What are the uses of Soma?  

Soma is a reliable therapy an FDA approved commonly used medication for the treatment of muscle pain and discomfort. This is an orally used medication, which encloses Carisoprodol as the primary ingredient. Soma can also be used in the management of physical therapy to treat injuries together with rest and other painful musculoskeletal conditions and low back pain. It also helps in relaxing muscles and helps ease pain from muscle spasms.

 

How does soma work?

Soma (generic Carisoprodol) is a group the class of medication known as muscle relaxants. It is a GABA receptor agonist, interacts with GABA-A receptor, which interrupts further neuronal communication within the reticular formation and spinal cord, resulting in sedation and alteration in pain perception.

 

What are the contraindications while using Soma?

  • You should avoid intake of this medication if suffering from another clinical condition such as liver disease, epilepsy or other seizure disorder, and kidney disease.
  • Do not use the medication if you are allergic to generic or any ingredient present in this medication and do not use any other medication without consulting the doctor.

 

What is the dosing regimen of Soma?

The normally used dose of Soma is 350mg as a tablet form. You should administer this medication via mouth with the help of a full glass of water. To overcome muscle spasm, the usual adult dose is 250 to 350 mg orally 3 times a day and at bedtime duration of therapy: Up to 2 to 3 weeks. The dose can be changed if needed and do not take more than recommended dose.

 

What are the side effects of Soma?

The use of this medication may show some side effects such as drowsiness, agitation, dizziness, headache, seizures, seizures, nervousness, tremor, and irritability, inability to sleep, fainting, abnormal heartbeat, low blood pressure, abuse, fainting, and depression.  

 

What are the precautions while using Soma?

  • Do not drive or operate sophisticated machine after ingestion of this medication as Soma may show some side effects that may impair your thinking,
  • This medication may be habit-forming therefore it should be used when you are recommended and do not use it for a prolonged time.
  • You must not use alcoholic beverages while using this medication.