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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Soma (carisoprodol): Muscle relaxant to treat painful musculoskeletal conditions.

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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
None: Soma (carisoprodol) is a rx medication used for acute painful musculoskeletal conditions in adults (and as a muscle relaxant) but can be addictive in ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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See below: They are both characterized as muscle relaxants but in truth they both have a sedating effect and probably cause relaxation through that effect, not f ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Wasser
35 years experience Addiction Medicine
Call 911: And try not to die. In hospital, we would breathe for person until drug wore off ( and pump stomach).
A female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Call 911 now: You do not know for certain what she actually took, or what else she may take or do. A would-be suicide is not herself. Call the help people.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amandeep Kaur
10 years experience Family Medicine
See a physician!: It does sound like you are in danger. You have taken a lot of medication that can sedate you. Seek help immediately !
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Prescription only: Soma (carisoprodol) is used as a muscle relaxant and I cannot recommend it due to its metabolism to Miltown, a long discontinued drug of abuse. Consi ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
12 hours: The half-life of Soma (carisoprodol) is approximately 2 hours. That's means the time it takes the blood to eliminate half of the drug is 2 hours. It t ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrit Singh
51 years experience Cardiology
Yes: no iteration see previous answer in detail.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
52 years experience Neurology
Varies: Really, based on size and weight, but usual dose is 350 mg every 8 hrs. More likely than not, some tolerance will occur if slow increase of dose, bu ... Read More

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