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What are the side effects of Skelaxin (metaxalone)?

Common side effects of Skelaxin (metaxalone) include:
Dizziness
Drowsiness
Headaches
Nervousness
Nausea
Vomiting
Irritability
Upset stomach

More serious side effects include:
Difficulty breathingJaundice (yellowing of the eyes or skin)Severe skin rashSeizuresUnusual weakness or fatigueUnusual bruising or bleeding

If any of these side effects are severe or do not go away, talk to your doctor immediately.

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