GENERIC NAME: METHOCARBAMOL - INJECTION (meth-oh-KARB-uh-mole)
BRAND NAME(S): Robaxin
USES: This medication relaxes muscles and relieves pain and discomfort associated with strains, sprains, spasms or other muscle injuries.
HOW TO USE: This medication must be administered as directed by your doctor. Use this as directed. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed.
SIDE EFFECTS: May cause stomach upset, heartburn, constipation, headache, dizziness or drowsiness the first few days as your body adjusts to the medication. If these symptoms persist or become severe, notify your doctor. Inform your doctor if you develop: persistent stomach pain, skin rash, itching, rapid heart rate, yellowing of the eyes or skin, uncontrolled eye movements, convulsions, pain or skin peeling at injection site. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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