Soma pill is a muscle relaxant. Its effect is caused by blocking nerve impulses (or pain sensations) that are sent to the brain.
Soma is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat injuries and other muscle injuries.
Soma drug can be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Do not take Soma muscle relaxer if you have acute intermittent porphyria.
Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have hepatic or kidney diseases. You may need a reduced dose or special monitoring during treatment.
It is unknown if pill Soma causes harm to the fetus or not. Do not take Soma without talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.
It is unknown if medication Soma penetrates into breast milk or not. If you are nursing mother, do not take medication without consulting your doctor.
Soma is not recommended for children younger than 12 years.
Mode of application
Take Soma 250 mg in strict accordance with the doctor's recommendations. To clarify the indications for Soma pain med use, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
Take each dose with a full glass of water.
The maximum daily dose of Soma is not more than 1,400 mg (4 tablets).
Keep Soma at room temperature in a cool dry place.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, do not take the missed dose. It is necessary to wait for the next dose. Do not take a double dose of the medication. Try to take drug Soma with a 4-hour intervals.
What happens if I overdose Soma for pain?
Seek immediate medical attention.
Symptoms of Soma 350mg overdose are low blood pressure (weakness, fatigue, confusion), weak breathing and loss of consciousness.
What are the possible side effects of Soma muscle relaxant?
Stop taking generic Soma and consult a doctor if you experience the following serious side effects:
- an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing, narrowing of the airways, swelling of the lips, tongue, face; or hives);
- paralysis (loss of feeling) or extreme weakness;
- loss of vision; or
- agitation or tremor.
Continue taking muscle relaxer Soma and tell your doctor if you
- drowsiness or dizziness;
- blurred vision;
- insomnia; or
There may be other side effects of Soma medical which are not listed in this medication guide. Report any unusual side effects, particularly those that cause your anxiety, you should inform your doctor.
Be careful during the driving, operating machinery or performing other hazardous activities. Soma medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness. If you experience these conditions, avoid hazardous activities.
You should be careful with alcohol. Alcohol may increase drowsiness and dizziness caused by Soma.