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Doctor insights on: Safe Skelaxin Metaxalone Pregnant

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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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On adderall, gabapentin, skelaxin, (metaxalone) & baclofen. I might be pregnant. Will taking these meds cause harm to the baby?

On adderall, gabapentin, skelaxin, (metaxalone) & baclofen. I might be pregnant. Will taking these meds cause harm to the baby?

Risk vs benefit: Pregnant or not it is important to weigh benefit vs risk. Discuss with your doctor everything you consume including otc which are not prescribed and your diet. ...Read more

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I'm a school bus driver and want to know if is safe for me to take metaxalone and drive my bus?

Drowsy Drivers: Metaxalone common side effects include drowsiness, dizziness and headache and can impair driving. Muscle relaxants in general impair reaction time and driving while taking is unsafe. ...Read more

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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?

Metaxalone: Hi Kathi, Metaxalone can cause dizziness and/or drowsiness. While taking this medication, your alertness may be impaired. You should avoid driving while on this medication. - Amy ...Read more

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Skelaxin (metaxalone) 800 mgtab monarch ph. Its side effects.?

Skelaxin (metaxalone) 800 mgtab monarch ph. Its side effects.?

Same as others: Like muscle relaxers in general the side effects of skelaxin (metaxalone) include sedation, fatigue, nausea/vomiting & allergic reaction. ...Read more

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What is flexeril versus skelaxin (metaxalone)?

What is flexeril versus skelaxin (metaxalone)?

Flexeril & skelaxin (metaxalone): Skelaxin) is thought to act by suppressing postsynaptic spinal cord and trigeminal reflexes. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is TCA with centrally acting muscle relaxants properties. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Metaxalone (Definition)

It is a muscle relaxant, commonly prescribed in the us as skelaxin (metaxalone). It's used to treat muscle spasms, such as those associated with back pain. It is ...Read more


Skelaxin (Definition)

Metaxalone is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more