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Robaxin Patient Information Including Side Effects

Brand Names: Robaxin, Robaxin-750

Generic Name: methocarbamol (Pronunciation: meth oh KAR ba mal)

What is methocarbamol (Robaxin)?

Methocarbamol is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to your brain.

Methocarbamol is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.

Methocarbamol may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Methocarbamol 500 mg-ESI

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Methocarbamol 500 mg-GG

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Methocarbamol 500 mg-QUA

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Methocarbamol 500 mg-URL

round, white, imprinted with West-Ward 290

Methocarbamol 500 mg-WAT

round, white, imprinted with 5381, DAN DAN

Methocarbamol 750 mg-ESI

oblong, white, imprinted with LL, M 20

Methocarbamol 750 mg-GG

oblong, white, imprinted with GG 101

Methocarbamol 750 mg-QUA

oblong, white, imprinted with 4212, V

Methocarbamol 750 mg-WAT

oblong, white, imprinted with 5382, DAN DAN

Methocarbamol 750 mg-WES

oblong, white, imprinted with WEST-WARD 292


oblong, orange, imprinted with AHR, ROBAXIN 750

What are the possible side effects of methocarbamol (Robaxin)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using methocarbamol and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • fever, chills, flu symptoms;
  • slow heart rate;
  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • seizure (convulsions); or
  • jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes).

Less serious side effects may include:

  • dizziness, spinning sensation, drowsiness;
  • headache, confusion, memory problems, loss of balance or coordination;
  • nausea, vomiting, upset stomach;
  • flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling);
  • blurred vision, double vision, eye redness;
  • sleep problems (insomnia);
  • stuffy nose; or
  • mild itching or rash.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Read the Robaxin (methocarbamol) Side Effects Center for a complete guide to possible side effects

What is the most important information I should know about methocarbamol (Robaxin)?

You should not use this medication if you are allergic to methocarbamol.

Before using methocarbamol, tell your doctor if you have myasthenia gravis.

You may need to reduce your methocarbamol dose after the first 2 or 3 days of treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions regarding the number of tablets you take each day.

This medication may impair your thinking or reactions. Be careful if you drive or do anything that requires you to be alert.

Drinking alcohol can increase certain side effects of methocarbamol.

Side Effects Centers

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You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

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