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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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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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Is methocarbamol a strong drug?

Is methocarbamol a strong drug?

Yes: All drugs can have side effects. Methocarbamol can cause drowsiness, dizziness, stomach upset, blurred vision, change in urine color, itching, rash. It can be helpful for a short period of time as a "muscle relaxer." it can be habit forming, so it should be used with caution. ...Read more

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Methocarbamol, what would show up a on drug test?

Methocarbamol, what would show up a on drug test?

Robaxin (methocarbamol): On regular urine drug screen, nothing, if no other substances are used. ...Read more

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Can methocarbamol have a drug interaction with methotrexate?

Can methocarbamol have a drug interaction with methotrexate?

Here's a link...: Consider checking this: http://www. Drugs. Com/drug_interactions. Php ...Read more

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Does methocarbamol or cyclo benzene shown up on drug screen?

Does methocarbamol or cyclo benzene shown up on drug screen?

No: Usually drug screens check for opiates, benzodiazepines, marijuana, and amphetamines. ...Read more

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My boyfriend is currently "kicking" heroin and has to drug test for probation. Will methocarbamol show up if he is tested?

My boyfriend is currently "kicking" heroin and has to drug test for probation. Will methocarbamol show up if he is tested?

Drug testing: Good for him for dealing with an addiction. Okay to ask the drug testing center your question about methocarbamol. Okay to encourage your boyfriend to tell the testing center he is taking this medication. Be well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if urine drug tests test for Neurontin (gabapentin) or methocarbamol?

Can you tell me if urine drug tests test for Neurontin (gabapentin) or methocarbamol?

Depends: Always tell your provider ALL medications that you're taking when providing urine drug samples. Different tests can pick up different meds/drugs so it's important to have everything listed so your results can be adequately interpreted. Provided they are prescribed for you, they should be ok to be in your urine ...Read more

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Is it bad to take methocarbamol?

Methocarbamol: No it is not bad to take methacabamol. As with any drug you want to take it for muscle spasm symptoms an then discontinue it when you no longer need it. ...Read more

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Does methocarbamol make you high?

Maybe: There are rare cases of people believing it does make them high although there is no firm medical evidence that this is the case. ...Read more

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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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How many methocarbamol pills can I take?

Methacarbamol: Max dose is 8000mg per day. Pills are 500 and 750mg. ...Read more

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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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Does methocarbamol have a relaxing effect?

Methocarbamol: Methocarbamol (Robaxin) may have a sedative / depressant effect. It activates gamma-aminobutryic acid (GABA) receptors. ...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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Is it possible to get high off of methocarbamol?

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

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How many methocarbamol pills can I take at one time?

Two: I do not know if your physician prescibed one or two at a time and you should follow those directions. However, no more then two at a time is prescibed. ...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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Is it possible for me to get high from methocarbamol?

Yes: If you have this side effect stop the medication and call your doctor. ...Read more

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Can I take two or three methocarbamol and not overdose?

Yes: However, the most Methocarbamol that I prescribe would be one or two at a time. Three most likely would not be harmful one time but three pills at a time should not be done on any regular basis since it is more then the prescibed dosing. If it is not helping at the prescibed dosing speak with your physician. ...Read more

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How long does methocarbamol (robaxin) stay in the body?

How long does methocarbamol (robaxin) stay in the body?

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

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