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Drug Interactions With Metaxalone

Metaxalone Interactions Explained

The following sections explain in detail the potentially negative interactions that can occur when metaxalone is combined with any of the drugs listed above.
 
Alcohol
Combining alcohol with metaxalone 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 metaxalone 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 metaxalone 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 metaxalone with a benzodiazepine.
 
Narcotics or Opiates
Combining an opiate or narcotic with metaxalone 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 these medications together.
 
Sleep Medications
Taking a sleep medication with metaxalone 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 metaxalone with a sleep medication.
 

Final Thoughts on Drug Interactions With Metaxalone

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