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Methocarbamol Oral Uses and How to Use


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Generic Name: METHOCARBAMOL - ORAL
Pronounced: (meth-oh-KAR-ba-mole)

Methocarbamol Oral Uses

This medication relaxes muscles. It is used along with rest and physical therapy to decrease muscle pain and spasms associated with strains, sprains or other muscle injuries.

How To Use Methocarbamol Oral

Take this medication by mouth usually 3 or 4 times a day, or as directed by your doctor. It may be taken with food or immediately after meals to prevent stomach upset.

Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed because the risk of side effects may increase.

This medication is intended for short-term use, usually no longer than 3 weeks, unless otherwise directed by your doctor. If your condition does not improve in 2-3 weeks, contact your doctor.



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