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Overdose of Soma: If you are having thoughts about killing yourself, please be seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you. If need be, you can call 911 for emergency services & they can provide transport. You can call the National Suicide hotline 24/7 at 1-800-273-8255. ...Read more
Unknown: Best to follow the expiration date shown. ...Read more
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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
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
Yes: no iteration see previous answer in detail. ...Read more
Yes and No: Carisoporodol should only be used for a short term and not chronically for pain. It is very similar to benzodiazipines such as valium and ativan (lorazepam). These medications can interact with pain medications and cause worsening of side effects and respiratory depression. I would discuss this with your pcp. ...Read more
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
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
Cross reactive: Soma (carisoprodol) metabolizes to a historical abuse chemical called Miltown, which is no longer on market, but may be picked up on drug screens. ...Read more
To ER: do not take any medication without doctor recommending. Go to ER to talk to doctor, please and have someone drive you there. ...Read more
My dr prescribed me Soma (carisoprodol) today for my back. It knocked me out quick! Is that normal?
I have generic Soma, (carisoprodol) it has 2410 with a V under it on the tablet. How do I know the strength of it if I cannot find the original bottle?
Soma (carisoprodol): Most likely a challenge due to the fact it is generic. Best bet is to contact the pharmacy where the prescription was obtained from. ...Read more