Following review, CHMP recommend that the benefits of medicines containing combination of methocarbamol and paracetamol continue to outweigh risks

This review was performed as some recent publications had raised questions about the effectiveness of these combinations at treating conditions such as low back pain. Available data was considered not enough to question the effectiveness.

SPS commentary:

There are currently no licensed combination preparations of methocarbamol with paracetamol in the UK.  Methocarbamol tablets are licensed in the UK for short term relief of muscle spasm, but the BNF notes that methocarbamol is less suitable for prescribing.


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