Carisoprodol 350 MG

Carisoprodol 350 MG

CARISOPRODOL (kar-eye-soe-PROE-dole) - 350mg

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A distressing or uncomfortable feeling that triggers in central nervous system is termed as pain. It can be sharp or dull, acute or mild. Pain that affect muscles is termed as muscle pain.

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
50 Tablets Prosoma 350 mg $0.89 $44.70
100 Tablets Prosoma 350 mg $0.71 $71.40
150 Tablets Prosoma 350 mg $0.65 $97.10
200 Tablets Prosoma 350 mg $0.61 $122.80
250 Tablets Prosoma 350 mg $0.60 $150.50
300 Tablets Prosoma 350 mg $0.59 $178.20

Details

Generic Carisoprodol 350 mg is used in the treatment of muscle pain and muscle injury. It is a very effective and potent muscle relaxant. Hence this medicine is demanded on a large scale as a powerful muscle relaxer. The medication is also helpful in the treatment of muscle sprain. Carisoprodol got approval from FDA in April 1959. It is helpful to treat acute to chronic muscle pain. Carisoprodol 350mg contains generic Carisoprodol as active medicine. Carisoprodol 350mg is used for the prophylaxis of acute lower back pain, injury pain and anxiety. This drug exerts its mechanism of action by blocking pain sensations between nerves and brain. To achieve beneficial effects and better relief from the muscle pain, Carisoprodol 350mg should be taken along with proper rest and physical exercise. Carisoprodol 350mg is also recommended to the patient who are having a medical issue of any old injury and who are having a different type of painful musculoskeletal.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

The key ingredient in the Carisoprodol 350mg is Carisoprodol. Carisoprodol is responsible to exert the therapeutic activity of this medicine. Carisoprodol works on the central nervous system to provide relief from the muscle pain. It inhibits the pain signals from nerves to the brain. Carisoprodol provides effect for short duration of time because it is having a short half life so it should be taken 2 to 3 times in a day.

METHOD TO USE THIS MEDICATION:

The recommended dose of Carisoprodol is 350mg.Carisoprodol 350mg is a solid dosage form that is to be taken via oral route. The drug should be administered two times in a day with a full glass of water. It can be taken with or without food. The drug should be taken at the same time every day. The maximum recommended dose of Carisoprodol is 1400mg/day. The medicine is not recommended for longer time.

CONTRAINDICATIONS OF THE MEDICATION:

In the following mentioned conditions, Carisoprodol 350mg should not be used:

  • If the person has hypersensitive reaction towards Carisoprodol.
  • If the woman is pregnant or in breastfeeding condition.
  • If the person is suffering from seizers or epilepsy.
  • It is also contraindicated in children below12 years of age.
  • If an individual is suffering from liver and kidney disease.
  • Use of this medicine is contraindicated if the individual is suffering from breathing disorders.
  • Carisoprodol 350mg is contraindicated to be used if the patient is already taking tranquilizers, sleeping pills and opoid analgesics.

The medicine is also contraindicated in case of hereditary disease like phorphyria.

DRUGS AFFECTING THE MEDICATION:

Variety of drugs interacts with Carisoprodol 350mgand these drugs should always be avoided while taking Carisoprodol 350mg.

Drug that interacts with Carisoprodol 350mg are antituberculosis drugs like rifampin and Isoniazid, diphenhydramine allergic drug, selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor like fluvoxamine and escitalopram, CNS depressants drug like methotrimeprazine, Benzodiazepines like alprazolam, blood thinners like warfarin, heparin and Coumadin, opioid drug like morphine and H2 receptor blocker drug like omeprazole and pantoprazole.

Never take Carisoprodol 350mg with these medicines, therapeutic activity of the medicine gets altered and harmful effects can be seen.

SIDE EFFECTS OF THE MEDICATION:

Commonly seen side effects of Carisoprodol 350mg tablets are irritation ingastrointestinal tract irritation, seizure, vision loss, constipation, confusion, appetite loss, diarrhoea and nausea, feeling of lethargy, heartbeat disorder, drowsiness, ringing sound in the ears and skin rashes.

IN CASE OF OVERDOSING:

Overdosing of the medicine should not be done. It can be proved fatal and can result in severe effects like hallucination, vision abnormality, headache, increased blinking, dilated pupil, confusion, rigidity, weakness, abnormal breathing, increased sensitivity towards light etc. If such kinds of effects are seen, immediately visit to the medical hospital.

IN CASE OF MISSED DOSE:

The dose of the medicine should not be missed. If any dose is missed, then the medicine is taken as soon as possible.

STORAGE CONDITIONS OF CARISOPRODOL 350MG:

Always store Carisoprodol 350 mg tablets properly at room temperature (25˚C to 30˚C) and well protected from direct heat, moisture, sunlight and dampness. The medicine should be kept away from the reach of children and pets. Do not store expired product.

SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS

Some important points needs to be considered while taking Carisoprodol 350mg are-

  • The medicine is not used by the individual who is hypersensitive to the active ingredient of this medicine.
  • Intake of alcohol should not be done while using Carisoprodol 350mg tablets, it can cause drowsiness effects.
  • If the person having the liver, stomach ulcers and kidney problem, use of this medication is not recommended.
  • Always avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery while using this medication as it may cause drowsiness.
  • The medicine should not be taken by the people who are having a history of drug addiction.
  • The medicine is not for longer time period because it can cause drug addiction due to its habit forming character.
  • The medicine negatively affects the fetus if taken by woman having pregnancy of less than three months.