Metaxalone Medication Information
Available in the form of a tablet, metaxalone (Skelaxin®) is a prescription drug used to treat muscle spasms. This muscle relaxant is approved for short-term use, along with rest, physical therapy, and other treatments for painful muscle spasms. This drug comes in tablet form and is typically taken three or four times a day. People taking metaxalone may be less likely to experience drowsiness and grogginess, compared to people taking other muscle relaxants.
Prior to beginning treatment with metaxalone, review the medication's safety information with your healthcare provider. This product can react with other medications, so your healthcare provider needs a complete list of all other medicines you are taking. He or she also needs to know about any other medical conditions you have, such as liver or kidney disease.
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