Methocarbamol

Book
In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2024 Jan.
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Excerpt

Classified as a skeletal muscle relaxant, methocarbamol is a helpful medication used to manage acute musculoskeletal pain. This activity focuses on the pivotal indications, mechanism of action, and contraindications of methocarbamol in the treatment mosaic for acute musculoskeletal pain. With a spotlight on considerations including adverse events, efficacy evidence, drug interactions, and monitoring imperatives, healthcare professionals are empowered to tailor treatment strategies adeptly. By discussing the pharmacology of methocarbamol, healthcare professionals are equipped to address patient needs with precision, underscoring the indispensable role of the interprofessional healthcare team in orchestrating methocarbamol therapy for pain alleviation in musculoskeletal domains.

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