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Methocarbamol (Generic) Tablets for Dogs & Cats

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Description

Methocarbamol is an oral medication prescribed by veterinarians to help treat muscle spasms in dogs and cats. More specifically, this relaxant is used to treat muscle spasms caused by acute inflammation, as well as traumatic conditions, or spasms occurring from poisoning. Methocarbamol comes in an oral tablet making it especially easy to disguise in your canine or feline's favorite food. Customers may receive this drug under the names Robaxin, Robaxin V.

Uses

Methocarbamol Tablets are indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.

Possible Side Effects

Possible side effects that have been reported include anaphylactic reaction, angioneurotic edema, fever, headache.

Cardiovascular system: Bradycardia, flushing, hypotension, syncope, thrombophlebitis.

Digestive system: Dyspepsia, jaundice (including cholestatic jaundice), nausea and vomiting.

Hemic and lymphatic system: Leukopenia.

Immune system: Hypersensitivity reactions.

Nervous system: Amnesia, confusion, diplopia, dizziness or lightheadedness, drowsiness, insomnia, mild muscular incoordination, nystagmus, sedation, seizures (including grand mal), vertigo.

Skin and special senses: Blurred vision, conjunctivitis, nasal congestion, metallic taste, pruritus, rash, urticaria.

Drug & Food Interactions

Methocarbamol Tablets should not be used in pets hypersensitive to methocarbamol or to any of the tablet components.

Precautions

Methocarbamol should not be used in pets hypersensitive to it or in animals to be used for food.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Robaxin, Robaxin V.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146790
  • Brand

    Methocarbamol

  • Dosage Measure

    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.

  • Generic Name

    Methocarbamol

  • Common Brand Name(s)

    Robaxin, Robaxin V

  • For Use With

    Dogs & Cats

  • Product Form

    Tablet

  • Health Condition

    Muscle Spasms / Tremors

  • Drug Type

    Muscle Relaxant

Ingredients
Ingredients

Methocarbamol.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Give this medication as directed by your veterinarian. If you forget a dose, give it as soon as possible but do not give two doses at the same time.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperatures between 68° - 77°F.

FAQ

What is Methocarbamol?

Methocarbamol is a prescription muscle relaxant used in dogs and cats to treat muscle spasms.

What are the benefits of Methocarbamol?

  • Relaxes muscles and reduces muscle tremors caused from various diseases traumas, or ingesting toxic substances .
  • Help to treat muscle spasms caused from intervertebral disk disease in dogs .
  • Also treats permethrin from dog flea medication is ingested .

How is this medication given?

It is given orally. Always follow the dosage instructions provided by your veterinarian. If you have difficulty giving the medication, contact your veterinarian. It generally needs to be given multiple times a day.

How does this medication work?

Although the exact way Methocarbamol works has not been determined, it is thought to work at the level of the brain to reduce muscle spasms.

What results can I expect?

The effects of Methocarbamol can generally be seen within hours of giving the medication, however, the effects are not long-lasting.

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  • BEST bang for your $$

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    This stuff works just as well as the expensive stuff I have been getting at the vet for almost 4 x less! Same drug just Generic. I figure if the generic drugs are ok for humans (I get them all the time) they are OK for our pets and our wallets! You do need a pill splitter if your gonna half them. Tough shell. But that is the ONLY downside I can think of with this medication that is critical in my dog Rocky's arthritis regime. TY Chewy.com!

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    I was able to order this pretty fast and it was cheaper than other places.

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