Were you looking for information about Methocarbamol? Methcarbamol is a common misspelling of methocarbamol.
Your healthcare provider may prescribe methocarbamol (Robaxin®) if you have painful muscle spasms due to an injury. Available in the form of a tablet or an injection, the muscle relaxant is meant to be used in combination with physical therapy, rest, and other forms of treatment.
Possible side effects of this product include confusion, nausea, drowsiness, and dizziness. However, most people tolerate it without any problems. If side effects do occur, they tend to be mild and easy to treat. Before taking methocarbamol, tell your healthcare provider if you have kidney disease, any allergies (including to food or dyes), or a history of seizures. Also, tell your healthcare provider if you are currently taking any medications or are pregnant.
(Click Methocarbamol for more information on this medicine. Topics discussed in this article include when and how to take methocarbamol, what to expect in the case of an overdose, and why it may not be the best option for everyone. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)