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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

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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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 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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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

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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 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 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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How did I test positive for Soma (carisoprodol) when I don't take them?

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

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If I was to take 6 somas (carisoprodol) how long will it stay in my urine?

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

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If I was to take six somas (carisoprodol) how long will it stay in my urine?

Somas (carisoprodol): If you were to take 6 Somas (carisoprodol) at one time - it does not matter what's in the urine - you may never wake up. ...Read more

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Can you take soma with a zpack?

Can you take soma with a zpack?

Soma and a Z pak: Soma is a muscle relaxant and a Z-Pak contains azithromycin which is an antibiotic. I did a search and there are no significant interactions. If you have further concerns, please check which her primary care physician. ...Read more

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Are skelaxin (metaxalone) and Soma similar?

Similar: Both medications are considered muscle relaxants. Skelaxin (metaxalone) and soma (carisprodol) are used for acute pain and muscle spasm. Sometimes people will use the medication more chronically. However, Soma (carisoprodol) does have the potential for abuse. ...Read more

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Could I take codeine and soma (carisoprodol)?

Codeine and soma (carisoprodol): Simply put you could. However it is never a good idea to use Soma (carisoprodol) long term. It has little effect on muscles and gets converted to Meprobamate that has strong addiction properties. ...Read more

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Are you able to prescribe Soma (carisoprodol)?

No: Here onsite, we do not provide narcotics or psychoactive medications. Soma (carisoprodol) metabolizes to Miltown, a drug of abuse. ...Read more

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Should I take toprol (metoprolol) and Soma together?

Should I take toprol (metoprolol) and Soma together?

No: Talk to your pcp. They are different class of medications for different purposes. It will not hurt if you take them together. ...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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Do somas (carisoprodol) make your jaw clench?

Do somas (carisoprodol) make your jaw clench?

Soma (carisoprodol) can: Cause jaw clenching if you are going through withdrawal between doses. Also CNS stimulants like cocaine and amphetamine can cause jaw clenching. ...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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Will Soma (carisoprodol) show up on a drug test?

Depends: On whether they test for it. In some areas where abuse of carisoprodol is common (and it is one of the drugs that are "pushed" in pill mills (together with alprazolam/xanax) along with opioids. On routine 7 or 10 panel tests that look for opiates, benzos, cocaine, amphetamine, marijuana, barbiturates, PCP etc) it is NOT tested for. It is, however, a highly abusable and dangerous drug. ...Read more

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