METHOCARBAMOL 750MG FILM-COATED TABLETS

Active substance: METHOCARBAMOL

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Methocarbamol
Film-coated Tablets 750mg

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For oral use.
Use as directed by your physician.
Each film-coated tablet contains
750mg of Methocarbamol.
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WARNING: May cause drowsiness.
If affected do not drive or operate
machinery. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

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NRIM

Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Read the attached leaflet.

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PL 20620/0017
PL Holder: NRIM Ltd,
Unit 15, Moorcroft,
Harlington Road, Hillingdon,
UB8 3HD, UK

100 Film-coated Tablets

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Date : 24-11-2011

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Methocarbamol
Film-coated Tablets 750mg
55
mm

For oral use.
Use as directed by your physician.
Each film-coated tablet contains
750mg of Methocarbamol.
WARNING: May cause drowsiness.
If affected do not drive or operate
machinery. Avoid alcoholic drinks.

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NRIM

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Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
Read the attached leaflet.

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PL 20620/0017
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PL Holder: NRIM Ltd,
Unit 15, Moorcroft, Harlington Road,
Hillingdon, UB8 3HD, UK

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100 Film-coated Tablets

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reddening of the eyes together with nasal stuffiness,
feeling sick or vomiting,
heartburn,
taste disturbance,
tremor or shakiness, mild muscle incoordination,
headache,
fever,
itching,
a slow heartbeat,
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fainting or feeling faint,
low blood pressure,

5. HOW TO STORE METHOCARBAMOL
• Keep out of the reach and sight of children.
• Do not use methocarbamol after the expiry date, which
is stated on the bottle label. The expiry date refers to the
last day of the month.
• Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or
household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose
of medicines no longer required. These measures will
help to protect the environment.

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If any of the side effects get serious or if you notice any side
effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your doctor or
pharmacist.

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Marketing Authorisation Holder and
Manufacturer
The Marketing Authorisation holder and
manufacturer of this medicine is NRIM Limited,
Unit 15 Moorcroft, Harlington Road, Hillingdon,
UB8 3HD, United Kingdom.

NRIM

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What methocarbamol looks like and
contents of the pack
Methocarbamol 750mg Tablets are white capsule
shaped film-coated tablets with break line on one
side. The108 line is only to facilitate breaking for
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ease of swallowing and not to divide into equal
6. FURTHER INFORMATION
doses.
What methocarbamol contains?
Methocarbamol tablets are packed in a white HDPE
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49 active substance in your tablet is methocarbamol. Each tablet container with a child resistant cap. Each
film-coated tablet contains 750mg of methocarbamol. The bottle contains 100 tablets.
other ingredients are maize starch, povidone (PVPK-30),
sodium lauryl sulphate, sodium starch glycolate Type A

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This medicinal product is authorised in the Member
States of the EEA under the following names:
UK: Methocarbamol 750mg Film-coated Tablets
DE: Methocarbamol NRIM 750mg Filmtabletten
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2. BEFORE YOU TAKE METHOCARBAMOL
Do not take this medicine and tell your doctor
if you:
- are allergic (hypersensitive) to methocarbamol or have
had any problems in the past with methocarbamol
- are allergic to any of the other ingredients of
methocarbamol (listed in Section 6 below)
- have ever suffered any brain damage or coma
- suffer from epilepsy or convulsions
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- suffer from muscle weakness (a disease called
myasthenia gravis)

- are having any medical investigations or tests as methocarbamol could interfere with the results. Tell your
doctor that you are taking methocarbamol before you have the test.
If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to
your doctor or pharmacist before taking methocarbamol. -

Barbiturates which can be taken for epilepsy or to help
you sleep.
Appetite suppressants to help you lose weight.
Medicines for stomach upsets or sea-sickness (anticholinergics).
Psychotropic drugs for the treatment of anxiety,
depression or other mental illnesses.
Taking other medicines
- If you are due to have anaesthetic for any reason, tell your
Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking or doctor or dentist that you are taking methocarbamol.
have recently taken any other medicines. This includes
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medicines you buy without a prescription, including herbal If you are not sure if any of the above applies to you, talk to
medicines. This is because Methocarbamol affects the way your doctor or pharmacist before taking methocarbamol.
some other medicines work. Also some medicines can
affect mm methocarbamol works.
Taking methocarbamol with food or drink
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If you are taking any of the following medicines, you should Methocarbamol should be taken with a drink that does not
tell your doctor or pharmacist as methocarbamol may contain alcohol. Do not drink alcohol while you are taking
interact with them:
methocarbamol.

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Take special care with methocarbamol if you:
- are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant
- are breastfeeding
- have, or have had, any kidney or liver problems

Pregnancy or breast-feeding
Do not take this medicine if you are pregnant or might
become pregnant unless your doctor tells you to. Contact
your doctor if you think you may be pregnant, or are
intending to become pregnant.
Do not take this medicine if you are breast-feeding or
planning to breast-feed.

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Driving and using machines:
Methocarbamol may make you feel sleepy and may affect
your ability to drive, operate machinery and carry out other
hazardous activities. These activities should therefore be
avoidedmm
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In this leaflet:
1.What Methocarbamol is and what it is used for.
2.Before you take Methocarbamol
3.How to take Methocarbamol
4.Possible side effects
5.How to store Methocarbamol
6.Further Information

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READ ALL OF THIS LEAFLET CAREFULLY BEFORE
YOU START USING THIS MEDICINE.
• Keep this leaflet. You may need to read it again
• If you have any further questions, ask your doctor or
pharmacist.
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• This medicine has been prescribed for you. Do not pass
it on to others. It may harm them, even if their
symptoms are the same as yours.
• If any of the side effects gets serious, or if you notice any
side effects not listed in this leaflet, please tell your
doctor or pharmacist.

1. WHAT METHOCARBAMOL IS AND WHAT IT IS
USED FOR?
Methocarbamol belongs to a group of medicines called
‘muscle relaxants’. They are used for the short term
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treatment of
such as sprains and strains.

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you. You should check with your doctor if you are not sure.
Adults: Take TWO tablets with a little water, FOUR times
a day. Sometimes a lower dose may be sufficient. You
should spread the doses as evenly as possible over a
24-hour period.

as long as your doctor has recommended, or until you no
longer need them to ease the pain. Return any unused
tablets to your pharmacist.

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Elderly: older patients may only need half the usual dose
to give the same relief from the pain and muscle spasms.

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Children: These tablets should not be given to children
Liver impairment: you may need a longer interval
between taking the tablets if you have liver disease. You
should always follow your doctor's instructions carefully.

3. HOW TO TAKE METHOCARBAMOL
Always take methocarbamol exactly as your doctor has told These tablets are for short-term treatment. Take them for

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PACKAGE LEAFLET: INFORMATION
FOR THE USER METHOCARBAMOL
750MG FILM-COATED TABLETS

If you take more methocarbamol than you should
It is important to stick to your prescribed dose. If you or
someone else takes too much medicine, contact your
doctor or nearest hospital emergency department
immediately. Always take any medicine left over with you
and also the bottle, as this will allow easier identification
of the medicine.

If you forget to take methocarbamol
If49 mm to take a dose, simply take the next dose
you forget
when it is due. Do not take a double dose of tablets to
make up for a missed dose.

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If you stop taking methocarbamol
Keep taking methocarbamol until your doctor tells you to stop.
If you have any further questions on the use of this
product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

If you notice any of these symptoms, you should
contact your doctor:
- yellowing of the skin and/or whites of the eyes.

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4. POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS
Like all medicines, methocarbamol can cause side effects
although not everybody gets them.
STOP taking this medicine and tell your doctor
immediately if you experience any of the
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following rare symptoms:
- confusion, convulsions, fits, and rash or swelling of the
face or neck and shortness of breath which may be a
sign of an allergy.

The levels of your white blood cells may also be
reduced which can lead to recurrent:
- infections
- mouth ulcers.

If any of the following side effects are
troublesome, you should tell your doctor:
- drowsiness, difficulty in sleeping,
- restlessness, anxiety or worry,
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eating disorders,
- dizziness,
- memory loss,
- blurred or double vision, rapid or unusual eye movements,

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

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