Robaxin (Methocarbamol) prescription available online

If you are suffering from muscle spasms and pain, Robaxin can help. Get a new prescription or refill of Robaxin today from a board-certified doctor online.*

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Used for short-term treatment

Available as an capsule or injection

FDA-approved for muscle spasms and pain

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About Robaxin 

Robaxin is considered a skeletal muscle relaxant, which functions by blocking certain impulses in the body that are linked to the sensations of pain. It works like central nervous system depressants in order to reduce the feelings of pain associated with musculoskeletal conditions and injuries. Like any skeletal muscle relaxant, this medication can only be used for short-term treatment. It is not advised for long-term treatment in chronic painful musculoskeletal conditions, as there are more side effects that may occur in this situation.

Some conditions that Robaxin is known to treat include muscle pain resulting from injury or other conditions. Robaxin is available only by prescription. It is available in a generic formulation as well as under different brand names, including methocarbamol.

Robaxin may be prescribed as a capsule or injection. It’s always important to follow the specific instructions on your prescription, as they can vary based on the formulation and dosage that you are prescribed.

If you are prescribed Robaxin, be sure to complete the full course of the skeletal muscle relaxant unless your doctor specifically tells you to stop.

If you don’t complete your prescription, the skeletal muscle relaxant may not fully treat your muscle pain and spasm symptoms. You will likely start with a high dosage of the medication. Adjustments to your dosage forms or dose may be made after two or three days of use. This can help to reduce the risk of drug interactions and also certain side effects that can occur.

In cases of severe pain symptoms, medical attention may provide the patient with IV infusion instead of Robaxin oral. This may produce more sedative effects, which means the patient should not be driving a motor vehicle afterward.

Robaxin uses

There is one FDA-approved use for Robaxin, but it may also be used off-label to treat other conditions. Your online medical professional may prescribe it for any of the following common reasons. It’s also possible that your healthcare provider may prescribe it for other reasons not listed here. If you have questions about why a medication is prescribed, ask your online doctor or pharmacist.

  • Muscle Spasms And Pain

    These muscle relaxants are primarily used in cases where the patient experiences pain and spasms in their muscle tissue. Certain medical tests may be performed prior to providing the patient with these muscle relaxants. This can help the healthcare professional determine if skeletal muscle relaxants are the most appropriate treatment for the patient. You can also ask the doctor for medical advice about the side effects that these drugs cause. The medication will help to block certain nerve impulses in the body. This means the muscle relaxer essentially reduces the perception of pain in the body. It generally comes in an oral form. Some patients may benefit from an injectable solution, which is usually given in the doctor's office.

Robaxin side effects

  • The side effects associated with taking Robaxin are typically mild. Robaxin has some common side effects. They may include:

    • Blurred vision

    • Lightheadedness

    • Dizziness

    • Nausea

    • Vomiting

    • Stomach upset

    It is possible for the drug to interfere with motor vehicle functions. The patient should avoid taking the muscle relaxants if they will drive shortly after or use heavy machinery. This is because the drug can also cause sleep problems - such as dizziness and tiredness.

    Other side effects, which are less common but might be more severe, could include:

    • Allergic Reaction: It is possible to experience allergic reactions to Robaxin. In this case, the patient may experience itchiness, swelling, trouble breathing, severe dizziness, and develop a skin rash. These adverse effects require emergency medical help. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to active or inactive ingredients used in the formulation of Robaxin.

    • Kidney Damage: People with a risk of kidney disease should inform their healthcare professionals. Taking the maximum dose of this medication not only causes possible drug interactions but can also damage the kidneys. These effects can cause renal impairment.

    You should call your doctor if you notice any of these side effects or if you develop any other new or concerning symptoms.

How to take Robaxin

Your pharmacist will provide you with instructions on how to take your Robaxin prescription.

Be sure to read your prescription label and follow the instructions. Call your doctor or pharmacy if you have any questions.

Robaxin can come in different forms and doses, so be sure to follow the specific instructions on your prescription. Follow the use of Robaxin exactly as directed by your doctor to treat the pain caused by your medical condition. Make sure your doctor knows about other drugs you take, as this can help to educate you about a drug interaction that may occur.

If you need a Robaxin injection, then you will likely need to visit your doctor's office.

It is also important to note that Robaxin is not used alone in the treatment of muscle spasms. Physical therapy may sometimes also be required to help with the recovery after an injury. Rest also plays an important role in helping the muscle tissue recover while using these muscle relaxants.

What to avoid while taking Robaxin

Robaxin can cause serious drug interactions. Don’t change what you are taking without checking with your doctor or pharmacist. That includes other medications or supplements, as well as over-the-counter drugs. 

You should avoid using Robaxin with other muscle relaxants or other drugs that also cause a sedative effect. Avoid the use of other drugs that may slow down the rate at which you breathe too. You should also tell your doctor if you use opioids, sleeping pills, or medications that treat mental conditions like seizures or anxiety.

There are over-the-counter and natural supplements that may also cause interactions with these drugs.

Ask your doctor or pharmacist if it is acceptable to consume alcohol while taking Robaxin. If you drink alcohol with this drug, then the risk of adverse effects increases. Ask your doctor for medical advice about the side effects associated with drinking while using Robaxin.

Medication alternatives to Robaxin

If your healthcare provider prefers to put you on another treatment altogether, they may suggest a muscle relaxant in another drug class. Here are some common doctor-recommended alternatives based on your health issue:

Robaxin prescription FAQs

  • How much does Robaxin cost?

    You may be concerned about the cost when your healthcare provider prescribes Robaxin. To understand the price, you have to ensure you look at the dosage that you get. The dosage forms also matter. You may have to pay more for injections as they are usually administered at the doctor's office. Some pharmacies also provide Robaxin at lower costs compared to others. It is a good idea to shop around to help you find the best price for Robaxin.

  • How can I refill my Robaxin prescription?

    In most cases, you will only have an initial Robaxin prescription to fill at a local pharmacy. This is because you will usually only use the medication over a short period of time to help with the management of pain and spasms. Visit the pharmacy where your doctor sends the prescription to pick up the medication.

  • What should I assess before Robaxin?

    There are a couple of things to keep in mind when you want to use Robaxin. It is important to understand your current renal and liver health before you use the medication. This can help to ensure you do not experience problems like renal impairment with Robaxin. Take note of other drugs that you use as well. Tell your doctor about prescription, over-the-counter, and natural products you use. This can help your doctor understand if there are specific interactions that could potentially occur.

  • How many hours apart can you take Robaxin?

    The timing depends on the dose that you take and your doctor's prescription. In most cases, you need to wait at least a couple of hours before you take your next dose. If you have been prescribed the medication four times a day, then you can usually take it every four hours. Tell your doctor if you have concerns about taking your next dose too shortly after the previous. They might recommend dosage adjustments if needed.

  • How many times a day can you take Robaxin?

    You should not use too many Robaxin tablets on a daily basis. The appropriate doses per day depending on the strength of the medication that the doctor prescribes you. In most cases, the maximum number of doses in a 24-hour period is four. If you find that this dosage does not help, tell your doctor. You may need to consider alternative treatment options if you have pain that is more severe.

  • How long should you take Robaxin?

    Robaxin is only meant to be used for the short-term treatment of musculoskeletal pain symptoms. The doctor will usually only prescribe the medication for a week or two. If you need a longer-term treatment option, then your doctor may look at drugs that are safer when used for several weeks at once.

  • Who should not take Robaxin?

    You should avoid Robaxin if you use other drugs that may interact with the medication. Do not use Robaxin alone, as you may need to get physical therapy to help with the recovery of your condition. If you have kidney or liver disease, tell your doctor before you start to use this medication.

  • What happens if I miss a dose of Robaxin?

    A missed dose may cause your pain symptoms to come back. This is why it is important to take medicine on a schedule every day, as this reduces the risk of a missed dose. If you miss a dose, you might need to wait for the next or adjust the timing of your doses.

  • What happens if I take too much Robaxin?

    A high concentration of the medication may lead to adverse reactions like extreme drowsiness and an increased risk of hypersensitivity reactions. Make sure you closely adhere to the instructions that your doctor provides and never exceed the total dose that you are allowed to take on a daily basis.

  • Can I get Robaxin over the counter?

    Robaxin (methocarbamol) isn't available over the counter. As a muscle relaxant, Robaxin is used to relieve muscle spasms caused by injuries or certain medical conditions. Your doctor can diagnose the underlying cause of your muscle pain and decide if Robaxin is the right treatment for you.

    Robaxin isn't recommended for everyone as it can have side effects, especially for people with certain health conditions like liver or kidney problems. Your doctor can assess your individual health risks and prescribe the appropriate dosage to minimize potential side effects.

    Your doctor might recommend other treatment options, such as physical therapy, rest, pain relievers, or other medications, along with or instead of Robaxin.

    While some online pharmacies claim to offer Robaxin over the counter, always be cautious about purchasing Robaxin online from unofficial sources. These medications may be counterfeit and could be dangerous, containing incorrect dosages, harmful ingredients, or no active ingredients at all.

    It's always best to chat with a doctor if you are in pain to get the right diagnosis, any recommended prescriptions, and a full treatment plan.

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