IMPORTANT: This is intended to supplement, not replace, the judgment of your doctor or pharmacist. It should not be assumed that the drug is appropriate or effective for you. Consult your doctor before using this drug. METHOCARBAMOL (me-tho-CAR-ba-mol) BRAND NAME(S): Robaxin USES: This medication is used as a muscle relaxant. Along with therapy, this is used to treat pain caused by skeletal muscle injuries. HOW TO USE: Take orally with a glass of water. Take strictly as prescribed by your doctor. SIDE EFFECTS: Possible side effects include: hives, difficulty breathing, swelling of face, lips, tongue or throat, nausea, dizziness, and seizures. If other symptoms persist, notify your doctor immediately. PRECAUTIONS: Taking this drug may impair hearing and thinking so do not drive or operate machinery when medicating with this drug. Drinking alcohol may worsen the side effects of taking this drug.