Metaxalone

In the US, Metaxalone (metaxalone systemic) is a member of the drug class skeletal muscle relaxants and is used to treat Fibromyalgia and Muscle Spasm.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0001665-48-1

Chemical Formula

C12-H15-N-O3

Molecular Weight

221

Therapeutic Category

Muscle relaxant

Chemical Name

2-Oxazolidinone, 5-[(3,5-dimethylphenoxy)methyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Metaxalonum (Latin)
  • Metaxalon (German)
  • Métaxalone (French)
  • Metaxalona (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Metaxalone (OS: USAN, BAN)
  • AHR 438 (IS: Robins)

Brand Names

  • Fenaplus-RX (Metaxalone and Diclofenac)
    Modi-Mundipharma, India
  • Metadol (Metaxalone and Diclofenac)
    East West, India
  • Metaxalone
    Sandoz, United States
  • Skelaxin
    King Pharmaceuticals, United States

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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