Robaxin Side Effects

Side effects requiring immediate medical attention

Along with its needed effects, methocarbamol (the active ingredient contained in Robaxin) may cause some unwanted effects.

Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur while taking methocarbamol:

Incidence not known

      • Black, tarry stools
      • changes in skin color
      • chest pain or discomfort
      • chills
      • clay-colored stools
      • cough
      • dark urine
      • diarrhea
      • difficulty in swallowing
      • dizziness
      • fast heartbeat
      • feeling of warmth
      • fever
      • headache
      • joint or muscle pain
      • large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs
      • lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
      • loss of appetite
      • loss of bladder control
      • loss or problems with memory
      • nausea
      • numbness or tingling of face, hands, or feet
      • pain, tenderness, or swelling of foot or leg
      • painful or difficult urination
      • puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
      • redness and soreness of the eyes
      • redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest
      • skin rash
      • sleepiness
      • slow or irregular heartbeat
      • sore throat
      • sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth
      • stomach pain
      • sweating
      • swollen glands
      • tightness in the chest
      • total body jerking
      • unpleasant breath odor
      • unusual bleeding or bruising
      • unusual tiredness or weakness
      • vomiting of blood
      • yellow eyes or skin

Get emergency help immediately if any of the following symptoms of overdose occur while taking methocarbamol:

Symptoms of Overdose

    • Loss of consciousness
    • shaking or jerking of one area or side of the body

Methocarbamol Overdose

Overdosing happens more frequently when methocarbamol is used with alcohol or another sedative drug.

Symptoms of an overdose may include:

      • Nausea
      • Severe drowsiness
      • Blurred vision
      • Low blood pressure
      • Seizure
      • Loss of consciousness

If you think you have taken an overdose, or if someone else may have overdosed on methocarbamol, call a Poison Control Center at 800-222-1222 or call 911.

Side effects not requiring immediate medical attention

Some side effects of methocarbamol may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Incidence not known

    • Belching
    • double vision
    • drowsiness
    • feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings
    • heartburn
    • indigestion
    • mood or mental changes
    • sensation of spinning
    • stomach discomfort, upset, or pain
    • trouble sleeping
    • uncontrolled eye movements

We do not suggest you to take Robaxin for a long time, you need go to your local health professional to treat your pain without prescription.

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