What is methocarbamol?
Methocarbamol isn’t a narcotic.
It’s a central nervous system (CNS) depressant and muscle relaxant used to treat muscle spasms, tension, and pain.
It may be mistaken for a narcotic due to side effects like drowsiness and dizziness, which can feel like a drug “high.”
What does methocarbamol do to you?
Methocarbamol is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to your brain. Methocarbamol is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury.
Does methocarbamol make you sleepy?
Methocarbamol oral tablet may cause drowsiness. It may also cause other side effects.
How quickly does methocarbamol work?
Methocarbamol is a central nervous system depressant that is used to treat involuntary muscle spasms. Robaxin has a relatively short half-life. In healthy individuals, nearly all methocarbamol metabolites are excreted in the urine within four hours of ingesting the drug.
Is methocarbamol like Xanax?
Using ALPRAZolam together with methocarbamol may increase side effects such as dizziness, drowsiness, confusion, and difficulty concentrating. Some people, especially the elderly, may also experience impairment in thinking, judgment, and motor coordination.