- SOMA® (carisoprodol) is approved for the relief of discomfort associated with acute, painful musculoskeletal conditions such as backache.
Important Safety Information
- Most common side effects of SOMA include drowsiness, dizziness, and headache.
- Since SOMA may cause drowsiness and/or dizziness in some patients, avoid taking SOMA before engaging in potentially hazardous tasks, like driving an automobile or operating machinery.
- While taking SOMA, avoid alcoholic beverages or other drugs that may make you drowsy or dizzy, such as antihistamines, tranquilizers, and sedatives.
- SOMA should be used for short periods (up to two to three weeks). It has not been shown to work when taken for longer periods. Cases of dependence, withdrawal, and abuse have been reported with prolonged use.
- Make sure your doctor is aware of all the other drugs you may be taking, regardless of whether these are prescription or nonprescription.
- If you're still experiencing musculoskeletal pain after you stop treatment with SOMA 250, tell your doctor.
- Only your doctor can tell if SOMA is right for you. SOMA is available by prescription only.
- You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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SOMA® 250 mg is manufactured by Meda Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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