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Pharmacologic class: Carbamate derivative
Therapeutic class乐动体育开户: Centrally acting skeletal muscle relaxant
Controlled substance schedule IV乐动体育开户 (in some states)
Pregnancy risk category C
乐动体育开户Unknown. May modify central perception of pain without modifying pain reflexes. Skeletal muscle relaxation may result from sedative properties or from inhibition of activity in descending reticular formation and spinal cord.
Tablets: 250 mg, 350 mg
Indications and dosages
➣乐动体育开户 Adjunctive treatment of muscle spasms associated with acute painful musculoskeletal conditions
Adults: 350 mg P.O. q.i.d.
➣ Relief of discomfort associated with acute painful musculoskeletal conditions
Adults: 250 to 350 mg P.O. t.i.d. and at bedtime
• Hypersensitivity to drug or meprobamate
• Porphyria or suspected porphyria
Use cautiously in:
乐动体育开户• severe hepatic or renal disease
乐动体育开户• history of substance abuse
乐动体育开户• pregnant or breastfeeding patients
乐动体育开户• children ages 12 and younger.
• Give last daily dose at bedtime.
乐动体育开户• Administer with food if GI upset occurs.
乐动体育开户• If patient can't swallow tablets, mix with syrup, chocolate, or jelly.
CNS: dizziness, drowsiness, agitation, ataxia, depression, headache, insomnia, vertigo, tremor, depression
CV:乐动体育开户 hypotension, tachycardia
GI:乐动体育开户 nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress
Hematologic: eosinophilia, leukopenia
Respiratory: asthma attacks
Skin: flushing (especially of face), rash, pruritus, erythema multiforme
Other: hiccups, fever, psychological drug dependence, anaphylactic shock
Drug-drug. Antihistamines, opioids, sedative-hypnotics: additive CNS depression
Drug-diagnostic tests. Eosinophils乐动体育开户: increased count
Drug-herbs. Chamomile, hops, kava, skullcap, valerian: increased CNS depression
Drug-behaviors. Alcohol use乐动体育开户: increased CNS depression
• When giving to breastfeeding patient, watch for signs of sedation and GI upset in infant.
乐动体育开户• Monitor range of motion, stiffness, and discomfort level.
乐动体育开户• Know that drug is metabolized to meprobamate. Monitor for drug dependence, especially in patients with history of substance abuse.
• Tell patient that psychological drug dependence may occur.
乐动体育开户• Instruct patient to avoid over-the-counter drugs and alcohol, because they may increase CNS depression.
• Caution patient to avoid driving and other hazardous activities until he knows how drug affects concentration and alertness.
• As appropriate, review all other significant and life-threatening adverse reactions and interactions, especially those related to the drugs, tests, herbs, and behaviors mentioned above.
See also: body.
See also: body.
Soma®Carisoprodol and meprobamate, see there.
See also: body
somathe body of an animal excluding the germinal cells that give rise to the gametes.
Patient discussion about soma
Q. what are the side effects from taking soma and flexerill together? the person who takes it is almost comatos for a couple of hours. What is a substition?