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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Sedating: Can be sedating. I'd avoid if possible. ...Read more
Probably -don't know: We don't know as I doubt that it has ever been studied well. It might slow down the clearance of Soma (carisoprodol). Just watch for more Soma (carisoprodol) side effects. I'm more worried about you taking acetaminophen. Discuss with your doctors about whether Tylenol is safe. Since Milk Thistle is used for liver disorders. Be aware that Milk Thistle has never been proven scientifically to work, but it is widely used. ...Read more
Call 911: And try not to die. In hospital, we would breathe for person until drug wore off ( and pump stomach). ...Read more
No: Soma (carisoprodol) is a highly regulated muscle relaxant whose future is in doubt. It has been shown to be addictive and dangerous when used with other meds. Milk thistle is not generally part of main stream medical therapy; its safety and efficacy is unproven. See your doctor for complete evaluation and treatment options. ...Read more