Last update: July 1, 2015


Low Risk for breastfeeding

Moderately safe. Probably compatible.
Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended.
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At latest update no relevant data on this subject were found in connection with breastfeeding. Despite excretion into breast milk is likely, the elimination rate is quite rapid.

Whenever possible use a minimal dose and let it to pass two hours until the next feed. Avoid in infants younger than one month of age. Watch for occurrence of symptoms like sedation and feeding refusal in the infant.

Methocarbamol has been used for the treatment of Neonatal Tetanus.

Methocarbamol has the capacity of dyeing body fluids with green and black colors.


We do not have alternatives for Methocarbamol.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.

Other names

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Main tradenames from several countries containing Methocarbamol in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 100 %
Molecular weight 241 daltons
Protein Binding 46 - 50 %
Tmax 1 - 2 hours
T1/2 1 - 2 hours


  1. Methocarbamol. Drug Summary. 2014 Full text (in our servers)
  2. Metocarbamol. Ficha técnica. 2011 Full text (in our servers)
  3. Baran RB, Rowles B. Factors affecting coloration of urine and feces. J Am Pharm Assoc. 1973 Abstract

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