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Skelaxin Medication - Uses & Side Effects

Skelaxin is used for the relief of painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Skelaxin Dosage

  • For adults, the usual starting dose is 800 milligrams 3 or 4 times a day.

Uses of Skelaxin

  • It is used to treats painful musculoskeletal conditions.
  • It may also be used to treats other medical conditions those are listed in this medication guide.

Side Effects of Skelaxin

Before taken Skelaxin medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor. If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Skelaxin. Side effects may include:

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Irritability
  • Nausea
  • Stomach upset
  • Vomiting

Warnings and precautions before taking Skelaxin :

  • If you have any problems with your liver, then you should tell your doctor.
  • Safety and effectiveness in children 12 and under have not been establish

Drug Interaction :-

There is no information on potential interactions. But if you are taking Skelaxin with certain other drugs, then the effects of either could be increased, decreased, or altered. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Skelaxin with other drugs.


After taken Skelaxin if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Skelaxin overdose include:

  • Sedation
  • Depressed breathing

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