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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Do somas (carisoprodol) help you sleep?

Do somas (carisoprodol) help you sleep?

The indication for : Carisoprodol is as a muscle relaxer that can be used for musculoskeletal injuries/ conditions. It does not have an indication for sleep but it can be very sedating. ...Read more

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Will Soma (carisoprodol) help colon spasms?

Will Soma (carisoprodol) help colon spasms?

Soma (carisoprodol): While touted as a muscle relaxant - it has little effect on muscles. Its major metabolite Meprobamate has strong addiction potential. It will have no effect on Intestinal muscles. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take Soma (carisoprodol) while pregnant?

Why do want to take : It? It is generally not a good idea to take medication during pregnancy, especially when you do not know the ingredients of the medication. I would recommend against taking it. ...Read more

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Can you take neurotin and Soma (carisoprodol) together?

Can you take neurotin and Soma (carisoprodol) together?

Metabolism issue: T add to dr. Williams' answer, how Neurontin (gabapentin) is broken down in the body varies a great deal between people. As a result, a given dose can result in no effect or too much sedation depending on the person. ...Read more

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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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Zanaflex (tizanidine) and Soma compound what is the difference?

Zanaflex (tizanidine) and Soma compound what is the difference?

Alot: Soma compound has Carisoprodol and aspirin. Soma (carisoprodol) is more of a tranquilizer than a muscle relaxer. Zanaflex (tizanidine) is an excellent muscle relaxer than truely works to relax spastic muscles (unlike soma). ...Read more

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What is the difference between Soma and norflex (orphenadrine)?

See below: They are both characterized as muscle relaxants but in truth they both have a sedating effect and probably cause relaxation through that effect, not for their direct effect on muscles. They are completely different chemically and have different breakdown products in the body. ...Read more

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Does Soma (carisoprodol) relax smooth muscles as well as skeletal?

Does Soma (carisoprodol) relax smooth muscles as well as skeletal?

No : No Soma (carisoprodol) only relaxes Skeletal muscles . It is a highly addictive drug . Multiple side effects . Be careful using it . ...Read more

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Whats the difference between taking Soma and norflex (orphenadrine)?

Whats the difference between taking Soma and norflex (orphenadrine)?

Similar: Carisoprodol, a muscle relaxant, is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relax muscles and relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. Orphenadrine is used with rest, physical therapy, and other measures to relieve pain and discomfort caused by strains, sprains, and other muscle injuries. ...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


Dr. Donald McCarren
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Carisoprodol And Aspirin (Definition)

Carisoprodol|aspirin is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more