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Muscle Relaxers - Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

Muscle relaxers help relax muscles, ease pain, and reduce stiffness. They are prescribed following injury or to treat other conditions affecting muscles.
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When Are Muscle Relaxers Prescribed For Arthritis Patients?
When are muscle relaxers appropriately prescribed for arthritis patients? How do muscle relaxers work? Are muscle relaxers a short-term treatment or can they be part of a long-term maintenance regimen for arthritis patients to control aches and pains?

Skelaxin (Metaxalone) - The Facts Of Skelaxin (Metaxalone)
Skelaxin (metaxalone) is a muscle relaxer (muscle relaxant) indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomforts associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. Skelaxin (metaxalone) is available as a 400 mg round, pale rose tablet and an 800 mg oval, pink scored tablet.

Robaxin (Methocarbamol) - The Facts Of Robaxin (Methocarbamol)
Robaxin (Methocarbamol) is a muscle relaxer (muscle relaxant). Robaxin (Methocarbamol) is indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other therapies for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.

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Skeletal Muscle Relaxants (Systemic) From Drugs.com
Drug information for the Skeletal Muscle Relaxants: Carisoprodol, Chlorphenesin, Clorzoxazone, Metaxalone, and Methocarbamol. This information does not apply to the drugs Baclofen, Cyclobenzaprine, Dantrolene, Diazepam, or Orphenadrine.

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