Metaxalone 800 mg Tablets (90 tablets)
USES: Metaxalone is used to treat muscle spasms/pain. It is usually used along with rest, physical therapy, and other treatment.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually 3 or 4 times a day. If you take this medication after a high-fat meal and experience side effects, it may be best to take this drug on an empty stomach or after a light meal. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Do not increase your dose or use this drug more often or for longer than prescribed. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase. Tell your doctor if your condition does not improve or if it worsens.
SIDE EFFECTS: Drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, and upset stomach may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. Remember that your doctor has prescribed this medication because he or she has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: mental/mood changes (such as nervousness, irritability), signs of infection (such as fever, persistent sore throat), yellowing eyes/skin, unusual tiredness, fast/pounding heartbeat, dark urine. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, get medical help right away if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.