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What is the definition or description of: Methocarbamol allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Methocarbamol 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 methocarbamol would basically be any combination of the above reactions in response to the intake of methocarbamol into the body. Read more

Methocarbamol 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 methocarbamol would basically be any combination of the above reactions in response to the intake of ...Read more


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Is it possible to get high off of methocarbamol?

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Is it possible to get high off of methocarbamol?

Methocarbamol: Addictive potential similar to, but weaker than, Lorazepam (ativan). Higher dose can cause dysphoria. Read more

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What is in robaxin (methocarbamol) and how much is safe?

Robaxin (methocarbamol): Is a centrally acting muscle relaxant and the recommended dose is start 1500 mg 4 X/day; maintain at 1500 mg 3 X/day. Read more

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Can methocarbamol 750mg get you high. Recreational use.?

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Methocarbamol: Is a central muscle relaxant to treat spasms. It has abuse profile similar to, but weaker than, Lorazepam (ativan). At high doses, it can produce dysphoria. Read more

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Are you supposed to take bacelofen and methocarbamol together?

Are you supposed to take bacelofen and methocarbamol together?

YOU CAN: NOT DANGEROUS IF BOTH TOGETHER ARE HELPING MORE THAN EITHER ALONE, BUT THIS COMBINATION CAN CAUSE EXCESS SEDATION, SO BE VERY CAREFULL. Read more

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My friend took 8 of the 500 mg methocarbamol what will happen to her?

Call poison control: Call poison control right now! If she is acting abnormally, call 911. Poison control is (800) 222-1222. Do it, please! Read more

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Does methocarbamol help with RLS?

Does methocarbamol help with RLS?

Prob not, try iron: Methocarbamol is not likely to help very much. The most effective treatment for restless leg syndrome usually is iron pills. Although iron is normally used to treat iron-deficiency anemia, it has been found to be highly effective against most cases of RLS. (I speak from personal as well as professional experience. My wife's very bothersome RLS cleared entirely with iron.) Ask your doctor. Read more

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What are some side effects of methocarbamol?

What are some side effects of methocarbamol?

Many potential: Always read handout about your medication from pharmacy. This should have your answer. Range is as simple as lightheaded all the way to something serious as seizure. Read more

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Can a person take 282 mep and robaxin (methocarbamol)?

Can a person take 282 mep and robaxin (methocarbamol)?

Yes but.....: An ingredient in 282mep called Meprobamate acts as a muscle relaxant. This is essentially a similar mechanism of action as robaxin (methocarbamol). I do not advise this combination. Read more

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Can robaxin (methocarbamol) & flexiril be taken together?

Can robaxin (methocarbamol) & flexiril be taken together?

Shouldn't be taken -: Together as they are similar drugs and maybe dangerous.
So don't take them and check with your doctor. Read more

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Is methocarbamol good for relieving back pain?

Is methocarbamol good for relieving back pain?

Robaxin (methocarbamol) is older…: Med used in treatment of back pain; mild muscle relaxer, that has been replaced by newer, more effective ones (flexeril, norflex, (orphenadrine) etc). If pain due solely to muscle spasm, muscle relaxer may suffice, but moist heat, stretching, & NSAID use generally provide better relief. See doc for options for treatment after evaluation of condition. Read more

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Is methocarbamol good for relieving back pain?

Variable: It is helpful for some, not for others. It is a reasonably safe medication in my opinion and I do prescribe it. It can make you drowsy so you should not drive or use power tools when taking this medication. Read more

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What is the treatment for methocarbamol overdose?

What is the treatment for methocarbamol overdose?

Life support: Basically support of respiration, circulation, blood pressure. If taken only minutes before induce vomiting and give activated charcoal. Read more

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Is it okay to mix methocarbamol and acetaminophen?

Yes.: Don't take more than 3000 mg of Acetaminophen per day. Used to be 4000 mg upper limit, but even this level can be harmful. Read more

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Is methocarbamol effective for relieving back pain?

Can be helpful: Methocarbamol which is a mild tranquilizer can cause the muscles to relax and can be helpful for back and neck spasms. Read more

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Is it safe to use methocarbamol along with ibprofen?

Yes: Short answer is yes, but important to review all meds taken to see if there are interactions. Read more

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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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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more