Advise Caution With Muscle Relaxants

You'll get questions about muscle relaxants for back pain.

Most muscle relaxants (methocarbamol, etc) are considered high-risk in older adults because of concerns about sedation, fracture risk, etc.

Now some patients are being steered toward baclofen or tizanidine instead...because they're low-cost and aren't on the Beers Criteria.

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