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Carisoprodol (Soma)

Also known as Soma

Carisoprodol is a centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant. It is slightly soluble in water and freely soluble in alcohol, chloroform and acetone. The drug's solubility is practically independent of pH. Carisoprodol is manufactured and marketed in the United States by Meda Pharmaceuticals under the brand name Soma, and in the United Kingdom and other countries under the brand names Sanoma and Carisoma. The drug is available by itself or mixed with aspirin, and in one preparation with codeine and caffeine, as well.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $11.7 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed carisoprodol to treat low back pain, chronic back pain, neck pain, and lumbago.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take carisoprodol if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking carisoprodol most commonly experience side effects like sleepiness and headache.

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