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Skelaxin-Flexura-Metaxalone

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Skelaxin is a muscle relaxant that is used for relaxing muscle and reliving pain.

It is used to treat pain that occurs due to strain, sprain, injury, etc. It contains Metaxalone as active ingredient.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
30 Tablets Metaxalone 400 mg $53.99 $1.80
90 Tablets Metaxalone 400 mg $161.99 $1.80

Brand Name - Skelaxin

Generic Name - Metaxalone

Skelaxinis a muscle relaxant and it works by blocking the nerve impulse in the brain. It is also known under the trade name of Metaxalone and used along with physical therapy for the treatment of acute skeletal conditions of the muscle which includes pain, injury, etc. Skelaxin is available in the form of white to pink coloured tablet having strength of 800 mg and is oval in shape.

Chemically, Metaxalone is odourless, crystalline powder that is chemically known as 5-[(3, 5- dimethylphenoxy) methyl]-2-oxazolidinone. It is freely soluble in chloroform, freely soluble in methyl alcoholand 96% ethyl alcohol and has molecular weight of 221.25.

Skelaxin contain different inactive ingredients such as alginic acid, ammonium calcium alginate, corn starch, magnesium stearate and B-Rose Liquid.


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Brand Name - Skelaxin

Generic Name - Metaxalone

The adult’s patient should be given one tablet of 800 mg thrice or four times in a day. Skelaxin should be stored at controlled room temperature that ranges from15°C and 30°C. It is used to treating muscle spasm or pain.

Skelaxin should be taken orally with or without food. However, it is advisable to the patient they should this medicine in empty stomach or after light meal as high fat meal might leads to side effect.

The patient should not increase the dose or take for long time than suggested by doctor.

If a patient misses a dose, it should be taken as remembered. However, if it’s time for second dose, then the user of Skelaxin has to skip this missed dose and take the regular second dose.

Brand Name - Skelaxin

Generic Name - Metaxalone

Skelaxin leads to side effects in some patients after its intake and the patient’s feels drowsiness, dizziness, headache, nervousness, etc. It also causes nausea, vomiting and gastrointestinal upset.

Skelaxin also causes jaundice, leukopenia and haemolytic anaemia to the patient.

The patients might show changes in the mood, fever, sore throat, unusual tiredness, fast heartbeat, dark urine, etc. Few patients might get allergic reactions with Skelaxin such as rash, itching, dizziness, problem in breathing, etc.

Brand Name - Skelaxin

Generic Name - Metaxalone

Those patients whose liver is already damage, Skelaxin should be taken only after consulting with doctor. If the patient gets any allergic reactions, due to the inactive ingredients, after taking Skelaxin, then they must talk to the doctor In case, the patient is having any medical record of disease related to liver, kidney, anaemia, seizures, etc., should be explained to the doctor before taking Skelaxin.

Skelaxin makes the patient dizzy or drowsy. Therefore, the patient should avoid that requires alertness and alcoholic beverages should be avoided by them.

Prior taking Skelaxin, it is important to tell the doctor about prescribed, non-prescribed or any herbal product used by the patients.