Review: could Robaxin cause Constipation?
We study 2,464 people who have side effects while taking Robaxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 118 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Robaxin (latest outcomes from 2,891 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in muscle spasms.
Constipation (latest reports from 511,050 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Aug, 15, 2014: 2,463 people reported to have side effects when taking Robaxin. Among them, 118 people (4.79%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.02% of all the 509,239 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Robaxin when people have Constipation * :
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Severity of Constipation when taking Robaxin ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (28 people, 23.73%)
- Metastases to bone (13 people, 11.02%)
- Breast cancer (13 people, 11.02%)
- Bone disorder (9 people, 7.63%)
- Depression (8 people, 6.78%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Oxycontin (39 people, 33.05%)
- Neurontin (36 people, 30.51%)
- Celebrex (31 people, 26.27%)
- Zanaflex (30 people, 25.42%)
- Ambien (30 people, 25.42%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (2 weeks ago):
I have had really bad Restless Leg Syndrome since May 2013 and with the help of the Methocarbamol it works wonders. I take 1 to 2 pills every 6 hours or as needed. I saw results within the first use. I would also like to add that it helps with pain that is localized or for pain throughout the body.
Seroquel helped me with my sleep disorders due to my BiPolar and Anxiety issues. I originally started at 100mg at bedtime which was offering me a little relief but my physician bumped it up too 300mg at bedtime where I was getting alot more rest. My anxiety was getting really bad so it was bumped up too 600mg. My anxiety dropped, however, I was sleeping almost 16 hours a day.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
It hurts really bad. Inside of my ear and all on the side of my face hurts due to my jaw clenching. Oddly it's mostly on the left side of my face.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
constipated for 7 days with no bowel movement.
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