Why has my veterinarian prescribed Methocarbamol (Generic) Tablets?
Methocarbamol is prescribed to relax muscles and reduce muscular spasms.
How do I give Methocarbamol (Generic) Tablets?
If I miss a dose, what do I do?
If you miss a dose, give it to your pet as soon as possible. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose, then continue with the regular dosing schedule. Do not give your pet two doses at once.
How do I store Methocarbamol (Generic) Tablets?
Keep this medicine out of reach of children.
Store this medicine at room temperature in a dry, cool place. Keep this medicine away from heat and direct sunlight.
Do not store this medicine in damp places, in the bathroom, or near the kitchen sink. This medication can break down when exposed to moisture or heat.
What are the potential side effects of Methocarbamol (Generic) Tablets?
Your pet may experience drowsiness, salivation, or vomiting. If these symptoms appear excessive or continue, contact your veterinarian.
Since this medication may cause drowsiness, use it with caution when giving it to working animals.
The color of your pet's urine may become darker, but this is not cause for concern.
Other side effects may occur. If you notice anything unusual, contact your veterinarian.
What about possible drug interactions?
Be sure to tell your veterinarian about any other medications you are giving to your pet.
It’s not uncommon for your veterinarian to prescribe two different medications, which may cause a drug interaction to occur. If this happens, your veterinarian may change the dose and/or monitor your pet more closely.
Methocarbamol may interact with other central nervous system depressant agents and pyridostigmine.
Contact your veterinarian if your pet experiences any unusual reactions when different medications are given together.
You can find a Client Information Sheet which provides a summary of information about Methocarbamol for Pets by following the link below:
If you have questions or concerns about Methocarbamol, or conditions related to its use, contact your pet's veterinarian or pharmacist.
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