Research Article| Volume 14, ISSUE 3, P296-299, March 1961

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Methocarbamol in the treatment of temporomandibular joint syndrome

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        1. A conservative regimen consisting of external heat; rest; high-protein, soft, nonchewy diet; vitamin supplements; and methocarbamol (Robaxin) is advanced for the treatment of temporomandibular joint syndrome.
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        2. The clinical results obtained from this regimen were good in all but one of thirteen cases. The use of oral methocarbamol to relax the musculature around the temporomandibular joint relieves the underlying pathologic condition and enhances the therapeutic effect of the conservative regimen.
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