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Doctor insights on: Safe Skelaxin Metaxalone Pregnant

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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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Ibprofen while pregnant safe?

Ibprofen while pregnant safe?

Not at 30 weeks.: Ibuprofen is fda pregnancy category d. It could harm your unborn child if taken during the last trimester. ...Read more

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Could i take skelaxin (metaxalone) and hydrocodone?

Could i take skelaxin (metaxalone) and hydrocodone?

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

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Is cyclobenzaprine (flexeril) muscle relaxer safe to take after the expiration date?

RX medicine expired: We can not recommend you take any medicine after the expiry date as it looses its effectiveness. ...Read more

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Taking Tramadol Hcl during pregnancy is it safe??

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Taking Tramadol Hcl during pregnancy is it safe??

Not recommended: Tramadol considered Category C - Risk cannot be ruled out. Ask your OB-GYN for more information. Good luck. ...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 pregnant women take cyclobenzaprine?

Can pregnant women take cyclobenzaprine?

Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) has been classified as Category B by the FDA. Category B drugs have not been shown to cause teratogenicity or fetal abnormalities in animal studies but have not been fully evaluated in humans. Category B drugs such as cyclobenzaprine should be given during a pregnancy only when the physician determines that the risks are less than the benefits of the drug's actions. Ask your GYN doc. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Can pregnant women take Voltaren (diclofenac)?

Voltaren (diclofenac): "Diclofenac topical has been assigned to pregnancy category C prior to 30 weeks gestation and category D starting at 30 weeks gestation by the FDA." See: http://www.drugs.com/pregnancy/diclofenac-topical.html However, I have for some reason even seen it listed as category B? ...Read more

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Is lyrica safe to take pregnant?

Is lyrica safe to take pregnant?

Lyrica: It is category C. "Category C. Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks." If you choose to stop it, do not do so abruptly, talk to your neurologist to get a tapering regimen of more than 1 wk ...Read more

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Is toradol safe when pregnant?

Is toradol safe when pregnant?

Not recommended : From the: http://www.Drugs.Com/toradol.Html fda pregnancy category c. This medication may be harmful to an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant during treatment. Taking toradol during labor can increase the risk of bleeding during childbirth. Do not take this medication during pregnancy unless your doctor has told you to. ...Read more

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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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Is Ambien (zolpidem) safe to take during pregnancy?

See the Doctor: It is advisable not to take any sleep medications during pregnancy. Tryptophan and melatonin have less side effects. Ambien should only be taken under doctor supervision. ...Read more

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Whats skelaxin (metaxalone) allergy?

Allergy: The initial answer has nothing to do with an allergy. An allergy presents as itching, rash. It can progress to shortness of breath and respiratory failure. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take requip and skelaxin (metaxalone) together?

Is it okay to take requip and skelaxin (metaxalone) together?

Yes: I would have no problem with my patients taking these drugs together. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Desyrel (trazodone)?

Can pregnant women take Desyrel (trazodone)?

Possibly: There are few medications which have been extensively studied in pregnant women. Any medication use during pregnancy should be discussed with your doctor. There are situations when the benefits of taking a medication may outweigh any potential risks of either side effects or the risk of no treatment. ...Read more

Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
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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