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SKELAXIN®Adverse Reactions (metaxalone)

ADVERSE REACTIONS

The most frequent reactions to metaxalone include:

CNS: drowsiness, dizziness, headache, and nervousness or "irritability";

Digestive: nausea, vomiting, gastrointestinal upset.

Other adverse reactions are:

Immune System: anaphylaxis, hypersensitivity reaction, rash with or without pruritus;

Hematologic: leukopenia; hemolytic anemia;

Hepatobiliary: jaundice;

CNS: cases of serotonin syndrome, a potentially life-threatening condition, have been reported during concomitant use of serotonergic drugs with SKELAXIN used within the recommended dosage range and with SKELAXIN as a single agent taken at doses higher than the recommended dose (see WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS: Drug Interactions, and OVERDOSAGE).

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