What should I know about Skelaxin (metaxalone) before taking it?

Tell your doctor about any medications, vitamins, or supplements you are taking before you take Skelaxin (metaxalone). Tell your doctor if you are allergic to Skelaxin (metaxalone) or any other foods or drugs. If you suffer or have ever suffered from anemia, a blood disorder, seizures, kidney disease, or liver disease, tell your doctor before taking Skelaxin (metaxalone). Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking Skelaxin (metaxalone). If you become pregnant while taking Skelaxin (metaxalone), talk to your doctor. Skelaxin (metaxalone) can cause drowsiness. Do not drive or operate tools or machinery until you know how Skelaxin (metaxalone) will affect you. Drinking alcohol with Skelaxin (metaxalone) can increase the drowsiness associated with Skelaxin (metaxalone).


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