Yes: I would have no problem with my patients taking these drugs together. ...Read more

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If I haven't had skelaxin (metaxalone) 800mg for 36 hours, is it ok to consume alcohol? How long after alchohol should I wait to take it?

If I haven't had skelaxin (metaxalone) 800mg for 36 hours, is it ok to consume alcohol? How long after alchohol should I wait to take it?

You should really: Wait 48 hours before resuming alcohol intake. Skelaxin (metaxalone) has a long half life and I would be careful with its sedative effects adding on to alcohol usage. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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Can people with kidney disease take Skelaxin (metaxalone)?

Can people with kidney disease take Skelaxin (metaxalone)?

Here are some...: There has been no known study on how to use Skelaxin (metaxalone) in patients with kidney disease, which is a very vague concern and so better to refer the concern in the question to kidney function as expressed in GFR. Nonetheless and generally speaking, it is a good practice to take it at less than 400 mg and titrate its dose to clinical response. More? Ask your prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Can you take NyQuil with amoxicillin and naprosin and skelaxin (metaxalone)?

Can you take NyQuil with amoxicillin and naprosin and skelaxin (metaxalone)?

You *may*, but. ..: You likely already know that the Skelaxin (metaxalone) makes you drowsy. Understand that the Nyquil does too (if you didn't already know), and that the two are going to have a combined effect in that regard. Consider taking a lower dose of the Nyquil until you know what kind of effect the two are going to have together on you. And certainly don't take the two together the first time before driving! ...Read more

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How long does skelaxin (metaxalone) 800mg stay in your system for? I've stopped taking after the allotted time and I feel exhausted all the time.

5-6 half lives: This should be about 54 hours after you stop taking the medication.
If you still feel exhausted, then something else must be going on. See your physician. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Metaxalone (Definition)

It is a muscle relaxant, commonly prescribed in the us as skelaxin (metaxalone). It's used to treat muscle spasms, such as those associated with back pain. It is ...Read more