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Carisoma 350 mg Tablet

Manufactured byWallace Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
ContainsCarisoprodol
Description

Carisoma 350 mg Tablet is used to relieve the pain and discomfort associated with sprains and muscle injuries. It is advised to use this medicine along with rest and physical therapy for the best possible effect.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Carisoma 350 mg Tablet

  • Dizziness and Drowsiness
  • Headache
  • Increased heartrate
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Skin rash
  • Fever
  • Nausea and Vomiting

Uses of Carisoma 350 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Muscle spasm
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 30 minutes of administration of the dose.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 4 to 6 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    This medicine may be habit forming in some cases. Close monitoring of the patients for any signs and symptoms of abuse or dependence is recommended during treatment with this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to carisoprodol or any carbamates.

Acute intermittent porphyria

Carisoma 350 mg Tablet is not recommended for use in patients with acute intermittent porphyria due to the increased risk of acute attacks of porphyria.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine. Your doctor may prescribe a safer alternative based on your clinical condition. If the medicine is used, the infant should be monitored closely for any undesired side effects.
General warnings

Renal and liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of renal diseases or liver diseases due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Appropriate dose adjustments should be done based on the clinical condition.

Drug dependence

This medicine should be used with caution in addiction prone individuals and patients with a history of substance abuse due to its addictive potential. Therapy should be limited for a time period of 3 weeks to reduce this risk. Patients should be monitored closely for any changes in behavior, mood swings, drug-seeking behavior, and signs of abuse and overdose.

Sedation

Use of this medicine may cause moderate to severe sedation. This may cause dizziness, lightheadedness, or drowsiness. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery while using this medicine.

Pediatric use

Safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been clinically established in children under 16 years of age.

Geriatric use

Safety and efficacy of this medicine have not been clinically established in patients above 65 years of age.

Missed Dose

If a dose of Carisoma 350 mg Tablet is missed, take the dose as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and take the next dose. Do not double the dose to make up for the missed one.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Symptoms of an overdose may include blurred vision, muscular rigidity or incoordination, seizures, hypotension, hallucinations, etc.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

N/A

Instructions

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended during treatment with this medicine due to the increased risk of dizziness, drowsiness, and difficulty in concentration. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you consume alcohol during treatment with this medicine.
Interaction with Medicine

Fluvoxamine

Tramadol

Sodium oxybate

Amoxapine

Meprobamate

Disease interactions

Porphyria

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with porphyria due to the increased risk of acute attacks of porphyria. An alternative treatment option should be considered based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Carisoma 350 mg Tablet exactly as instructed by the doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than prescribed. Seek emergency medical treatment in case of any severe side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

Causes sleepiness

How it works
Carisoma 350 mg Tablet works by blocking the pain signals from reaching the brain.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Skeletal muscle relaxants

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00395

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https://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/search2/f?./temp/~PqyjCq:1
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