Compare Robaxin vs. Skelaxin

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Robaxin
(Methocarbamol)

Skelaxin
(Metaxalone)

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Used for (click to learn more)
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  • Musculoskeletal pain Spasm - Tetanus
  • Musculoskeletal pain
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Pregnancy

Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

The FDA hasn’t classified this medicine’s effects on unborn babies. Talk with your doctor about this medicine if you’re pregnant or planning on it.

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