Skelaxin - is this a narcotic?

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14 Sep 2009

No, Skelaxin (metaxalone) is not a narcotic.

Skelaxin is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) in the brain.

Skelaxin is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat discomfort associated with acute skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.

http://www.drugs.com/skelaxin.html

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relunsford4 7 Nov 2010

Thank you so much!!!

mgarand 13 Mar 2012

Thank GAWD am so sick of pain meds haveing to be narcotic to get any relief..And am sick mof DOCTORS perscribing METHDONE saying its a pain med its ADDICTING and does not help and its a BI--- to get off of like I am doing know and it sucks!!!

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