Robaxin (generic is Methocarbamol)

Discussion in 'Fibromyalgia Main Forum' started by Allen, Aug 2, 2012.

  1. Allen

    Allen Member

    Is any one on this medication for Fibromyalgia???
    Is is non-narcotic??
    Is the dosage 500 mg every 6 hours
    What side effects, if any, did you have.

    Many thanks,
  2. Spoonerpaws

    Spoonerpaws New Member

    I took it after an auto accident It made me extremely sleepy I could only take it at night I don't think it is a narcotic, but it can be addicting
  3. Beadlady

    Beadlady Member

    I take this med--it does help with the Fibro issues--the bottle says to take 1 pill {500 mg} 4 times a day. There is NO way I can take that unless I want to be a total zombie.

    I take it as needed--when the muscle spasms are horrible or when I have a tension headache--even then its generally about a 1/2 pill.

    It does make me sleepy so I am very careful about my dosing.

    The one other side effect--at times makes my bladder too relaxed. :(

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