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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Methocarbamol (Definition)

Methocarbamol (trade name robaxin, 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 are the pregnancy risk taking methocarbomal for opiate withdrawl? My 3 pregnancy test were negative but was told it might be too early to tell.

What are the pregnancy risk taking methocarbomal for opiate withdrawl? My 3 pregnancy test were negative but was told it might be too early to tell.

Methocarbamol: Methocarbamol is a Class C drug for pregnancy, which basically means that it should only be used if absolutely necessary. Although there is no definite evidence that it might be related to birth defects or miscarriage, it would be best not to take it while pregnant ...Read more

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Which causes asthenia after not taking; 1-Haloperidol 2-Carbamazepine 3-Lamotrigine 4-Biperiden 5-Methocarbamol 6-Quetiapine 7-Clomipramine?

Which causes asthenia after not taking; 1-Haloperidol  
2-Carbamazepine
3-Lamotrigine
4-Biperiden
5-Methocarbamol
6-Quetiapine
7-Clomipramine?

Asthenia : Weakness can be caused by induction of an adrenal deficiency in the setting of chronic steroid use ( withdrawal ) Any of the medications listed can produce perceived weakness in the setting of anxiety. ...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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Does methocarbamol make you high?

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?

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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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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Please describe the medication: methocarbamol?

Please describe the medication: methocarbamol?

Muscule Relaxant: Methocarbamol (trade name robaxin, 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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Can I take two or three methocarbamol and not overdose?

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

Withdrawal (Definition)

Symptoms upon abrupt discontinuation or decrease in intake of substances such as ...Read more


Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Robaxin (Definition)

Robaxin is a combination agent for pain which is a ...Read more