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Who should not take methocarbamol and aspirin?

Methocarbamol and aspirin should not be given to any child or teenager with the flu, chickenpox, or other virus, as it increases the risk for Reye's syndrome. Methocarbamol and aspirin may not be appropriate for pregnant or nursing women, so these women should talk to their doctors about the safety of this medication. People with blood disorders or those with liver or kidney disease also may not be able to take methocarbamol and aspirin and should talk to their doctors about the risks. The regular use of aspirin with alcohol can cause stomach damage.

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