What is Soma?
Soma is a brand version of Carisoprodol which is used in the short run to overcome excessive muscle pain, skeletal condition, or uneasiness. It is frequently consumed with rest and physical therapy. The main aim of this medicine is to relax the muscle and give a calming effect from uneasiness and pain.
What is the dosing measures of the medicine?
The appropriate dosage of Carisoprodol tablets will be based on the intensity of the pain and other criteria such as age, body weight, etc. However, the standard dosing measurement is 250 mg or 350 mg 3 times a day. You can take one in the morning, one in the noon hours and the last one during bedtime.
You can continue the treatment for a period of 2 to 4 weeks as your clinician prescribes. To avoid any kind of reactions maintain a proper pattern of dosage and do not skip, miss or stop the medication without approval of your clinicians. To avoid withdrawal symptoms stop the medication by informing your practitioner that you are using the medicine for a longer period.
What precautions should be considered while on the treatment with soma 350 mg?
Before taking the medication inform your practitioner if you are hypersensitive to any of the active or inactive constituents of the medicine as consuming this medication with allergic substances can cause unwanted side effects.
Before starting the treatment with any medication you should show your complete medical history to your physician especially associated with kidney, liver, heart disorders, blood disorders, addiction towards alcohol, drugs or any other abusive substances.
Consumption of this drug requires complete rest as this drug tends to make the user dizzy or drowsy so do not work or do any physical activity, or drive a car when you have consumed the dose of Soma.
Before going on surgery or any kind of checkup notify your consultant about the prescription drugs you consume including steroids, herbal, vitamins, non-prescriptions, etc.
Women opting for pregnancy or are those who are pregnant should make use of this medicine only when recommended as consumption of this medication can cause a threat to the infant.
Breastfeeding mothers should consult the expert before taking this medicine as the medicine can pass through the milk and it can cause unwanted effects on a nursing baby.
What are some of the most familiar Soma side effects?
Some people do not follow the necessary indications and then experience adverse reactions or allergies due to the medicine. Some of the known reactions of the drug are:
- Insomnia (inability to fall asleep)
- Blurred vision/double vision
- Upset stomach
- Stomach ache, etc
Inform your expert immediately if you stumble on any undesirable effects. A very severe reaction to this drug is exceptional but get prompt aid if you come in contact with reactions such as rashes, breathing problems, inflammation on face/throat/ eyes/tongue or anywhere around the body, itchiness, irritation, extreme dizziness, pain in chest, headache, frequent urination, black stools, frequent vomiting, fever, cold, etc.
Apart from the above-mentioned side effects users can also experience some other symptoms which are not listed here so it is necessary to visit the health care center if you feel discomfort after consuming the tablet.
What medications interact with soma?
Some medicines interact with Soma (Carisoprodol) and slowdowns the onset working of the medicine. So medicines that interact with Carisoprodol are benzodiazepines, lorazepam (Ativan), fluvoxamine (Luvox), rifampin (Rifadin), omeprazole (Prilosec) barbiturates, etc. Many other medicines interact with Carisoprodol so make sure that you tell your physician about the medicines you take to avoid interaction and unwanted reactions.