Methocarbamol Oral Tablet 500Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Methocarbamol: Oral tablet (500mg)

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Methocarbamol 500mg Tab
Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 4211 V 
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Methocarbamol 500mg Tab
Camber Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: H  |  114
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Methocarbamol 500mg Tab
West-Ward Pharmaceutical
Pill Identification: West-ward 290 
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Methocarbamol 500mg Tab
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Methocarbamol 500mg Tab

What is this Medicine?

METHOCARBAMOL (meth oh KAR ba mole) helps to relieve pain and stiffness in muscles caused by strains, sprains, or other injury to your muscles.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Methocarbamol: Oral tablet(500mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Methocarbamol 500mg Tablet

NDC: 006034485
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tetanus, Musculoskeletal Pain

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Methocarbamol 500mg Tablet
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Qualitest Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: 4211 V 
Shape: round
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Methocarbamol 500mg Tablet

Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
>10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Methocarbamol 500mg Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Methocarbamol 500mg Tablet(Methocarbamol)
Alcohol and Methocarbamol(Methocarbamol)
In general, it is recommended that you avoid Alcoholic drinks while you are taking Muscle Relaxants. Alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Decreased alertness, dizziness, drowsiness, falls, or other side effects may occur. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are drinking alcohol-containing beverages.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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