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Skelaxin Side Effects
Is Skelaxin (metaxalone) well tolerated? How does it compare to other muscle relaxers in terms of side effects, effectiveness and cost?
Would Flexeril or Skelaxin (metaxalone) be more effective for upper trap & neck spasms/tension? Which one is less likely to cause unpleasant side effects?
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): This medication can be used on a longer-term basis and actually has a chemical structure related to some of TCA. It will also improve your sleep. The main concern is urinary retention in males with large prostates. Check with your doctor what is best medication for your individual situation. ...Read more
I have severe muscle knots in my shoulder region- I have been taken Metaxalone with no relief. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) causes too many side effects. What medication?
Bad muscle spsams arnd shoulder blades along sides of spine n upper chest tried cold heat massage baclofen robaxin skelaxin (metaxalone) stretching please advise?
I have been on motrin 800 and metaxalone 800 3x a day since feb. Also on Zantac (ranitidine) for stomach upset from m. Are there any long term effects? Ie: kidneys
Muscle relaxer: Metaxalone is a commonly used muscle relaxer with little side effects... Often, muscle relaxer have some habit formation and make you maybe sleepy... not metaxalone typically. It is also called Skelaxin. Can be for pain, spasms, muscle cramps and restless leg problems. Pretty benign medication if taken according to the prescription. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer