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Skelaxin

Metaxalone
Metaxalone is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) in the brain. Metaxalone is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury. Metaxalone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Metaxalone
DRUG TYPE
Muscle Relaxant

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You should not use metaxalone if you have anemia (low red blood cells), or severe kidney or liver disease.

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Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Skelaxin Tablet 800 Mg
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Metaxalone Tablet 800 Mg400 Mg

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