IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ
PROPER USE OF THIS MEDICATION
Adults and children over 12: Take 1 or 2 caplets every four to six hours as
needed. Do not exceed 6 caplets in 24 hours, unless directed by a phys-
ician. Consult your physician if symptoms persist for more than 5 days.
In case of drug overdose, contact a doctor, hospital emergency
department or regional Poison Control Centre immediately, even if
Methocarbamol 500 mg, Ibuprofen 200 mg Caplets
there are no symptoms.
This leaflet is part III of a three-part "Product Monograph" published when Robax Platinum was approved for sale in Canada and is designed specific-
Continue to take 1-2 caplets every 4-6 hours as needed after a missed dose. Do not take twice the recommended dose following a missed dose.
ally for Consumers. This leaflet is a summary and will not tell you every-thing about Robax Platinum. Contact your doctor or pharmacist if you have
SIDE EFFECTS AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM
any questions about the drug.
Robax Platinum may occasionally produce unwanted side effects, such as
ABOUT THIS MEDICATION
heartburn, constipation, nausea, bloating, nervousness or sleeplessness.
What the medication is used for:
Stop use and contact a doctor or pharmacist if these symptoms worsen or persist.
For effective relief of pain associated with muscle spasm such as back pain, tense neck muscles, strains and sprains.
The risk of having side effects may be decreased by using the smallest dose for the shortest duration of time.
What it does:
Pain reliever and Muscle Relaxant.
SERIOUS SIDE EFFECTS, HOW OFTEN THEY HAPPEN
When it should not be used:
AND WHAT TO DO ABOUT THEM
Do not take Robax Platinum if you have or are:
Symptom / effect
Talk with your
O peptic ulcer disease or gastrointestinal bleeding or any other active
inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal tract (e.g. colitis, Crohn's
Only if In all medical
O taking acetylsalicylic acid (ASA) or any other non-steroidal anti-
severe cases assistance
inflammatory medication including any other ibuprofen product,
Uncommon Symptoms of severe allergic
O al ergic/hypersensitive to ibuprofen or other non-steroidal anti-
reaction (anaphylaxis), in-
inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), ASA or other salicylates, methocarbamol
cluding: rash, severe itching/
or to any ingredient in the formulation or component of the container, or
redness, blisters, swelling, or
any of Robax Platinum caplets ingredients (Refer to the non-medicinal
ingredients on outer carton or composition section),
Blood in vomit, bloody or
O nasal polyps (swelling of the inside of the nose), or allergic manifesta-
tions such as asthma, anaphylaxis (sudden severe life threatening allergic reaction), urticaria/hives, rhinitis (stuffed or runny nose that may
Abdominal pain, vomiting,
be due to allergies), skin rash or other allergic symptoms,
O dehydrated (significant fluid loss) due to vomiting, diarrhea or lack of
Ringing or buzzing in the
O serious liver or kidney disease,
Change in vision including:
O Systemic Lupus Erythematosus,
blurred or diminished vision
O or if you are pregnant or nursing.
What the medicinal ingredient are:
This is not a complete list of side effects. For any unexpected effects
Methocarbamol and ibuprofen.
while taking Robax Platinum, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
What the important non-medicinal ingredients are:
REPORTING SUSPECTED SIDE EFFECTS
Colloidal silicon dioxide, copovidone, FD&C Blue No. 2, ferric oxide (red),
You can report any suspected adverse reactions associated with the use
hypromellose, methylcellulose, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene
of health products to the Canada Vigilance Program by one of the follow-
glycol, sodium starch glycolate, stearic acid.
What dosage forms it comes in:
O Report online at www.healthcanada.gc.ca/medeffect
Each caplet contains methocarbamol 500 mg and ibuprofen 200 mg.
O Call toll-free at 1-866-234-2345
O Complete a Canada Vigilance Reporting Form and:
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
– Fax toll-free to 1-866-678-6789, or– Mail to: Canada Vigilance Program
Serious Warnings and Precautions
O Caution in those with heart failure, high blood pressure or other
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conditions predisposing to fluid retention.
O Caution in those prone to gastrointestinal tract irritation, diver-
ticulosis, or other inflammatory disease of the gastrointestinal
Postage paid labels, Canada Vigilance Reporting Form and the adverse
tract such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease.
reaction reporting guidelines are available on the MedEffect™ Canada
O Caution in those at risk of kidney or liver problems, those taking
Web site at www.healthcanada.gc.ca/medeffect.
diuretics and the elderly.
NOTE: Should you require information related to the management of
O Stop use immediately if you have difficulty or pain when urinating.
side effects, contact your health professional. The Canada Vigilance
BEFORE you use Robax Platinum talk to your doctor or pharmacist if:
Program does not provide medical advice.
O you have diabetes, high blood pressure, heart or thyroid disease, asth-
ma, kidney or liver disease, glaucoma, blood clotting disorder (such as
HOW TO STORE IT
hemophilia), any other serious disease, are under doctor's care for any
Store at room temperature (15-30°C). Protect from light.
serious condition, or are taking any other drug including over the
Keep out of reach of children. This package contains enough medicine to
seriously harm a child.
May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Exercise caution in operating machin-ery or motor vehicles. Avoid alcohol. Use with caution in the elderly.
This document plus the full product monograph, prepared for health profes-
INTERACTIONS WITH THIS MEDICATION
sionals can be found by contacting the sponsor, Pfizer Consumer Healthcare,
Do not use this product if you are taking ASA.
a division of Pfizer Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON, Canada L4Z 3M6 at:
Drugs that may interact with Robax Platinum include: acetaminophen,
1-888-275-9938 or www.backrelief.com.
anticoagulants (blood thinners), digoxin, oral antidiabetic agents and insu-
This leaflet was prepared by Pfizer Consumer Healthcare, a division of
lin, diuretics, methotrexate, lithium, protein-bound drugs including pro-
Pfizer Canada Inc.
benecid, thyroxine, antibiotics (e.g. cyclosporine), phenytoin, corticosteroids
Last revised: June 9, 2011.
or benzodiazapenes, other NSAIDs, or medications for high blood pressure. Tell your doctor or pharmacist what prescription drugs you are taking or plan to take.
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