Compare Robaxin vs. Skelaxin

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Robaxin
(methocarbamol)

Skelaxin
(metaxalone)

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Best available price for 90 (500mg) tablets of methocarbamol
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Best available price for 30 (800mg) tablets of metaxalone
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How it works
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  • Pill
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Used for
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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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