Drug Interactions With Methocarbamol
Alcohol, benzodiazepines, and sleep medications are just a few of the products that can interfere with methocarbamol. These drug interactions can increase your risk of confusion, memory loss, difficulty breathing, and other problems. Therefore, to reduce your risk, make sure your healthcare provider is aware of all your current medications.
An Overview of Methocarbamol InteractionsMethocarbamol (Robaxin®) can potentially interact with several other medications. Some of the medicines that may lead to drug interactions with methocarbamol include:
- Barbiturates, such as:
- Amobarbital (Amytal®)
- Butalbital (Fioricet®, Fiorinal®)
- Pentobarbital (Nembutal®)
- Phenobarbital (Luminal®)
- Secobarbital (Seconal®)
- Benzodiazepines, such as:
- Narcotics or opiates, such as morphine, oxycodone (OxyContin®), or hydrocodone (Lortab®, Vicodin®)
- Pyridostigmine (Mestinon®, Regonol®)
- Sleep medications.