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Soma is a muscle relaxant and pain reliever. This drug works in CNS (central nervous system) and inhibits the reception of pain signals arriving in the brain from the muscles. Subsequently, the patient does feel any form of pain.

Muscle disorders are conditions that affect the human muscular system with the most common symptom being skeletal muscle weakness. Over the years, numerous medications have been used to treat this ailment. An example of those medications is Soma(with Carisoprodol as generic name).


Carisoprodol is a skeletal muscle relaxant that inhibits the transmission of pain signals to the brain. It is an effective drug used to treat skeletal muscle conditions such as pain or injury in conjunction with rest and physical therapy or other therapeutic measures.

Soma should be taken only for a short period of time (2 or 3 weeks) considering that there is no clear indication of its long-term effectiveness, and most skeletal muscle pain can be treated with other medications are generally of short duration. In some countries, carisoprodol is classified as a controlled substance.


Give this medication to no one else.

Do not use for any other purpose apart from the ailment your doctor prescribed it for.

Carisoprodol may adversely impact your reasoning or reaction.

If you have porphyria(a genetic enzyme disorder that affects the skin or nervous system), you must not take Carisoprodol.

Do not stop taking this medication suddenly without first communicating with your physician. You may be required to take less and less of the medicines before discontinuing it entirely.

It is advised that you consult your doctor before increasing your dose as misuse of this drug can lead to addiction, overdose or death.

Be cautious if you are driving or doing anything that requires you to be awake and alert. Do not drive if Carisoprodol makes you feel dizzy.

Avoid consuming alcohol while on Carisoprodol medication as it may worsen the drowsiness and dizziness caused by the drug.


When you stop taking this medication after a long period of use, you may experience signs of withdrawal such as restlessness, diarrhea, mood swings, difficulty sleeping, watering eyes, runny nose, nausea, , sweating, muscle aches or changes in behavior. You may need to use less and less of the medication before discontinuing it entirely.

If you react to carisoprodol or meprobamate, do not use this drug.

Let your doctor know of any underlying ailment such as liver disease, kidney disease seizure.

If you are pregnant or plans to get pregnant, notify your doctor as it is unknown whether this Carisoprodol will harm an unborn child or pregnant woman.

Inform your doctor if you are breast-feeding. Carisoprodol can enter breast milk and cause drowsiness in the baby.


Carisoprodol should be taken exactly as prescribed by your physician.

Refer to the medication guides or instruction sheets and follow all prescriptions on label.

Carisoprodol is typically taken three times daily. It should only be used for 3 weeks.

Usual Adult dose for Muscle Spasm:

250 to 350 mg orally three times per day including bedtime.


Store away from moisture and heat

Should be stored at  room temperature.

Dispose properly after use.

Not to be kept within the reach of children and pets.

What if I forgot to take my dose?

Take the medicine as soon as possible, but if your next dose is approaching, skip the missed dose. Don’t take  more than the prescribed dose at a time.


Carisoprodol overdose can be fatal, especially when taken with alcohol or other drugs that slow your breathing.

Possible  symptoms of overdose include: change in consciousness, cognitive impairment, muscle stiffness, headache, fainting, inability to coordinate, hallucinations, seizure, increased sensitivity of the eyes to light, unusual facial expressions, blurred vision , inability to move the eyes, sticking out of the tongue, coma, confusion, Bigger, dilated, or enlarged pupils(black part of the eye), difficult or troubled breathing, speaking or swallowing, delusions, irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing, loss of consciousness, increased blinking or spasms of the eyelid pale or blue lips, fingernails, or skin, unusual excitement,  uncontrolled twisting movements of the neck, trunk, arms, or legs, nervousness,  restlessness, weakness of the arms and legs and uncontrolled eye movements.

What other medications will have an effect on carisoprodol?

It is not always safe to combine multiple medications. Some drugs can affect the blood levels of other medications when combined potentially increasing side effects or making the medications less effective.

Carisoprodol has almost 400  known drug interactions(this iincludes prescription and over the counter medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements., 3 disease interactions, and 1 alcohol/food interaction. There are about 30 major drug interactions. It  has over 300 moderate drug interactions and 1 minor drug. Inform your doctor about all of your current  or discontinuef medications.

Combining carisoprodol with other drugs that cause drowsiness or slow breathing such as opioids, sleeping pill, other muscle relaxants, antianxiety and medications for seizures can result in dangerous side effects or death. consult your doctor.


Headache and drowsiness are some of the common side effects of Carisoprodol.

Severe side effects

The effects may be more pronounced in elderly people.

If any of the following symptoms affects you, discontinue use and speak with your physician immediately. Seizures, anger, vomiting, fever, sweating, cold, rapid heartbeat, muscular rigidity, spasm, loss of coordination, delusion, vomiting, and looseness of the bowels are all possible symptoms.


Carisoprodol has some unwanted side effects in addition to its necessary effects. Although not all of these side effects are possible, if they occur, medical attention may be required. These effects include lightheadedness, cough, black, tarry stools, dizziness, unusual tiredness or weakness, faintness, or  when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position, fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse, fever, loss of bladder control, unusual bleeding,  muscle spasm, painful or difficult urination,  chest pain, chills, cold sweats, sore throat , ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth, sudden loss of consciousness, swollen glands and sores.


It is not usually safe to buy medicines online. However, if you must, make sure you have a doctor’s prescription