8 Aug 2009
Methocarbamol is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking the pain signals sent from nerves to the brain.
Carisoprodol (Carisoma) works in the same way.
Its effectiveness as a muscle relaxant is not well established.
More effective muscle relaxants are available on prescription from your doctor eg Diazepam, Baclofen
- Methocarbamol Information for Consumers
- Methocarbamol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Methocarbamol (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
... methocabamol might show up as a narcotic?
1 answer • 13 Jan 2010
1 answer • 28 Apr 2010
My girlfriend is suffering from severe back spasms. Her doctor prescribe methocarbamol 750Mg (7/30/13) it says on the bottle take 1 tablet 3x a day ...
1 answer • 30 Jul 2013
I have tablets that are 4 years old.
1 answer • 3 Mar 2015
ten years. Was told by pain doc and rheumatologist that it's an old drug introduced in the 1950s and is considered very mild. I changed pain ...
1 answer • 1 May 2015