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Metaxalone Dosage

Applies to the following strength(s): 400 mg ; 800 mg

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Usual Adult Dose for:

Usual Pediatric Dose for:

Additional dosage information:

Usual Adult Dose for Muscle Spasm

800 mg orally 3 to 4 times a day

Usual Pediatric Dose for Muscle Spasm

12 years or older:
800 mg orally 3 to 4 times a day

Renal Dose Adjustments

Mild to moderate renal dysfunction: Use with caution
Severe renal dysfunction: Contraindicated

Liver Dose Adjustments

Mild to moderate liver dysfunction: Use with caution
Severe liver dysfunction: Contraindicated

Precautions

Safety and efficacy have not been established in patients younger than 12 years.

Consult WARNINGS section for additional precautions.

Dialysis

Data not available

Other Comments

Patient advice:
-This drug may impair mental and/or physical abilities required for performance of hazardous tasks, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle, especially when used with alcohol or other CNS depressants.

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