how to use
Normally soma should only be used for a very short period (approx 3 weeks), Because every patient has a different disease, it is important to use the medicine according to your doctor for good results. If you are negligent in the use of this medicine then you may get a side effect such as stomach cramps, trouble sleeping, headache, nausea) of this medicine, so always use the medicine as per the doctor's suggestion. Excessive use of this medicine can be very harmful to your health.
Try not to give this medicine to other people without a doctor's suggestion. Sharing can be very harmful.
This medicine has been recommended for your present condition as it were. Try not to utilize it later for another condition except if your primary care physician guides you to do as such. An alternate prescription might be vital for all things considered.
WHAT DO I NEED TO TELL MY DOCTOR BEFORE I TAKE THIS DRUG? TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you have an allergy to carisoprodol, meprobamate, or any other part of this drug.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you are allergic to this drug; any part of this drug; or any other drugs, foods, or substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you have ever had porphyria.
TELL YOUR DOCTOR: If you are taking meprobamate. This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with this drug. Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take this drug with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.
How to use
HOW IS THIS DRUG BEST TAKEN?
Use this drug as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely. Take with or without food. Take with food if it causes an upset stomach
HOW DO I STORE AND/OR THROW OUT THIS DRUG
Store at room temperature in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom. Store this drug in a safe place where children cannot see or reach it, and where other people cannot get to it. A locked box or area may help keep this drug safe. Keep all drugs away from pets. Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
WHAT DO I DO IF I MISS A DOSE?
If you take this drug on a regular basis, take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Many times this drug
is taken on an as-needed basis. Do not take more often than told by the
Possible Side Effects
WHAT ARE SOME SIDE EFFECTS THAT I NEED TO CALL MY DOCTOR
ABOUT RIGHT AWAY? WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare,
some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when
taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have
any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad
side effect: Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red,
swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing;
tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking;
unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Feeling very tired or weak. Seizures
WHAT ARE SOME OTHER SIDE EFFECTS OF THIS DRUG? All drugs may
cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have
minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side
effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away: Headache.
Dizziness. Feeling sleepy. These are not all of the side effects that may
occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your
doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to
the FDA at 1-800-332-1088. You may also report side effects at
Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes
your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists. Avoid driving and doing
other tasks or actions that call for alertness while you take this drug. Use
this drug for short periods of time. If signs show up again, talk with the
doctor. Do not take this drug for longer than you were told by your doctor.
Avoid drinking alcohol while taking this drug. Talk with your doctor before
you use marijuana, other forms of cannabis, or prescription or OTC drugs
that may slow your actions. This drug may be habit-forming with long-term
use. If you have been taking this drug on a regular basis and you stop it all
of a sudden, you may have signs of withdrawal. Do not stop taking this
drug all of a sudden without calling your doctor. Tell your doctor if you
have any bad effects. Taking more of this drug or taking it more often than
you have been told may cause it to not work as well. This is known as
tolerance. Talk with your doctor if this drug stops working well. Do not
take more than ordered. Abuse and misuse of this drug by itself or with
certain other drugs may cause seizures, slow or shallow breathing,
changes in alertness, coma, or death. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant,
plan on getting pregnant, or are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about
the benefits and risks to you and the baby.
In Case of Overdose
If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or
get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how
much, and when it happened
If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become
worse, call your doctor. Do not share your drugs with others and do not
take anyone else's drugs. Some drugs may have another patient
information leaflet. Check with your pharmacist. If you have any questions
about this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other
health care provider.