methocarbamol/aspirin/codeine-oral tablet (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all over-the-counter and prescription medication you may use, including: antidepressants, anti-seizure drugs, other narcotic pain relievers, non-narcotic pain relievers, sleeping pills, sedatives, cimetidine, blood thinners (anticoagulants and antiplatelet drugs such as warfarin, heparin, NSAID), acetazolamide, corticosteroids, gout drugs, drugs used for diabetes, methotrexate. Aspirin is an ingredient in many over-the-counter products. To prevent an overdose of aspirin, read the labels carefully before taking other pain relievers or cold products to be sure they do not contain aspirin. Consult your pharmacist if you are uncertain your over-the-counter products contain aspirin. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include nausea or vomiting, fast or irregular heartbeat, unusual drowsiness or dizziness, confusion, fever, ringing in ears, seizures, and loss of consciousness.
NOTES: This medication is used in addition to rest, physical therapy or other measures prescribed to relieve your condition. Since this medication may make you temporarily feel better, do not engage in exercise or heavy lifting until recovery is complete as this may cause further muscle damage; follow your doctor's orders.
MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat and light. Do not store in the bathroom.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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