Robaxin is an effective medication for the treatment of skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury. This drug has an active component, Methocarbamol, which belongs to a group of drugs known as muscle relaxers. It is manufactured by a growing pharmaceutical company, Auxilium Pharms Llc. It is available in a conventional tablet form in a dosage of 500 mg.
Manufacturer: Auxilium Pharms Llc
Active Ingredient: The active component of this medicine is Methocarbamol. This active component is a carbamate that shows centrally acting muscle relaxant properties. The exact mechanism of this drug is not known completely. It is postulated to be via a mechanism similar to carbamate, i.e. inhibition of acetylcholinesterase at synapses in the autonomic nervous system, neuromuscular junction, and central nervous system. This drug has no direct effect on the contractile mechanism of striated muscle, the motor end plate or the nerve fiber.
Indications: Methocarbamol composed medicine Robaxin is a muscle relaxant. This drug works by blocking nerve impulses or pain sensations that are sent to the brain. This medication is used together with rest and physical therapy for the treatment of skeletal muscle conditions like pain or injury.
Action Mechanism: This mentioned medication belongs to a class of drugs known as muscle relaxers. Robaxin is thought that this medicine decreases the messages of the pain of the body and slows down the nervous system. It relaxes muscles and provides pain relief.
Dosages: This muscle relaxant medicine is available for oral consumption in a dosage as given below:
- 500 mg: This medicine must be consumed with or without food as directed by the doctor. Do not increase the prescribed dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed
Note: Before consuming this medicine, discuss with the doctor in case of have myasthenia gravis.