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What is the definition or description of: Methocarbamol overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Methocarbamol overdose?

See below: Methocarbamol is the generic name for robaxin, which is a muscle relaxant. An overdose implies that a person has taken more than the recommended dose of robaxin and is suffering from complications from that which can include over sedation, respiratory depression, and even respiratory arrest. ...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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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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If a 14 year old girl was taking robaxin (methocarbamol) 750mg and naproxen 500mg how much is to much till an overdose?

If a 14 year old girl was taking robaxin (methocarbamol) 750mg and naproxen 500mg how much is to much till an overdose?

Call Poison Control: I suggest you do what we would do in the office and call the poison control center, 1-800-222-1222, and ask for advice. Though I should add, if there is any question of seriousness, get to the er asap. ...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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Is robaxin (methocarbamol) addictive?

Is robaxin (methocarbamol) addictive?

No: There are no addictive properties to any typical muscle relaxants (excluding valium that can be used for muscle relaxation). ...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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How alike are methocarbamol to orphenadrine?

Similar effects: Both are used as muscle relaxants and pain relievers. Methocarbamol (Robaxin) is a muscle relaxant that depresses nerves, centrally and peripherally. It is relared to Soma (carisoprodol). Orphenadrine is closely related to diphenhydramine (Benadryl), and is also used as a muscle relaxant and pain reliever. I It is in the antihistamine class of drugs. So, though used for same purpose, not alike. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take 8000 mg of methocarbamol?

Usually not: Assuming this is orally given for muscle spasm (it can be given IV and also be used for tetanus), you can take up to 6 gms/day (split up 4x/day, therefore 1.5 gm/dose) for the first 2-3 days, then decrease to 4-4.5 gms/day in 3-6 divided doses. There are rare cases where you can take 2 gms/dose during the 1st 2-3 days (discuss with md 1st). Confusion and low heart rate & blood pressure=toxicity. ...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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Is sam-e safe to take with Robaxin (methocarbamol)?

Yes: I can not find an adverse interaction with SAMe and Robaxin (methocarbamol). Always take caution when using new medications together but drug interaction testing appears to be OK. ...Read more

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Can I take methocarbamol and two midol pills as well?

Read label: Many questions involving advice regarding meds and dosages cannot be answered safely without knowing your medical history. With otc medication it is important to read labels. In this case yes, should be ok. ...Read more

Methocarbamol Overdose (Definition)

Methocarbamol is the generic name for robaxin, which is a muscle relaxant. An overdose implies that a person has taken more than the recommended dose of robaxin and is suffering from complications from that which can include over sedation, respiratory depression, ...Read more


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Robaxin (Definition)

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