You are having muscle pains or a recent injury of the muscle tissue has left you with moderate or severe pain and a trip to your doctor’s office left you with a prescription for Soma Carisoprodol? You are a curious or a cautious type and therefore you want to know more about Soma Carisoprodol and its uses? Then you've arrived at the right page. This article offers you answers to the most common questions about this drug.
Soma Carisoprodol is most often used for muscle pain caused by sprains, strains and other muscle injuries and is only available by prescription. Commonly Soma Carisoprodol is prescribed together with such conventional methods as rest and physical therapy.
The prescription drug works as a central active muscle relaxant and as a pain blocker in the skeletal system. Being an active metabolite of meprobamate it is associated with a high risk of dependence and therefore when taking Soma Carisoprodol over longer periods of time, it is recommended to slowly reduce the intake rather than abruptly stop taking the medication. Signs and problems with withdrawal can appear if stopped without proper reduction of the intake. Besides the proper stopping of the drug it is also very important that Soma Carisoprodol is taken as prescribed since an excess amount of the drug can lead to life threatening situations. The medication itself should only be taken by the person holding the prescription and the time recommended for treatment with Soma Carisoprodol should not be exceeded.
Over the years abuse of drugs such as Soma Carisoprodol have been of concern, but in many countries the medication is still available as prescription and does not yet belong to the controlled substances list. Since prescriptions of such medications usually get verified with the physicians office abuse has greatly reduced in the United States. If you are worried about any side effects of Soma Carisoprodol it is highly recommended to consult your doctors office and discuss any concerns that you might have before you start taking this medication or while you are in treatment.
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