Generic Robaxin

You can buy generic versions of Robaxin tablets, but not Robaxin injection. The generic tablets are available in two strengths (500 mg and 750 mg) and are made by a number of different companies, including Watson Laboratories and Lannett Company. The FDA has given the generic tablets an "AB" rating, which means they are considered equivalent to the brand-name tablets.

Can I Buy Generic Robaxin?

Robaxin® (methocarbamol) is a prescription medication used to treat muscle spasms. It belongs to a group of drugs known as skeletal muscle relaxants.
Brand-name Robaxin is manufactured by Schwarz Pharma. However, the patent has expired and generic Robaxin is now available.

Available Strengths

Generic Robaxin tablets are available in the following strengths:
The injectable version of Robaxin is not available in generic form, probably due to low demand.

Who Makes Generic Robaxin?

Generic Robaxin is made by the following manufacturers:
  • Impax Laboratories, Inc.
  • Lannett Company
  • Sandoz
  • Vintage Pharmaceutical, Inc.
  • Watson Laboratories
  • West-Ward Pharmaceutical Corp.

Is Generic Methocarbamol as Good as Robaxin?

All generic medications must undergo certain tests to compare them to brand-name medications. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) then looks at these tests to decide if the generics are equivalent to the brand-name medications and assigns a rating to each one.
An "AB" rating means that the FDA has determined that a generic medication is equivalent to a brand-name medication. All generic Robaxin tablets currently available have an "AB" rating, which means they are considered equivalent to the brand-name version.
However, generic medications are allowed to have different inactive ingredients than the brand-name medication. This might include fillers, dyes, or other ingredients, which could cause problems for people with allergies or sensitivities.
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