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Robaxisal Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
- What are the possible side effects of aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
- What is the most important information I should know about aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
- How should I take aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Robaxisal)?
- What happens if I overdose (Robaxisal)?
- What should I avoid while taking aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
- What other drugs will affect aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Robaxisal)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take only the next regularly scheduled dose. Do not take a double dose of this medication.
What happens if I overdose (Robaxisal)?
Seek emergency medical attention.
Symptoms of an aspirin and methocarbamol overdose include headache; ringing in the ears; dim vision; nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; sweating; increased thirst; low blood pressure (weakness, fainting, confusion); drowsiness; decreased breathing; and unconsciousness.
What should I avoid while taking aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
Use caution when driving, operating machinery, or performing other hazardous activities. Aspirin and methocarbamol may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience dizziness or drowsiness, avoid these activities.
Use alcohol cautiously. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness while taking aspirin and methocarbamol. Also, in combination with aspirin, alcohol can be damaging to the stomach.
What other drugs will affect aspirin and methocarbamol (Robaxisal)?
Drowsiness or dizziness caused by methocarbamol may be increased by other drugs such as antidepressants, alcohol, antihistamines, sedatives (used to treat insomnia), other pain relievers, anxiety medicines, and muscle relaxants. Together, these medicines may cause dangerous sedation, possibly resulting in unconsciousness and death. Tell your doctor about all medicines that you are taking, and do not take any medicine without first talking to your doctor.
Do not take aspirin and methocarbamol without first talking to your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicines:
- an anticoagulant such as warfarin (Coumadin), heparin, enoxaparin (Lovenox), dalteparin (Fragmin), danaparoid (Orgaran), ardeparin (Normiflo), or tinzaparin (Innohep);
- a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, others), ketoprofen (Orudis, Orudis KT, Oruvail), naproxen (Naprosyn, Anaprox, Aleve), diclofenac (Voltaren, Cataflam), nabumetone (Relafen), oxaprozin (Daypro), piroxicam (Feldene), etodolac (Lodine), fenoprofen (Nalfon), flurbiprofen (Ansaid), indomethacin (Indocin), ketorolac (Toradol), sulindac (Clinoril), or tolmetin (Tolectin); or
- another salicylate such as aspirin (Acuprin, Ecotrin, Ascriptin, Bayer, others); choline salicylate and/or magnesium salicylate (Magan, Doan's, Bayer Select Backache Pain Formula, Mobidin, Arthropan, Trilisate, Tricosal), or salsalate (Disalcid).
You may not be able to take aspirin and methocarbamol, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.
Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with aspirin and methocarbamol. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about aspirin and methocarbamol written for health professionals that you may read.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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