What is Flexura (Metaxalone) used for?
Flexura (Metaxalone) is a type of muscle relaxant. When used together with physical therapy and rest, this drug can help to decrease the spasms and pain associated with sprains and other muscle injuries. It works by blocking certain nerve impulses in the brain.
How should I use Flexura (Metaxalone)?
Flexura (Metaxalone) tablets should be taken orally. Patients are sometimes directed to take this medication 3 to 4 times daily. However, the exact dosage depends on the condition being treated, and the patient's response to treatment. Patients should always consult their physician before taking this medication so that the correct dosage can be prescribed. This medication is only intended for short term use, and patients should not use it for longer than 3 weeks unless directed to do so by their physician. If your symptoms show no sign of improvement after 2 to 3 weeks, you should consult your physician.
What are the side effects of Flexura (Metaxalone)?
Some side effects which may occur as a result of taking Flexura (Metaxalone) include:
Consult your physician immediately if any of these side effects persist or worsen, or if you notice changes in mood, persistent sore throat, yellowing of the eyes or skin, a fast pounding heartbeat or seizures.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Flexura (Metaxalone). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, especially liver or kidney disease, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.