Skelaxin Interactions

More Information on Interactions With Skelaxin

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when Skelaxin is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Combining alcohol with Skelaxin can cause additive effects, such as increased drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. It is best to avoid alcohol while taking this medication.
 
Barbiturates
Taking a barbiturate with Skelaxin can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before combining these two medications.
 
Benzodiazepines
Combining Skelaxin with a benzodiazepine can cause additive effects, such as increased drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking these together.
 
Narcotics or Opiates
Taking an opiate or narcotic with Skelaxin can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before combining Skelaxin with an opiate or narcotic.
 
Sleep Medications
Combining a sleep medication with Skelaxin can increase your risk of side effects, such as drowsiness, confusion, memory loss, or difficulty breathing. Make sure to talk to your healthcare provider before taking Skelaxin with a sleep medication.
 

Final Thoughts on Skelaxin Interactions

It is possible that not all drug interactions were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your pharmacist or healthcare provider about any specific interaction with Skelaxin that may apply to you.
 
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