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Safe Skelaxin Metaxalone Pregnant
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Pregnant and on adderall, gabapentin, skelaxin, (metaxalone) & baclofen. Will the meds cause harm to the baby?
Talk to doctor: You need to have this discussion with your prescribing physician(s). ...Read more
On adderall, gabapentin, skelaxin, (metaxalone) & baclofen. I might be pregnant. Will taking these meds cause harm to the baby?
Metaxalone: There is no limit in the literature as to how long one can take this medicine. There are side effects of course, some minor, some more serious including liver issues. It states you have chronic pain - do you have a pain doctor who can follow your symptoms and help you decrease the use of it? ...Read more
I'm a school bus driver experiencing a lot of lower back pain. Is it safe for me to take metaxalone and drive my bus?
Yes you could ...: But only in limited amounts, only when absolutely necessary, and only when you are not going to need to drive, operated machinery, or engage in any strenuous or dangerous activities. ...Read more
If I haven't had skelaxin (metaxalone) 800mg for 36 hours, is it ok to consume alcohol? How long after alchohol should I wait to take it?
Would consider a: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication before a muscle relaxant. Here are more options. Try nsaid’s, ssri’s, hormone meds, otc meds containing diuretics, warm bath, heating pad, exercise ; acupuncture are excellent for dysmenorrhea. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, alcohol ; salt. Get gyn eval to r/o underlying pathology. Consider omega- 3 fatty acids, magnesium (supplementation or through diet) or. ...Read more