Do you need a prescription for Robaxin in Canada?
In Canada, methocarbamol containing oral formulations are sold over the counter for pain associated with muscle spasm. However, if these combination formulations include codeine, they are prescription only.
Is Robaxin and methocarbamol the same?
Robaxin (methocarbamol) is a muscle relaxant used together with rest and physical therapy to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.
Can I get Robaxin over the counter?
No. Robaxin is only available by prescription. Muscle relaxants are not available over-the-counter (OTC). Certain analgesics (pain relievers) like Tylenol (acetaminophen) or Advil (ibuprofen) are available OTC.
Is methocarbamol the same as ibuprofen?
Is methocarbamol the same as ibuprofen? No, methocarbamol is a muscle relaxer that will work for pain that is caused by tense or spasming muscles. Ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID), which will treat pain caused by inflammation.
Is Robaxin better than Flexeril?
Which muscle med is better? Cotten712 – I find that flexeril works well for upper back muscle tension but overall I like robaxin better because it relaxes my whole body..
What is the difference between soma and Robaxin?
Soma’s most common side effects are drowsiness, dizziness and headache. Robaxin is less likely to cause drowsiness but still has this potential. Blurry vision, dizziness, headache, low blood pressure , flushing, nasal congestion, nausea and vomiting are some of the reported side effects.
Who should not take methocarbamol?
talk to your doctor about the risks and benefits of taking methocarbamol if you are 65 years of age or older. Older adults should not usually take methocarbamol because it is not as safe or as effective as other medications that can be used to treat the same condition. you should know that this medication may make you drowsy.
Is methocarbamol better than Flexeril?
Not recommended: This would not be recommended, because both are muscle relaxants. If methocarbamol seems to help better than flexeril, (cyclobenzaprine hcl) does it tell you anything useful about what the underlying problem might be? No: No, it just means that drug is more efficacious for your biochemistry and provides you with greater relief.