What is Soma?
Soma is a medication that contains Carisoprodol as the active ingredient and is used to treat musculoskeletal pain conditions. It is a short-term medication approved for up to two to three weeks of use.
Medical Use of Soma
Soma is approved by the FDA for use with physical therapy, rest, and other relaxing measures to relieve muscles after muscle injuries, strain, or sprain.
Available Strengths of Soma
Soma is available in two strengths: 250 mg and 350 mg. Both strengths are available as white-colored round-shaped tablets with an imprint of “SOMA.”
Daily Dosages of Soma
Doctors recommend a dosage of 250 mg to 350 mg of Soma three times a day for short periods of up to 2-3 weeks.
Can Soma be Used for Anxiety?
While Carisoprodol was primarily developed for the treatment of anxiety, there is no significant evidence about the safety and efficacy of Soma for the management of anxiety.
Soma Side Effects
The most common side effects of Soma include drowsiness and mild dysphoria or euphoria. Other more severe side effects include vomiting, skin rash, clumsiness, dizziness, headache, upset stomach, and fast heart rate.
Is Carisoprodol 350 mg High Harmful?
Carisoprodol 350 mg or Soma 350 mg has the potential for producing prominent high. It converts into meprobamate, which can cause the effects of euphoria and stay in the system for a while.