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

How do I wean myself off of 1 Soma 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. 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 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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Will I be able to sleep again after weaning myself off soma?

Will I be able to sleep again after weaning myself off soma?

Hopefully...: Hopefully you should be able to; i don't know why you are having sleep disturbance in the first place; see your doctor to discuss the matter with him/her. ...Read more

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Whats Soma compound?

Soma Compound: To increase its anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect, 200 mg of carisoprodol is also formulated with 325 mg of aspirin. ...Read more

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Can Soma withdraw cause someone to snap and like start flipping out over Nothing? Like my mom just started flipping out

Possibly: depends on dose and duration. Soma is metabolized to a relative of meprobamate-sedative/hypnotic/antlanxiety med. Suddenly stoppng could lead to withdrawal symptoms. Other causes exist as well ...Read more

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

Somas: If you were to take 6 Somas at one time - it does not matter whats in the urine - you may never wake up. ...Read more

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How much time do Soma stay in system?

12 hours: The half-life of soma 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

Dr. Donald McCarren
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Carisoprodol And Aspirin (Definition)

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


Dr. William Singer
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Soma (Definition)

Soma is a muscle relaxant which is a ...Read more