It is used as an adjunct therapy along with other measures such as rest and physiotherapy to relieve muscle spasms associated with acute and painful musculoskeletal disorders.
Mechanism of action Relaximol
Metocarbamol mainly affects the central nervous system and does not directly affect skeletal muscle. The muscle relaxant effect of this drug may be due to CNS weakening.
Metocarbamol is rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Methocarbamol is mainly excreted by the kidneys.
prohibited usage Relaximol
In coma, it should not be prescribed and in case of kidney failure or diseases, taking the injectable form of this drug, which contains polyethylene glycol base, may cause kidney poisoning, increased urea and acidosis.
In cases of CNS weakness, epilepsy, kidney failure should be prescribed with extreme caution.
Side effects: Drug interactions:
Concomitant use of metocarbamol with CNS depressants may exacerbate the effects of the drug.
The tablet can be crushed and mixed with food or liquids for ease of use.
Oral: Adults: In order to relax skeletal muscles, 1.5 grams four times a day is consumed four times a day during the first 48-72 hours of treatment. For severe cases, up to 8 g / day may be consumed at first. The maintenance dose of this drug is 750 mg every four hours, one gram four times a day or 1.5 grams three times a day.
Injectable: Adults: As a muscle relaxant, 1-13 g / day is injected intramuscularly or intravenously for three days. Following discontinuation of the drug for 48 hours, this amount can be repeated if necessary.
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