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    Brand Name: SKELAXIN

    Generic Name: Metaxalone

    Generic for Skelaxin* (Metaxalone) is used along with rest and physical therapy to treat pain and spasms caused by muscle injuries such as sprains and strains. It is a muscle relaxant that relaxes muscles. Generic for Skelaxin* works by blocking pain sensations (nerve impulses) in the brain. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor. Read More>>

     
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    Facts about Generic Drugs

    • Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
    • Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
     
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What is Generic for Skelaxin* used for?

Generic for Skelaxin* (Metaxalone) is used along with rest and physical therapy to treat pain and spasms caused by muscle injuries such as sprains and strains. It is a muscle relaxant that relaxes muscles. Generic for Skelaxin* works by blocking pain sensations (nerve impulses) in the brain. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.

What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Skelaxin*?

The dosage of Generic for Skelaxin* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.

Generic for Skelaxin* can be taken with food to prevent stomach upset.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Skelaxin*?

If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Skelaxin* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.

What if you miss a dose of Generic for Skelaxin*?

Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Skelaxin*, seek medical attention immediately.

What other drugs could interact with Generic for Skelaxin*?

It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Skelaxin*.

Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Skelaxin*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.

Generic for Skelaxin* can interact with antihistamines, antiseizure drugs, and psychiatric medicines.

Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.

What are the side effects of Generic for Skelaxin*?

Like other medicines, Generic for Skelaxin* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Skelaxin* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.

It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Skelaxin* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Skelaxin* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.

Generic for Skelaxin* can cause side effects such as drowsiness, constipation, nausea, vomiting, headache, stomach upset, and blurred vision. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Skelaxin*.

What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Skelaxin*?

Is it possible for me to take Generic for Skelaxin* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Skelaxin*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Skelaxin*?
How will Generic for Skelaxin* work in my body?
How should Generic for Skelaxin* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Skelaxin* drug interactions and side effects?

Note

The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Skelaxin* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.

 

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