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How do I wean myself off of 1 Soma (carisoprodol) a night?

How do I wean myself off of 1 Soma (carisoprodol) a night?

TALK TO YOUR DOCTOR: Soma (carisoprodol) is habit forming and leading to addiction if being used to sleep you may try medications like gabapentin, trazodone, and alternatively melatonin which can be of help. ...Read more

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Dr. George Rust
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Carisoprodol (Definition)

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


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I have been on Soma for 6 months and now being switched to robaxin (methocarbamol). How do I go about weaning myself off of the soma?

See your doctor: The detox period can last several weeks due to the need to taper off use of the drug, slowly lowering Soma (carisoprodol) doses until the dosage level reaches zero. However, tapering is recommended ONLY under a physicians guidance. Ask your doctor for more information and help. ...Read more

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Last night i passed out twice and hit the kitchen floor. These episodes were about one minute a part. 200mg trazodone, 100 mg lamictal, 350mg soma (carisoprodol)?

Last night i passed out twice and hit the kitchen floor.  These episodes were about one minute a part.  200mg trazodone, 100 mg lamictal, 350mg soma (carisoprodol)?

CALL PHYSICIAN ASAP!: This is very concerning and i would call your physician. These are the possible concerns: is this a seizure? Are you drinking or doing drugs? Do you have a blood pressure problem? See your physician and tell them the symptoms as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Whats the diff between Zanaflex (tizanidine) & soma, and which one tends to work better for torticollis & spasms?

Whats the diff between Zanaflex (tizanidine) & soma, and which one tends to work better for torticollis & spasms?

Muscle relaxers : Both medications are muscle relaxers. They should both work somewhat for torticollis but have different side effects that shod be discussed with a physician to determine the best choice for a particular person. Other treatments such as botulinum toxin injections should be considered for torticollis as they can be very effective. ...Read more

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Whats the best way to detox and get off of drugs? I've went inpatient 2 times and been sent ers to hospitals atleast 11 times and I almost took over my life. I was on soma, xanax, vicoden, adderall. I went in a coma and my parent called 911, I woke up the

Whats the best way to detox and get off of drugs? I've went inpatient 2 times and been sent ers to hospitals atleast 11 times and I almost took over my life. I was on soma, xanax, vicoden, adderall. I went in a coma and my parent called 911, I woke up the

Detox?: Detox is only the first step, and it seems you've already been through this at least twice. You seem to have some very persistent addictions, and may or may not be staying involved with outpatient recovery programs after discharge. This is the hardest part -- but also the most ongoing thing that will save your life. The big question is: are you willing to stop using? If so, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Donald McCarren
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