Carisoprodol. CARISOPRODOL is a muscle relaxer. It is used to treat pain and stiffness in muscles caused by strains, sprains, or other injury.
Soma (Carisoprodol) 350mg
Soma (Carisoprodol) 350mg is a muscle relaxant. It works by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to the brain.
Soma Compound is a combination medicine used short-term to treat painful muscular conditions.
Soma Compound may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Important Information Soma (Carisoprodol) 350mg
Soma may impair your thinking or reactions. You may still feel sleepy the morning after taking this medicine, especially if you take the extended-release tablet, or if you are a woman. Wait at least 4 hours or until you are fully awake before you do anything that requires you to be awake and alert.
Soma cause a severe allergic reaction. Stop taking this medicine and get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Do not share this medication with another person, even if they have the same symptoms you have. The recommended doses of soma are not the same in men and women, and this drug is not approved for use in children. Misuse of this medication can result in dangerous side effects.
Some people using this medicine have engaged in activity such as driving, eating, walking, making phone calls, or having sex and later having no memory of the activity. If this happens to you, stop taking soma and talk with your doctor about another treatment for your sleep disorder.
Do not take this medicine if you have consumed alcohol during the day or just before bed.
Soma may be habit forming. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it.
Before taking this medicine Soma (Carisoprodol) 350mg
You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to aspirin, carisoprodol, or meprobamate, or if you have ever had:
- bleeding or an obstruction in your stomach caused by taking aspirin;
- perforation (a hole or tear) in your stomach or intestines caused by taking aspirin;
- an asthma attack or severe allergic reaction after taking aspirin or an NSAID (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug); or
- porphyria (a genetic enzyme disorder that causes symptoms affecting the skin or nervous system).
Aspirin and carisoprodol can pass into breast milk and may harm a nursing baby. Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.
Soma Compound is not approved for use by anyone younger than 16 years, or older than 65 years.
How should I take Soma (Carisoprodol) 350mg?
Follow all directions on your prescription label. Never use Soma Compound in larger amounts, or for longer than prescribed. Use the lowest dose that is effective in treating your condition.
Carisoprodol may be habit-forming. Never share Soma Compound with another person, especially someone with a history of drug abuse or addiction. Keep the medication in a place where others cannot get to it.
What should I avoid while taking aspirin and carisoprodol?
Soma Compound may impair your thinking or reactions. Avoid driving or operating machinery until you know how Soma Compound will affect you. Dizziness or severe drowsiness can cause falls or other accidents.
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before using any cold, allergy, or pain medication. Many medicines available over the counter contain aspirin or similar medicines. Taking certain products together can cause you to get too much of this type of medication. Check the label to see if a medicine contains aspirin or other salicylate.
Avoid drinking alcohol. It can cause side effects and may increase your risk of stomach bleeding while taking Soma Compound.