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Carisoprodol is a muscle relaxer that works by blocking pain sensations between the nerves and the brain.
Carisoprodol is used together with rest and physical therapy to treat injuries and other painful musculoskeletal conditions.
Carisoprodol is a prescribed medicine for treating muscle pain. Playing the role of a muscle relaxant, this medicine helps in relieving the discomfort resulted by the muscle contractions. A muscle seizure is described as an uncontrollable muscle contraction. A person suffering from muscle spasm experiences terrible pain, stiffness and tenderness. There are times when muscle spasms caused in the neckline can also cause pain in the head. Contractions of muscles are common cause behind back pain.
Important information about Carisoprodol
Generally, muscle seizure is caused due to overuse, an injury or similar issues. Carisoprodol is usually used for treating different kinds of muscle spasms. Doctors prescribe this medication for nearly three weeks. This time period is enough to cure any type of muscle injuries. If you think that you have not got any relief from the muscle injury after taking Carisoprodol for three weeks, you should immediately contact your doctor. You might be suffering from any other health issue due to which Carisoprodol is not able to show its effects. There is a vital possibility to be abused by the intake of Carisoprodol. If you are addicted to drugs or alcohol, you should avoid Carisoprodol. You should try any other muscle relaxant which can also work with drugs and alcohol.
There are certain things you should discuss with your doctor before taking Carisoprodol. You should not use this medicine if you have an allergy with the medicine itself or meprobamate or if you suffer from porphyria. Prior to using this medicine, you should inform your physician about any kind of allergies or if you suffer from epilepsy, kidney disorder etc. If you suffer from any of the conditions mentioned below you might need to adjust the dose. This medicine can make a person addictive so, a person who is prescribed by the doctor to consume it should only have it.
How should I take Carisoprodol?
Every medicine has a particular way of consuming it. The same applies with the Carisoprodol. You should consume this medication as it is told by the doctor. Have it with a glass of water. One should neither increase nor decrease the amount of Carisoprodol without consulting the doctor. Make sure that you follow the instructions mentioned on the prescription label. Store the medicine at room temperature.
Possible side effects of Carisoprodol
Seek emergency medical assistance if you detect any symptoms and signs of allergic reactions caused by Carisoprodol like swelling in the face, throat, tongue and lips, difficulty in breathing and hives. Contact the doctor immediately if you suffer from the serious side effects mentioned below:
- Extreme weakness
- Loss of vision
- Pounding heartbeat
Some of the less severe side effects caused due to the intake of Carisoprodol are:
- Problem in the stomach
These are not the only side effects caused by Carisoprodol. For knowing about the side effects caused by this medicine you should contact your doctor. If the side effects are treated within a correct time, it won't harm your health.