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i have copd is it safe for me to take soma (carisoprodol)?

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Dr. Ivan Ackerman
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Depends on severity: It depends on the COPD severity as Soma (carisoprodol) as is muscle relaxer and could cause shallow breathing in susceptible patients.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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