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What is Skelaxin (metaxalone)?

Skelaxin, the prescription drug metaxalone, is a muscle relaxant used to treat the pain and discomfort of muscle injury. It is generally used in combination with rest and physical therapy. It works on the central nervous system to relax muscle spasms associated with muscle injury.

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