Whats Soma compound (carisoprodol and aspirin)?

Soma Compound (carisoprodol and aspirin) To increase its anti-inflammatory and analgesic effect, 200 mg of carisoprodol is also formulated with 325 mg of aspirin.
Carisoprodol. Although it is considered only a muscle relaxer, it gets metabolized to a true barbiturate like sedative in the body. High doses need to be carefully weaned. It is addictive.

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

Completely different. Although both are known as muscle relaxants, Zanaflex (tizanidine) is really a muscle relaxant. It works by decreaseing spinal cord reflexes. Soma is actually more of a sedative even though it is prescribed as a muscle relaxant. They are different chemically and completely different in how they work. Read more...
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...

Whats the diff between Zanaflex (tizanidine) & soma, and which one tends to work better for torticollis & spasms?

Muscle relaxers . Both medications are muscle relaxers. They should both work somewhat for torticollis but have different side effects that shod be discussed with a physician to determine the best choice for a particular person. Other treatments such as botulinum toxin injections should be considered for torticollis as they can be very effective. Read more...

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...