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The most frequent reactions to metaxalone include:
Digestive: nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal upset.
Other adverse reactions are:
Though rare, anaphylactoid reactions have been reported with metaxalone.
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The sedative effects of SKELAXIN (metaxalone) and other CNS depressants (e.g., alcohol, benzodiazepines, opioids, tricyclic antidepressants) may be additive. Therefore, caution should be exercised with patients who take more than one of these CNS depressants simultaneously.
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/8/2010
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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