Were you looking for information about Methocarbamol? Methacarbomol is a common misspelling of methocarbamol.
Methocarbamol (Robaxin®) is a prescription muscle relaxant. It is approved to be used along with physical therapy, rest, and other treatments to reduce pain from short-term muscle spasms. Some of the drug's possible side effects include vomiting, confusion, dizziness, and drowsiness. However, most people tolerate it without any problems.
This medication may not be suitable for everyone. Before taking methocarbamol, tell your healthcare provider if you have epilepsy, kidney disease, or any allergies (including to dyes or preservatives). Your healthcare provider will also need information on all of your current medications. It's especially important to tell your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, thinking of becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding.
(For a more complete overview of this drug, click Methocarbamol. This article takes an in-depth look at when and how to take it, what to expect from an overdose, what strengths are available, and many other topics. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)