Musculoskeletal pain:

Indications for: SKELAXIN

As adjunct treatment for acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Adult Dosage:

800mg 3–4 times daily.

Children Dosage:

≤12yrs: not established.

SKELAXIN Contraindications:

Anemias. Significant renal or hepatic dysfunction.

SKELAXIN Warnings/Precautions:

Renal or hepatic impairment (monitor LFTs). Elderly. Pregnancy, nursing mothers: not recommended.

SKELAXIN Classification:

Muscle relaxant (central).

SKELAXIN Interactions:

Increased risk of sedation, respiratory depression with concomitant other CNS depressants (eg, alcohol, benzodiazepines, opioids, TCAs); monitor closely. Risk of serotonin syndrome with serotonergic drugs (eg, SSRIs, SNRIs, TCAs, triptans, 5-HT3 antagonists, opioids, mirtazapine, trazodone, tramadol, MAOIs, linezolid, IV methylene blue); monitor and discontinue if suspected. Concomitant with food may enhance CNS depression. May cause false (+) Benedict's test.

Adverse Reactions:

Drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nervousness, GI upset, rash, jaundice, hemolytic anemia, leukopenia; hypersensitivity reactions.

Generic Drug Availability:


How Supplied:

Tabs—100, 500