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Robinax 100 mg Injection

Manufactured byKhandelwal Laboratories Ltd.
Description

Robinax 100 mg Injection is used to relieve the pain and discomfort associated with sprains or any muscle injuries. This medicine is used along rest and physical therapy to get the best possible effect.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Robinax 100 mg Injection

  • Dizziness and Drowsiness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Blurred vision
  • Fever
  • Black, blue, or green discolouration of urine
  • Rash
  • Itching
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Stuffy nose
  • Pain at the injection site

Uses of Robinax 100 mg Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Muscle spasm
  • Tetanus
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to methocarbamol or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesirable side effects. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Drowsiness

Use of this medicine may cause drowsiness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery during treatment with this medicine.

Pediatric use

The safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been clinically established in children under the age of 16 years.

Missed Dose

This medicine is usually administered in the clinical or hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional and hence, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Overdose

This medicine is usually administered in the clinical or hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional and hence, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose of this medicine is suspected.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Amitriptyline

Fluvoxamine

Tramadol

Oxycodone

Morphine

Sodium oxybate

Doxazosin

Pentazocine

Meprobamate

Atenolol

Butabarbital

Disease interactions

Renal Dysfunction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with renal dysfunction due to the high concentration of polyethylene glycol in the solution. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on clinical conditions.

Seizures

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of seizures due to the increased risk of recurrent seizures. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is usually administered in the clinical or hospital setting by a qualified healthcare professional. Carefully follow all the instructions given by your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
It acts on the nervous system and reduces muscle spasms, allowing the muscles to relax.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Skeletal muscle relaxants

Schedule

Schedule H

DailyMed - METHOCARBAMOL- methocarbamol injection injection [Internet]. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 6 February 2020]. Available from:

https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=4a9d9920-c79a-4396-e054-00144ff8d46c

Methocarbamol - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2017 [cited 30 August 2017]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00423

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https://medlineplus.gov/druginfo/meds/a682579.html
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Information on this page was last updated on 18 Feb 2020

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