Metaxalone is contraindicated in patients with severe renal or hepatic impairment and should only be used with caution in those with mild to moderate renal or hepatic impairment. The drug has orphan status for treatment of systemic sclerosis. Although diabetes type 1 can lead to severe renal impairment in some patients, the disease itself is not a contraindication for metaxalone.
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