Were you looking for information about Methocarbamol? Methacarbonol is a common misspelling of methocarbamol.
Available as a tablet or an injection, methocarbamol (Robaxin®) is a muscle relaxant that helps relieve pain caused by muscle spasms. The medication is available only by prescription, and should be used in combination with rest, physical therapy, and other forms of treatment. Common side effects include nausea, drowsiness, and dizziness.
This medicine may not be suitable for everyone; therefore, before starting treatment, tell your healthcare provider about your medical history and any medications you are taking -- including vitamins and supplements.
At this time, you can buy generic versions of both 750-mg and 500-mg methocarbamol tablets. The brand-name tablets are only available in the 750-mg strength. Typically, the tablets are taken three or four times a day. If you miss a dose, simply skip the one you missed and continue with your regular schedule -- do not take a double dose.
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