Methocarbamol Generic

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    Generic for Robaxin
    30 tablets $4.2 USD
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Do you need a prescription for methocarbamol?

Yes, methocarbamol is only available with a valid physician Rx.

How much is methocarbamol without Insurance in the US?

Our website gives two competitive savings options to US customers who wish to purchase methocarbamol, as either a brand or generic, if available. The first is access to medications through our mail-order online pharmacy. The second is by using the Now Patient Rx Advantage Card, which can be used in over 65,000 pharmacies nationwide, across America. If you are insured, then in most cases, the cash price will be significantly cheaper than the copay.

What will my out-of-pocket cost be for methocarbamol in the US?

There are no out-of-pocket (OOP) costs because we are currently only offering a cash-based option to purchase medications.

Is Now Patient a methocarbamol savings card?

Yes. Save up to 90% on your methocarbamol with the FREE Now Patient Rx Advantage card*.
*Based on the difference between the U&C submitted by the pharmacy and the price the patients pay.

Can you handle Rx transfers for home delivery in the US?

Yes. If you use the mail-order online pharmacy option, then we can handle requests by you to have your prescription transferred to our pharmacy for home delivery. We can even help you manage your refills by giving you timely reminders, so you do not run out of your medication.

Is Now Patient a methocarbamol coupon provider in the US?

No. Now Patient does not provide methocarbamol coupons or FREE methocarbamol samples.

Do you accept commercial, Medicare or Medicaid coverage for methocarbamol in the US?

No. Currently, we only offer cash-based options for purchase, therefore we do not require your insurance benefit details. In the future, our plan is to be able to handle commercial insurance, Medicare and Medicaid including cases where you have multiple health plans that provide benefit coverage (e.g. Medicaid and Commercial). We also anticipate being able to handle more complex scenarios such as using primary insurance combined with a manufacturer copay assistance program.

Does Now Patient work with Medicare?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than Medicare copays. We do not bill Medicare Part D (standalone drug coverage) or Medicare Advantage (combined health and drug coverage). When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

Does Now Patient work with Commercial Insurance?

Our cash-based prices for medications are typically cheaper than commercial plan copays. We do not bill your commercial plan. When you purchase your medication from Now Patient, you will be doing so out of your pocket. The spend will not count towards your plan deductibles or gaps.

What should you do if you use too much methocarbamol?


Call your doctor right away or seek immediate medical attention if your symptoms do not improve or they become worse after using methocarbamol. You can also call 800-222-1222 to reach the American Association of Poison Control Centers or use its online resource if you think you’ve used too much methocarbamol. But if you have severe symptoms, call 911 (or your local emergency number) immediately or go to the nearest emergency room.


If you think it is an emergency, call 999 or find your nearest A&E
If you need help now, but it’s not an emergency go to 111.nhs.uk or call 111. Alternatively you can speak to one of our pharmacists or use the Now Patient app to make an appointment with your GP.

What should I do if I miss my dose?

There are occasions when people forget to take their medication at correct prescribed times. This may not only have an effect on potentially making the medication less effective but it may also inadvertently lead to taking doses too close together, thereby increasing the risks of side effects.

Click here to find out what to do if you forgot to take your medication

What is generic methocarbamol?

Generic methocarbamol refers to the non-brand-name version of the medication. It contains the same active ingredient as the brand-name drug but is typically less expensive.

FDA approval of methocarbamol

Methocarbamol is approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of muscle spasms and discomfort associated with acute musculoskeletal conditions.

Active ingredient of methocarbamol

The active ingredient of methocarbamol is methocarbamol.

US brand name of methocarbamol and manufacturer

Methocarbamol is available in the US under various brand names, including Robaxin and Robaxin-750. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.

UK brand name of methocarbamol and manufacturer

In the UK, methocarbamol is available under various brand names, including Robaxin-750. The manufacturer may vary depending on the brand name.

Prescription requirement for methocarbamol

A prescription (Rx) is required for methocarbamol in both the US and the UK.

Availability of methocarbamol in the UK with NHS prescription

Methocarbamol is available in the UK with an NHS prescription.

Conditions treated by methocarbamol

Methocarbamol is used for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions.

How does methocarbamol work?

The exact mechanism of action of methocarbamol is not fully understood, but does possess a general CNS depressant effect. It is believed to work by depressing the central nervous system, which leads to a reduction in muscle spasms and pain.

Forms of methocarbamol available

Methocarbamol is available in the form of oral tablets.

Dosage of methocarbamol

The dosage of methocarbamol tablets may vary depending on the individual’s specific condition and response to treatment. It is important to follow the drug information provided by the healthcare provider.

If you forget to take your tablets take them as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your next dose at the usual time.

Directions for methocarbamol use

Methocarbamol should be taken exactly as directed by the healthcare provider. The tablets are usually taken orally, with or without food. It is important to take methocarbamol with a full glass of water.

Warnings and precautions for methocarbamol

  • Methocarbamol may have certain risks and potential side effects. It is important to discuss these with a healthcare provider before starting the medication
  • If you have kidney disease, seizures, or myasthenia gravis, let your doctor know before you start treatment
  • It may cause drowsiness and dizziness. It is important to avoid activities that require alertness until the effects of the medication are known
  • It is not known if methocarbamol passes into breast milk. Speak to your doctor before breast-feeding
  • Drinking alcohol will increase the sedating effect of methocarbamol

Use of methocarbamol if pregnant or planning pregnancy

The use of methocarbamol during pregnancy should be discussed with a healthcare provider. It should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefits outweigh the risks.

Possible side effects of methocarbamol

Common side effects of methocarbamol may include drowsiness, sleepiness, lightheadedness, upset stomach, blurred vision and headache. Serious side effects are rare but can occur. Promptly report any concerning adverse effects to a healthcare provider.

Speak to a healthcare professional right away if you have signs of an allergic reaction such as hives, trouble breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Interactions with other drugs

Methocarbamol may have drug interactions with certain other medications, including opioid pain relievers (such as codeine, hydrocodone, or oxycodone), or other muscle relaxants (such as carisoprodol, or cyclobenzaprine). It is important to inform your healthcare provider about all the prescription drugs, over-the-counter treatments, vitamins, herbal products and supplements you are taking to avoid potential interactions.

Similar drugs to methocarbamol

Other muscle relaxants used for similar conditions include cyclobenzaprine, baclofen, carisoprodol, diazepam, lorazepam and tizanidine.



Now Patient has taken all reasonable steps to ensure that all material is factually accurate, complete, and current. However, the knowledge and experience of a qualified healthcare professional should always be sought after instead of using the information in this page. Before taking any drug, you should always speak to your doctor or another qualified healthcare provider.

The information provided here about medications is subject to change and is not meant to include all uses, precautions, warnings, directions, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or negative effects. The absence of warnings or other information for a particular medication does not imply that the medication or medication combination is appropriate for all patients or for all possible purposes.

Stefano Mirabello Medical Reviewer
Pharmacist / B.Pharm
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