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Is it okay to mix methocarbamol and acetaminophen?

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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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 the onset for Robaxacet extra strength? (400mg methocarbamol and 500mg acetaminophen)

What is the onset for Robaxacet extra strength? (400mg methocarbamol and 500mg acetaminophen)

If you mean: How long does it take for drug to act its variable. Full stomach?? Empty stomach....with the latter about 30 minutes to one hour! ...Read more

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I mistaken Methocarbamol for Tylenol (acetaminophen) I'm 30 weeks pregnant. Help please! Can this harm my baby?

I mistaken Methocarbamol for Tylenol (acetaminophen) I'm 30 weeks pregnant. Help please! Can this harm my baby?

No: You'll probably be sleepy from taking a muscle relaxer but otherwise it won't cause any harm. Always verify your medication before you take something ...Read more

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Is it safe to mix tylenol (acetaminophen) and robaxin?

Is it safe to mix tylenol (acetaminophen) and robaxin?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) or axion: Yes no problem taking them both together as prescribed. Most medication if used as prescribed are safe. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take robaxin and tylenol (acetaminophen) if I have a concussion?

Is it safe to take robaxin and tylenol (acetaminophen) if I have a concussion?

No Robaxin (methocarbamol): Stay away from Robaxin (methocarbamol) as it can be sedating. This may make post-concussion symptoms worse. ...Read more

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Can you take robaxin with tylenol (acetaminophen)? I woke up with a stiff neck and have been taking tylenol (acetaminophen). I was wondering if it is ok to take robaxin with tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with muscle spasms in my neck.

Can you take robaxin with tylenol (acetaminophen)? I woke up with a stiff neck and have been taking tylenol (acetaminophen). I was wondering if it is ok to take robaxin with tylenol (acetaminophen) to help with muscle spasms in my neck.

Robaxin (methocarbamol): Robaxin is commonly prescribed for similar conditions. Tylenol (acetaminophen) is additionally useful as an adjuvant analgesic. As every patient's medical history and medication pharmacodynamics are different, I always recommend medications only be taken together under the supervision of your personal physician. ...Read more

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What medicine works the best for pinched nerve in the leg? Can robaxin help? I have ibuprofen, naproxen and extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen)...Which one?

What medicine works the best for pinched nerve in the leg? Can robaxin help? I have ibuprofen, naproxen and extra strength tylenol (acetaminophen)...Which one?

Sciatica: All of the medications that you have listed can be used to help with neuropathic leg pain. I suggest an anti-inflammatory (naproxen, ibuprofen, etc.) and muscle relaxant (robaxin). ...Read more

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Is it ok to take expired methocarbamol?

Is it ok to take expired methocarbamol?

When expired?: Depends on how long ago it expired and the conditions in which it was kept. The expiration date includes for most medication an extra years worth of safety (not true for many drugs, particularly injectables). I would not fret if were a year expired. ...Read more

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What happens if u take 3 methocarbamol?

Depends: Methocarbamol comes in 500 mg and 750 mg forms - 3 of the 500 mg tabs would be ok, whereas 3 of the 750 is above the recommended dose. Side effects could include slowed heart rate, decreased blood pressure, confusion, sleepiness, etc. Presumably it's out of your system by now but if you're still having side effects, see a physician. ...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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Please describe the medication: methocarbamol?

Please describe the medication: methocarbamol?

Muscule Relaxant: 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 medication for the elderly. ...Read more

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How should you feel after taking methocarbamol?

Fairly normal: Some patients with this medication could feel drowsy or sleepy and you should be careful with any activity that could put you or other people at risk such as driving. Some people might get a headache or nausea. The goal of the medication is to relax muscle. If you are not feeling right stop the medication and speak with your physician. ...Read more

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Cn pravastation and methocarbamol be taken together?

Cn pravastation and methocarbamol be taken together?

Discuss with MD: No real serious reports of pravastatin and Methocarbamol interactions. However you should discuss with your doctor or pharmacist as other factors may come into play when deciding if a particular medication and it's potential side effect profile is right for your overall situation. ...Read more

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How much acetaminophen is too much?

How much acetaminophen is too much?

It depends: This is an important question. Too much acetaminophen is dangerous. According to Epocrates, a drug information program, most healthy adults can get up to about 1, 000 mg in 4 hrs, and 4, 000 mg (4 grams) per day safely. Children should get less, based on their age or weight. Read labels carefully, and ask your doctor or nurse if unsure. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take acetaminophen everyday?

Is it ok to take acetaminophen everyday?

Yes but why?: Do you have some chronic discomfort that needs analysis. Acetaminophen will mask pain and given you comfort in moderate doses. But a chronic pain should be discussed with your family doctor so the cause, if present, can be more directly treated. ...Read more

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How to know if I overdosed on acetaminophen?

How to know if I overdosed on acetaminophen?

Tylenol (acetaminophen) overdose: abdominal pain
appetite loss
coma
•convulsions
•diarrhea
•irritability
•jaundice
•nausea
•sweating
upset stomach
•vomiting. ...Read more

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How would 50 grams of acetaminophen affect me?

How would 50 grams of acetaminophen affect me?

50 Grams: This would be the equivalent of taking a bottle of 100 tablets of extra strength tylenol. This has the potential of being anywhere from fatal to cause permanent liver damage. If you know anyone who consumed this much acetaminophen, see that the patient gets to the emergency department asap. ...Read more

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What should I do if I took too much acetaminophen?

What should I do if I took too much acetaminophen?

See below: Depends on how much is 'too much'. If one extra tablet one time, probably ok. If more that 2 extra tablets, should go to er. If 1 or 2 extra on multiple occasions should see your doctor. Also if you drink alcohol, it could be more serious. Tylenol (acetaminophen) can cause serious liver damage, & alcohol can make it worse. ...Read more

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Ingested over 30g of acetaminophen, should I be concerned?

Ingested over 30g of acetaminophen, should I be concerned?

At one time? If so: I would recommend you go to the hospital immediately as 30 grams can severely damage your liver and you will need to be seen by a physician immediately for possible treatment. ...Read more

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Is methocarbamol an opiate?

No: Centrally acting muscle relaxant. I prescribe it a lot for patients due to short duration and lower sedation compared to others. Great when combined with aqua therapy or yoga. ...Read more

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Is methocarbamol a narcotic?

No: Centrally acting muscle relaxant that works for about 6 hours. ...Read more

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Is 3000mg of acetaminophen fatal?

Is 3000mg of acetaminophen fatal?

Acetaminophen: Normally not, assuming there is no liver dysfunction and no additional Acetaminophen ingested prior. Sometime in the not too distant future, the fda will set the maximum amount amount that can be taken in 24 hours to be 3, 000 mg. ...Read more

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Acetaminophen (Definition)

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Robaxin (Definition)

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