NDC 55700-720 Methocarbamol

Methocarbamol

NDC Product Code 55700-720

NDC Code: 55700-720

Proprietary Name: Methocarbamol Additional informationCallout TooltipWhat is the Proprietary Name?
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Non-Proprietary Name: Methocarbamol Additional informationCallout TooltipWhat is the Non-Proprietary Name?
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Code Structure
  • 55700 - Quality Care Products, Llc
    • 55700-720 - Methocarbamol

NDC 55700-720-01

Package Description: 120 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE

NDC 55700-720-30

Package Description: 30 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE

NDC 55700-720-40

Package Description: 40 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE

NDC 55700-720-60

Package Description: 60 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE

NDC 55700-720-90

Package Description: 90 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE

NDC Product Information

Methocarbamol with NDC 55700-720 is a a human prescription drug product labeled by Quality Care Products, Llc. The generic name of Methocarbamol is methocarbamol. The product's dosage form is tablet, film coated and is administered via oral form.

Labeler Name: Quality Care Products, Llc

Dosage Form: Tablet, Film Coated - A solid dosage form that contains medicinal substances with or without suitable diluents and is coated with a thin layer of a water-insoluble or water-soluble polymer.

Product Type: Human Prescription Drug Additional informationCallout TooltipWhat kind of product is this?
Indicates the type of product, such as Human Prescription Drug or Human Over the Counter Drug. This data element matches the “Document Type” field of the Structured Product Listing.


Methocarbamol Active Ingredient(s)

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This is the active ingredient list. Each ingredient name is the preferred term of the UNII code submitted.

  • METHOCARBAMOL 750 mg/1

Inactive Ingredient(s)

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The inactive ingredients are all the component of a medicinal product OTHER than the active ingredient(s). The acronym "UNII" stands for “Unique Ingredient Identifier” and is used to identify each inactive ingredient present in a product.

  • STARCH, CORN (UNII: O8232NY3SJ)
  • HYDROXYPROPYL CELLULOSE, LOW SUBSTITUTED (UNII: 2165RE0K14)
  • SODIUM STARCH GLYCOLATE TYPE A POTATO (UNII: 5856J3G2A2)
  • POVIDONE (UNII: FZ989GH94E)
  • SODIUM LAURYL SULFATE (UNII: 368GB5141J)
  • SILICON DIOXIDE (UNII: ETJ7Z6XBU4)
  • STEARIC ACID (UNII: 4ELV7Z65AP)
  • MAGNESIUM STEARATE (UNII: 70097M6I30)
  • WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)
  • HYPROMELLOSES (UNII: 3NXW29V3WO)
  • TITANIUM DIOXIDE (UNII: 15FIX9V2JP)
  • PROPYLENE GLYCOL (UNII: 6DC9Q167V3)
  • D&C YELLOW NO. 10 (UNII: 35SW5USQ3G)
  • FD&C YELLOW NO. 6 (UNII: H77VEI93A8)
  • POLYSORBATE 20 (UNII: 7T1F30V5YH)

Administration Route(s)

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  • Oral - Administration to or by way of the mouth.

Pharmacological Class(es)

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These are the reported pharmacological class categories corresponding to the SubstanceNames listed above.

  • Centrally-mediated Muscle Relaxation - [PE] (Physiologic Effect)
  • Muscle Relaxant - [EPC] (Established Pharmacologic Class)

Product Labeler Information

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Name of Company corresponding to the labeler code segment of the Product NDC.

Labeler Name: Quality Care Products, Llc
Labeler Code: 55700
FDA Application Number: ANDA208507 Additional informationCallout TooltipWhat is the FDA Application Number?
This corresponds to the NDA, ANDA, or BLA number reported by the labeler for products which have the corresponding Marketing Category designated. If the designated Marketing Category is OTC Monograph Final or OTC Monograph Not Final, then the Application number will be the CFR citation corresponding to the appropriate Monograph (e.g. “part 341”). For unapproved drugs, this field will be null.

Marketing Category: ANDA - A product marketed under an approved Abbreviated New Drug Application. Additional informationCallout TooltipWhat is the Marketing Category?
Product types are broken down into several potential Marketing Categories, such as NDA/ANDA/BLA, OTC Monograph, or Unapproved Drug. One and only one Marketing Category may be chosen for a product, not all marketing categories are available to all product types. Currently, only final marketed product categories are included. The complete list of codes and translations can be found at www.fda.gov/edrls under Structured Product Labeling Resources.

Start Marketing Date: 01-18-2019 Additional informationCallout TooltipWhat is the Start Marketing Date?
This is the date that the labeler indicates was the start of its marketing of the drug product.

Listing Expiration Date: 12-31-2020 Additional informationCallout TooltipWhat is the Listing Expiration Date?
This is the date when the listing record will expire if not updated or certified by the product labeler.

Exclude Flag: N Additional informationCallout TooltipWhat is the NDC Exclude Flag?
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Information for Patients

Methocarbamol

Methocarbamol is pronounced as (meth oh kar' ba mole)

Why is methocarbamol medication prescribed?
Methocarbamol is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relax muscles and relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuri...
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Methocarbamol

Methocarbamol is pronounced as (meth oh kar' ba mole)
Why is methocarbamol medication prescribed?
Methocarbamol is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relax muscles and relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuri...
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Methocarbamol Product Label Images

Methocarbamol Product Labeling Information

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(Methocarbamol USP)Rx Only

Description

Methocarbamol Tablets USP, a carbamate derivative of guaifenesin, is a central nervous system (CNS) depressant with sedative and musculoskeletal relaxant properties. The chemical name of methocarbamol is 3 - (2-methoxyphenoxy) -1, 2- propanediol 1-carbamate and has the empirical formula C11H15NO5. Its molecular weight is 241.24. The structural formula is shown below.Methocarbamol is a white powder, sparingly soluble in water and chloroform, soluble in alcohol (only with heating) and propylene glycol, and insoluble in benzene and n-hexane.Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg is available as a light orange colored, round, film-coated tablets, engraved with 'B134' on one side and scored on the other side, containing 500 mg of methocarbamol, USP for oral administration. The inactive ingredients present are corn starch, low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxyprolyl cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, colloidal silicon dioxide, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, and purified water. Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg contains Opadry 13H530000 (Orange) (hypromellose, titanium dioxide, propylene glycol, FD&C yellow #6/Sunset Yellow FCF Aluminum Lake, polysorbate 20) as coating material.Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 750 mg is available as an orange colored, capsule shaped, film coated tablets, engraved with 'B135' on one side and plain on the other side, containing 750 mg of methocarbamol, USP for oral administration. It contains Opadry 13H530001 (Orange) as coating material. The inactive ingredients present are corn starch, low substituted hydroxypropyl cellulose, hydroxyprolyl cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, povidone, sodium lauryl sulfate, colloidal silicon dioxide, stearic acid, magnesium stearate, and purified water. Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 750 mg contain Opadry 13H530001 (Orange) (hypromellose, titanium dioxide, propylene glycol, D&C Yellow #10 Aluminum Lake, FD&C yellow #6/Sunset Yellow FCC Aluminum Lake, polysorbate 20) as coating material.

Clinical Pharmacology

The mechanism of action of methocarbamol in humans has not been established, but may be due to general central nervous system (CNS) depression. It has no direct action on the contractile mechanism of striated muscle, the motor end plate or the nerve fiber.

Pharmacokinetics

In healthy volunteers, the plasma clearance of methocarbamol ranges between 0.20 and 0.80 L/h/kg, the mean plasma elimination half-life ranges between 1 and 2 hours, and the plasma protein binding ranges between 46% and 50%.Methocarbamol is metabolized via dealkylation and hydroxylation. Conjugation of methocarbamol also is likely. Essentially all methocarbamol metabolites are eliminated in the urine. Small amounts of unchanged methocarbamol also are excreted in the urine.

Special Populations

ElderlyThe mean (± SD) elimination half-life of methocarbamol in elderly healthy volunteers (mean (± SD) age, 69 (± 4) years) was slightly prolonged compared to a younger (mean (± SD) age, 53.3 (± 8.8) years), healthy population (1.5 (± 0.4) hours versus 1.1 (±0.27) hours, respectively). The fraction of bound methocarbamol was slightly decreased in the elderly versus younger volunteers (41 to 43% versus 46 to 50%, respectively).

Renally Impaired

The clearance of methocarbamol in 8 renally-impaired patients on maintenance hemodialysis was reduced about 40% compared to 17 normal subjects, although the mean (± SD) elimination half-life in these two groups was similar: 1.2 (± 0.6) versus 1.1 (±0.3) hours, respectively.

Hepatically Impaired

In 8 patients with cirrhosis secondary to alcohol abuse, the mean total clearance of methocarbamol was reduced approximately 70% compared to that obtained in 8 age- and weight-matched normal subjects. The mean (± SD) elimination half-life in the cirrhotic patients and the normal subjects was 3.38 (± 1.62) hours and 1.11 (± 0.27) hours, respectively. The percent of methocarbamol bound to plasma proteins was decreased to approximately 40 to 45% compared to 46 to 50% in the normal subjects.

Indications And Usage

Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg are indicated as an adjunct to rest, physical therapy, and other measures for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions. The mode of action of methocarbamol has not been clearly identified, but may be related to its sedative properties. Methocarbamol does not directly relax tense skeletal muscles in man.

Contraindications

Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg are contraindicated in patients hypersensitive to methocarbamol or to any of the tablet components.

Warnings

Since methocarbamol may possess a general CNS depressant effect, patients receiving Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg or 750 mg should be cautioned about combined effects with alcohol and other CNS depressants.Safe use of Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg has not been established with regard to possible adverse effects upon fetal development. There have been reports of fetal and congenital abnormalities following in utero exposure to methocarbamol. Therefore, Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg should not be used in women who are or may become pregnant and particularly during early pregnancy unless in the judgment of the physician the potential benefits outweigh the possible hazards (see PRECAUTIONS, Pregnancy).

Use In Activities Requiring Mental Alertness

Methocarbamol may impair mental and/or physical abilities required for performance of hazardous tasks, such as operating machinery or driving a motor vehicle. Patients should be cautioned about operating machinery, including automobiles, until they are reasonably certain that methocarbamol therapy does not adversely affect their ability to engage in such activities.

Information For Patients

Patients should be cautioned that methocarbamol may cause drowsiness or dizziness, which may impair their ability to operate motor vehicles or machinery.Because methocarbamol may possess a general CNS-depressant effect, patients should be cautioned about combined effects with alcohol and other CNS depressants.

Drug Interactions

See WARNINGS and PRECAUTIONS for interaction with CNS drugs and alcohol.Methocarbamol may inhibit the effect of pyridostigmine bromide. Therefore, methocarbamol should be used with caution in patients with myasthenia gravis receiving anticholinesterase agents.

Drug/Laboratory Test Interactions

Methocarbamol may cause a color interference in certain screening tests for 5-hydroxyindoleacetic acid (5-HIAA) using nitrosonaphthol reagent and in screening tests for urinary vanillylmandelic acid (VMA) using the Gitlow method.

Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment Of Fertility

Long-term studies to evaluate the carcinogenic potential of methocarbamol have not been performed. No studies have been conducted to assess the effect of methocarbamol on mutagenesis or its potential to impair fertility.

Pregnancy

Teratogenic EffectsPregnancy Category CAnimal reproduction studies have not been conducted with methocarbamol. It is also not known whether methocarbamol can cause fetal harm when administered to a pregnant woman or can affect reproduction capacity. Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.Safe use Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg has not been established with regard to possible adverse effects upon fetal development. There have been reports of fetal and congenital abnormalities following in utero exposure to methocarbamol. Therefore, Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg should not be used in women who are or may become pregnant and particularly during early pregnancy unless in the judgment of the physician the potential benefits outweigh the possible hazards (see WARNINGS).

Nursing Mothers

Methocarbamol and/or its metabolites are excreted in the milk of dogs; however, it is not known whether methocarbamol or its metabolites are excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg or 750 mg is administered to a nursing woman.

Pediatric Use

Safety and effectiveness of Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg in pediatric patients below the age of 16 have not been established.

Adverse Reactions

Adverse reactions reported coincident with the administration of methocarbamol include:Body as a whole: Anaphylactic reaction, angioneurotic edema, fever, headacheCardiovascular system: Bradycardia, flushing, hypotension, syncope, thrombophlebitisDigestive system: Dyspepsia, jaundice (including cholestatic jaundice), nausea and vomiting Hemic and lymphatic system: LeukopeniaImmune system: Hypersensitivity reactionsNervous system: Amnesia, confusion, diplopia, dizziness or lightheadedness, drowsiness, insomnia, mild muscular incoordination, nystagmus, sedation, seizures (including grand mal), vertigoSkin and special senses: Blurred vision, conjunctivitis, nasal congestion, metallic taste, pruritus, rash, urticaria.

Overdosage

Limited information is available on the acute toxicity of methocarbamol. Overdose of methocarbamol is frequently in conjunction with alcohol or other CNS depressants and includes the following symptoms: nausea, drowsiness, blurred vision, hypotension, seizures, and coma.In post-marketing experience, deaths have been reported with an overdose of methocarbamol alone or in the presence of other CNS depressants, alcohol or psychotropic drugs.

Treatment

Management of overdose includes symptomatic and supportive treatment. Supportive measures include maintenance of an adequate airway, monitoring urinary output and vital signs, and administration of intravenous fluids if necessary. The usefulness of hemodialysis in managing overdose is unknown.

Dosage And Administration

Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg – Adults:Initial dosage: 3 tablets q.i.d.Maintenance dosage: 2 tablets q.i.d.Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 750 mg – Adults:Initial dosage: 2 tablets q.i.d.Maintenance dosage: 1 tablet q.4h. or 2 tablets t.i.d.Six grams a day are recommended for the first 48 to 72 hours of treatment. (For severe conditions 8 grams a day may be administered). Thereafter, the dosage can usually be reduced to approximately 4 grams a day.

How Supplied

Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 500 mg are light orange colored, round, film-coated tablets, engraved with 'B134' on one side and scored on the other side. They are supplied as follows:Methocarbamol Tablets USP, 750 mg are orange colored, capsule shaped, film coated tablets, engraved with 'B135' on one side and plain on the other side. They are supplied as follows:55700-720-3055700-720-4055700-720-6055700-720-9055700-720-01Store at controlled room temperature, between 20°C and 25°C (68°F and 77°F).Dispense in tight container.Manufactured forBeximco Pharmaceuticals USA Inc.4110 Regal Oaks Drive, P.O. Box 1060 Suwanee, GA 30024, USAManufactured byBEXIMCO PHARMACEUTICALS LTD.126, Kathaldia, Tongi, Gazipur, 1711, BangladeshDistributed by:Bayshore Pharmaceuticals LLCShort Hills, NJ 07078Last revised on 12/20175001397    111217

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