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Can Soma 350 other wise known as carisoprodol 350 cause jaw pain? I noticed that when i take it especially at bed time the next day it hurts

Can Soma 350 other wise known as carisoprodol 350 cause jaw pain? I noticed that when i take it especially at bed time the next day it hurts

NO: Soma (carisoprodol) is a muscle relaxant. I often prescribe it to my patients who are having TMJ pain and headaches. I have not seen an instance where it is actually causing more pain. You are likely clenching a lot while you sleep. Visit a TMJ dentist who can make you the right rype of guard to cut down the jaw pain. Warning- most guards made do not effectively help, so the correct one is very important. ...Read more

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Dr. George Rust
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A mild prescription muscle relaxant which is modestly useful in managing minor musculoskeletal conditions, but often must be ...Read more


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Taking tramadol/soma (carisoprodol) combo helps my pain/burning from radiculopathy more than anything. Only take 1 Soma (carisoprodol) at bedtime. Why won't neuro prescribe soma (carisoprodol)?

Taking tramadol/soma (carisoprodol) combo helps my pain/burning from radiculopathy more than anything. Only take 1 Soma (carisoprodol) at bedtime. Why won't neuro prescribe soma (carisoprodol)?

Soma+Tram=Bad Idea: Seizures are one of the most important & dangerous side effects of Tramadol & Soma (carisoprodol). Take both together & cross your fingers. Soma (carisoprodol) not intended or approved for long term use and habit forming (as is Tramadol). I understand your plight of pain but both these drugs together? You're dancing with the devil and he ain't even that good lookin' to make it worth your while. I agree with the neurologist. ...Read more

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I have sciatica and I was prescribed soma (carisoprodol). What does it do?

I have sciatica and I was prescribed soma (carisoprodol). What does it do?

Muscle relaxant: I recommend staying away from this medication as it has a high propensity for abuse. Any muscle relaxant will never help long term, suggest seeing a pain/spine specialist that can address your issues appropriately. ...Read more

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How long after i stop taking Soma for a spine injury is it out of my system? Thank you i just found out this new doctor I have to see does not let his patients take Soma whitch is ashame because it really works for my injuries but the doctor have have b

How long after i stop taking Soma for a spine injury is it out of my system? Thank you i just found out this new doctor I have to see does not let his patients take Soma whitch is ashame because it really works for my injuries but the doctor have have b

Carisoprodol : Carisoprodol (which also goes by the brand name soma) is a drug that is used to relax muscles. It is a schedule IV controlled substance because it has the potential to be habit-forming. After taking carisoprodol, the drug stays in your system for about 24 to 48 hours....But, this is only because it is converted by your liver into another active drug, called meprobamate. Meprobamate is another schedule IV drug that is rarely used because 1) not much drug is needed to overdose; 2) it is psychologically habit-forming; 3) stopping it can cause severe, life-threatening physical withdrawal, and 4) it can make the sedating effects of other medications, like opioid pain killers, much stronger, potentially leading to death. The physician-patient relationship is based on trust on both sides. Deception, such as by hiding the use of certain medications, can seriously harm that relationship and the patient's health. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take a Soma (carisoprodol) while using a lidoderm patch?

Yes: Doing a multi drug check thru epocrates does not reveal any significant drug to drug interactions. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the side affects of the prescription drug soma (carisoprodol)?

Muscle relaxant: Soma (carisoprodol) is metabolically transformed in the body to meprobamate, and adverse events can include drowsiness, dizziness, nausea, and general fatigue. Many pts have trouble tolerating the medicine, and may do better on other muscle relaxants. On occasion habituation or frank addiction may develop with chronic usage. ...Read more

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If you mix Soma (carisoprodol) and Suboxone what will happen?

Not a good idea: The problem with taking Soma along with Suboxone is that Soma can be very sedating. Soma is a muscle relaxer but very similar to the tranquilizers like valium, xanax (alprazolam) or ativan. Thus, like those other medications, you should not use Soma with suboxone! ...Read more

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How many milligrams of Soma (carisoprodol) could cause an overdose?

How many milligrams of Soma (carisoprodol) could cause an overdose?

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, but likely significant side effects if sudden doubling of dosage. Would advise, that Soma (carisoprodol) metabolizes to miltown, a drug removed from market years ago, due to abuse potential and risk! talk at length with your doctor regarding this product. ...Read more

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Whats Soma compound (carisoprodol and aspirin)?

Soma Compound (carisoprodol and aspirin): To increase its anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect, 200 mg of carisoprodol is also formulated with 325 mg of aspirin. ...Read more

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