INDICATIONS AND USAGE
Methocarbamol is indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. The mode of action of methocarbamol has not been clearly identified, but may be related to its sedative properties.
Methocarbamol does not directly relax tense skeletal muscles in man.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Methocarbamol, 500 mg — Adults: Initial dosage: 3 tablets q.i.d.
Maintenance dosage: 2 tablets q.i.d.
Methocarbamol, 750 mg — Adults: Initial dosage: 2 tablets q.i.d.
Maintenance dosage: 1 tablet q.4h. or 2 tablets t.i.d.
Six grams a day are recommended for the first 48 to 72 hours of treatment. (For severe conditions 8 grams a day may be administered). Thereafter, the dosage can usually be reduced to approximately 4 grams a day.
Methocarbamol Tablets, USP 500 mg — white, round, convex face, debossed "4211" bisect over "V" on one side and plain on the reverse side. Available in bottles of 10, 100, 500 and 1000.
Methocarbamol Tablets, USP 750 mg — white, capsule shape, convex face, debossed "4212" on one side and debossed "V" on the reverse side. Available in bottles of 10, 100, 500, 1000 and unit-dose packs of 100.
Store at 20°– 25°C (68°– 77°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature].
Dispense in tight container.
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