- Are Robaxin and Chlorzoxazone the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Robaxin?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Chlorzoxazone?
- What is Robaxin?
- What is Chlorzoxazone?
- What Drugs Interact with Robaxin?
- What Drugs Interact with Chlorzoxazone?
- How Should Robaxin Be Taken?
- How Should Chlorzoxazone Be Taken?
Are Robaxin and Chlorzoxazone the Same Thing?
Chlorzoxazone and Robaxin (methocarbamol) are skeletal muscle relaxants indicated as adjuncts to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions and injuries.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Robaxin?
Common side effects of Robaxin include:
- stomach upset,
- flushing (warmth, redness, or tingly feeling),
- memory problems,
- loss of balance or coordination,
- blurred vision,
- double vision,
- eye redness,
- spinning sensation,
- sleep problems (insomnia),
- stuffy nose,
- itching, or
- rash, especially during the first few days as your body adjusts to this medication.
Tell your doctor if you experience serious side effects of Robaxin including:
- flu symptoms,
- slow heart rate,
- feeling like you might pass out,
- seizures (convulsions), or
- jaundice (yellowing of your skin or eyes).
What Are Possible Side Effects of Chlorzoxazone?
Common side effects of Chlorzoxazone include:
- gastrointestinal bleeding
- feeling unwell
- over-stimulation, and
- rarely, allergic-type skin rashes
What is Robaxin?
What is Chlorzoxazone?
Chlorzoxazone (chlorzoxazone tablet) is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.
What Drugs Interact With Robaxin?
Patients should be cautioned that methocarbamol may cause drowsiness or dizziness, which may impair their ability to operate motor vehicles or machinery.
What Drugs Interact With Chlorzoxazone?
Chlorzoxazone may interact with other drugs. Tell your doctor all medications and supplements you use. During pregnancy, chlorzoxazone should be used only if prescribed; it is unknown if it would affect a fetus. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
How Should Robaxin Be Taken?
The recommended starting dose of Robaxin is six grams a day for the first 48 to 72 hours of treatment. Thereafter, the dosage can usually be reduced to approximately 4 grams a day. Robaxin may interact with pyridostigmine, donepezil, galantamine, rivastigmine, or tacrine. Tell your doctor all prescription and over-the-counter medications and supplements you use. Robaxin should be used during pregnancy only when prescribed. It is not known if this drug passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
How Should Chlorzoxazone Be Taken?
The usual adult dosage of chlorzoxazone is one 500 mg tablet three or four times daily.
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