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.
- Skelaxin Information for Consumers
- Skelaxin Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Skelaxin (detailed)
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is this a side effect that will go away or should i stop taking the skelaxin.
1 answer • 1 Feb 2010
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