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I'm takine diclofanac 75mg 2 times/day and Robaxin (methocarbamol) 750 mg 3 times/day, and am still in pain. Having trouble sleeping. Any other recommendations in med

I'm takine diclofanac 75mg 2 times/day and Robaxin (methocarbamol) 750 mg 3 times/day, and am still in pain. Having trouble sleeping. Any other recommendations in med

Diphenhydramine: depends on your age [if older than 65 be careful of sedating antihistamine like [benadryl[diphenhydramine] can cause dry mouth and confusion but melatonin at about 10 mg /night , a snack , carbs and protein , good sleep hygiene[quiet dark room] if in pain take acetaminophen[tylenol] at 1000 mg 3x/day , see your dr. for more , including labs and tests like X-rays . be sure no sleep apnea[snore/gag] ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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 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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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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Is sam-e safe to take with Robaxin (methocarbamol)?

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 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 it ok to take robaxin (methocarbamol) & narco together ?

Yes: These medications can be used together although there is a significant risk of constipation as well as difficulty with memory, concentration, and confusion. An important step is to explore why you need these medications. Robaxin (methocarbamol) and narco are symptom treatments. It is always better to get rid of the problem than to treat the symptoms alone. ...Read more

Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Insomnia (Definition)

Insomnia is a sleep disorder in which you cannot fall or stay asleep. It usually accompanies another sleep, medical, or psychiatric disorder, and can lead to memory impairment, mood changes, and increased risk of ...Read more


Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Robaxin (Definition)

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