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What is the definition or description of: Carisoprodol overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Carisoprodol overdose?

Carisoprodol OD: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "Overdose symptoms may include shallow breathing, vision problems, fast heartbeat, confusion, hallucinations (seeing things), muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, fainting, or seizure (convulsions)." SEE: http://www. Emedicinehealth. Com/drug-carisoprodol/page3_em. Htm ...Read more

Carisoprodol Overdose (Definition)

An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. "Overdose symptoms may include shallow breathing, vision problems, fast heartbeat, confusion, hallucinations (seeing things), muscle stiffness, feeling light-headed, fainting, or seizure (convulsions)." SEE: ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Rela (carisoprodol) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Rela (carisoprodol) overdose?

Rela overdose: Rela (carisoprodol) is a skeletal muscle relaxant. It is a controlled substance. Overdose occurs when amounts exceeding recommended amounts are ingested. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Soma (carisoprodol) overdose?

Soma overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Overdose symptoms may include: shallow breathing, blurred vision, visual hallucinations & lightheadedness. REF: http://www. Projectknow. Com/research/carisoprodol-overdose/ ...Read more

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What is the treatment for carisoprodol overdose?

What is the treatment for carisoprodol overdose?

Many: Mainly liver and kidney damage, excessive drowsiness, and respiratory depression are the things I would most be worried about, so essentially close monitoring for any of these is how I would treat an overdose. I might try Naloxone just to see if it reverses the effects to any degree, but not sure if it would actually do so or not. ...Read more

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Can a carisoprodol overdose be fatal or just bad?

Either: Muscle relaxer that also works centrally in the brain. The drug is related to other sedative type drugs (meprobamate). Can cause respiratory depression, low blood pressure, seizures, blood problems, dependency/abuse, withdrawal; worse if mixed with other depressants like alcohol. There are other and better alternative drugs; a popular item on internet sites- not a good way to get medicines. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for rela (carisoprodol) overdose?

What is the treatment for rela (carisoprodol) overdose?

Rela (carisoprodol) overdose: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Us residents can call the us national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for Soma (carisoprodol) overdose?

What is the treatment for Soma (carisoprodol) overdose?

Call 911: And try not to die. In hospital, we would breathe for person until drug wore off (and pump stomach). ...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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Where can I buy carisoprodol?

Prescription: It is a prescription. You must have a doctor's prescription for it to get it from a pharmacy. If you get it without one, you are breaking federal law. Beware. ...Read more

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Is carisoprodol addictive?

Yes: This chemical converts into a chemical known as meprobamate, which is addictive. We could have a long discussion as to addiction vs habituation but bottom line is: avoid long term use if possible. ...Read more

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Any bad side effects of carisoprodol?

Yes: I do not like to prescribe this medication. It can be habit forming and people can become dependent on them. It causes drowsiness, impairment of motor functions, impairment of thinking function. ...Read more

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What is Soma (carisoprodol) used for?

Soma (carisoprodol): Muscle relaxant to treat painful musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more

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How can you acquire Soma (carisoprodol)?

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. Consider an alternative. ...Read more

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What OTC med is like soma (carisoprodol)?

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 many patients. Discuss with your dr about other alternatives for treating you. Otc nsaids may help your pain until you can make an appt. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How much time do Soma (carisoprodol) stay in system?

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 takes approximately 6 half lives for a drug to be eliminated from your system.2*6/24= 0.5 days. ...Read more

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