Robaxin (Methocarbamol Injection)

Name: Robaxin (Methocarbamol Injection)

How is this medicine (Robaxin) best taken?

Use Robaxin as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

  • It is given as a shot into a muscle or vein.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

  • Call your doctor to find out what to do.

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

  • Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
  • Feeling very tired or weak.
  • Yellow skin or eyes.
  • Seizures.
  • Very bad dizziness or passing out.
  • Slow heartbeat.
  • Fever or chills.
  • Sore throat.
  • Memory problems or loss.
  • Feeling confused.
  • Change in eyesight.
  • Not able to control eye movements.
  • Very bad irritation where the shot was given.

What are some other side effects of Robaxin?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

  • Upset stomach or throwing up.
  • Dizziness.
  • Feeling sleepy.
  • Headache.
  • Flushing.
  • Not able to sleep.
  • Stuffy nose.
  • Metallic taste.
  • Pain where the shot was given.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.

You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.

If OVERDOSE is suspected

If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.

How do I store and/or throw out Robaxin?

  • If you need to store this medicine at home, talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about how to store it.
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