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Carisoprodol is a prescription drug. It is taken s a pain reliever. It is used by many people but it can produce some serious side effects also. It has abuse potential. It is marketed in US in the brand name of ‘soma’. There are many people who are affected with its side effect and needs rehab center for their treatment.
Soma (carisoprodol) is a muscle relaxer (active metabolite is meprobamate) that works by blocking pain sensations between the nerves and the brain. been developed by Dr. Frank M. Berger at Wallace laboratories and had been named carisoprodol (trade name Soma). It is used with physical and rest therapy for treatment of injuries and other painful body conditions. It is a colourless, crystalline powder, having a mild, characteristic odor and a bitter taste and is soluble in water and other solvents.
Its positive effects are analgesia and relief from hypertonia. Some side effects of using Soma include: depression, agitation, dizziness, fainting, headache, irritability, light-headedness upon standing up, inability to fall or stay asleep, facial flushing, drowsiness, loss of coordination, stomach upset, nausea, tremors, rapid heart rate, vomiting, vertigo and allergic reactions like itching, skin rash, red welts on the skin, asthmatic attacks, fever, low BP, stinging of the eyes, weakness, shock, and swelling.
Soma is prescribed by doctors in many countries. It has some good properties but if taken without prescription from doctor then it will cause serious illness. A patient suffering from its side effects should take help of some good drug rehab center for proper and effective treatment.