Methocarbamol Or Skelaxin

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Skelaxin or other muscle relaxers
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My doctor has prescribed skelaxin for muscle spasms in my hands and feet due to osteoarthritis, it doesn't seem to help very much but I cannot take tizanidine because of serious side effects. (Hallucinations) I currently take Opana ER (10mg 3/day and Percocet 4/day) What other muscle relaxers can be prescribed? ## Hello, Toots! How are you? Two other options would be Carisoprodol (Soma) and Methocarbamol (Robaxin). The FDA lists the typical side effects for them as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache and dry mouth. Is there anything else I can help with? ## My doctor decided on Baclofen. It seems to be working pretty well. Thanks for responding! ...
Updated 1 year ago in Skelaxin.
Thu, Oct 22 '15, 11:54 PM
Is Soma Stronger Than Roboxin
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my friend is prescribed roboxin and im prescribed soma, and we were wondering which one is stronger? ## No, methocarbamol is not scheduled by the DEA in any category. Metaxolone (Skelaxin) isn't either. Carisoprodol (Soma) is the only similar agent that is currently scheduled (Sched IV). ## They are both muscle relaxants, but the Soma is the strongest that is currently available in this category. They both have similar side effect profiles and may cause nausea, dizziness, dry mouth and headache. You can learn more Soma details here and you can learn more Robaxin details here. Are there any comments or questions? ## The DEA Has Made it where if you get Valium or Xanax, you can't get SOMA. We now Have the DEA Making Health Care Choices Now. I trust my Doctor more Than the DEA. In ... ...
Updated 10 months ago in Soma.
Mon, Jun 13 '16, 8:04 PM
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white pill with a v on one side and the numbers 4212 on the other side ## 4212 V is 750 mg Methocarbamol ## I was on Robaxin for a muscle pain that I began having after I had gallbladder surgery,I did'nt did'nt get much relief useing it, I have been suffering with this right side abdominal pain for the last 2 years, have been on flexeril, robaxin,skelaxin, then yesterday went to a pain specialist who proceeded to inject my right shoulder, and shoulder blade muscles with about 9 injections of lidocaine with a steriod to try and help my pain it helped for about 8 hours he told me when the shot wore off that I'd be in more pain than when I got there to see him, which I was, so I'm back to taking percocet and a new muscle relaxer called Baclofen, does anyone know anything ab... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Methocarbamol.
Sat, Nov 05 '11, 5:50 PM
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what can I substitute for skelaxin. Medicare will not cover skelaxin and it is expensive ## I would like to continue taking skelaxin 800MG but now I am on medicare and they will not cover it. What are possible alternatives to this medication that may be covered by Medicare and will give me similar results. ## Skelaxin contains the active ingredient Metaxalone, it is a muscle relaxant. Have you tried seeing if they will cover the generic form? It is just called Metaxalone. There are also other options available in this same drug class, you can learn more about them here: Are there any other comments or questions? ## One medicare senior to another FYI - per the 2011 medicare drug list they approve cyclobenzaprine, and methocarbamol which per the link above are in the same family as Skelax... ...
Updated 5 years ago in Skelaxin.
Sun, Oct 02 '11, 9:28 AM

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