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The skeletal muscles of men who are tense are not immediately relaxed by methocarbamol. The relief of discomfort brought on by acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions is indicated by the use of methocarbamol as a supplement to rest, physical therapy, and other treatments. Although methocarbamol's exact mechanism of action is unknown, it might be connected to its sedative qualities.
Methocarbamol side effects could become more severe if you drink alcohol. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of the prescription and non-prescription drugs, vitamins, dietary supplements, and herbal products you are currently taking or plan to take. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, intend to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Mention any medications you are taking for seizures, depression, colds, or coughs. If you have an allergy to methocarbamol, any other medications, or any of the ingredients in methocarbamol tablets, tell your doctor and pharmacist before taking the medication. Consult your doctor about the safe use of alcohol while you are being treated with methocarbamol. Do not operate machinery or drive a car until you know how the medication affects you. If you are 65 years of age or older, speak with your doctor about the advantages and disadvantages of taking methocarbamol. Methocarbamol is typically not prescribed to older adults because it is not as safe or as effective in treating the same condition as other drugs. You should be aware that this drug may cause drowsiness.