Skelaxin Metaxalone and/or alternatives

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Skelaxin 800mg

Manufacturer: Monarch Pharmaceuticals Source Country : United States

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Metaxalone 400mg

Generic Alternative to Skelaxin 400mg
Marketed as Flexura in India Manufacturer: Sun Pharma Source Country : India
Shipped from : India

Metaxalone 800mg

Generic Alternative to Skelaxin 800mg
Manufacturer: A US FDA approved Generic Manufacturer Source Country : United States

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Description of Skelaxin

Skelaxin is a prescription drug which contains metaxalone as its active ingredient. It belongs to the class of medications known as muscle relaxants. Although the exact mechanism of action of Skelaxin is not yet known, it is believed to act on the central nervous system and relieve certain nervous impulses (that cause pain sensations) in the brain.

Patients who have been asked to buy Skelaxin, or Metaxalone (as it is generically referred) will find it available in the form of 800mg tablets. The inactive ingredients present in this drug are: ammonium calcium alginate, corn starch, alginic acid, magnesium stearate and B-rose liquid.

Indications & Dosage of Skelaxin

Skelaxin is primarily indicated in adults and children over the age of 12 years as an adjuvant for the treatment of certain musculoskeletal conditions that cause acute pain and discomfort.

Patients who buy Skelaxin for their muscle cramps and body aches need to take it regularly to witness positive results. Proper rest, physical therapy, diet and other measures are necessary for excepted recovery and optimum benefit of the treatment.

The dosage of Skelaxin that is usually recommended is a single 800mg tablet taken 3 or 4 times each day. It should be noted that the dosage may vary between individuals, and the doctor’s instructions should be followed.

The tablets should be stored at room temperatures ranging between 15 and 30 degrees Celsius.

Side Effects & Interactions of Skelaxin

Individuals using Skelaxin may experience some side effects of this drug. The magnitude and severity of adverse reactions vary from patient to patient. There are some minor side effects of Skelaxin that appear temporarily and are well tolerated by the body. Some of them are:

  • Headache
  • Drowsiness, light-headedness
  • Mild nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach troubles
  • Minor rashes

There may be instances of some side effects that may pose serious threat to health and need to be immediately reported to the doctor. Some of the major side effects of Skelaxin are as follows:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Jaundice
  • Loss of appetite
  • Severe nausea
  • Fever
  • Clay-color stools
  • Dark urine

Doctors determine the Skelaxin dosage based on many different factors. One of the most important criteria is the list of medications presently being used by the patient. This is necessary to avoid or control drug interactions. Patients should never start taking new drugs, stop taking old medications, or change doses before consultation with the doctor. Some of the medicines that are known to interact with Skelaxin are: opioids, benzodiapines, tricyclic antidepressants and other sedatives.

Alcohol is known to interact with Skelaxin.

Warnings & Precautions of Skelaxin

Skelaxin is contraindicated in patients with the following conditions:

  • anemia
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Severe liver damage
  • Allergic to metaxalone or any ingredient in the composition of Skelaxin

Patients with liver disorders should use Skelaxin with extreme caution.

This drug has sedative properties, and patients should be careful while using machinery.

The safety of Metaxalone has not yet been established in pregnant women. It is not known whether the active ingredient of Skelaxin passes in to breast milk. Both pregnant and lactating women should only use this drug after consulting a medical expert.



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